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Box founder sees bright future for the cloud

January 3, 2017

Cloud computing and the explosion of mobile devices is leading to a democratisation in the way people work. Aaron Levie, Box’s founder and CEO, talks to Joy Macknight about what employment will look like in the future.

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Getting the most out of digital transformation

January 2, 2017

Banks are investing vast sums into digital programmes but are not yet reaping the benefits. Joy Macknight examines where banks are focusing on in order to create – and capture – value in digital.

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Time for banks to redefine their purpose and priorities

January 2, 2017

After a tsunami of scandals comes the reckoning. But are financial institutions ready to do some soul-searching and rethink how they add value to society? Joy Macknight investigates.

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Banks prepare for radical transformation of the regulatory landscape

January 2, 2017

The banking industry is facing massive disruption, not just from the new entrants in the market but also from regulatory pressures across many jurisdictions, writes Justin Pugsley.

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Uncovering the real value in fintech

January 2, 2017

To offer real value to investors, clients and partners, fintech companies need to balance opportunity, solution maturity and a sustainable business model, writes Dan Barnes.

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The millennial audit: new EC rules for a new era

January 2, 2017

The auditing of financial institutions has changed little over many decades, but the combined forces of post-financial crisis regulatory reform and digitisation are transforming the audit world, writes Heather McKenzie.

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Russia flies its fintech colours

January 2, 2017

The Russian government is committed to creating a strong fintech community to rival other global innovation hubs, and domestic banks are playing their role in providing start-ups with know-how and backing, writes Heather McKenzie. 

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On the outside: how to tackle financial exclusion in the UK

January 2, 2017

The UK has one of the world’s most sophisticated banking markets, but when it comes to serving vulnerable and low-income people, it has yet to find the right formula. Silvia Pavoni looks at what it means to be financially excluded in the country, and whether banks are close to finding the solution.

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Barclays Africa takes a different approach to data

December 1, 2016

Barclays Africa is on a transformation track, focused on making data analytics available to the whole organisation, as Yasaman Hadjibashi, its chief data officer, explains to Joy Macknight.

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Shifting digital transformation into second gear

December 1, 2016

Traditional banks are launching or acquiring digital retail arms in order to accelerate modernisation across their organisations. Joy Macknight explores the various ways these institutions are making the most out of the new entities.

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