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UniCredit on edge of tomorrow with new innovation team

January 17, 2019

Via: Banking Technology

It will be a mixture of internal and external specialists. Unicredit says this follows on from the recent appointment of Finja Kütz as group chief transformation officer. Kütz says it is an “exciting initiative which aims to actively deliver tangible […]


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How And Where Blockchain Fits in Traditional Banking

December 26, 2018

Via: Bank Director

Many banks haven’t found an efficient way to deal with issues like payment clearing inefficiencies, consumer fraud, and the general limitations of fiat currencies. Blockchain, however, may be the go-to solution for many of these challenges. Issues Traditional Banks Face […]


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Open banking: an opportunity to develop an entirely new market for financial products

December 19, 2018

Via: Finextra

Open banking represents the biggest banking transformation in a generation. Regulatory initiatives, such as ‘PSD2 and Open Banking’ from the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) empower customers to share their data and payment mandates with third parties, so they […]


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Morgan Stanley says yes to Yext for finance advice

December 12, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

According to digital knowledge management (DKM) platform Yext, this will help the bank’s staff enhance prospecting success. “Artificial intelligence (AI) powered services have transformed the way people search for financial services, making it vital for financial advisors to provide direct […]


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Open Banking is in the customer’s hands in the age of data breaches

December 5, 2018

Via: Finextra

Jon Roughley, director of innovation and strategy UK&I at Experian, explained that although it has “taken a lot of internal pain, data should not be trapped and consumers are now understanding that their personal information should be theirs to be […]


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Professional cybercriminals put the heat on fintech

December 3, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

In the European Payments Council’s (EPC) “2018 Payment Threats and Fraud Trends Report”, it provides a bleak and very lengthy overview of the most important threats in the payments landscape. There is a lot to mention, but the EPC raised […]


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ECB launches real-time payments system

November 30, 2018

Via: Finextra

The new service will be available to both consumers and businesses across the 19 states in the eurozone and will offer near real-time payments via smartphones, PCs and in-store payment points. The initative has been sparked by the growing popularity […]


Channels, Products, Retail banking

What Your Bank Can Learn From McDonald’s

November 29, 2018

Via: Bank Director

It’s noon. You’re halfway through your road trip, miles of highway behind you and your stomach tells you its lunchtime. Your passenger asks Siri for directions to the nearest McDonald’s. From the restaurant’s mobile app, he orders two No. 3 […]


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Money Marketing: How banks and fintechs are using tech and communications to boost brand

November 16, 2018

Via: Finextra

Marketing a new business is difficult whatever the service or product you’re trying to supply. Making your voice heard in noisy marketplaces and prying customers away from established brands is a first hurdle many well-meaning enterprises never overcome. Imagine then […]


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US community banks forge Alloy Labs Alliance

November 8, 2018

Via: Banking Technology

Fintech Forge will manage the alliance, and Crowe LLP, a public accounting, consulting and technology firm, will provide advice and services regarding regulatory and compliance matters. “No bank wants to be the next Sears. To survive, every bank needs to […]