Treasury Management Systems Insights
12th January 2018
Russell Bennett Chief Technology Officer, Fraedom
Cash flow is key for any organisation. Get it wrong and you can put the existence of the business in jeopardy. Get it right, however, and you open up a wealth of new opportunities for your company. As an illustration, a US Bank study indicated that 82% of business failures are due to poor cash... read more
4th January 2018
Authors: Eric Cohen - Principal, Adam Taplinger - Director, Jim McCormick - Manager, and Rachel Blumenthal - Consultant, all PWC
For many of us, digital, mobile and cloud technologies have become integral to our daily lives with hand-held devices emerging as new, digital appendages. As we look to the horizon, emerging products and... read more
3rd January 2018
Since money has existed, there have been people devising ways to defraud others. A Ponzi scheme is one of the oldest forms of fraud, and continues to be rampantly active today.
Built on a simple concept, Ponzi schemes are financial crimes that involve an unscrupulous person exploiting individuals by promising them a high return on their... read more
27th December 2017
In 2017 bobsguide published in excess of 250 in-house articles express our opinion and insight on the evolution of fintech. Of those 250 articles, these were the articles from the last 12 months that resonated most with the audience.
Unsurprisingly AI and blockchain make an appearance, as does the evolving factor of consolidation in fintech.
... read more
18th December 2017
With the end of 2017 fast approaching, many finance professionals might be counting down the days with some degree of dread. Year End is just around the corner – whether you report on the December 31 or later – and with it comes the many long hours accountants will spend going over balance sheets and profit and loss accounts,... read more
16th December 2017
As part of our review of the past year in fintech, bobsguide is revisiting some of the standout interviews we have conducted in the past 12 months.
Today's interviewee is Nadeem Syed, CEO of Finastra, who spoke to bobsguide at Sibos 2017 in October about overhauling legacy systems.
What are your key takeaways from the customer... read more
13th December 2017
In April we predicted the 10 UK blockchain startups to watch for 2017. At the end of 2017, we're looking back to see what those startups got up to, and what that means for the blockchain community as a whole.
More importantly, were we right to watch them?
What we thought then: Despite qualms over Brexit, the UK still remains the... read more
13th December 2017
As a corporate treasurer, do you have a TMS?
When did you implement it?
Was it a success?
Were you happy with the outcome?
Are you still happy with your choice?
Will it serve you into the future?
Did it cost you more than you expected and above the original quotation?
After implementation, are you still using spreadsheets... read more
8th December 2017
The annual BNP Paribas Cash Management Universitykicked off on Thursday morning with treasury professionals congregating in Paris from across Europe.
Andrea Boettger, treasury director at Jabil, and Monica Eriksson, manager of cash management services at Ericsson, were jointly interviewed about their recent experiences when changing... read more
7th December 2017
Bobsguide invited Flux CEO, Matty Cusden-Ross and VP of Barclays Open Innovation, Richard Thompson, to sit around the table to discuss their new commercial partnership. Flux, the digital receipt start-up, talks adjusting to legacy life and Barclays discusses its approach to PSD2, GDPR and whether big banks are really doing enough in the name of... read more