Insights

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Payments outages suggest retail value chain must be reassessed

1st November 2018

Company: bobsguide
Thousands of UK businesses were unable to process payments because of a network outage at the beginning of the week, with reports suggesting Worldpay encountered a temporary fault.   Such an incident illustrates how vendors and their partners must continually assess their infrastructure, says Dr Yannis Larios, Business Development Director... read more
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Seizing the Apac corporate banking opportunity

31st October 2018

Company: Finastra
There is no doubt that the Asia Pacific (Apac) region now dominates the global banking landscape, with 43% of total global bank profits generated in the geography. It’s also a highly competitive segment of the corporate banking sector, with the largest corporate clients in APAC often working with 20 or more banks. For banks able to deliver... read more
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How to analyse cash forecasting data: tips on data visualisations

31st October 2018

Company: CashAnalytics
The data analysis conducted at the end of a cash forecasting process is where the insights are uncovered, and therefore where the real value is found. Data visualisation (a process where data is displayed graphically) often helps to identify anomalies, highlight trends, and uncover insights in data that might otherwise have been missed. This... read more
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Insurtech report: The starting and stalling of a sector

31st October 2018

Company: bobsguide
Insurtech entered common vernacular in the market towards the end of 2015, but it’s been slow to take off compared to disruption in other areas. A report last year by the European Insurance and Occupational Authority (EIOPA) said that digitisation had not yet reached the point of truly disrupting the insurance sector. For some, the... read more
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Data driven models are key to survival for financial services

30th October 2018

Company: Nuxeo
The problem is that the financial services industry is hobbled by behemoth legacy systems that make transformation difficult. Data is more often than not stored in silos — disparate, disjointed, and disorganised systems. If upgrading these legacy systems or migrating data was easy, digital transformation would have been a no-brainer for... read more
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Marketing savvy digital challengers segment banking

30th October 2018

Company: bobsguide
There is satisfaction in swiping a flashy, eye-catching credit card to purchase goods. One of the first to break into mainstream usage, digital challenger banks have followed Monzo’s neon-coloured cards. The distinctive cards have come to symbolise those who are ‘in-the-know’ within social networks, privileged access, and low... read more
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Looking ahead: Consumer and bank evolution by 2025

29th October 2018

Company: Feedzai
Bank leaders know that banking next year will look different than banking today. But banking seven years in the future is a downright alarming thought. Still, while it’s tough to maintain a strategic outlook when rapid changes are happening right now, it’s important to remain forward looking. With that in mind, let’s explore a... read more
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Ignore the Nasdaq: confidence high in fintech

29th October 2018

Company: bobsguide
“I’m not worried about the recent blips,” said an investment banker who asked not to be named, on the sidelines of last week’s Money20/20, in Las Vegas, when asked about the recent market tremors that have hit some of the larger US tech firms. “I ignore these stutters in the market unless I can find a single,... read more
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New data drives new paradigms in the trading revolution

29th October 2018

Traders value information above all else. The difference between success and failure every day can depend on what they see on their screens, and how they sift through the right information at the right time to make the right trade in fast-paced financial markets. Relying only on traditional sources of data is no longer sufficient on the modern... read more
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A new leader for driving enterprise control

29th October 2018

Global financial institutions are experimenting with an essential new c-level position—the chief control officer—to ensure that organisational lines of defence are effective in fostering internal compliance, accountability, and transparency. But without the right data, they may still be feeling around in the dark. Oversight and... read more