Risk Management Systems Insights
30th January 2018
Colin Goldstein, Head of Strategic Partnerships at iwoca and Alan Walsh, Head of Network & Partnerships at Bud, sit down with bobsguide to talk PSD2, collaboration and why banks should be scared of the tech giants.
What is your role in the world of financial services?
iwoca: We’re on a mission to help small businesses access finance... read more
26th January 2018
Many financial institutions globally have started leveraging Robotics Process Automation (RPA) for their Risk and Compliance needs. According to Industry estimates, the overall spend in RPA is going to reach $1bn by 2020 .They also forecast that RPA tools will evolve significantly, and include AI capabilities; the adoption levels for RPA are going... read more
18th January 2018
Dan Shmueli - Senior Vice President, AxiomSL
One could look at FDIC 370 as the next regulatory hurdle faced by deposit taking institutions, OR an opportunity to be positioned for growth in a rising rate and increasing liability environment. AxiomSL’s experience in implementing FDIC 370 has revealed the following benefits for its... read more
17th January 2018
Scott Dam, Director at Synechron Business Consulting
Basel III is a major piece of legislation that aims to improve the capital in banks and help manage risk. Its ultimate aim is to avoid a repeat of the 2008 financial crash, which makes it a vital part of how banks can do business in the modern world. In December 2017, the Basel... read more
16th January 2018
Software development is one of those occupations that has no ending. There is never a point in time where you can sit back, look at your work and say: “Well I’m glad that’s finished." The reason is that development never ends because the rate of change and new demands are accelerating.
It is fascinating to observe the... read more
2nd January 2018
Aaron Hughes – Managing Director, Equiniti Riskfactor
Invoice finance, where a company secures borrowing against the money it is already owed by its customers, is now the preferred method of business lending. It outstrips overdraft lending to SMEs and suits increasing numbers of businesses in the service-led economy, where debtors are... read more
26th December 2017
In this round-up of the articles that garnered most attention in 2017, we revisit the thought leadership contributed by leading industry figures that most piqued the attention of the bobsguide audience in the past 12 months.
The top five ways that AI is transforming banking
Mohit Joshi, President - Head, Banking, Financial... read more
20th December 2017
It is a constant arms war that costs banks millions of dollars each year to combat the attacks of increasingly sophisticated criminals.
Do banks have the resources and skill to get ahead of the cybercriminals?
The short answer is no.
Ever since criminals realised that bank heists were no longer a viable risk strategy, they’ve... read more
19th December 2017
As part of our yearly roundup, we're looking back on predictions we made early in 2017 on the blockchain companies set to make a difference. The question is: were we right?
What we thought then: Despite qualms over Brexit, the UK still remains the financial hub of Europe and a popular choice of jurisdiction for blockchain-based companies.... read more
15th December 2017
Over the last few decades, big banks have treated transactional data as any old tit and tat to be crammed and forgotten into the landing cupboard; they just didn’t know what to do with it.
Now the fintechs are demanding access, not only to stack it neatly, but to find value there.
Indeed, for years the big banks have been keeping the... read more