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The need for talent transformation

January 12, 2022

When going through a digital transformation programme, talent is as important as technology in ensuring success.

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The identity conundrum

December 17, 2021

How do you know that you are you? This existential question plagues humankind, as identification is not the same as identity. 

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Why banks need to finance futuristic ideas

November 8, 2021

Revolutionary change is sometimes hard to understand – but we are on the cusp of a new reality.

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Leapfrog and scale: the rise of fintech in Africa

November 4, 2021

Fintech investments on the African continent exceeded $1.35bn last year. The question now is whether a lack of incumbent legacy systems can help propel the sector further.

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Quantum computing holds huge promise for banking

October 27, 2021

The financial sector is one of the fastest growing markets for quantum technologies, and the long-term impact could be significant.

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How fintech is ripping up the rulebook

October 18, 2021

Beyond retail banking and payments lies investment and commercial banking, the next frontier for fintechs looking to disrupt the status quo.

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Give me Excel or give me…?

October 12, 2021

The application that wouldn’t die is still the finance industry’s go-to spreadsheet option.

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Banks’ AML travails suggest a tough road ahead for cryptoassets

September 29, 2021

Time will tell as to what extent regulators impose stringent anti-money laundering requirements on cryptocurrency operations.

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Placing humans at the heart of digital

September 27, 2021

Symphony Communications’ CEO Brad Levy on the importance of placing humans at the heart of digital strategies.

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The hurdles ahead for open finance in the UK

September 16, 2021

As the OBIE seeks to widen the initiative to include ‘open finance’, it is important to consider the dangers and drawbacks.

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