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Faster payments: the state of play

Adoption of real-time payments is accelerating rapidly, driven by regulatory pressures and the threat of non-bank competition. Joy Macknight looks at the different paths taken in the quest to future-proof domestic payments infrastructures.


US Bank chief innovation officer looks to plug into the community

How can banks better serve their customers? Go ‘hyper-local’ and deliver actionable information at a community level, US Bank chief innovation officer Dominic Venturo tells Joy Macknight.


Tapping innovation inside ING and out

Brunon Bartkiewicz, the chief innovation officer at ING Bank, tells Joy Macknight about the spirit of innovation within the Dutch institution that reaches beyond the edges of its business.

Is Mexico ready to embrace mobile banking?

The low levels of penetration in mobile banking in Mexico are matched by underwhelming financial inclusion figures. Could a rise in the former bring about an improvement in the latter? Silvia Pavoni investigates.

Are robo-advisors stealing wealth managers clients

Are robo-advisors stealing wealth managers' clients?

Enormous progress is being made in the field of artificial intelligence, and the practical implications of this new technology are being felt in many areas of finance, but especially in wealth management. Can the distinctively traditional, highly personal private banks keep up with the robots? Silvia Pavoni investigates.

Technology projects of the year 2015

The Banker Technology Projects of the Year Awards 2015

The second edition of The Banker’s Technology Projects of the Year awards celebrates the most innovative and transformational contributions to financial services technology around the world.

Navigating NFC technologies

As the global banking community wakes up to NFC technology for enabling mobile payments, what are the key differences in deployment technologies that banks can choose to bring contactless payment services to market?

Philippe Denis

How BNP Paribas Securities Services stays ahead of the game

Philippe Denis, the chief digital officer of BNP Paribas Securities Services, built his first computer in 1978 at the age of 18, and it is this commitment to embracing new technology that is driving his work at the French company, from his innovative use of big data to hosting brainstorming sessions on blockchain technology.

Blockchain manoeuvres

Blockchain manoeuvres: applying Bitcoin's technology to banking

Bitcoin’s blockchain is being hailed as revolutionary. But will the likes of UBS, ING and Nasdaq, who are exploring the potential of the technology, be able to overcome the challenges that remain, not least security and regulatory issues? 

Will Lansing

FICO scores with analytics solutions

Data company FICO is experiencing changing demand for credit scoring as banks find new ways to use analytics in meeting new regulations. Jane Cooper speaks to chief executive Will Lansing.

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