Wholesale / Commercial Banking Systems Insights
18th September 2017
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
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
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
30th August 2017
The digital revolution has shaken up the business world and fundamentally changed the way we all operate. But while digital technology has been available since the 1950s, the business community is still working hard to ensure all large businesses have a digital first approach. Like any radical overhaul of working practices, it is not without its... read more
16th August 2017
Our roundup of the biggest people moves affecting the fintech industry throughout 2017.
Metro Bank appoints Chief Technology Officer
Earlier this month Metro Bank announced the appointment of Martyn Atkinson as Chief Information Officer (CIO). Atkinson is currently director of digital and change at the bank and will take up the... read more
31st July 2017
Earlier this month we wrote about the biggest fintech-fintech acquisitions of 2017 so far. Whilst fintechs are continuing to seek collaboration, they’re not the only ones looking to form strategic partnerships and acquisitions. Tier 1 banks and financial services are also eyeing up opportunities to keep up with innovation.
In a recent... read more
24th July 2017
Right time, right place?
The EU Tax Barriers Business Advisory Group (TBBAG) calculated in 2013 that annually, roughly €5.47bn in recoverable tax is retained by EU tax authorities. That figure has continued to climb as investors increasingly diversify their portfolios across a wider selection of asset classes and markets. In recent years,... read more
20th July 2017
It is an irreversible global trend that people’ lifestyles are increasingly dominated by digital channels. Across the entire spectrum of everyday services, from social, to professional, to consumer, banks are making the conscious decision to digitise both the consumer-facing and internal aspects of their businesses in order to compete in a... read more
20th July 2017
Every day companies around the world are finding new and innovative ways of exploiting public cloud technologies.
The overall growth of cloud adoption continues to increase at double digit rates, and public cloud providers are facilitating unprecedented levels of innovation, agility, insight, and cost reduction.
At the heart of their offering... read more