Marketing / PR Insights

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Why banks have to implement Instant Payments

22nd February 2017

Company: TAS Group
Peter Caiazzi, Senior Vice President of Product Development, TAS Group Customer expectations are driving the instant payments demand, and technological advances are ready to meet them. So why do many banks seem reluctant in adopting Instant Payments? In assessing their readiness, banks are finding several hurdles including the inability of... read more
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MiFID II: Q1 2017 updates you need to know

21st February 2017

David Woolcock - Director of Business Consulting, Eurobase Banking Solutions The first month of 2017 started the countdown to the implementation of MiFID II and associated regulations. As the finer details emerge (including some Q&As from ESMA over the festive break around best execution and transaction reporting) we await publication... read more
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Attacking the abandonment issue: Why user experience is key to successful mobile apps in the digital sales process

21st February 2017

Company: Avoka
Don Bergal, CMO, Avoka  The past few years have seen retail banks start to successfully integrate digital into a continuous omnichannel experience for customers across marketing, selling, and delivery of their products. With the internet continuing to make inroads into almost every aspect of our daily lives, the need for this integration,... read more
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Who is the ├╝berbanked consumer? And how to compete for this new customer segment

20th February 2017

It is becoming easier and easier for consumers to assemble their own portfolio of banking services from multiple institutions and providers. How do you convince customers to remain loyal, and concentrate more of their profitable business with your financial institution? The average consumer is spoiled with choice when it comes to banking... read more
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The influencer interview: Jim Marous, publisher of the Digital Banking Report and co-publisher of The Financial Brand

20th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
Jim Marous is a regular keynote speaker with a wealth of experience in banking, financial services innovation and consumer trends. When he's not speaking at conferences, he regularly writes for the The Financial Brand, a media outlet and website for financial marketers and executives. He is also the owner and publisher of the Digital Banking... read more
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Powering financial spread betting with in-memory computing

17th February 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
Nikita Ivanov, Founder & CTO, GridGain Spread betting is an increasingly popular form of wagering. It allows traders to bet on whether the outcome of an event will be above or below a spread set by a bookmaker. Events can include changes in housing prices, the movement of a stock index, the difference between the two final scores at a... read more
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Will payments technology be a springboard for the mass adoption of wearables?

16th February 2017

Company: FIME
The wearables market is in a period of impressive and sustained growth. By 2020, global shipments of wearables are expected to double to over 220 million, with the market set to be worth $31.27 billion. There’s no denying that wearables are here to stay. With such impressive market growth, and equally impressive potential, device... read more
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Risk measurement: A call for standards

9th February 2017

Company: StatPro Group
Risk measurement has grown beyond the ‘Wild West’ mentality of its youth and needs standards in order to fulfil its promise of protecting investors, says Damian Handzy, Global Head of Risk, and Carl Bacon, Chairman, at StatPro Group. Professional risk managers are a curious combination of artist, scientist and practitioner,... read more
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Five tech concepts powering dynamic business in 2017

8th February 2017

Eric Rocks, Vice President and Managing Director of SS&C Technologies Running a business is a very dynamic operation that requires taking the time to consider not only how things change, but why things change. By mastering this outlook, financial executives will have a greater ability to manage control over their successes. This is... read more
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The bobsguide debate: Who needs the other more, fintechs or traditional financial services?

6th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
In the lead up to Finovate London, bobsguide asked show exhibitors and industry experts a series of questions to get the conversation rolling before the conference. Today's discussion is focused on who currently holds the power in the relationship between the disruptive fintech companies and tradtional financial services. Don Bergal, CMO... read more