Insights

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The shifting priorities of CIOs in 2018

6th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
Whilst this last decade has been anointed with grand, sweeping titles, the fact remains that society is changing irreversibly. Historians of the future will look back on the post-noughties as the dramatic information shift. First, we developed the hardware, with the rise of Jobs and Wozniak, then we developed the software, and now we’re... read more
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The future of payments in petrol retailing

3rd November 2017

Retail experts believe there’s a tremendous opportunity ahead, as the worlds of online and offline commerce begin to converge. “We will see more disruption in the next ten years of retail than we did in the previous one thousand,” said Doug Stephens, founder of Retail Prophets. I believe this convergence of bricks and... read more
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Why AI and blockchain technology is set to converge with intelligent contracts

3rd November 2017

Company: Seal Software
Technology is an ever-moving target. That’s how I’ve described it to my children, adding that it’s also one of the most demanding working environments, because every few weeks or months you need to understand and account for new technologies changing the nature of IT. In other industries, such as the medical profession,... read more
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Money 20/20 2017: Five key takeaways

3rd November 2017

Company: bobsguide
The annual Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas this year explored key themes and topics shaking up the payments industry. Highlights included keynote speeches from Dan Schulman (CEO, PayPal) and Julie Sweet (CEO, Accenture North America), track sessions exploring how the payments industry requires collaboration between different industries and... read more
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SME accounts: Five factors that will improve an overlooked revenue stream

2nd November 2017

Company: Avoka
Banks are looking for new revenue streams. Providing excellent service to SME customers is an opportunity often overlooked by banks. There are an estimated 4.5 million SMEs in the UK – accounting for 99.9% of private sector business. Can you afford to ignore this market? Business customers don’t have time to fill out a... read more
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Are fintech’s latest buzzwords up to the task of solving MiFID II?

2nd November 2017

Company: bobsguide
Quentin Limouzi, Chief Revenue Officer for TS, an electronic trading solution provider, speaks to bobsguide about the current trading market, challenges arising from MiFID II and finding the signal through the noise when it comes to fintech’s buzzwords. How did you come to TS?  I joined TS in 2002 as an intern in London when... read more
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Getting to grips with GDPR: Record-keeping, data erasure and client offboarding

2nd November 2017

Company: Fenergo
On May 25th, 2018, a mere eight months away, the biggest overhaul of EU data protection law will come into force for all EU Member States with the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR will impose substantial financial penalties on firms who fail to meet the new rules on the management of personal data of EU... read more
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What US and European financial services can learn from Alipay

1st November 2017

Company: bobsguide
Alipay, China’s leading third-party payment platform, aims to simplify the way consumers pay. Operated by Ant Financial Services Group, the fintech has already amassed incredible popularity; the platform boasts over 520 million active users in China, is accepted in more than 30 countries worldwide and has over 200 domestic financial... read more
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How interlinked technology is underpinning the evolution of payments

1st November 2017

Company: TAS Group
There’s no time to rest for financial services. The unstoppable wave of innovation and change that the industry is riding is showing no signs of abating, thanks to new challenges and opportunities such as T2+T2S Consolidation, GDPR, PSD2, Instant Payments, open banking, SWIFT gpi, and blockchain. Each topic cannot ignore the others, giving... read more
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How in-memory computing can maximize the performance of modern payments, IoT and blockchain applications

1st November 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
“In-Memory Computing for Financial Services eBook, Part 2,” published by GridGain Systems, takes a detailed look at how in-memory computing platforms such as GridGain and Apache® Ignite™ can help financial services firms leverage in-memory computing to take advantage of modern payments systems, the Internet of Things (IoT),... read more