GFT delivers enterprise scale solutions quickly and effectively using a resource base of over 4,500 specialists across 12 countries in Europe and the Americas. We are one of the world’s leading IT solutions providers to the banking sector, with a unique hybrid model of onsite and nearshore consultants.

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Open Banking - are you ready?

7th February 2018

Open banking is here to stay and fast becoming a reality for financial services organisations that want to stay competitive in terms of innovation and customer offerings. But what are the practical aspects that organisations need to consider as they prepare to seize the opportunities presented to them in the open banking environment?
Key findings of GFT Banking Expert Survey 2017

13th November 2017

GFT has surveyed decision-makers in retail banks for the third consecutive year. Based on 285 interviews, the survey offers valuable insights into the status of digital transformation, Bank as a Platform (BaaP) and artificial intelligence (AI) across eight countries. In this interview, Christian Ball examines the key findings and what they say...
GFT Banking Expert Survey 2017

26th October 2017

GFT has announced the results of a global survey into retail bank’s attitudes towards digital transformation. The results show that the UK is one of the most mature markets with a staggering 100% of retail banks saying they have a digital transformation strategy in place. You can view the UK infographic, highlighting the the results here.
GFT’s Christian Ball examines how banks are embracing ‘Banking as a Platform

3rd July 2017

With the enormous interest in digitalisation and the move to open banking, Christian Ball (Head of Retail Banking, GFT) looks at the practicalities of how banks are embracing ‘Banking as a Platform’ to serve their customers better and gain a competitive advantage over their rivals in the new digital economy.
Bank as a Platform

27th June 2017

Banks now operate in a fiercely competitive market, with revenue streams being challenged by new customer behaviours, low interest rates and the entry of new agile market participants. To survive, banks are evolving to keep their customers engaged, continually pursuing the most efficient and effective solutions. Find out all about the Bank as a...
GFT’s Paul Burleton on tackling regulatory challenges

12th June 2017

As various ongoing regulatory challenges persist for financial services firms, Paul Burleton (Head of Strategy, Regulatory, Risk & Compliance, GFT) looks at how GFT can provide solutions to these problems and how new technology will impact on these challenges.
New CEO at GFT: Marika Lulay places focus on international expansion

1st June 2017

On 1 June 2017, Marika Lulay took over the reins and became GFT's new CEO. In this video, she shares her vision for the future of the company and the beginning of this new, exciting journey.
FX Operations: The next frontier for mutualisation

31st May 2017

As the FX market continues to grow and cross-border transactions increase in size and value, so too does the expectation of customers in terms of lower costs and better services. In partnership with Broadridge, GFT are delighted to be launching a new piece of leading thought leadership on this topic which provides great insight into how to tackle...
GFT enables 80 percent improvement in time to market

26th May 2017

GFT's global banking client benefited from improved working practices and proven mix of business knowledge and software development methods. The Results: - 80% improvement in time to market with 10% reduction in cost - Greatly reduced system complexity and improved code quality - Better, faster and more sustainable results
The future of bank branch transformation

13th December 2016

This GFT paper exposes how the digitisation of banking will affect the bank branches digitising branches themselves, making branches as an important piece of the banking of the future as a gate between what will keep as physical in the customer-bank relations, and what will become digital. It’s clear from this short document that we live in...