Services Insights

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Will 2017 be the 'year of the API' in the finance industry?

28th February 2017

Pedro Alexandre Salgueiro - Business Development Director, CRITICAL Software Right now, the banking sector is rife with talk about ‘APIs’, ‘PSD2’ and ‘fintech’ companies. It’s clear that something’s going on, so what is everyone talking about? Simply put, banks are facing the prospect of a... read more
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Corporate treasury systems: How to select the right provider in 2017

27th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
The role of treasurers has evolved substantially in the past decade or so, and consequently the software underpins treasury management has also needed to develop. Corporate treasury management software is one of the fastest moving areas of fintech, and financial institutions and businesses are keen to upgrade outdated legacy software in order to... read more
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The problem every fintech CEO wants to have (and how to solve it)

22nd February 2017

FinTech companies are one of the fastest-growing business ventures in Europe today. This comes as no surprise, since EU regulations and various governments are willing to help this flourishing industry. As a consequence of this positive growth, innovative start-ups have to face the challenge of a constant, and heavy, workload. So what’s the... 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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10 UK fintech companies to look out for in 2017

14th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
The fintech industry has seen tremendous growth in last decade. The sector now supports over 61,000 jobs and turns over billions in revenue for the British economy. The UK has grown in stature to be a global hub on the fintech stage, in terms of investment, employment and the number of fintechs in the market. A report by the UK... read more
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The top five fintech trends that will affect the loan industry in 2017

8th February 2017

Company: EQ Global
2016 was a busy year for the UK lending industry. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) continued to tighten regulation, while consumer credit grew at its fastest rate since before the financial crash. As we start a new year, Sarah Jackson, Director, Equiniti Pancredit, looks ahead at the trends and technologies that will shape the lending... read more
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Best-of-breed regtech in the client lifecycle management space

6th February 2017

Ben Marsh - CEO, iMeta Until a few years ago, the system architecture diagrams of most financial services firms would have shown a single system (possibly only a database) proudly labelled “CDB”; a widely adopted acronym for “Client Database”. Surrounding this often ignored orphan data-set existed a loose arrangement... read more
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Factors the financial sector needs to consider when outsourcing IT applications

3rd February 2017

Company: NCC Group Plc
Daniel Liptrott, Managing Director at NCC Group Many organisations use business-critical cloud hosted applications to carry out day-to-day operations, but some may not be aware of the potential consequences of losing access to this software. Organisations that outsource these applications must ensure that access to the information held is... read more
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The top five ways that AI is transforming banking

1st February 2017

Company: Infosys Limited
Mohit Joshi, President & Head of Banking, Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) at Infosys There was a time when every neighbourhood bank in North America and Europe was acquired by or merged with a larger institution. By 2000, global mega-banks offered fewer choices to consumers looking for competitive interest rates and other services.... read more
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The future of fiduciary responsibility

31st January 2017

Company: FactSet
Fran Reed, Global Regulatory Strategy, FactSet  In early 2015, the Obama White House Council of Economic Advisors reported that high investment commission fees lead to conflicted investment advice which cost investors an estimated $17 billion a year.   With a broad surge in Google searches, investors previously unaware of... read more