Technology Companies? What Big Banks Spend & Say About Tech

Technology Companies? What Big Banks Spend & Say About Tech
This is by no means a comprehensive and complete technology overview of banks in 2018, but a sample of some banks to give you an idea of what banks say about and spend on tech in 2018. The main driver for this post was a recent article about JPMorgan requiring the new recruits to complete ...

10 Seriously Strategic Technology Trends for 2019 by Gartner

10 Seriously Strategic Technology Trends for 2019 by Gartner
The annual list by Gartner outlining technology trends is a must read for all folks interested in tech. These are, according to Gartner, the technology trends that organisations need to understand and explore heading into 2019, and which will be impactful and transformative through to 2023. Read the Gartner press release for full details, here is ...

15 Fascinating Leadership Insights by Steve Waugh at Sibos 2018

15 Fascinating Leadership Insights by Steve Waugh at Sibos 2018
I follow cricket, but cannot say I’m an avid fan of the game. Over the weekend, i found myself watching various clips from Sibos 2018, one of which was a Breakfast Keynote by Australian cricketer Steve Waugh. It was a fascinating keynote so much so i summarised the leadership lessons provided by Steve. A quick ...

The Top Payments News Stories in October 2018

It has been quite a crazy month on the Payments News front, with 2 key financial services conferences taking place at the same time in Sydney-Sibos and Las Vegas-Money20/20. Of course, all of the hip movers and shakers from the world of finance and technology were there and sharing their views on where the industry ...

Sun Sets on SWIFT Sibos 2018 in Sydney 1

Sun Sets on SWIFT Sibos 2018 in Sydney
It has been quite a week watching and keeping up with events at both Sibos and Money20/20. Overall, some really interesting speakers at both events, with insights into financial services, technology, fintech and a term that i heard increasingly across conferences for the first time – techfin. I would recommend checking out the the daily ...

Day 3 Recap: Penultimate Day at Sibos 2018 and Last Day at Money20/20

The top financial industry conferences are drawing to a close, with the penultimate Sibos day and last Money20/20 day. Money20/20 seemed to be quieter, maybe folks partied too hard before heading home..? While Sibos seemed to be in full flow. Here are some of my key takeaways: Sibos 2018 – Regulation and New Technology Quote ...

Day 2 Recap: What Happened at Sibos 2018 and Money20/20

Day 2 at Sibos 2018 and Money20/20 and things are getting interesting. Watching the events unfold via social media platforms, I would say the more interesting day was at Money20/20. Here are my highlights: Sibos 2018 –¬†Two Types of Company, those that have been hacked & those that dont know they’ve been hacked – James ...

Day 1 Recap: Sibos 2018 versus Money20/20 1

Sitting here at home in the UK i am closely following probably the two biggest conferences for the financial services industry in the world – Sibos 2018 in Sydney, Australia and Money20/20 in Las Vegas. As i read and watch the happenings from afar, here are the videos, articles and tweets that caught my eye. ...

4 Top Trends from the World Payments Report 2018 (Infographic)

4 Top Trends from the World Payments Report 2018 (Infographic)
Capgemini together with BNP Paribas have published their much anticipated World Payments Report 2018. The World Payments Report is an annual report highlighting key payment trends across the globe. Key drivers, such as incumbent financial institutions, fintech companies, technology, changing customer expectations and regulation, are steering the industry through exciting times. All of which makes ...

10 Damn Good Reasons Why Amazon Could Disrupt Banking

10 Damn Good Reasons Why Amazon Could Disrupt Banking
Last week Bain & Company published research revealing the real challenge traditional banks face from technology companies. The research highlighted Amazon as the primary threat due to one key factor, trust. In this post, i wanted to summarise the other reasons why Bain believe Amazon could disrupt banking. Keep in mind, this latest research complements ...