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

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 ...

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 ...

The Top Payments News Stories in April 2019

Let me start off by apologising for laying low and hardly posting in April 2019. I see a lot of folks visiting the blog and sharing posts, this motivates me and i truly appreciate your support. I look forward to sharing stuff that i have learnt about with you in May. In the meantime, this ...

The Top Payments News Stories in March 2019

Plenty of payments news stories in March 2019 – from Apple hitting the headlines last month with Apple Card, FIS’s purchase of WorldPay through to the Money20/20 conference in Singapore. Check out below the top payment news stories from March 2019: 1. Payments News – Cyber Security United Nations Security Council report states North Korea is ...

5 Tasty Tweets To Recap Money20/20 Asia in Sinagpore 1

I spent the evening catching up on what has been been happening at the Money20/20 Asia 2019 conference in Singapore. There were some heavyweight fintech folks there, so the agenda was jam packed and by the looks of it pretty interesting. I reckon the following 5 tweets are a good way to wet your appetite, ...

19 Phenomenal Fintech in 2018 Insights by KPMG

19 Phenomenal Fintech in 2018 Insights by KPMG
KPMG through their various Pulse of Fintech reports nicely capture, by region and globally, the state of fintech. Sometimes it is easy to get lost in all of the facts and figures – the intention of this post is to summarise some interesting Fintech in 2018 insights. For full details, take a read of Pulse of ...

4 Considerations for Your SWIFT for Corporates Business Case

4 Considerations for Your SWIFT for Corporates Business Case
Last week Deloitte released an interesting report – SWIFT for Corporates: The real value and cost of connecting to your banks via a single window – which i reviewed and made some notes on. The report provides an interesting insight for companies that maybe considering SWIFT as a connectivity solution, and also a reminder for existing ...

The Top Payments News Stories in February 2019

I took a bit of time off in February and when i was around was maxed out, so didn’t get a chance to blog. So this recap of the top payments news stories in February was useful for me to see which payments news stories were hitting the headlines in February. Anyway, I’m back and ...

Gorgeous Guide to PSD2 – Payment Services Directive

Gorgeous Guide to PSD2 - Payment Services Directive
In 2015 my post “5 Things you need to know about PSD2” was pretty popular and was widely shared. Since then i have written other PSD2 related posts from 2FA, infographics through to bank readiness to adopt and adhere to the European open banking regulation. In this post, given that Open Banking was 1 year old in January 2019 ...