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Fintechs reboot strategies in response to crisis

June 8, 2020

Fintechs are finding new ways to respond to needs of locked-down populations during pandemic.

Where was the digital back-up to our physical structures?

May 11, 2020

Banks must address problems of business continuity and resiliency in times of global pandemics if they are to fare better when the next one hits.

There’s light behind the clouds

April 13, 2020

Does it matter which country controls the banking cloud infrastructure? 

Build, buy or transform the bank?

March 13, 2020

Can an incumbent bank spin up or buy a digital bank to get out of transforming itself?

From nowhere to ubiquity: why we may stop talking about fintech

February 10, 2020

The fintech community sprang up out of nowhere to dominate any discussion on the state of the banking industry. But will we still be talking about it in 10 years’ time?

Are you fighting fit for the next decade?

January 2, 2020

The past 10 years have seen both incredible technology disruption and the proliferation of financial disruptors – and the pace of change only seems to be speeding up as we head into 2020.

Why is Open Banking so frightening?

December 2, 2019

UK banks need to start spreading the word about the benefits that Open Banking can bring customers.

Blockchain: a solution looking for a problem?

November 1, 2019

Blockchain's star is beginning to fade – but don’t write it off just yet, says Chris Skinner. 

Finance and tech: misunderstanding squared

October 1, 2019

Using agile methodologies can help break down the barriers to understanding between techies and bankers, says Chris Skinner. 

Ripple and Swift: best of frenemies?

September 2, 2019

The battle royal between incumbent infrastructure consortium Swift and challenger Ripple may be cooling after years of heated disagreement.

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