Wholesale / Commercial Banking Systems Insights
30th May 2018
It's no secret that new technologies have thoroughly changed the music business over the past few decades. The emergence of the open internet blindsided the traditional gatekeepers of the industry—record labels, entertainment retailers, radio stations—and unlocked access for consumers and producers alike. In a short period of time,... read more
25th May 2018
As consumer adoption of mobile and online commerce channels continues to grow, fraud losses are becoming a major pain point for mature markets. To address this security challenge, strong customer authentication will become mandatory in the European Union. Even without regulatory mandates, the problem is significant enough for providers to take... read more
23rd May 2018
Fintech initiatives at banks and financial institutions could be set to thrive, as the US prepares to roll back the Dodd-Frank Act say lawyers.
The Senate voted to repeal the act earlier this year, and on May 22 Congress also did so. Should President Trump – a vocal critic of Dodd-Frank – give consent to regulators to start the... read more
23rd May 2018
Artificial intelligence has come on leaps and bounds in the past few years, with big data and cyber security adding much to financial service firms’ means of protection.
Here, bobsguide speaks with Nezar Nassr, technical product manager and Nasser Sweileh, head of financial crime and compliance risk, product development management, of... read more
22nd May 2018
It’s virtually impossible to run a business of any kind without access to a dynamic payment processing solution. The needs of global firms and start-ups alike have advanced far beyond the payment software that managers used to rely on to stay on top of traditional merchant account activities.
Much of that demand stems from the introduction... read more
22nd May 2018
"When America sneezes, the world catches cold," is a phrase economists have latched onto for decades, and one that has featured in headlines since the banking crisis. And the phrase continues to be relevant when applied to the banking industry. Often trends are identified in the US that are then seen in Europe and across the rest of the... read more
21st May 2018
If your company has traditionally depended on AXS-One email archiving software to help meet your business needs, you’re not alone. Many organizations used the AXS-One archiving solution for everything from managing the size of their Exchange mailbox to providing support for eDiscovery and compliance.
But times change. For one thing,... read more
18th May 2018
Chief executive officers, chief risk officers and increasingly, chief information officers, all claim top spot in the finserv hierarchy but how important is the role of the chief marketing officer really?
“It bothers me when I see a CMO placed higher than the CIO on the company’s 'about' page,” was one response from... read more
16th May 2018
Collaboration, cooperation, competition. Banks and payment service providers tend to engage in one of three ways. This relationship is contingent on the operational models of both parties. Players within the payments space include payment processors, payment gateways, and acquirers. Each tends to operate within its own niche, but these operations... read more
10th May 2018
In today’s realm of hyper-connectivity, making purchases has never been easier. In the UK, consumers have a huge number of options to choose from, whether that be one-click, contactless, mobile, voice and more – all of which are designed to help streamline the path to purchase, making it easier for consumers to spend money.
While... read more