Topic: Financial services

Cashless transactions to keep rising, predict Capgemini and BNP Paribas

Cashless transactions to keep rising, predict Capgemini and BNP Paribas
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 October 2018

Digital payment options from bigtechs and fintechs driving growth, especially in developing markets 

Banking outside the branch: a strategy for success

Banking outside the branch: a strategy for success
By Lindsay James | 15 October 2018

Lori Murray from DXC Technology says banks are increasingly turning to field service management to meet changing consumer demands to be served on their own terms

Lori Murray from DXC Technology explains why banks are increasingly turning to field service management 

ERB Insurance Services AEMA partners with Diastasys

ERB Insurance Services AEMA partners with Diastasys
By Lindsay James | 15 October 2018

Insurer will adopt Navins solution in order to digitally transform its business

Why the world’s most disruptive banks are putting the platform first

Why the world’s most disruptive banks are putting the platform first
By Guest | 08 October 2018

According to Andrei Charniauski from Finastra, pioneering banks are recognising the benefits of a platform as a futureproof architecture for innovation and collaboration in banking

Andrei Charniauski from Finastra outlines the need for a futureproof architecture for innovation

Protecting customer data in a regulated operating environment

Protecting customer data in a regulated operating environment
By Guest | 04 October 2018

Retail financial services companies need to find new ways of dealing with data. James Varga explains how The ID Co. is helping to revolutionise the way people share their personal information through open banking data

James Varga explains how The ID Co. is helping to change the way people share personal information

46 Efma Congress: Accelerating industry transformation

46 Efma Congress: Accelerating industry transformation
By Lindsay James | 27 September 2018

18-19 October; Lisbon

Event focuses on establishing strategies for collaboration and digital ecosystems

Why insurers’ digital strategies depend on the cloud

Why insurers’ digital strategies depend on the cloud
By Guest | 27 September 2018

Mike Dwyer from EIS group says successful customer-focused insurance business models require embracing the ubiquity of cloud innovations and leveraging the power of cloud-native design for enterprise applications

Mike Dwyer from EIS group says customer-focused insurance business models require cloud innovations 

Customer expectations are soaring, says WRBR 2018

Customer expectations are soaring, says WRBR 2018
By Lindsay James | 21 September 2018

Banks must respond quickly to avoid losing business to ‘bigtechs’, finds latest World Retail Banking Report 

Sibos 2018: Enabling the digital economy

Sibos 2018: Enabling the digital economy
By Lindsay James | 17 September 2018

22-25 October;Sydney

Annual networking event is organised by SWIFT for the global financial services industry

How to transform insurance processes in the age of the customer

How to transform insurance processes in the age of the customer
By Guest | 12 September 2018

Lori Murray from DXC Technology says that companies should look to incrementally implement technologies that enhance their existing IT environments, rather than ripping out and replacing their legacy systems

Lori Murray from DXC Technology says that companies should look enhance their existing IT environments

The power of unified front ends in banking

The power of unified front ends in banking
By Guest | 05 September 2018

Özkan Erener from VeriPark explains how unified front ends offer banks the ability to unify all of their applications into one single screen, allowing them to serve customers faster and more efficiently

Özkan Erener from VeriPark explains the benefits of unifying all applications into one single screen

Webinar: Prepare AP for the age of digital transformation

Webinar: Prepare AP for the age of digital transformation
By Lindsay James | 03 September 2018

20 September

Experts from Johnson&Johnson, Frost & Sullivan and TerraForm Power will share insight

Medius launches accounts payable automation portal called Untapped

Medius launches accounts payable automation portal called Untapped
By Lindsay James | 03 September 2018

Users will be able to stay up to date on the latest automation methods, trends, news and innovation

Efma Innovation Summit: Winning with wallets and payments

Efma Innovation Summit: Winning with wallets and payments
By Lindsay James | 30 August 2018

15-16 October 2018; Lisbon

Explore the latest approaches and discover how the best-in-class are leading the way

Same tune, but different key? Insurers adapt for a digital world

Same tune, but different key? Insurers adapt for a digital world
By Guest | 24 August 2018

Stephen Hollands from Willis Towers Watson says that, for all the disruptive changes that may arise from technological and data innovation, the core requirements for underwriting risk haven’t really changed so much

Willis Towers Watson's Stephen Hollands says underwriting risk requirements haven’t really changed

The power of partnerships in financial services

The power of partnerships in financial services
By Guest | 21 August 2018

Finastra CEO Simon Paris outlines how the financial technology company's relationship with Microsoft is driving innovation in payments, mortgage and other financial services software

Simon Paris on how Finastra is working with Microsoft to drive innovation in financial services software

Seven trends impacting the future of payments in APAC

Seven trends impacting the future of payments in APAC
By Lindsay James | 20 August 2018

Temenos whitepaper lists Gen Z, the digital economy and the unbanked as key influences

Big data and business analytics spend to reach US$260 billion in 2022

Big data and business analytics spend to reach US$260 billion in 2022
By Lindsay James | 16 August 2018

IDC forecast says tech investment will be led by the banking and manufacturing industries

Is digital transformation so hard to achieve?

Is digital transformation so hard to achieve?
By Guest | 09 August 2018

Dionisis Poulis from Diastasys says that, while the insurance industry is lagging behind other sectors when it comes to digital transformation, this can change with help from the cloud

Dionisis Poulis from Diastasys explains how the cloud can help insurers' digital transformation efforts

How Microsoft solutions are changing the game for insurers

How Microsoft solutions are changing the game for insurers
By Jacqui Griffiths | 08 August 2018

Insurance firms are leveraging the cloud to manage risk, increase efficiency and enhance the customer experience – and Microsoft solutions are making this possible

Firms are using the cloud to manage risk, increase efficiency and enhance the customer experience

Technology and Innovation Risk Summit: the future of financial services

Technology and Innovation Risk Summit: the future of financial services
By Lindsay James | 30 July 2018

25-26 September; London

Industry experts will debate the latest industry developments, regulatory requirements and updates

Optimising the invoicing process with Microsoft Dynamics 365

Optimising the invoicing process with Microsoft Dynamics 365
By Guest | 26 July 2018

Machine learning technology can help companies to increase the efficiency and accuracy of their automated accounts payable solutions, says Jon Rushton at Bottomline Technologies

Bottomline Technologies on how machine learning can make automated AP solutions efficient 

Trustech to explore fintech, biometrics, AI and cybersecurity

Trustech to explore fintech, biometrics, AI and cybersecurity
By Rebecca Gibson | 26 July 2018

27-29 November; Palais des Festivals, Cannes, France

More than 300 professionals will discuss opportunities to improve the trust-based technologies industry

VeriPark named as finalist for 2018 Microsoft Financial Services Award

VeriPark named as finalist for 2018 Microsoft Financial Services Award
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 July 2018

Independent software vendor recognised for solutions and service built on Microsoft cloud platform

Interview: Janet Lewis on the digital transformation of financial services

Interview: Janet Lewis on the digital transformation of financial services
By Jacqui Griffiths | 18 July 2018

Having settled into her new role at Microsoft, Janet Lewis, vice president of Global Financial Services, tells us how she is realising her vision to empower financial firms to transform

Microsoft's VP of Global Financial Services outlines her vision to empower financial firms to transform

Intelligent automation in financial services to generate US$512bn by 2020

Intelligent automation in financial services to generate US$512bn by 2020
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 July 2018

Capgemini report finds AI and robotic process automation can cut costs and drive revenue

New Efma digest outlines how AI will transform banking

New Efma digest outlines how AI will transform banking
By Lindsay James | 09 July 2018

Report outlines strategies for managing and developing a digitally-enabled workforce

Celcom launches first intelligent virtual agent in South East Asia

Celcom launches first intelligent virtual agent in South East Asia
By Elizabeth Robinson | 04 June 2018

AI powered chatbot can interact with customers and answer transaction related questions 

Insurers must reshape their workforces to maximise growth, says Accenture

Insurers must reshape their workforces to maximise growth, says Accenture
By Elizabeth Robinson | 11 May 2018

Investing in AI could increase revenues by 17% and employment by 7% over next five years

UK consumers’ trust in banks is at the highest since 2012, says Accenture

UK consumers’ trust in banks is at the highest since 2012, says Accenture
By Elizabeth Robinson | 09 May 2018

This coincides with an increase in digital banking services as consumers make more transactions

Making the strategic move to open banking

Making the strategic move to open banking
By Guest | 04 May 2018

Wim Geukens from VeriPark argues that open banking could help financial institutions to increase innovation, lower costs and extend customer reach, but only if they plan and execute their strategies carefully

VeriPark's Wim Geukens says that open banking could help financial institutions increase innovation

Saxo Bank to run its entire technology stack on Microsoft Cloud

Saxo Bank to run its entire technology stack on Microsoft Cloud
By Elizabeth Robinson | 26 April 2018

The move will ensure scalability, flexibility and security in the bank’s digital infrastructure