Retail Banking Systems Insights


Can technology create an online banking experience more personal than a branch visit?

11th October 2017

Company: Vee24
One of the many conveniences of banking today is that it’s largely self-service. Customers manage a growing number of transactions at an ATM, use their phones to check balances, pay bills, move money and organise their finances, all without having to go into a branch or interact with a customer service agent. Many customers are more than... read more

Building a blockchain MVP

6th October 2017

Company: DataArt
At our consultancy, we are seeing more and more big clients looking at using distributed ledger technologies to change and eventually substitute existing business processes with enhanced alternatives, and it clearly shows that the market for distributed ledger technologies grows over time exponentially. Nonetheless, I ought to say that blockchain... read more

Compliance vs. design: What should be the priority for financial services?

5th October 2017

Company: The Bunker
The financial services sector is one of the most highly regulated industries in the world. Banks, hedge funds, payment services and a wide range of supporting businesses are subject to myriad regulations and legislation, which can differ depending on the territory they are operating in. Adhering to this extensive and complex set of regulations is... read more

The importance of customer data integration in financial services

5th October 2017

Company: Fospha
Today, more data is generated in a 24-hour period than ever before - with 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created daily across the globe (IBM, 2017). And with 90% of the worlds’ data having been created in the last two years alone (IBM, 2017), it is clear to see that data will only continue to grow. In this data economy, all kinds of... read more

Everything you wanted to know about the Internet of Things and banking

29th September 2017

Company: bobsguide
What is the Internet of Things (IoT)? First coined by Kevin Ashton of Procter & Gamble in a 1999 article describing how RFID tags might make industrial production more efficient, IoT has come to mean a great deal more than it was originally intended. Having said that, the core principles remain the same. The definition of IoT is... read more

The future of affordability

26th September 2017

Company: bobsguide
The drive for greater financial inclusion and improvement in user experience surrounding credit facilities, coupled with the ever-changing regulatory landscape, is spearheading evolution in the assessment of consumer lending affordability. Affordability assessments are no longer fit for purpose when they are rigid and without nuance, or involve... read more

Fintech M&A: How the Misys and D+H merger reshapes the market

18th September 2017

Company: bobsguide
Nadeem Syed, CEO at Finastra spoke exclusively to bobsguide about the Misys merger with D+H, to form one of the globe’s largest fintech companies by revenue size.  How long ago did the idea start to formulate to merge D+H and Misys? The germination of the idea began from the realisation that Misys and D+H were two businesses... read more

How business intelligence is revolutionising banking

13th September 2017

Company: Sisense
In the early 1990's, the increasing popularity of automated teller machines (ATM's) revolutionised banking, lowering the number of tellers required for each branch and allowing thousands of new branches to be opened as a result. Now, the banking industry is on the cusp of another technological revolution: big data and artificial... read more

Why challenger banks should look to payments to escape a saturated marketplace

12th September 2017

Company: EQ Global
Concern is rising among the UK’s challenger banks in light of an increasingly crowded market which, coupled with a sizeable squeeze on revenue margins, is inhibiting the desired move into the retail banking sector. With recent data from the Bank of England highlighting consumer credit at a rate which is close to the peak of the financial... read more

8 questions to answer before starting a digital transformation overhaul

12th September 2017

There has been a lot of talk about the high rates of digital transformation failures and a lot of praise to companies that have built their business case entirely on digital networks, such as Deliveroo, Uber, Argos and Amazon just to name a few. The key differentiator is that most of these companies began as digital businesses to begin with. So,... read more