The Top Payments News Stories in November 2018

Plenty of payments news stories in November, in the last couple of days 2 particularly dramatic stories affecting Deutsche Bank and Marriott have broken. Otherwise the Fintech train continues to motor with banks moving onwards and upwards on their technology transformations. Check out below the top payment news stories that caught my eye in November 2018: ...

10 Awesome 2019 Retail Banking Trends by Capgemini

10 Awesome 2019 Retail Banking Trends by Capgemini
Capgemini are renowned for their annual reports, the earlier World Payments Report 2018 and now the Top 10 Trends in Retail Banking 2019. In this post, i highlight the 10 Retail Banking Trends for 2019 through some pretty nifty infographics. 10 Awesome 2019 Retail Banking Trends 1.) BigTech companies are moving into banking and threatening ...

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 ...

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) 1

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 ...