Unresponsive bank APIs causing open banking challenges
Payments

Unresponsive bank APIs causing open banking challenges

5m | By Aoife Morgan, Journalist

Unresponsive bank APIs causing open banking challe...

Unreliable payment rails still pose a challenge for third party providers, according to Luke Massie, CEO of VibePay. Problems with the technical infra...

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Q&A: FDX’s Don Cardinal on a global API standard
Banking

Q&A: FDX’s Don Cardinal on a global API standard

1y | By Emma Olsson, Reporter

Q&A: FDX’s Don Cardinal on a global API standard

As data transparency and protection gain prominence across financial services, the market is looking for a definitive global data sharing standard. In...

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Standard Bank’s Thatiah: Corporate client-driven APIs at heart of transformation
Banking

Standard Bank’s Thatiah: Corporate client-driven APIs at heart of transformation

2y | By Michael McCaw, Editor

Standard Bank’s Thatiah: Corporate client-driven A...

API-enabled corporates have driven the transformation of Standard Bank, according to Dushen Thatiah, head of trade and cash management. “The nee...

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Corporates turning to non-bank treasury solutions
Treasury

Corporates turning to non-bank treasury solutions

2y | By Alex Hamilton, Reporter

Corporates turning to non-bank treasury solutions

Banks that offer treasury services are losing market share to third parties and technology firms, according to new research. Data from a Finastra surv...

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ACI’s Ramsey: APIs and ISO20022 are completely incompatible
Payments

ACI’s Ramsey: APIs and ISO20022 are completely incompatible

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

ACI’s Ramsey: APIs and ISO20022 are completely inc...

“APIs and ISO20022 are actually completely incompatible with one and other. You wouldn’t want a modern agile API using ISO 20022 standards...

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Big bang avoidance and APIs will boost systems integration for banks
Banking

Big bang avoidance and APIs will boost systems integration for banks

2y | By Alex Hamilton, Reporter

Big bang avoidance and APIs will boost systems int...

Banks must start small and ensure that incremental development enables them to learn about their systems, while a sudden, “big bang” launc...

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Payroll systems redefine in-house efficiencies
Banking

Payroll systems redefine in-house efficiencies

2y | By Chrissy Chiu, Journalist

Payroll systems redefine in-house efficiencies

Payroll systems play a crucial part in the operation of any firm. From keeping track of employee pay, bonuses, pension payments, and tax contributions...

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UK is "leader" of Europe-wide API standardisation
Banking

UK is "leader" of Europe-wide API standardisation

2y | By Rebekah Tunstead, Reporter

UK is "leader" of Europe-wide API standardisation

The fact that the UK’s API standards are in prime position to be embraced across the European Union puts the country’s banks and fintechs ...

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API-equipped banks put pressure on technology vendors
Banking

API-equipped banks put pressure on technology vendors

2y | By Alex Hamilton, Reporter

API-equipped banks put pressure on technology vend...

Technology vendors need to support the adoption of microservices or risk banks pivoting to a model of self-sufficiency, according to Hans Tesselaar, e...

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The rise and rise of APIs
Insurance

The rise and rise of APIs

3y | By Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director

The rise and rise of APIs

Much has been written about the role of application programmable interfaces or APIs, which are in ubiquitous use these days, although mention APIs to ...

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The best API will win the day for regional banks
Insurance

The best API will win the day for regional banks

3y | By David Beach, Reporter

The best API will win the day for regional banks

With more than 75% of larger global banks retracting their correspondent banking relationship in the international markets, regional banks are frequen...

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“Banks must prepare for API unknowns”
Banking

“Banks must prepare for API unknowns”

3y | By Michael McCaw, Editor

“Banks must prepare for API unknowns”

A lack of clarity over the potential products and services spawning from the open banking revolution will make it difficult for the industry to prepar...

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How APIs can transform vendors into partners
Asset management

How APIs can transform vendors into partners

3y | By Len Lipton, Managing Director

How APIs can transform vendors into partners

The contemporary custodian:  Challenges and opportunities   Custodians have faced existential headwinds for decades, a situation that has es...

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What will define the era of open APIs?
Banking

What will define the era of open APIs?

3y | By VidhuBhala Vidya Sagar, Associate Vice President

What will define the era of open APIs?

Every time we open a banking app to make transactions or payments, Application Programming Interfaces or APIs come into play to connect to the bank se...

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Why PSD2 enables banks to shift from being a provider to a partner
Banking

Why PSD2 enables banks to shift from being a provider to a partner

4y | By Andrew Steadman, VP, International Group Product Management

Why PSD2 enables banks to shift from being a provi...

The financial world is set to change. When PSD2 regulations are introduced in 2018, UK financial institutions will be required to adopt open banking a...

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PSD2 is pushing banks to reinvent themselves, but are they up to the task?
Banking

PSD2 is pushing banks to reinvent themselves, but are they up to the task?

4y | By Paul Bowen, Banking Lead

PSD2 is pushing banks to reinvent themselves, but ...

“Banking is necessary, banks are not” Bill Gates famously said in 1994, speculating on the future power of technology. As the Second Payme...

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How Asia is leading the way in financial services/fintech collaboration
Banking

How Asia is leading the way in financial services/fintech collaboration

4y | By Rachel Hunt, Director Solution and Segmentation - Financial Services Payments

How Asia is leading the way in financial services/...

Asian consumers are at the forefront of digital innovation and are embracing digital and mobile solutions across all aspects of their lives. Payments,...

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Will 2017 be the 'year of the API' in the finance industry?
Banking

Will 2017 be the 'year of the API' in the finance industry?

4y | By Alberto Ferreira, Business Development Director

Will 2017 be the 'year of the API' in the finance ...

Pedro Alexandre Salgueiro – Business Development Director, CRITICAL Software Right now, the banking sector is rife with talk about ‘A...

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