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Startupbootcamp FinTech: Ones to watch

13th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
With news that the UK and Ireland is now the fastest-growing region for Financial Technology (FinTech) investment, and considering the FinTech hub that London has become, it must be difficult for venture capitalists, angel investors and financial institutions to decide which start-ups to invest in. Startupbootcamp FinTech is one of the accelerator... read more
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Industry Events Online: How Training Can Help Protect Financial Services Businesses

13th November 2014

Training is nothing new. It’s an accepted part of running financial services businesses as well as a regulatory requirement, particularly for those providing retail investment advice and pension transfer advice. But there’s another aspect to training. It needs to be considered not just as something to develop staff or tick the... read more
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Implementing a TMS On Time and On Budget

13th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
What steps should you take to ensure that you can successfully integrate a new treasury management system (TMS) into your treasury department without wasting time and money? Implementing a TMS is a big project for corporates. The process does not just affect the treasury department, but also IT and any business unit with connection to treasury.... read more
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Smarter Acquiring in the Era of Global e-Commerce

12th November 2014

Company: Credorax
There has been much speculation about how the payments landscape will evolve. For instance, increasing competition has accelerated the need to reduce merchant fees, necessitating acquiring banks to reduce their costs and increase revenues by providing value-added services at the point of sale. Today there are only a handful of acquirers that are... read more
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Biotechnology of the digital bank

11th November 2014

Company: BT
Customer experience and loyalty are front of mind for most banks, especially in an age of easier switching. So what do banks do when they want to find new and innovative ways to make a customer journey more interesting, personal and secure?  They turn to technology.  Some of the particularly fascinating technology that’s making... read more
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Private start-ups break through billion-dollar barrier

10th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
Over 40 private tech start-up companies have broken through the $1bn valuation barrier as investors clamour to get a piece of the hottest new tech companies. The Financial Times (FT) reports that the tech industry has a new billion dollar club that is no longer as exclusive when it comes to private start-ups. The report suggests that investors are... read more
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Desktop Strategy: Why virtualisation is not the (only) answer

10th November 2014

Company: Adapt
Five to ten years ago, many organisations did not have a desktop strategy at all - a desktop was simply an end-user device, provided based on need and budget.  There was often little thought given to the cost and complexity of managing these devices over their lifetimes and even less thought given to the business impact of these devices not... read more
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For Financial Services Firms, High Performance Computing Capabilities are a Matter of Competitive Advantage

7th November 2014

Company: IO
High performance computing (HPC), sometimes referred to as “supercomputing” is the use of aggregated computing power (e.g., computing servers and clusters) to solve problems that are computationally intensive or data intensive. And it’s on the rise: According to research firm MarketsandMarkets, the global HPC market was worth... read more
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Interview: Citihub explains how to approach regulatory compliance with public cloud services

7th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
According to Citihub’s latest white paper, How to approach Regulatory Compliance with Public Cloud Services, the financial services industry is on the cusp of a global wave of cloud adoption. However, convincing regulators that cloud adoption does not comprise financial institutions ability to manage risks relating to information security is... read more
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FinTech Innovation Awards 2015: 18th March 2015 at The Brewery, London

6th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
We are pleased to announce that the FinTech Innovation Awards will be hosted on the 18th of March 2015 at The Brewery, in the heart of the City of London. The FinTech Innovation Awards were launched to recognise the very best initiatives, systems and products created and delivered by the global financial and payments technology... read more