Treasury Management Systems Insights
5th September 2018
Renewed regulation and technological disruption in other areas of financial services are pushing the asset management community towards a critical point.
To survive, the community needs to attract the best and brightest fintech talent to solve its very real and very pressing challenges.
In response to this changing market, the Investment... read more
5th September 2018
According to the World Bank, almost 2.5 billion people in the world have no access to banking infrastructure, with an estimated 1.1 billion people unable to prove their identity – one in every seven individuals. These issues resonate in sub-Saharan Africa, where just four years ago, 66% of the population didn’t have a bank account.
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31st August 2018
Amazon has been sitting pretty as the undisputed global king of ecommerce for more than two decades, and the multinational’s bold move into the payments sector has been relatively smooth. Since its quiet launch in 2014, the Amazon Pay mobile wallet has established itself as a strong and reliable competitor in the mobile payments space.
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28th August 2018
Although the technology is in its infancy, financial services are now experimenting with use cases for quantum computers. While the systems are expensive, few and far between, and much of the technology is still at experimental phase, organisations in financial markets are finding ways of getting ahead of the competition.
“A lot of... read more
24th August 2018
It is impossible to ignore the effect of today’s mobile world, particularly in the financial services sector. Customers are increasingly turning to their mobile devices to manage all aspects of their daily lives, including their finances. This ongoing shift in consumer behaviour is certainly being felt by financial institutions who are... read more
23rd August 2018
Fintech startup Revolut has signalled its intent to appeal to millennials and those with interests in a crypto economy by launching a new card that offers cashback benefits in either cryptocurrencies or fiats. It’s a signal of intent seen from the fintech market aiming to take on traditional banks – many of whom are reluctant to move... read more
22nd August 2018
Major banks have long held all the cards, operating in closed environments and keeping their customer data under lock and key – but no more. In the new opening banking landscape, banks must establish open application programming interfaces (APIs) to enable third parties to access customer account information for gathering data or the... read more
15th August 2018
As a freelance contractor or sole trader, it can be difficult staying on top of bill payments and invoicing – but the vast majority of businesses simply cannot operate without an effective billing and invoicing software solution in place.
Not only do these systems help companies to process and issue mass payments, but they also fill a... read more
9th August 2018
First published on our sister site PaymentEye.
At the beginning of 2018, bobsguide readers may remember that we published our list of payment predictions, with particular focus on PSD2.
We’ve revisited those predictions to see if they’ve come to pass or altered course. And who better to speak to about the future of payments... read more
8th August 2018
Innovative fintech products are fast-becoming the lifeblood of global economic prosperity. Fresh and exciting developments have the power to expand financial inclusion across developing economies, unlock new sources of funding for businesses and help individuals to better understand how they buy, spend and invest. Yet it’s worth pointing out... read more