Data Solutions Insights

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Building a robust PSP business

4th May 2018

Company: Payneteasy
It's no secret that the payment industry has come a long way. From 1997, when Authorize.net started it all by collecting transactions by fax and email, the developments have been extraordinary. Today, we are looking at a rapidly evolving industry, from instant payments, thousands of payment methods, global infrastructure, open API, remote KYC,... read more
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What exactly do we mean by behavior? And why should it be analyzed?

2nd May 2018

There is an old quote which says that "past performance is not an indication of future outcomes". Modern day trading is no exception. The fact is while the market may surprise the trader - which is incidentally why monitoring moved from t+1 or more, to real-time - it shouldn't be a shock that the majority of successful traders are... read more
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What keeps AIG’s chief risk officer up at night?

1st May 2018

Company: bobsguide
The chief risk officer role is crucial at any modern organisation, perhaps especially so at a multinational insurance organisation where risk on the books and in the system are constantly re-evaluated. Here, AIG Europe’s CRO Fabrice Brossart spoke with bobsguide on assessing this year’s major events, and what the firm is doing about... read more
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The secret of insurtech’s chatbots: frontend charm, backend efficiency

27th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
With the convergence of machine learning and growth in popularity of customer-centric approaches driven by the wider financial industry, chatbots have naturally popped up as a cost-effective and user-friendly bridge with customers, both old and young according to the ‘2018 state of chatbots report’. But not everyone is doing them... read more
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SAP Ariba Live: How to put sustainability at the heart of your supply chain

23rd April 2018

Company: bobsguide
“Amsterdam is known for two things, bikes and canals”, said SAP Ariba President, Barry Padgett as he opened the SAP Ariba Live event in Amsterdam on April 23, arriving on stage by doing a few circles on a bicycle.  Previous Greater connection, greater technology - the future of procurement. With the homage to bikes... read more
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Why banks are lagging on Open Banking

23rd April 2018

Company: Crealogix
The world of consumer banking is becoming more democratic, as the old banking powers begin to lose their grip and their monopolies.   The latest Open Banking regulations have signalled a subtle shift in the world of consumer banking. New competitors are being allowed to compete in a marketplace long dominated by a select few financial... read more
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Getting ready for the Shareholder Rights Directive

11th April 2018

The clock has started ticking on individual member countries’ translation of the revised Shareholder Rights Directive (SRD). The first tranche of measures, as adopted by the European Council (EC), are set to be implemented into national law by member states by June 2019. That may seem like plenty of time to prepare, but be forewarned: The... read more
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Who is Deutsche Bank's new CEO?

10th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
On Sunday April 8, the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Bank appointed Christian Sewing as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Sewing will replace John Cryan who will leave the bank at the end of April along with Marcus Schenck who was also in the running for the position. In a statement following the announcement, Chairman of... read more
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Financial controls - how transparent is your control landscape?

10th April 2018

Company: AutoRek
In the last few months there have a been a number of well-known companies that have unfortunately hit the headlines for the wrong reasons - Carillion, Toys-R-Us, New Look, and more recently House of Fraser. As outsiders looking in, it’s easy to pass comment on how these companies managed to get to the position of being on the brink of... read more
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Zhang: Extraordinary global conditions are driving fintech developments

9th April 2018

Company: bobsguide
“We are living in extraordinary times: when trade wars, unwindling of globalisation and volatility across markets has become the norm,” says Yvonne Zhang, now CEO and co-founder of tech outfit Aquifer Institute. Zhang says shifting global conditions, as well as the ever-increasing search for arbitrage within financial markets, have... read more