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Building business knowledge deep into the technology stack

How CIO Anil Cheriyan is transforming the IT operating model at SunTrust Banks.

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Millennials, P2P payments and FinTechs: what banks should be watching in 2017

A 2016 CapGemini study found that customers believed that their banking experience had improved. They were, in general, happy about the experience they received at their retail banks - a credit to the investment and energy that has...

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Fresh fintech companies to watch in 2017

The 2017 Finovate Conference showcased some of the best and most advanced innovations in financial technology.

How Brexit helped Credit Suisse prove the value of AppDynamics' monitoring tools

The Swiss financial services firm was piloting AppDynamics' application monitoring tools during the UK’s referendum vote, and it proved surprisingly beneficial

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Banking bots highlight conversational commerce trend

Western Union has built a chatbot that lets consumers wire money by conversing with a digital assistant in Facebook Messenger.

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How blockchain technology applies to your company

Companies need to be aware of the advantages and start thinking about how to use blockchain.

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How the disruptive power of Blockchain could impact the digital economy

Blockchain holds plenty of promise for security and interoperability, but IT leaders are still trying to better understand the technology and how to put it to use. This much-hyped technology has an incredible power to disrupt many...

Cybersecurity threats that keep the banks up at night

People are often asking financial services firms what is keeping them up at night, and fraud and cyber security increasingly top the list, but what are the specific threats they have to contend with?

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How open banking can drive competitive advantage

To keep pace and remain competitive, banks must take another page from the technology world and embrace open architectures.

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FAQ: What is blockchain and how can it help business?

The distributed ledger technology better known as blockchain has the potential to eliminate huge amounts of record-keeping, which can get confusing when multiple parties are involved in a transaction. But for many companies it, and...

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How RegTech closes the gap between technology and financial services

Customers, entrepreneurs, banks and financial institutions in general have all felt the sudden impact of FinTech over the last few years. In fact, banks are expected to invest more than $20 billion on technologies in 2017, and the...

Bank of England eyes saving of 'tens of billions' by using blockchain

The Bank of England is committing to distributed ledger technology to improve the speed and efficiency of the settlements system in the UK

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How small businesses sell themselves short on accounting

While one in four businesses plan to integrate their accounting with invoicing and payments by the end of 2017, over 27 percent have no plans at all for integration.

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How digital transformation created the economy of complexity

Digital transformation will change the way consumers and suppliers relate and behave. The range of offerings will become more complex. More than ever, IT executives must be aligned with business and use today’s digital technologies...

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How to protect yourself from ATM crime

Banks like Wells Fargo are rolling out much better ATM security. Here's why it won't stop ATM theft.

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How artificial intelligence is impacting the highest levels of finance

While the jury is still out on how artificial intelligence will shape the future, it is actively shaping our present. One of the industries that's embracing A.I. is finance. If properly implemented in that industry, A.I. could help...

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Banking-as-a-Service and the survival of banks in the digital age

Banks have traditionally been considered pioneers of process automation, but they are currently in the background of today’s digitized, customer-driven financial services landscape. The disruption of traditional banking grows stronger...

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