GFT

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.

Company Announcements

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More than bitcoin hype: blockchain technology achieves finance sector breakthrough in 2018

12th February 2018

London, 12 February 2018 – Blockchain technology offers much more than the current bitcoin hype might suggest. “Blockchain has matured into a core technology and will achieve a breakthrough in the finance sector this year. Blockchain-based applications can be used to solve problems that used to be extremely costly and...
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GFT launches new thought leadership paper on Open Banking

8th 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? GFT has...
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GFT and Deutsche Bank awarded first place for ‘Best Fintech partnership’ at prestigious Financial Innovation Awards

18th December 2017

Harnessing its new ways of working, the combined project team was able to accelerate development and decommission some 2,000+ end-user applications, replacing them with a single standardised strategic platform, providing managers with a single view of performance across the business. The collaboration has delivered substantial business...
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GFT appoints Craig Parfitt as Head of Strategy - Engineering for the Atlantic region, to grow Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive and Machine Learning capabilities globally

13th December 2017

GFT, the leading provider of business, design and technology consulting to the financial services community, has appointed Craig Parfitt as Head of Innovation across the GFT Atlantic Region. This follows a stream of senior hires that support GFT’s strategy to provide clients with innovative solutions that drive efficiency and improved...
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GFT at Google Cloud’s exclusive FinTech event in London

17th November 2017

GFT, the global IT consultancy for the financial services industry, are delighted to be at Google Cloud’s exclusive FinTech event in London taking place on Wednesday 22 November. This exciting event is at the innovation hub Rise London in Shoreditch and runs from 6:00pm until 8:30pm. It promises to be a great evening of networking plus an...
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Retail banks say artificial intelligence is critical to digital transformation

25th October 2017

LONDON, 25 October 2017 – GFT, the global IT consultancy for the financial services industry, today announces 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...
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GFT named ‘Overall Winner’ in 2017 IDC Fintech Rankings: Real Results awards, by IDC Financial Insights

20th September 2017

Award recognises GFT for a successful retail banking initiative in Brazil, which offers customers a 100% digital onboarding and account management experience. GFT, the global provider of business, IT and software services to the financial services community, is recognised in the Customer Engagement and Overall categories of the IDC Fintech...
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GFT: Banks missing out on extra custom due to lack of personalisation capabilities

14th September 2017

London, 14 September 2017 – GFT, the global provider of advisory, business consulting, IT and software services to the financial services community, GFT reveals that banks are missing out on extra business from their customers due to a lack of tailored advice. The research, which questioned 2,000 UK consumers, found that 67% would be more...
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GFT and Google to demonstrate Google Cloud Spanner at event later this month

13th September 2017

GFT and Google are delighted to be hosting an event entitled ‘Google Cloud Spanner – A revolution for Financial Services’ later this month in London. Taking place on Thursday 28th September at the Google Academy from 08:15 – 10:45 BST, the event provides an exciting opportunity witness at first-hand a demonstration of this...
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GFT partners with Dexi to give banks the edge with data-led decision making

23rd August 2017

London, 23 August 2017 – GFT, the global provider of advisory, business consulting, IT and software services to the financial services community, announces its partnership with Dexi, a leader in intelligent automated data software. This collaboration enables organisations to advance the way they interrogate external data sources, enhancing...