Retail Banking Systems Insights


It’s all about convenience: the payments industry in 2019

10th January 2019

Company: Hyperwallet
If there’s one word to describe the direction that the payments industry has headed over the past year, I think it’s this: convenience. Consumers want to be able to make purchases on-the-go with just a tap of their smartphones. Workers want easier ways to access their earnings and support their lifestyles. Companies want faster, more... read more

API-equipped banks put pressure on technology vendors

9th January 2019

Company: bobsguide
Technology vendors need to support the adoption of microservices or risk banks pivoting to a model of self-sufficiency, according to Hans Tesselaar, executive director at BIAN “Each year you see fewer and fewer core banking vendors appearing on industry rankings tables,” he says. “In 20 years from now maybe there will only be... read more

Digital customer onboarding – are you doing it wrong?

9th January 2019

Company: Signicat
Until recently, proving our identity has been a fairly straightforward process. After all, almost all of us have access to some form of physical identification which we’re able to produce as necessary. Go through immigration and we present our passport or identity card. Hire a car and we hand over our driving license. But as more and more... read more

The 2019 fintech conferences not to miss

8th January 2019

Company: bobsguide
Conferencing is a key part of the fintech industry and one of the only ways to stay up to date with the ever quickening pace of technological change in the sector. Bobsguide compiled and previewed the fintech events not to miss of 2018 and this year is no different. This list provides you with all the dates, prices and event bios all in... read more

What factors are reshaping global payments?

8th January 2019

The global payments landscape is changing. Digital transformation, new collaborative approaches between banks, fintechs and payments providers, and a changing regulatory environment are just some of the overarching themes impacting the sector. In association with Western Union Business Solutions, bobsguide is researching and producing the... read more

Transparent project management key to successful treasury implementation

8th January 2019

Company: BELLIN
Project management proved a key factor in the timely implementation of a new treasury management system at Douglas, a Germany-based perfumery and retail firm. The provider, BELLIN, installed its tm5 system, which combines functionality across payments, reporting and treasury. The process involved the complete replacement of an existing legacy... read more

Fintech partnerships necessary for legacy bank survival

4th January 2019

Company: bobsguide
Partnerships with fintechs is necessary to create the “best of both worlds” approach - which customers will demand in 2019, according to Currencycloud’s CMO and head of product, Todd Latham. “Customers expect a broad range of services from their bank, and they trust them to provide them,” adds Latham. “By... read more

Design “blindspot” hampering innovation, says ex-Citi head of design

3rd January 2019

Company: bobsguide
Financial services are struggling with a customer blind spot that’s hampering innovation, says Stephen Gates, head of design transformation at InVision, the company powering the digital user experiences of airbnb, Uber and Netflix. “Innovation has become very happenstance and bogged down, because there's not a real... read more
2019: market turmoil to drive fintech demand

2019: market turmoil to drive fintech demand

28th December 2018

Company: bobsguide
If a number of economic indicators are to no longer be ignored, financial markets are not far off a sharp correction, followed by a deep and lasting depression. Alarmingly, economists are pointing to a variety of factors – from US corporate bonds to household wealth – that could drag markets into serious trouble. That, as a number of... read more

Loan management software solutions – the evolution from traditional to peer lending

20th December 2018

Company: bobsguide
Long feted as the bread and butter of banks, balance sheet lending is the cornerstone of banking activity. Understanding the mechanics and monitoring of loans is crucial to earning a return from borrowers. The lifecycle of lending is the foremost consideration when investing in loan management software and solutions. Taking stock of borrower... read more