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Innovation pays off for Synchrony Financial

The credit card provider, spun out of GE, has weaved together a unique innovation framework, highlighted by a network of successful innovation labs.

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Why regression testing is crucial for every mobile banking app

Enhancements and upgrades are aimed to improve the quality of mobile banking apps and regression testing shows if the goal has been accomplished.

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A roadmap forward for payments

Payments have received significant interest and investment over the last several years. However, no one has created a solution having the complete value proposition of paper and plastic predecessors.

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IT effectiveness – Everyone’s desire, yet no one’s mandate

Technological innovations have been the primary driver of digital transformation until now. To maintain the momentum, digital transformation needs a corresponding wave of innovations in technology management. IT effectiveness is the...

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Opposites attract – fintechs and incumbents

The banking industry is undergoing substantial change as customers demand digital services. To meet these evolving needs, banks are realizing the value of partnering with fintech firms to spark innovation. So, how can banks and...

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IT effectiveness – the engine of digital transformation – is ailing. Why?

More than one-fifth of IT effort is potentially wasted on technology outputs that are never used, up to forty percent of business opportunities may be missed due to delays, and outdated management practices tax the IT workforce...

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In ‘trustless’ payment systems, trust is still necessary

Blockchain cannot eliminate trust from the equation, but it can reduce the burden that trust places on any system.

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Banking on devops: some banks are getting it right

How do banks that traditionally apply changes less than ten times a year move to continuous delivery? Devops is the answer, but culture and legacy systems are the challenge.

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How business intelligence in banking is shifting the paradigm

Business intelligence in banking is a complex and robust pipeline that incorporates a variety of tools. Find out what goes into a BI solution for a bank.

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Data, metadata and the AI horizon

The need to interact more as an orchestra than a factory.

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Smart contracts still miles away from living up to their name

Smart contracts seemingly create automatically enforceable agreements but the reality is this blockchain technology still has a long way to go.

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Fintech and credit cards: where are we heading?

Digital tools are expected in all fields, and certainly in banking and financial services.

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Taking to the skies – using drones in the insurance industry

The IoT will play an increasing part in the digital transformation of insurance and reinsurance. Insurtechs and insurers have many uses for UAVs, or drones.

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Machine learning and AI are ideally suited for cryptocurrency investing

Just as institutional investors were quick to recognize the benefits of automated trading solutions, cryptocurrency investors will be the ultimate beneficiaries of the introduction of these services to the blockchain ecosystem.

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Is Ethereum’s smart contract dominance being eroded?

Smaller companies that offer vast improvements over Ethereum's use of smart contracts.

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Small service providers becoming heavyweights and outcompeting system integrators

Retail bank’s strategic implementation illustrates new third-party services trend.

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How blockchain is becoming instrumental to social change

Blockchain's ability to store information has applications and effects across industries.

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Digital transformation in retail banking: choosing the digital platform

Digital transformation in retail banking is driven by customer experience. Technology and data that supports and enhances the customer journey is part of this change.

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