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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GFT Cloud Adoption Research

10th July 2018

A recent GFT study reveals the banking industry is more excited by the disruptive potential of cloud computing than its ability to simply reduce costs. The findings reveal that investment banks are set to increase their use of public cloud by over fifty percent within the next five years, as greater awareness of the benefits of hosting banking...
Open Banking - are you ready?

29th May 2018

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? To answer this question, GFT & Bobsguide hosted a webinar. The panel included: Christian Ball, Head of Retail Banking, GFT Michael Maier, Co-Founder, Fidor Bank Louise Beaumont,...
Artificial Intelligence - Taking it to the next level

29th May 2018

Following our recent AI event with Google, Artificial Intelligence - Taking it to the next level, GFT asked those within financial services what the current challenges are for them and what the future might hold in relation to these innovative technologies.
GDPR – are you ready?

8th March 2018

Many banks have been working hard to ensure they are in a position to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a European driven regulation but with a global reach. With the compliance deadline looming on Friday 25 May, GFT has produced a new whitepaper on the regulation entitled ‘GDPR – are you ready?
Brexit: Practical implementation without the hype

21st February 2018

Over the past few months; GFT has – like many others – been trying to make sense of the true implications of Brexit, with a focus on the financial sector. We have used our regulatory know how to dissect the legal parts, look at the state of affairs in the market and the various reports from official and unofficial sources.
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...