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Gill Wylie teaser

Lloyds enterprise transformation chief eyes up the bank of the future

March 1, 2019

The enterprise transformation director at Lloyds Banking Group explains to Joy Macknight how building a diverse and flexible IT architecture will serve the UK bank well in the future. 

Jason Zander teaser

How to choose the right cloud provider

March 1, 2019

After initial trepidation, banks are now stampeding into the cloud. But what differentiates the large cloud providers? Joy Macknight talks to five global players to find out. 

Michael Spitz teaser

Commerzbank: on the road to digital transformation

February 1, 2019

Experimenting with emerging technologies and engaging with fintechs is how Commerzbank’s R&D unit aims to help deliver on the bank’s vision of becoming a digital enterprise, Michael Spitz, CEO of Main Incubator, tells Joy Macknight. 

Kirsty Rutter teaser

Barclays’ innovation team rises to the fintech challenge

January 2, 2019

Kirsty Rutter, chief innovation officer at Barclays UK, describes to Joy Macknight how the bank is using its fintech platform, Rise, to find the right start-ups with which to partner to deliver value to its business lines. 

Future of payments teaser

Is cash still relevant?

January 2, 2019

The case for cash is being eroded by innovations in payments and wholly digital business models, yet physical banknotes and coins persist. Is there a future for physical monetary exchange? Joy Macknight investigates.

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Santander’s digital dreams move ahead with Openbank

December 3, 2018

Ezequiel Szafir, the CEO of Openbank, talks to Joy Macknight about constructing Santander’s fully digital experiment from the ground up.

China mobile payment

The early-mover disadvantage

December 3, 2018

Developed countries that were early innovators are now finding it hard to disentangle from their (now established) innovations, and are being left standing by developing regions. By Chris Skinner.

Corporate Statement

Doing banking differently

November 26, 2018

Leaders in banking join The Banker’s virtual roundtable to discuss the drivers for change in the industry and how both incumbent and challenger banks need to innovate and think differently in order to deliver the type of financial services their customers are demanding.

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The power of QR codes

November 20, 2018

The use of QR codes for payments has seen widespread take-up across emerging markets due to the low-tech, low-cost deployment. But will they conquer the developed markets? 

Mark Hetenyi teaser

MKB Bank undergoes core replacement to become digitally fit

November 1, 2018

Replacing a core banking system is not for the faint of heart but Hungary's MKB Bank took on the challenge.

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