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 ...

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. ...

What is the SWIFT Global Payments Innovation Initiative ? 1

For anybody interested in payments and SWIFT, the SWIFT announcement last week of a Global Payments Innovation initiative was hardly a bombshell. In fact with all of the hype around fintech companies eating up incumbents, and the need for traditional financial institutions to become more innovative and attentive to customer demands you could argue that SWIFT ...

Piyush Gupta on Growth, Decline & Disruption in Asia 3

Last week, it was all happening at Sibos in Singapore. One of THE most talked about and retweeted events at Sibos 2015 was the opening plenary by Piyush Gupta – the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DBS Bank. I wasn’t at Sibos, but the social media buzz around Piyush was such that I felt like I ...

The Top 20 Tweets from Sibos 2015 2

I wasn’t one of the 8200 Sibos attendees in Singapore this year, so I looked to various other channels to get my daily dose of SWIFT and Sibos news. By the sounds of things there were some really interesting panel discussions (particularly around blockchain) and insights into various disruptive technologies and consumer demands. Finextra and ...

8 SWIFT for Corporates Insights by SWIFT 5

As you can probably tell, I’ve been on a bit of a SWIFT for Corporates mission recently. The posts I’ve Got 99 Problems But SWIFT Connectivity Ain’t 1 and 10 Reasons Why SWIFT Connectivity Is Not a Magic Bullet have been extremely popular. Having completed these posts, I thought it would be interesting to revisit the key ...

I’ve Got 99 Problems But SWIFT Connectivity Ain’t 1 6

This is the first of a two part post in which I will attempt to cover the most important things you need to know about SWIFT connectivity. Please note this is specifically with reference to SWIFT connectivity for corporates. In this post I will outline the key benefits of SWIFT, and in the coming days the ...