Treasury Management Systems Insights
1st October 2017
Africa presents the ideal environment in which to evolve a new cash and payments services architecture - by linking rapidly changing customer expectations with new technologies. This puts banks squarely at the centre of mediating the creative clash of trends and technology – as Africa’s financial institutions harness disruption for... read more
22nd September 2017
Can robots and data stop banks terror financing?
Vicky Beckett, Editor, GTNews
Buying a new printer from ISIS is probably not how many people envision their stationary shopping to proceed. But it was only a month ago that the FBI announced that it had found a senior Islamic State (ISIS) official sent money to an alleged operative based in the... read more
20th September 2017
Buying a new printer from ISIS is probably not how many people envision their stationary shopping to proceed. But it was only a month ago that the FBI announced that it had found a senior Islamic State (ISIS) official sent money to an alleged operative based in the US via a global financial network that used fake eBay sales to mask... read more
15th September 2017
How business intelligence is revolutionising banking
Ilan Hertz, Head of digital marketing at 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.
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14th September 2017
Regulatory compliance has always been and will always be one of the top priorities and concerns of every financial institution (FI). Regulatory reforms following the global financial crisis of 2008 compelled FIs to make substantial investments in risk and compliance – both in terms of technology and headcount – to prevent and remediate... read more
7th September 2017
Erik Zingmark - Co-Head of Transaction Banking, EVP, Nordea
Let’s be completely open: Europe’s new Payment Services Directive (PSD2) will fundamentally change banking as we know it. Forever. It is not a fad. Life will be different in 2018 when banks are to allow approved third parties to offer services to their account holders.... read more
5th September 2017
As one all-time high in its value rapidly succeeds another, bitcoin’s rise in value has been nothing short of meteoric this year. On August 17, the digital currency charged past the $4,400 barrier, meaning that its total value went above that of payment giant PayPal.
The currency is moving out of the realms of the dark web and... read more
1st September 2017
The latest research into digital banking's future: Four key takeaways
Alex Hammond, Managing Editor, bobsguide
Juniper Research published a white paper titled Futureproofing Digital Banking 2017, in which it highlights its research data focused on the current state of the digital banking industry, and projects the future... read more
31st August 2017
A US study, based on the fast food chain Chick-fil-A, has conflicting opinions on whether a TMS is the best option when upgrading from Excel-based forecasting.
Cash forecasting is a vital, core functionality for treasury operations. In the 21st century, should treasurers use Excel, business intelligence (BI) tools or a treasury management... read more
17th August 2017
2017 and 2018 have both been predicted to be year blockchain breaks through to the mainstream in fintech, but as of today businesses are still floundering when it comes to finding use cases for the innovative technology. This has not prevented pioneering treasurers from diving into the sandbox to experiment though.
Take, for example, the Port of... read more