What is Request to Pay in about 300 Seconds? (Infographic)

What is Request to Pay in about 300 Seconds? (Infographic)
You may have seen a lot of information recently about Request to Pay. SWIFT are focusing in on cross border Request to Pay as part of their SWIFT gpi initiative (more to come on that later). The following pretty cool infographic by the European Payments Council nicely explains Request to Pay… Request to Pay (RTP) ...

9 Punchy Payment Trends for 2020 by Capgemini 1

9 Punchy Payment Trends for 2020 by Capgemini
Following on from the recent post recapping the Capgemini World Fintech Report 2020, i wanted to focus on the key payment trends that Capgemini expect to develop over the course of 2020 and beyond. Please refer to the Top Trends 2020 in Payments for full details, following is my recap. Payment Trends in 2020:   ...

Overview of The World Fintech Report 2020 by Capgemini (Infographic) 2

Overview of The World Fintech Report 2020 by Capgemini (Infographic)
Cap Gemini released their annual Fintech Report last week, and in this post i capture the key themes and share the pretty cool infographic. The title, BigTechs and Challenger Banks are here to stay – Can incumbent banks still thrive, is pretty intriguing. Intriguing because the title alone establishes: BigTech is here (in the financial ...

8 COVID-19 Payment Trends According to Accenture

8 COVID-19 Payment Trends According to Accenture
I am alive! Frequent visitors to the site will know this is my first post in a long time, its complicated…. Anyway, I’m back and wanted to ease into it by sharing a post by Accenture highlighting 8 key COVID-19 payment trends. In this time of great uncertainty it is absolutely certain that life will ...

The Top Payments News Stories in July 2019

Payment news stories in July seemed to slow up a little, perhaps people were too busy enjoying the cricket, tennis and the lovely warm weather. Although, as this post reveals there was still plenty going on. Check out the top payment news stories from July 2019: 1. Payments News – Cyber Security RSM survey highlights big increases ...

The Top Payments News Stories in June 2019 1

The garden is almost complete, and I’m starting to blog a little more. Still not quite as much as i would like, but I’m back on it. This post summarises the key happenings in payments and financial services over the last month. Check out the top payment news stories from June 2019: 1. Payments News – ...

Preparing for Open X – The World Fintech Report 2019 by Capgemini 2

Preparing for Open X - The World Fintech Report 2019 by Capgemini
Last week Capgemini released their annual fintech report – World Fintech Report 2019. Capgemini provide a cool Fintech Report 2019 infographic recap, which i have shared below. World Fintech Report 2019 – 5 Key Themes: Capgemini and Esma believe the financial services sector must look beyond the current open banking “phase” and toward a future ...

7 Sizzling SWIFT Cyber Threats YOU Need To Know

A few weeks back SWIFT released a report – ‘Three years on from Bangladesh: tackling the adversaries‘ – detailing SWIFT cyber threats that have emerged in the last few years since the Bangladesh Bank hack. That bank heist was described by the SWIFT CEO Gottfried Leibbrandt “as a watershed moment for the banking industry..”, since ...

The Top Payments News Stories in May 2019

Its been another quiet blogging month from me, sorry about that. I have had some household duties, i.e sorting the garden out, to attend to. It’s pretty much done, and I hope to be back regularly blogging soon. In the meantime check out below the top payment news stories from May 2019: 1. Payments News – ...

Facebook Survey Reveals How You Want to Manage Your Money

Facebook Survey Reveals How You Want to Manage Your Money
Facebook shared some interesting insights, based on a global customer survey, recently into the customer journey. This post highlights some of the key themes and the UK based infographic. It is worth noting the survey is not extensive, but in terms of the themes it is interesting – do take a look at the interactive ...