Treasury Management Systems Insights

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Crisis impact lingers in banks' payment considerations

24th October 2018

Company: bobsguide
The credit crisis that tore apart the banking sector has had a lasting impact on the way the industry works with third parties, particularly within the payments space. That’s according to Jeff Parker, managing director for APAC, WorldFirst, the international payments provider. “2007 and 2008 you saw a lot of banks retreating back... read more
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AI to reshape rather than replace finance workforce

21st October 2018

Company: bobsguide
The job market within the financial service sector is set for a significant shift as the revolution in artificial intelligence (AI) reshapes processes and roles, a panel told its audience at this year’s Money20/20. For Gregory Simpson, senior vice president and chief technology officer at Synchrony, while the workforce will change there... read more
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The loyalty penalty – will it prove an expensive own goal for banks?

21st October 2018

The news that the UK's Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) has filed a super-complaint with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) over what it describes as a £4bn ‘loyalty penalty’ will have sent shockwaves across impacted markets. The CAB calculates that the loyalty penalty across mortgages, savings, home insurance, mobile and... read more
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Blockchain in capital markets: benefits and challenges

12th October 2018

Company: Fathom London
Blockchain, or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), is one of the most hyped new branches of digital tech in recent history. Invented as the underlying framework to power Bitcoin, it is now being applied in some way to every industry, including capital markets. The potential applications of blockchain/DLT technology vary across sectors but have... read more
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Magento unveils data-driven payment solution

11th October 2018

Company: bobsguide
Since Adobe acquired the commerce platform, Magento has moved further into the e-commerce market with its newly announced payment and risk management solution. “We were looking for a partner within e-commerce,” said Shantanu Narayen, CEO of Adobe on centre stage at MagentoLive. “We didn't appreciate quite how much... read more
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The million-dollar payments question: ‘Request to Pay’ vs the rest of the ‘pays’

8th October 2018

Company: ACI Worldwide
A few weeks ago, I sat on a webinar panel discussing the concept of Request for Pay (RfP) and what the implications will be for the US market when it is made available as part of The Clearing House’s Real-Time Payments (RTP) network. I was joined by my esteemed partners Keith Gray from the Clearing House and George Evers from Vocalink, and at... read more
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Revolutionising the time cost of money

8th October 2018

Company: Taulia
Across the globe, firms of different shapes and sizes have always struggled with cash and working capital management. Modern businesses – and their finance and treasury departments – constantly aim to effectively manage their debt ratios, with the aim of efficiently using cash as a resource and quickly take advantage of M&A... read more
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Access to group-wide data in Excel: Flexible reporting at STIHL

8th October 2018

The age-old problem with treasury reporting is that setting up reports takes time and money. Large Excel files with flexible data capturing features need to be prepared and sent to subsidiaries in order for these to enter the necessary data. The next challenge is to collect the data, identify and correct any formatting and data capture errors and... read more
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Digitising payments in the Philippines to drive financial inclusion

5th October 2018

Company: Compass Plus
According to the World Bank, financial inclusion means that individuals and businesses have access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs; transactions, payments, savings, credit and insurance, delivered in a responsible and sustainable way. This access to a transaction account is a first step toward... read more
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How to design a cash flow forecasting model

4th October 2018

Company: CashAnalytics
One of the first steps in setting up a new cash flow forecasting process is designing a forecasting model. If the forecasting model is well-designed from the outset it can drastically improve the quality of reporting outputs, thereby helping to achieve overall business objectives. However, it must be noted that there is not a universal solution.... read more