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Technology projects of the year 2015

The Banker Technology Projects of the Year Awards 2015

August 1, 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

July 15, 2015

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

July 1, 2015

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

May 14, 2015

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

April 30, 2015

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.

The password chaos solution at our fingertips

The password chaos solution at our fingertips

April 30, 2015

Remembering dozens of passwords is a nigh-on impossible task for most people, meaning they either forget them – and then have to endure lengthy re-registering processes – or write them down, thus increasing the risk of being hacked. A number of solutions to this 'password chaos' are becoming available, as Jane Cooper discovers.

Carlos Sanchez

Ipagoo joins the EU dots to beat the regulators

April 1, 2015

New European legislation is allowing Orwell's Ipagoo to rewrite banking by allowing customers to manage accounts in multiple countries and different currencies, the company's co-CEO tells Jane Cooper. 

how banks are facing up to the crowd-funding threat

Playing the numbers game: how banks are facing up to the crowd-funding threat

April 1, 2015

As crowd-funding becomes an established form of investing, banks are looking at ways to take on these crowd-funders, whether it be by collaboration or competition. 

Sabadell takes the TSB tech test

March 24, 2015

Spanish lender Sabadell intends to transfer newly acquired UK bank TSB onto its IT platform in a move that highlights the vital role that IT plays in banking strategy. 

Lars Ottersgård

Nasdaq market technology head eyes a competitive edge

March 2, 2015

Nasdaq's head of market technology, Lars Ottersgård, explains to Jane Cooper how the US-based stock exchange operator has expanded beyond its core business of equities trading into becoming a global technology provider active in more than 100 markets across the world.

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