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Navigating the transformation

The world of banking and wealth management is undergoing a major transformation - some say incumbents will find the disruption insurmountable.  Our blog pages seek to demystify some of the trends, concepts and topics that are impacting the industry today.  We hope you find it useful, and look forward to your comments and discussion points. 

Open Banking

May 24, 2019 1:32:37 PM | Blog | Open Banking, PSD2, ecosystem, CX

Why banks need to build out their open banking ecosystem for a better client experience

The future of banking lies in open banking. Open banking increases the usability of your accounts and increases its value. Its aim is to make the world of banking more open and accessible - making payments, borrowing money and saving money can all be simplified.

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How banks can overcome the paradox of an Open Banking platform

The arrival of PSD2 in the EU means banks need Open Banking Platforms to compete. Some banks chose to develop their own software in house, while others took the faster and easier route of using off the shelf platforms created by innovative FinTech firms.

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May 8, 2019 1:05:00 PM | Blog | innovation, Open Banking, ecosystem, BPaaS, SaaS, cloud banking

The growing importance of cloud and digital ecosystems

How do wealth managers innovate today? How are private banks and wealth managers tackling innovation? How are they adapting their business and operating models to the challenges of today’s digital world? Our infographic summarizes interesting insights from a research on international wealth management institutions conducted by the International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Apr 9, 2019 8:05:00 AM | Blog | Open Banking, Open API's, PSD2 solutions

What does PSD2 have to do with a modern financial ecosystem?

The Revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) is unlike most other contemporary regulatory initiatives. The aim of PSD2, it seems, is to force innovation in an industry already beset by disruption and challengers ranging from BigTech, FinTech to digital-only banks.

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Apr 5, 2019 8:46:00 AM | Blog | Open Banking, ecosystem, banking platforms, app marketplace

Why 7% of the total banking revenue will be linked to open banking by 2020

Accenture has estimated that by 2020, €61 billion or about 7% of all banking revenue in Europe will be associated with Open Banking enabled activities in some shape or form. This trend represents a remarkable opportunity for the fleet-footed to capitalise on the opportunities that it presents.

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Apr 1, 2019 7:03:13 PM | Blog | Open Banking, Open Banking Platforms, PSD2, Open API's, PSD2 solutions

Why PSD2 brings more opportunities than challenges

New PSD2 regulations in the EU offer opportunities for the financial and FinTech sectors and will enhance customer’s payment experience and wealth management options. However, banks will need to redesign payment business models, and TPPs will now need to submit to regulatory supervision.

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