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Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace – FIS

14th November 2013

Company: bobsguide
The recent Gartner ‘International Retail Core Banking Report 2013’ ranked many of the major technology vendors in this space, which provide vital current account back-end processing software to banks around the world. The core banking report, covered in bobsguide, also highlighted some emerging trends such as a tendency to... read more
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Why banks’ existing relationships give an advantage in mobile payments

11th November 2013

Company: bobsguide
For many banks and payment card issuers, the business case for mobile payments remains unclear: concerns about the potential Return on Investment (RoI) are combined with a wariness of the often-significant resources needed to get programmes up and running, says Gilles Ubaghs, senior FS technology analyst at the Ovum consultancy. Issuers that... read more
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Mobile remittances and m-payments: Lessons from Kenya and a Western Union global overview

8th November 2013

Company: bobsguide
Our reliance on the internet and smartphones to move money has grown as online, mobile and electronic e-wallet technologies have spread their influence against more traditional siloed banking systems, says Uruthra Kumar Sreedharan, vice president for mobile transaction services’ at Western Union Digital, in this overview of the global... read more
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Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace – Infosys Finacle

7th November 2013

Company: bobsguide
The recent Gartner ‘International Retail Core Banking Report 2013’ ranked many of the major technology vendors in this space, which provide vital current account back-end processing software to banks around the world. The core banking report, covered in bobsguide, also highlighted some emerging trends such as a tendency to... read more
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Tech and Customer Service: Why ‘Effort’ is the New Loyalty

1st November 2013

Company: BT
Is loyalty dead? asks Dr Nicola Millard, a bobsguide blogger (aka contributing editor) and Futurologist with BT Global Services, in this blog examining the interaction between technology, customer service and the customer experience. In an era of immense choice and radical transparency driven by social media, why should we be loyal to our bank, our... read more
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Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace - Fiserv

31st October 2013

Company: bobsguide
The recent Gartner ‘International Retail Core Banking Report 2013’ ranked many of the major technology vendors in this space, which provide vital current account back-end processing software to banks around the world. The report, covered in bobsguide, also highlighted some emerging trends such as a tendency to consolidate; the need... read more
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Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace - Temenos

30th October 2013

Company: bobsguide
The recent Gartner ‘International Retail Core Banking Report 2013’ ranked many of the major technology vendors in this space, which provide vital current account back-end processing software to banks around the world. The report, covered in bobsguide, also highlighted some emerging trends such as a tendency to consolidate; the need... read more
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All Set for SEPA or Time for Plan B?

29th October 2013

Company: CGI
With the single euro payments area (SEPA) migration end date of 1 February 2014 now imminent, Garry Young, director of corporate services at CGI, assesses the readiness of corporate treasuries, public sector and other organisations for the coming European harmonisation project, while also exploring if a ‘plan b’ delay is in any way... read more
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Are treasurers seizing the compliance opportunities in SEPA, IFRS9, OTC changes?

25th October 2013

Company: Kyriba
Regulatory compliance is a headache for every treasurer and chief financial officer (CFO), says Bob Stark, vice president of market strategy at Kyriba, in this blog examining the regs facing finance professionals. The single euro payments area (SEPA) is imminent; the hedge accounting rules under the International Financial Reporting Standards... read more
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Interview: Dragons’ Den boss, Piers Linney, discusses tech, the cloud and being on TV

24th October 2013

Company: bobsguide
Lights, camera, action! It’s a phrase that Piers Linney, the co-chief executive officer (CEO) of Outsourcery, a cloud services and business-to-business (B2B) telecommunications provider, is well used to hearing as the newest investor on UK TV’s Dragons’ Den television programme. Linney recently spoke to bobsguide’s Neil... read more