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Demystifying Artificial Intelligence DEMYSTIFYING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

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Mar 30, 2020

Nowadays, there are as many definitions of AI as there are companies trying to pitch AI solutions. So, how do coporations know how to incorporate artificial intelligence? When is the right time to use tax AI? This whitepaper cuts through the noise to demystify AI Think of AI as computers performing ...

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Properly Structuring Data for Tax provision PROPERLY STRUCTURING DATA FOR TAX PROVISION

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Mar 30, 2020

Is your data properly structured? Properly structuring data for tax provision Tax provisioning needs are becoming inherently more complex. The importance of accurate, real-time tax provisioning is only accelerating as legislative changes continue to unfold. Download our latest white paper to discove...

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Innovations in Corporate Income Tax Technology INNOVATIONS IN CORPORATE INCOME TAX TECHNOLOGY

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Mar 30, 2020

Tax Technology Enables High-Performance From enhancing compliance to optimizing data to elevating strategy, the latest innovations in corporate income tax technology deliver both timely and accurate tax returns and the opportunity to provide highly strategic tax support. Download our white paper to ...

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How to Keep Up With New Complexities in Tax HOW TO KEEP UP WITH NEW COMPLEXITIES IN TAX

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Mar 30, 2020

Pressures on the tax function are everywhere, and they are growing in number and intensity. Here’s how tax professionals should respond.

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VENTANA RESEARCH: GUIDE TO BUYING CLOSE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE FOR MIDSIZE COMPANIES VENTANA RESEARCH: GUIDE TO BUYING CLOSE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE FOR MIDSIZE COMPANIES

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Mar 26, 2020

Ventana Research finds to be successful, midsize businesses eventually must deploy dedicated software to manage the accounting close. Download Ventana Research’s Guide to Buying Close Management Software and learn: Close benefits you can expect with automation vs. without What to look for when evalu...

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FinTech in Post-Covid 19 World FINTECH IN POST-COVID 19 WORLD

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Apr 07, 2020

FinTech industry has 2008 crisis to thank for its tectonic rise. A number of ingredients (e.g. cheap funding, mistrust for banks, availability of ex banking talent, etc) came together that turned last recession into a platform for the launch of a wave of FinTech innovations. Since FinTech was almost...

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Open Banking in the Same Language OPEN BANKING IN THE SAME LANGUAGE

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Apr 06, 2020

What happens when third party fintechs try to access banking data on behalf of their consumers, but each way has a different way of doing so? That’s exactly what’s happening in the U.S. right now, and it’s a major factor in preventing the country from adopting an open banking cultu...

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Cash in the time of Covid: why we need to listen to the experts to protect this vital payment method CASH IN THE TIME OF COVID: WHY WE NEED TO LISTEN TO THE EXPERTS TO PROTECT THIS VITAL PAYMENT METHOD

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Apr 06, 2020

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on almost every area of our lives: from travel to shopping, the economy to health services. Understandably, these are emotive issues – things that we previously may have taken for granted are now being put under enormous pressure at a time when people are very an...

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Lockdown will have lasting effects on FinTech LOCKDOWN WILL HAVE LASTING EFFECTS ON FINTECH

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Apr 06, 2020

The lockdown is hurting every industry. FinTech is no exception. However, its digital nature means many companies find themselves well positioned. Some might even come out of this situation better off than before. The lockdown will have lasting effects – both good and bad – on FinTech. W...

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How can FinTech offer lending solutions for SME cashflows during the COVID-19 Pandemic? HOW CAN FINTECH OFFER LENDING SOLUTIONS FOR SME CASHFLOWS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC?

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Apr 02, 2020

On Friday, March 27th, 2020 we hosted a virtual roundtable which explored different perspectives on how FinTechs face problems, but also offer lending solutions during the the current pandemic

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Taking Advantage of AI and ML in Financial Services TAKING ADVANTAGE OF AI AND ML IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Apr 01, 2020

Many financial services organizations have already begun to take advantage of ML technology because of its proven ability to reduce operational costs, increase revenues, improve productivity, enhance compliance, bolster security, and enrich the customer experience. However, most companies are in the...

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Will COVID-19 Be the Final Straw for Cash and the Branch? WILL COVID-19 BE THE FINAL STRAW FOR CASH AND THE BRANCH?

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Apr 01, 2020

There are two things that the COVID-19 crisis is teaching us. Be careful of what you touch. And be careful of who you are near. Neither one is a good message for the future of cash nor the bank branch, two staples of 20th century financial life whose demise analysts and prognosticators have been ant...

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Bad Credit Business Loans: Your Fast Financing Options Explained BAD CREDIT BUSINESS LOANS: YOUR FAST FINANCING OPTIONS EXPLAINED

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Apr 01, 2020

You’re more than your credit score! In this video, National’s President Joe explains everything you need to know about how to get a business loan with bad credit, including viable options available to you. We understand the difficulties involved in growing your business. More than likely...

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9 Best Fintech Apps to Use While at Home During the Coronavirus Lockdown 9 BEST FINTECH APPS TO USE WHILE AT HOME DURING THE CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

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Mar 31, 2020

With the threat of the global coronavirus pandemic upon us – knowing which ones are the best Fintech apps to use may get a little confusing for the average consumer. It is no doubt that the entire world has been impacted negatively by the coronavirus (COVID19) lockdown. Regardless of what indu...

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AI in Fintech: a Wellspring of Opportunities AI IN FINTECH: A WELLSPRING OF OPPORTUNITIES

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Mar 31, 2020

Fintech is considered one of the fastest growing industries, which is hardly surprising. Anyone who’s dealt with a bank recently would be overjoyed to discover a more customer-friendly financial service, with transparent fees and superior customer care. Transferring money through services like...

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Addressing the flow of Sustainable Investment Data ADDRESSING THE FLOW OF SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT DATA

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Mar 31, 2020

David Harris, Group Head of Sustainable Business at London Stock Exchange, talks to Richard Peers, about his role addressing the flow of Sustainable Investment data from issuers to investors to support the entire market.

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How Lending-as-a-Service Can Impact Small Businesses in Need HOW LENDING-AS-A-SERVICE CAN IMPACT SMALL BUSINESSES IN NEED

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Mar 31, 2020

One of the brutal facts of the COVID-19 outbreak is that it will be difficult for small businesses to survive. The self-distancing and shelter-in-place orders, while temporary, are taxing for already cash-strapped merchants. Adding to the hardship, small businesses may find it especially difficult t...

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TIME TO DRIVE API INNOVATION THROUGH OPEN BANKING TIME TO DRIVE API INNOVATION THROUGH OPEN BANKING

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Mar 31, 2020

As the paper points out, application programming interfaces (APIs) are starting to significantly disrupt corporate banking. Nearly nine in ten (86 percent) banks are working on Open Banking and open API platforms, and nearly half (47 percent) of corporate treasurers see opportunities for banks to im...

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Positive and negative impacts of COVID19 on the FinTech Industry POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE IMPACTS OF COVID19 ON THE FINTECH INDUSTRY

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Mar 31, 2020

A simple observation about the positive and negative impacts that are affecting the FinTech Industry due to #covid19, given by our FinTech Solution Advisor-Imad Smail

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Which Fintech sectors will emerge fighting fit from the current Covid-19 crisis? WHICH FINTECH SECTORS WILL EMERGE FIGHTING FIT FROM THE CURRENT COVID-19 CRISIS?

blog article

Mar 31, 2020

Whilst the current pandemic induced crisis is yet to reach its peak, and is leaving a trail of personal and economic destruction, we should expect a new landscape to emerge, in many respects, when the dust settles. What does this mean for the Fintech sector in terms of opportunities and how does thi...

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HOW OPEN BANKING IS CATALYZING PAYMENTS CHANGE HOW OPEN BANKING IS CATALYZING PAYMENTS CHANGE

blog article

Mar 30, 2020

Since the adoption of PSD2 by the European Parliament in 2015, there’s been growing momentum behind Open Banking. This is set to reach new levels in 2020, as Open Banking catalyzes innovation and efficiency across the world of payments. That makes it one of the most important trends in the ind...

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Thought Leaders – What changes open banking will bring to the world? THOUGHT LEADERS – WHAT CHANGES OPEN BANKING WILL BRING TO THE WORLD?

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Mar 30, 2020

There is a number of options. Banks can adopt an approach driven by compliance, or they can create value together with fintech partners, thinks Andra Sonea, Head of Solution Architecture at FintechOS. “This is just the beginning”. Watch this video for more.

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How has Fintech helped with battling Covid-19? HOW HAS FINTECH HELPED WITH BATTLING COVID-19?

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Mar 30, 2020

As the pandemic known as Covid-19 is changing the way we live our lives, there are a couple of innovative technologies that have made this transition period much easier. We don’t know much about this virus but so far it has completely turned the world upside down. Not only are we running a ris...

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Coronavirus — How Fintech Helps CORONAVIRUS — HOW FINTECH HELPS

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Mar 30, 2020

The effects of Coronavirus on humanity, and what it is doing to the health and well-being of those around us, is very clear. We see the devastating effect it is having on people’s lives, and the level of fear is growing each day. I do not wish to add to this with another article based on the r...

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Demystifying Artificial Intelligence DEMYSTIFYING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

whitepaper

Mar 30, 2020

Nowadays, there are as many definitions of AI as there are companies trying to pitch AI solutions. So, how do coporations know how to incorporate artificial intelligence? When is the right time to use tax AI? This whitepaper cuts through the noise to demystify AI Think of AI as computers performing ...

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Properly Structuring Data for Tax provision PROPERLY STRUCTURING DATA FOR TAX PROVISION

whitepaper

Mar 30, 2020

Is your data properly structured? Properly structuring data for tax provision Tax provisioning needs are becoming inherently more complex. The importance of accurate, real-time tax provisioning is only accelerating as legislative changes continue to unfold. Download our latest white paper to discove...

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Innovations in Corporate Income Tax Technology INNOVATIONS IN CORPORATE INCOME TAX TECHNOLOGY

whitepaper

Mar 30, 2020

Tax Technology Enables High-Performance From enhancing compliance to optimizing data to elevating strategy, the latest innovations in corporate income tax technology deliver both timely and accurate tax returns and the opportunity to provide highly strategic tax support. Download our white paper to ...

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How to Keep Up With New Complexities in Tax HOW TO KEEP UP WITH NEW COMPLEXITIES IN TAX

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Mar 30, 2020

Pressures on the tax function are everywhere, and they are growing in number and intensity. Here’s how tax professionals should respond.

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Coronavirus - what technology can do for Fintech CORONAVIRUS - WHAT TECHNOLOGY CAN DO FOR FINTECH

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Mar 26, 2020

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation is dynamically evolving and posing new challenges each day for all of us - like all of you, we have taken actions to prepare and protect our business, and our customers. We remain focused on the well being of our employees and maintaining strong delivery for our cust...

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Are banks ready for the Corona emergency measures imposed by governments? ARE BANKS READY FOR THE CORONA EMERGENCY MEASURES IMPOSED BY GOVERNMENTS?

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Mar 26, 2020

Amid the Corona crisis, governments worldwide are urgently deciding on numerous actions to limit the economic impact of this unprecedented health crisis. Top priority in these plans is to help people and businesses overcome a period of low to zero income, which completely breaks their predicted liqu...

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COVID-19 and its Impact on the Banking Industry COVID-19 AND ITS IMPACT ON THE BANKING INDUSTRY

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Mar 26, 2020

European central banks have little ammunition with which to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Governments will soon be forced to balance the health of their citizens with economic stability and their own debt. After more than a decade of unprecedented economic growth, the world is facing another glob...

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How the Coronavirus Crisis is Impacting Fintech HOW THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS IS IMPACTING FINTECH

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Mar 26, 2020

The global coronavirus pandemic has far-reaching implications for every aspect of the economy, and fintech is already feeling some of the consequences of the escalating crisis. From canceled events to shrinking opportunities for fundraising, we’re talking through some of the biggest challenges...

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Banking and Credit Union - Robotic Process Automation - Commercial Loan Onboarding BANKING AND CREDIT UNION - ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION - COMMERCIAL LOAN ONBOARDING

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Mar 26, 2020

This video use case of robotic process automation for banking and credit unions shows a real life RPA bot implemented on top of FIS Horizon + other applications to process Commercial Loan Onboarding in the Loan Administration Department

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VENTANA RESEARCH: GUIDE TO BUYING CLOSE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE FOR MIDSIZE COMPANIES VENTANA RESEARCH: GUIDE TO BUYING CLOSE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE FOR MIDSIZE COMPANIES

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Mar 26, 2020

Ventana Research finds to be successful, midsize businesses eventually must deploy dedicated software to manage the accounting close. Download Ventana Research’s Guide to Buying Close Management Software and learn: Close benefits you can expect with automation vs. without What to look for when evalu...

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DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE CLOSE MANAGEMENT DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO EFFECTIVE CLOSE MANAGEMENT

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Mar 26, 2020

The month-end close for many accounting teams is a labor-intensive, reactive process. There are, however, some simple ways to better organize your people, process, documents and reconciliations to streamline, speed and improve your close. In this guide you’ll learn: Tips and recommendations for buil...

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The Way Forward: 21 Ideas for Bank Leaders to Boost Business after the Crisis THE WAY FORWARD: 21 IDEAS FOR BANK LEADERS TO BOOST BUSINESS AFTER THE CRISIS

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Mar 25, 2020

In the hardest times, there is always a way to get better. With the Way Forward, I’d like to share disruptive changes that shape industries, businesses, and societies in the context of financial services. The 21 notes synthesise the findings of openness, flexibility, and customer-centricity in...

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A bank account - A concept of the past A BANK ACCOUNT - A CONCEPT OF THE PAST

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Mar 23, 2020

Almost every recent article written about banking starts with the statement that the banking industry is being disrupted by new competitors, new innovations and new technologies. Although this statement is definitely true, the extend of the disruption can still be debated. Even the most innovative n...

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HOW FINTECH IS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF WEALTH MANAGEMENT HOW FINTECH IS SHAPING THE FUTURE OF WEALTH MANAGEMENT

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Mar 23, 2020

The wealth management industry can no longer ignore the rise of fintech. Investors have pumped more than $100 billion into the fintech market since 2010—including $6 billion in the first quarter of 2019. Those investments are going toward things like robo-advisors and investment apps that help...

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Cybersecurity: The Hidden Risks of Fintech Services CYBERSECURITY: THE HIDDEN RISKS OF FINTECH SERVICES

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Mar 20, 2020

Fintech has drastically improved the products and the services of the traditional financial services in the past few years. However, even after many financial institutions have readily adopted fintech services, there are still some hidden risks in the aforementioned industry. For instance, the integ...

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Will fintech change everyday lives in Africa and Asia? WILL FINTECH CHANGE EVERYDAY LIVES IN AFRICA AND ASIA?

blog article

Mar 19, 2020

The modern world is constantly changing, offering more to societies across the globe than before. The recent technological development has proven to be unprecedented and revolutionary, changing the lives of millions in different corners of the world. The financial industry is one of the most affecte...

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How Dubai is embracing fintech to become a smart city HOW DUBAI IS EMBRACING FINTECH TO BECOME A SMART CITY

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Mar 18, 2020

We explore how the city of Dubai is leveraging fintech in order to become a truly smart city, and with that, potentially the fintech capital of the world.

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Five lessons US banks can learn from fintech disruptors FIVE LESSONS US BANKS CAN LEARN FROM FINTECH DISRUPTORS

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Mar 15, 2020

The financial crisis of 2008 levelled the legacy banking industry quickly and decisively in North America. And rebuilding has been a long process — culturally, operationally and technologically. With the market once again in a state of volatility in part due to the spread of COVID-19, we&rsquo...

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Coronavirus is slamming markets. What’s an investor to do? CORONAVIRUS IS SLAMMING MARKETS. WHAT’S AN INVESTOR TO DO?

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Mar 12, 2020

With the markets on Thursday taking their biggest fall since 1987’s Black Monday and the record-setting bull run now a thing of the past, the average investor with a nest egg tied up in a 401(k) might feel powerless to stanch the blood-letting. In many cases, sitting tight amid the mayhem and ...

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FinTech: Navigating Its Evolving Competitive and Regulatory Landscapes FINTECH: NAVIGATING ITS EVOLVING COMPETITIVE AND REGULATORY LANDSCAPES

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Mar 11, 2020

Hear faculty director Kenneth Singleton describe the many benefits of this one-week interdisciplinary program on FinTech. Learn about the business opportunities and policy challenges arising in the continually evolving financial services landscape.

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AI bankability: 10 ways artificial intelligence is transforming banking AI BANKABILITY: 10 WAYS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS TRANSFORMING BANKING

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Mar 11, 2020

With plenty of post-recession anti-banking sentiment still lingering, it’s common to see fintech and traditional banks framed in oppositional terms. There’s some truth to that, especially with disruption-minded digital-only banks, but technological innovations have transformed banking of...

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Three Ways to Thrive in a Technology-Driven Financial Industry THREE WAYS TO THRIVE IN A TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

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Mar 11, 2020

The banking and financial industry is changing at a blinding pace. Advancements in mobile payments, digital currencies, blockchain and innovative lending strategies are causing a radical shift and have challenged nearly every established convention. These new financial technologies (known collective...

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4 Hurdles Every Fintech Startup Must Overcome 4 HURDLES EVERY FINTECH STARTUP MUST OVERCOME

blog article

Mar 11, 2020

Fintech, or financial technology, refers to the application of innovative technology solutions within the financial-services industry. Even if you’re not familiar with fintech, most of us have used services like PayPal or Cash App, which fall into the mobile wallet and payments category. These...

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cloud transformation in banking: The 2020 state of play CLOUD TRANSFORMATION IN BANKING: THE 2020 STATE OF PLAY

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Mar 10, 2020

FinTech Futures has launched its latest report on cloud transformation in the financial services industry. As we enter a decade of innovation and change, financial institutions are facing a myriad of challenges in the form of shifting customer expectations, emerging technologies and alternative busi...

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Banking 4.0 and Technology: What are Major Implications and Opportunities for Banks? BANKING 4.0 AND TECHNOLOGY: WHAT ARE MAJOR IMPLICATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR BANKS?

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Mar 10, 2020

A panel session during KSI's 2019 Malaysian Banking and Finance Summit discussing the impact of technology in the banking and finance sector. Particular attention was given to the role of fintech companies and its effects on banks.

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Financial Management – The 5 Jar Method FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT – THE 5 JAR METHOD

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Mar 09, 2020

How well we manage our money is more important for our financial wellbeing than the size of our income. You see…the default for most of us is to pay for whatever we need to pay for and then “save” the rest. This is not a sound financial plan. Most Australians live pay cheque to pa...

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7 Technologies disrupting the Finance Industry 7 TECHNOLOGIES DISRUPTING THE FINANCE INDUSTRY

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Mar 09, 2020

Change is not easy for any type of organization. More so for companies who have to abide by strict laws and regulations like financial institutions. Most existing banking and related laws are based on outdated legacy systems of traditional companies that are not flexible and do not necessarily refle...

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Why Fast and Accurate Financial Reporting is Critical for Construction Firms WHY FAST AND ACCURATE FINANCIAL REPORTING IS CRITICAL FOR CONSTRUCTION FIRMS

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Mar 09, 2020

Executing the vision of your construction firm is priority number one. This list shows the top ten ways that fast and accurate financial reporting delivers increased value to your firm, helping to round out your vision. From enabling cash flow for new projects to the decision-making process needed f...

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Dangerous Intersection Ahead: Privacy and Banking Fintech DANGEROUS INTERSECTION AHEAD: PRIVACY AND BANKING FINTECH

blog article

Mar 09, 2020

Bankers in the fintech space are familiar with the FFIEC’s Guidance recommending multi-factor authentication for certain financial transactions. Multi-factor authentication, at least for “high risk” transactions, requires a combination of something you know, something you have and ...

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What is composable banking? WHAT IS COMPOSABLE BANKING?

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Mar 09, 2020

See how ZestMoney, N26, Asto, Kreditech, Comply Advantage and FinTech Futures define composable banking.

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Machine Learning for Financial Services: Hype or Reality? MACHINE LEARNING FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES: HYPE OR REALITY?

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Mar 08, 2020

There’s an ongoing debate as to whether new trends in machine learning are mere hype or are actually providing tangible business value and helping shape financial services pricing and offering strategies. A survey of about 200 global insurance professionals conducted by Earnix in 2017 showed t...

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Coronavirus Hits Economy. How Fintech is Affected? CORONAVIRUS HITS ECONOMY. HOW FINTECH IS AFFECTED?

blog article

Mar 07, 2020

From stock market swings and billions wiped off of the airlines, hotels, transportation revenues to drug, soap or iPhone replacement shortages – the coronavirus outbreak is taking its toll on many business aspects of life. Euler Hermes calls this a "quarantined trade". The company...

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How FinTech Keeps Banks Focused On Customer Experience With AP Automation HOW FINTECH KEEPS BANKS FOCUSED ON CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE WITH AP AUTOMATION

blog article

Mar 06, 2020

FinTechs are helping banks focus on the customer experience through accounts payable (AP) automation. AvidXchange Senior Vice President of Financial Services Boyce Adams Jr. told PYMNTS in an interview that banks foundationally value “the relationship they have with the customer” and &ld...

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TOP 10 FINTECH INNOVATORS UNDER 30 TOP 10 FINTECH INNOVATORS UNDER 30

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Mar 06, 2020

We take a look at our Top 10 innovators of the new generation - but who came out on top?

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Will financial institutions make the SRDII deadline WILL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS MAKE THE SRDII DEADLINE

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Mar 06, 2020

With barely six months remaining before the September 2020 deadline for European Commission’s implementing regulation 2018/1212 for Shareholder Rights Directive II (SRDII), firms operating as financial intermediaries are focused on planning for compliance. SRDII is aimed to improve corporate g...

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Machine Learning in Finance – Present and Future Applications MACHINE LEARNING IN FINANCE – PRESENT AND FUTURE APPLICATIONS

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Mar 04, 2020

Machine learning has had fruitful applications in finance well before the advent of mobile banking apps, proficient chatbots, or search engines. Given the high volume, accurate historical records, and quantitative nature of the finance world, few industries are better suited for artificial intellige...

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Are challenger banks transforming the lending market or just providing digital makeup? ARE CHALLENGER BANKS TRANSFORMING THE LENDING MARKET OR JUST PROVIDING DIGITAL MAKEUP?

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Mar 04, 2020

The short answer is yes…. sometimes to both. However, there is a huge change underway and enough evidence to suggest that customer and competitive pressure alone will drive more change, even without further regulatory updates. Globally, and in the UK, margins in the lending market are feeling...

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Data Analytics & the Future of Lending DATA ANALYTICS & THE FUTURE OF LENDING

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Mar 04, 2020

A keynote from Mark Ruddock, CEO of BFS Capital, an international commercial fintech lender. Mark Ruddock is also formerly the interim CEO of 4finance, MD of Wonga International, CEO of Viigo (acquired), and founder of INEA (acquired). Mark is also a director of the Canadian Lenders Association.

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Fintech Trends: Virtual Cards & the Future of Payments FINTECH TRENDS: VIRTUAL CARDS & THE FUTURE OF PAYMENTS

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Mar 04, 2020

Last week TripActions announced TripActions Liquid™ — the first-of-its-kind, end-to-end global corporate travel management and payments solution. Travel is a huge line item for businesses with robust travel programs, making travel payments top-of-mind for TripActions and our customers. W...

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EMV vs Biometric Cards: What’s Next in Card Processing? EMV VS BIOMETRIC CARDS: WHAT’S NEXT IN CARD PROCESSING?

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Mar 03, 2020

Discover the history of card payment security and learn how biometrics are increasing the security of card payments. Futuristic advances in payment technology are being deployed across the world. Contactless payments are at the forefront of this trend, but security issues have slowed the adoption of...

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The 2020 Trends Defining the Banking and Payments Industry THE 2020 TRENDS DEFINING THE BANKING AND PAYMENTS INDUSTRY

blog article

Mar 02, 2020

A number of key benefits pertaining to banking in the cloud are now widely acknowledged – from scalability, agility and security to future proofing and (perhaps the most significant of all) cost efficiency. So, while the debate around whether cloud needs to be a part of a payments players&rsqu...

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Key Roles for Financial Markets KEY ROLES FOR FINANCIAL MARKETS

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Mar 02, 2020

Some of the key roles of financial markets are explained in this short revision video. We also look at evidence of the significance of financial services for the UK economy.​

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Banking in the age of instinct From financial services to financial betterment BANKING IN THE AGE OF INSTINCT FROM FINANCIAL SERVICES TO FINANCIAL BETTERMENT

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Mar 02, 2020

In the coming five-to-ten years, the banking industry will see rapid evolution to the point of revolution. And new research reveals that three macrotrends will shape the world and banking in 2030. In this video, our banking experts, and leaders from one of the world's most renowned futures consu...

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The power of Network Effects on the Fintech Industry THE POWER OF NETWORK EFFECTS ON THE FINTECH INDUSTRY

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Mar 01, 2020

We come to you from another fintech event - Rise London, where we explore the subject of network effects and the power of it on the fintech industry. Wondering what exactly network effects is and why so many platform companies are ensuring to have great network effects? Watch our video where we spea...

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How Data Aggregators Are Using Blockchain To Empower Fintech Players HOW DATA AGGREGATORS ARE USING BLOCKCHAIN TO EMPOWER FINTECH PLAYERS

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Mar 01, 2020

People know their banks and their favorite fintech applications. However, consumers are generally not aware of data aggregators like Plaid and Finicity, which collect consumer data from banks, crunch it and feed it to fintech applications. Blockchain technology can play a key role in helping data ag...

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Payments outsourcing – pros, cons & considerations that should be on your radar PAYMENTS OUTSOURCING – PROS, CONS & CONSIDERATIONS THAT SHOULD BE ON YOUR RADAR

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Feb 28, 2020

Payments has seen much change and innovation in the last years and will continue to evolve at the same pace. Just two examples are the introduction of Instant Payments in Europe and the launch of Open Banking/PSD2. On the infrastructure side, SWIFT has introduced gpi, setting the new standard for cr...

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Applied Data Science in Fintech APPLIED DATA SCIENCE IN FINTECH

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Feb 28, 2020

Under the supervision of Dr. Mario Gillrich and Maria Pelli, this course explores how new entrants in banking and finance are leveraging new technologies and methodologies to help traditional banks, their corporate clients and consumers use data and algorithms to better manage their financial operat...

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Does robotic process automation have a place in finance? DOES ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION HAVE A PLACE IN FINANCE?

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Feb 28, 2020

Robotic process automation (RPA) may be a relatively young technology, but it’s already secured a firm foothold in the financial services industry. In the UK alone, 72% of banks, insurance firms and other financial institutions are using artificial intelligence (AI) technology, according to Mi...

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Putting humans at the helm of finance innovation PUTTING HUMANS AT THE HELM OF FINANCE INNOVATION

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Feb 28, 2020

As technologies such as 5G, IoT and AI are rolled out across industries, old business models are being overturned and new ones created, all in the name of progress. Even the most established industries run the risk of being significantly weakened, or even made redundant – so organizations will...

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Properly Structuring Data for Tax provision PROPERLY STRUCTURING DATA FOR TAX PROVISION

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Feb 28, 2020

Is your data properly structured? Properly structuring data for tax provision Tax provisioning needs are becoming inherently more complex. The importance of accurate, real-time tax provisioning is only accelerating as legislative changes continue to unfold. Download our latest white paper to discove...

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2020 Poly Product Catalog 2020 POLY PRODUCT CATALOG

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Feb 28, 2020

Browse a selection of Poly’s 2020 audio and video solutions for business communication and collaboration. View headset, voice, video, and video-interop solutions. Find the best options to enhance your existing collaboration platforms and improve communication on both sides of the call. See our selec...

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IT Pros Guide to Addressing Open Office Chaos IT PROS GUIDE TO ADDRESSING OPEN OFFICE CHAOS

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Feb 28, 2020

Learn how IT can help ease open office distractions, and what A/V collaboration technology to look for when accommodating different workspaces and work styles. Also, get 7 key steps to running a videoconferencing pilot that you can test, measure and scale, to improve open office collaboration.

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Fintech-as-a-Service going Global FINTECH-AS-A-SERVICE GOING GLOBAL

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Feb 27, 2020

Sarel Tal, VP EMEA, Rapyd, talks to Hannah Wallace, FinextraTV about some of the advantages of Fintech-as-a-Service for businesses looking to scale today, what this platform approach means for payments in the future and how this will impact and assist the gig economy.

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3 Signs Fintech Is Entering the Mainstream 3 SIGNS FINTECH IS ENTERING THE MAINSTREAM

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Feb 26, 2020

Over the past several years, financial technology -- or fintech, for short -- started a revolution of sorts in what some consider a stodgy industry. Online-only banks with no branches, digital payment systems, and person-to-person (P2P) payment apps are just a few of the ways that technology is chan...

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Natural Language Processing Applications in Finance – 3 Current Applications NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING APPLICATIONS IN FINANCE – 3 CURRENT APPLICATIONS

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Feb 26, 2020

Natural language processing, (NLP) is one AI technique that’s finding its way into a variety of verticals, but the finance industry is among the most interested in the business applications of NLP. In fact, according to our AI Opportunity Landscape research in banking, approximately 39% of the...

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4 Fintech Trends to Watch For in 2020 4 FINTECH TRENDS TO WATCH FOR IN 2020

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Feb 26, 2020

The fintech industry is one of the most visibly disruptive sectors since it can dramatically impact everyday consumers as well as the business of all sizes. It’s also potentially a highly regulated sector, with governments and regulators well aware of the need to both protect consumers and bus...

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JPMorgan JPMORGAN'S OPEN BANKING RULES FOR US FINTECHS

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Feb 26, 2020

JPMorgan gives fintech’s data access deadline. JPMorgan has told financial technology companies they will be barred from accessing its customer information by July 30 unless they sign data access agreements with the bank and back a plan to stop using customer passwords to gather the data.

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5 Ways AI can Transform Fintech Industry 5 WAYS AI CAN TRANSFORM FINTECH INDUSTRY

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Feb 25, 2020

Fintech is one of the fastest-growing industries, owing to the rising penetration of internet users. There is a paradigm shift to mobile devices for performing financial transactions and related actions. Behind the booming fintech market, there are several technologies that are contributing to makin...

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How to enhance the customer experience in the Fintech Industry HOW TO ENHANCE THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE IN THE FINTECH INDUSTRY

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Feb 25, 2020

Fintech or Financial technology is the industry that delivers traditional financial services in a technical manner. The industry has been there for a long time but made significant growth in the previous few years. New cryptocurrencies and payment solutions are surfacing, and the industry is project...

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2020: Drive by regulators to adopt tech poses challenges for the firms they police 2020: DRIVE BY REGULATORS TO ADOPT TECH POSES CHALLENGES FOR THE FIRMS THEY POLICE

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Feb 25, 2020

The overhaul of the financial services industry in the post Great Financial Crisis (GFC) era has created a swathe of new rules and regulations for the regulators to monitor, and financial firms to adhere to. While such changes have presented firms with significant challenges, transforming how they o...

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Fintech Software Development Trends to Expect in 2020 FINTECH SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT TRENDS TO EXPECT IN 2020

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Feb 24, 2020

There’s no doubt that the Fintech software development industry has attracted a lot of attention from consumers and investors alike. In Finance, Fintech is synonymous with convenience, innovation, and accessibility. With the enormous solutions that Fintech promises to offer, it’s no wond...

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Is This A Fintech Bubble? IS THIS A FINTECH BUBBLE?

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Feb 24, 2020

Before I begin…good news for people nervous about the stock market panic today…. CNBC is airing a ‘Markets in Turmoil’ tonight. It never has failed at producing an investable bottom. If you are confused or angry…you might be too heavily weighted in stocks. The warnin...

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Financial infrastructure - the fintech way FINANCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE - THE FINTECH WAY

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Feb 24, 2020

Financial infrastructure plays a critical role in a countries economic development and stability. Over recent years, we have seen the emergence of various fintechs as infrastructure providers selling services to financial institutions to improve the end user experience or to add additional capabilit...

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Fintech Customer Acquisition - Beyond Early Adopters FINTECH CUSTOMER ACQUISITION - BEYOND EARLY ADOPTERS

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Feb 24, 2020

This blog attempts to answer the following key questions at a high level: What could financial technology companies (fintechs) do to enable greater consumer or SME (customer) adoption of their products and services beyond early adopters? What could fintechs do to pull under-served and well-served cu...

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what WHAT'S YOUR PREDICTION FOR FINTECH OVER THE NEXT 12 MONTHS?

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Feb 24, 2020

The future of fintech is constantly evolving and surprising even those who work in the space, so we asked our experts from FinovateEurope to give us their best guess at what twists and turns the industry will take by the end of 2020.

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Financial infrastructure: the FinTech way FINANCIAL INFRASTRUCTURE: THE FINTECH WAY

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Feb 24, 2020

Financial infrastructure plays a critical role in a country’s economic development and stability. It determines how efficiently financial services can be provided. A high-quality infrastructure lends itself, among other benefits, to lower transactional costs and more accurate risk evaluations,...

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Collateral Business Loans: What You Need to Know COLLATERAL BUSINESS LOANS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

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Feb 24, 2020

It’s a fact: to succeed in business, sometimes you need to borrow money to keep cash flow steady. But what do you do if you have bad credit? What business financing options do you have? Not to worry. Even if your business and personal credit scores are too low to qualify you for traditional bu...

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Real-Time Risk Management for Banking REAL-TIME RISK MANAGEMENT FOR BANKING

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Feb 21, 2020

Does a “regular” bank that does not deal in complex instruments still need real-time risk management? To date, banks have generally accepted having risk analyses available one or two days after the fact. And for years, they have made ends meet with this delayed risk insight. So why inves...

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How Fintech Startups Are Disrupting the Payments Industry HOW FINTECH STARTUPS ARE DISRUPTING THE PAYMENTS INDUSTRY

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Feb 21, 2020

Long in the past, transfers of value took place between royalty, merchants and commoners who all used gold, silver, cattle and other physical commodities to thrive and survive. That ended in 1971 when the U.S. dollar and other world fiat systems fully detached from the gold standard and embraced flo...

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Core finance - taking a strategic approach to cloud CORE FINANCE - TAKING A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO CLOUD

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Feb 21, 2020

This post focuses on the benefits of a strategic cloud approach. The first blog post in the series titled, 'How a focus on the customer can help you fight for a digital finance transformation' can be read here and the follow up on laying the foundation for the future of finance can be read h...

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Gamification in Banking and Financial Services GAMIFICATION IN BANKING AND FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Feb 20, 2020

When there is a lack of trust and engagement, customers don’t consume products and services. Engagement is critical to keep your customers loyal to your brand. At the same time low engagement among employees causes high levels of stress and burn out. This results in decreased performance, not ...

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Why the Future of Open Banking Belongs to Platforms WHY THE FUTURE OF OPEN BANKING BELONGS TO PLATFORMS

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Feb 20, 2020

The platform economy is revolutionising the $50bn global deposits business. By separating the product provider and financial point of sale, banks can now choose whether they want to collect deposits for financing or offer deposits as a product, without one depending on the other. While the deposits ...

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The Impact of Accounts Payable Automation on Organisational Performance THE IMPACT OF ACCOUNTS PAYABLE AUTOMATION ON ORGANISATIONAL PERFORMANCE

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Feb 19, 2020

Digital trends have impacted almost every aspect of today’s business world, from operational performance to customer service satisfaction. The payments department – the cash flow and working capital lifeline for an organization – is no exception. Yet in Singapore and Malaysia, many...

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Where will the financial services industry be in 2020 and beyond? WHERE WILL THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY BE IN 2020 AND BEYOND?

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Feb 19, 2020

PwC’s John Garvey (Global Financial Services Leader) shares his insights on where the financial services industry is heading in 2020 and beyond.

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5 FinTech Companies Disrupting Banking And Finance 5 FINTECH COMPANIES DISRUPTING BANKING AND FINANCE

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Feb 19, 2020

You may think of ATM workings as a revolutionary experience but since the advent of Fintech, the entire financial services domain has entered a new era. Whether you purchase a cup of coffee or manage your finances, fintech is everywhere. From payments via apps such as Payoneer or Paypal to getting r...

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3 Trends are Digitizing Payments in the Gig Economy 3 TRENDS ARE DIGITIZING PAYMENTS IN THE GIG ECONOMY

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Feb 19, 2020

The payment digitization revolution is happening and no one is immune... But did you know that companies that operate in the gig economy are seeing unprecedented savings and efficiencies? Payment industry expert Mark Brousseau knows that electronic payments, holistic payments, and data-rich payments...

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Advancing Mobile Banking Security With GPS ADVANCING MOBILE BANKING SECURITY WITH GPS

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Feb 19, 2020

Mobile-based fintech solutions are becoming the first port of call for many financial services, as people embrace the simplicity, cost-effectiveness and speed of mobile payments. Milennials and Gen-Zers admire mobile experiences they get with banking, payroll, customer loyalty apps and others. Howev...

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Connected Finances: Top Benefits of Using IoT Technology in Banking CONNECTED FINANCES: TOP BENEFITS OF USING IOT TECHNOLOGY IN BANKING

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Feb 19, 2020

Technology has always been the main force behind changes in the banking sector, and now the Internet of Things is going to change the nature of banking itself. If we step back from such isolated technologies like blockchain or the smartphone and try to see the global picture, we easily notice that s...

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Ineffiziente rechtliche Prozesse und ihre Auswirkung auf die allgemeine Geschäftsentwicklung INEFFIZIENTE RECHTLICHE PROZESSE UND IHRE AUSWIRKUNG AUF DIE ALLGEMEINE GESCHÄFTSENTWICKLUNG

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Feb 19, 2020

Verträge – zwischen Kunden, Partnern und Mitarbeitern – sind die Grundlage jedes Unternehmens. Und die Rechtsabteilung ist von zentraler Bedeutung, wenn es darum geht, solide Rahmenbedingungen für die Vertragsarbeit im gesamten Unternehmen zu schaffen. Während andere Abteilungen ihre Abläufe mit dig...

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Die Krise der Kundenidentität überwinden DIE KRISE DER KUNDENIDENTITÄT ÜBERWINDEN

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Feb 19, 2020

Neue Umsatzquellen, eine verbesserte Kundenerfahrung und ein regelkonformer Prozess: Weshalb automatisierte ID-Überprüfung für jedes Geschäftswachstum so wichtig ist. Dieses Thema anzugehen, verspricht enorme Vorteile für Kunden und Unternehmen. Anstatt auf neue Maßnahmen und Vorschriften von Seiten...

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The Five Costs of Static Planning THE FIVE COSTS OF STATIC PLANNING

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Feb 19, 2020

The way you plan and budget comes with real costs to your business. Read this eBook to get a better understanding of what static planning is and what it’s costing your business.

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2019 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large and Global Enterprises 2019 GARTNER MAGIC QUADRANT FOR CLOUD CORE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SUITES FOR MIDSIZE, LARGE AND GLOBAL ENTERPRISES

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Feb 19, 2020

Looking for a trusted partner for financial management that can help lead your organization today and into the future? Get analysis of the market, key recommendations for evaluating vendors, and more. Download your complimentary copy of the report.

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What WHAT'S NEXT FOR TUITION PRICING?

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Feb 19, 2020

Faced with increased competition, lagging family incomes, and rising “tuition discounts,” colleges and universities can no longer maintain the current approach to tuition pricing. Read the report for ways to rethink your strategies

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Cloud Based ERP for Healthcare CLOUD BASED ERP FOR HEALTHCARE

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Feb 19, 2020

Cloud-based ERP systems help healthcare providers drive efficiency, react to changes with agility, and deliver quality patient care. Here are eight reasons you should move to the cloud.

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Innovation for the Changing World of Finance INNOVATION FOR THE CHANGING WORLD OF FINANCE

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Feb 19, 2020

The future of work demands more from finance. More insight. More innovation. More action. Are you ready? See how Workday Financial Management helps organizations like yours get time back, empower users with new insights, and allow finance to quickly pivot to model for what's next. Read now.

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 Why Companies Should Consider Cloud ERP to Boost Business Success WHY COMPANIES SHOULD CONSIDER CLOUD ERP TO BOOST BUSINESS SUCCESS

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Feb 19, 2020

More and more organizations of all sizes are realizing the benefits of cloud ERP. Read the whitepaper to learn more about making the switch from on-premise systems and choosing the right technology partner.

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The Next Generation of Students THE NEXT GENERATION OF STUDENTS

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Feb 19, 2020

Changing student demographics can pose big challenges to higher education institutions. The ability to adapt is key to creating a place where everyone can succeed. This report from Inside Higher Ed dives deep into what these changes mean for your campus and how technology can help you meet the needs...

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10 Must-Reads for Healthcare Leaders Focused on Building a Resilient Supply Chain 10 MUST-READS FOR HEALTHCARE LEADERS FOCUSED ON BUILDING A RESILIENT SUPPLY CHAIN

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Feb 19, 2020

This e-book features 10 must-read articles on the rapidly evolving world of supply chain published by Becker’s Hospital Review. Articles cover a range of topics, from new entrants pushing into healthcare to how new business collaboratives are shaking up conventional distribution models.

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 Getting the Basics Right - Consolidate and Close Guide GETTING THE BASICS RIGHT - CONSOLIDATE AND CLOSE GUIDE

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Feb 19, 2020

The consolidation and close process is often tedious and time-consuming—but it doesn’t have to be. Following the 10 steps in this guide can help you achieve a more efficient and accurate period close. Read now to learn more

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 Getting the Basics Right - Accounting Code Block Guide GETTING THE BASICS RIGHT - ACCOUNTING CODE BLOCK GUIDE

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Feb 19, 2020

Six Steps to Smarter Accounting. Smarter accounting is just six easy steps away. This Getting the Basics Right Guide offers actionable ways for midsize organizations to spend less time reconciling financial data from disparate systems and more time making strategic, data-driven decisions.

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What WHAT'S NEXT FOR ENROLLMENT

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Feb 19, 2020

Higher education is facing a crisis. For the first time in years, the pool of prospective students is shrinking, changing, and choosing different options—a trend that could continue well into the next decade. Read this whitepaper to take a deep-dive into the numbers, and discover five ways innovativ...

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eBook- 10 Must Reads for the Healthcare CFO EBOOK- 10 MUST READS FOR THE HEALTHCARE CFO

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Feb 19, 2020

From the rise of data analytics to new needs in budgeting, the shift to value-based medicine is bringing a fresh set of challenges to healthcare CFOs. How can you best meet these new demands and turn change into opportunity? This Becker’s Hospital Review eBook compiles 10 must-read articles that off...

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How to Keep Up With New Complexities in Tax HOW TO KEEP UP WITH NEW COMPLEXITIES IN TAX

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Feb 19, 2020

Pressures on the tax function are everywhere, and they are growing in number and intensity. Here’s how tax professionals should respond.

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GET PRIVACY OPERATIONS RIGHT Axiom’s guide to Operationalizing privacy GET PRIVACY OPERATIONS RIGHT AXIOM’S GUIDE TO OPERATIONALIZING PRIVACY

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Feb 19, 2020

Over 120 major jurisdictions have passed or proposed privacy regulations worldwide and billions of dollars in fines have already been issued. However, 79% of companies are failing to comply or struggling to keep up with new privacy regulations. To be effective, ongoing privacy work must be incorpora...

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CLEARING THE PATH Why Rethinking Talent Is the Key to Empowering the Legal Department CLEARING THE PATH WHY RETHINKING TALENT IS THE KEY TO EMPOWERING THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT

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Feb 19, 2020

Build out a more flexible, efficient and cost-effective legal ecosystem. It is no secret that legal departments, and the leaders who run them, are under unrelenting pressure to perform under fast-paced, complicated and unpredictable conditions. It’s time to empower the modern legal department, and w...

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Properly Structuring Data for Tax provision PROPERLY STRUCTURING DATA FOR TAX PROVISION

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Feb 19, 2020

Is your data properly structured? Properly structuring data for tax provision Tax provisioning needs are becoming inherently more complex. The importance of accurate, real-time tax provisioning is only accelerating as legislative changes continue to unfold. Download our latest white paper to discove...

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Innovations in Corporate Income Tax Technology​ INNOVATIONS IN CORPORATE INCOME TAX TECHNOLOGY​

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Feb 19, 2020

Tax Technology Enables High-Performance From enhancing compliance to optimizing data to elevating strategy, the latest innovations in corporate income tax technology deliver both timely and accurate tax returns and the opportunity to provide highly strategic tax support. Download our white paper to ...

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Whitepaper | Innovations in Corporate Income Tax Technology WHITEPAPER | INNOVATIONS IN CORPORATE INCOME TAX TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 19, 2020

From enhancing compliance to optimizing data to elevating strategy, the latest innovations in corporate income tax technology deliver both timely and accurate tax returns and the opportunity to provide highly strategic tax support. Download the following white paper from Thomson Reuters to discover ...

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Whitepaper | The Future of Tax Departments: Dissecting the Democratization of Technology, the Rise of the Taxologist, and the Impact of Open Platforms WHITEPAPER | THE FUTURE OF TAX DEPARTMENTS: DISSECTING THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF TECHNOLOGY, THE RISE OF THE TAXOLOGIST, AND THE IMPACT OF OPEN PLATFORMS

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Feb 19, 2020

Corporate tax departments are grappling with enormous change on several fronts, much of it driven by dramatic improvements in new and better technology platforms. The pressure to adapt has never been greater, and the consequences of falling behind have never been more punishing. Download the latest ...

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The Top 5 Use Cases of Graph Databases THE TOP 5 USE CASES OF GRAPH DATABASES

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Feb 19, 2020

Graph databases enable you to generate competitive insights and derive significant business value from your connected data. Discover the top five most impactful and profitable use cases of graph databases, including fraud detection, real-time recommendations, and master data management, among others...

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The Fastest Path to GDPR Compliance: Graph Technology and Connected Data THE FASTEST PATH TO GDPR COMPLIANCE: GRAPH TECHNOLOGY AND CONNECTED DATA

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Feb 19, 2020

A seismic shift occured in the data management world in May 2018 when the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became law in the European Union. All companies with information about European residents must comply with new, strict rules about how personal data is stored, secured, used, and trans...

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Powering Real-Time Recommendations with Graph Database Technology POWERING REAL-TIME RECOMMENDATIONS WITH GRAPH DATABASE TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 19, 2020

Consumers expect to be served real-time recommendations customized to their needs. Retailers like Walmart, eBay, and adidas power their recommendations with a graph database and see performance thousands of times faster than with a MySQL database. Read this white paper to learn how graph-powered rec...

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Graph Databases for Beginners GRAPH DATABASES FOR BEGINNERS

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Feb 19, 2020

Graph databases are the fastest growing category of database technology, but not everyone knows what they are or what they can do. This ebook takes beginners through the basics of graph technology without relying on too-technical explanations - perfect for the business executive, project manager or ...

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Fraud Detection: Discovering Connections with Graph Databases FRAUD DETECTION: DISCOVERING CONNECTIONS WITH GRAPH DATABASES

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Feb 19, 2020

Tens of billions of dollars are lost every year by U.S. companies and financial organizations due to fraud. Graph databases can help you stop advanced fraud scenarios in real time by giving you insights based on data connections. Read this white paper to learn how graph databases can help you uncove...

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The Ultimate Guide to Exemption Certificates for Sales Tax Compliance THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO EXEMPTION CERTIFICATES FOR SALES TAX COMPLIANCE

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Feb 19, 2020

Achieving sales tax compliance in today’s complex environment is no easy feat. There are changing rates to calculate, evolving requirements to monitor and a wide array of sales tax exemption certificates to manage. Companies must handle every step correctly, and each one is riddled with potential pi...

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CFO Playbook: Change Management CFO PLAYBOOK: CHANGE MANAGEMENT

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Feb 19, 2020

Finance transformation initiatives are often focused on applying automation to unlock accounting efficiency. And driving this level of change requires a plan. To achieve success, every level of the organization must be engaged and embrace digitization rather than fight it, reallocating where personn...

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The New Age of Increased Investor Due Diligence THE NEW AGE OF INCREASED INVESTOR DUE DILIGENCE

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Feb 19, 2020

“82% of investors believe companies often resort to legal but ‘creative’ accounting tactics in order to satisfy or attract investors” Against a backdrop of high-profile misreporting and fraud scandals that have shaken trust in audit and accounting globally, we wanted to know how much investors care ...

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Building a World-Class Accounting Organization BUILDING A WORLD-CLASS ACCOUNTING ORGANIZATION

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Feb 19, 2020

The game is changing, and with business growth come exciting opportunities for accounting and finance. Yet accounting is expected to close the books faster and more accurately than ever before, and what used to be their entire focus is now just the price of admission. Technology is creating breakthr...

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Security vs. Convenience in the Payment Experience What matters most to online shoppers? SECURITY VS. CONVENIENCE IN THE PAYMENT EXPERIENCE WHAT MATTERS MOST TO ONLINE SHOPPERS?

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Feb 19, 2020

Under Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) businesses taking payments in Europe are facing 1 in 5 payments being lost. For many online businesses, SCA requires implementing specific additional security measures during online purchases. But to what extent will consumers embrace these changes or rejec...

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The SaaS Churn Bible Everything You Need To Know About Identifying & Combating Churn THE SAAS CHURN BIBLE EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IDENTIFYING & COMBATING CHURN

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Feb 19, 2020

Everything you need to know about identifying & combating churn Churn is the enemy of every SaaS business. A customer who leaves before you have recouped your cost of acquisition is worse than not signing up a customer at all. The fastest growing subscription businesses know this, and are focusing t...

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Payment Preferences for Recurring Purchases: The Consumer Payer 2019 PAYMENT PREFERENCES FOR RECURRING PURCHASES: THE CONSUMER PAYER 2019

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Feb 19, 2020

Which payment methods are your customers comfortable paying with? And which do they actively prefer to pay with? Knowing the answers to these questions can significantly affect conversion rates for your business. And with that, revenue. We partnered with YouGov to ask consumers in the UK, France, Ge...

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Everything You Need To Know About Identifying & Combating Churn EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IDENTIFYING & COMBATING CHURN

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Feb 19, 2020

In the simplest form, churn is the result of paying customers becoming non-paying customers, but there is much more to churn than meets the eye. Understanding the different types of churn, ways to quantify it, and actionable steps to reduce it can literally make or break a SaaS company. In this eBoo...

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The Payment Experience Cheat Sheet: A guide For Recurring revenue Businesses THE PAYMENT EXPERIENCE CHEAT SHEET: A GUIDE FOR RECURRING REVENUE BUSINESSES

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Feb 19, 2020

Payment experience is the combination of customer touchpoints that lead to a payment taking place. The sum of all these touchpoints will contribute to the customer’s overall perception of your brand. But how can you leverage payment experience to help you collect recurring payments and build custome...

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Payment Preferences for Recurring Purchases: the Consumer Payer 2019 PAYMENT PREFERENCES FOR RECURRING PURCHASES: THE CONSUMER PAYER 2019

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Feb 19, 2020

Why Preference matters, Making a payment is the final step in a complex buyer journey; it’s the difference between intent and revenue, between lost opportunity and conversion. Understanding which payment methods your buyers can access, and which they feel comfortable with, will impact how many of th...

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How Payments Impact Key Subscription Metrics HOW PAYMENTS IMPACT KEY SUBSCRIPTION METRICS

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Feb 19, 2020

Payment failures account for 30% of overall involuntary churn. Your payment methods affect your business metrics and hence creating customer lifetime value and reducing churn rate are metrics every business will care about. This whitepaper “How payments impact key subscription metrics” will help you...

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 5 Signs Your Accounting System is Holding You Back 5 SIGNS YOUR ACCOUNTING SYSTEM IS HOLDING YOU BACK

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Feb 19, 2020

As the size, complexity, and pace of your business grow, the frustrations can multiply. That accounting system you relied on to manage finances and operations has, over time, gradually become a barrier to growth and efficiency. But in a highly competitive business climate, you can’t afford spiraling...

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 Coping with Unexpected Business Challenges COPING WITH UNEXPECTED BUSINESS CHALLENGES

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Feb 19, 2020

You know it all too well. But, if you’re like many, you hesitate to admit the reality: It just isn’t easy being a CFO. Your company relies on you for financial leadership, but as your organization grows, so do the challenges—faster closes, cleaner audits, smarter revenue management, deeper analyses,...

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 Priorities for Improving Bank Operational Processing PRIORITIES FOR IMPROVING BANK OPERATIONAL PROCESSING

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Feb 19, 2020

Financial organizations must reduce friction that hinder operational efficiencies to meet customer expectations. The key to accelerating operational processing is highly integrated, streamlined business processes with clear policies and codified procedures. In this overview, we will cover: Why data ...

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 4 Pillars To Deliver Open Banking Infrastructure 4 PILLARS TO DELIVER OPEN BANKING INFRASTRUCTURE

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Feb 19, 2020

Integrated financial services are key to meeting customer expectations. Learn the four pillars to open banking. Open banking has shifted from “why” to “how.” Now it’s beyond regulations and is about understanding ever-changing customer expectations. To stay competitive, financial organizations need ...

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Banking Operational Efficiency Checklist BANKING OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY CHECKLIST

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Feb 19, 2020

Financial organizations are facing requirements of simplicity and frictionless experiences from customers 24/7. An efficient back office and integrated front-office experience is required to meet these demands. In this executive checklist, we will cover: Why automation is not just for IT. What to co...

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 5 Benefits of Operational Efficiency in Financial Services 5 BENEFITS OF OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Feb 19, 2020

Servicing digital customers defines how easy your bank is to work with. As a result, the back office is now even more visible to successful interactions. In this brief, learn: The five benefits of operational efficiency in banking. Why a new level of responsiveness is key. How to achieve the savings...

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6 Keys to Credit Risk Modeling for the Digital Age 6 KEYS TO CREDIT RISK MODELING FOR THE DIGITAL AGE

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Feb 18, 2020

Organizations that develop their own credit risk models see long lead times to get them built and deployed. Business users determine a need for a new model, which triggers weeks or months of data collection and model development effort – as much as a year. By the time the new model is deployed...

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4 Benefits to Becoming Digital and Data-Driven in Financial Services 4 BENEFITS TO BECOMING DIGITAL AND DATA-DRIVEN IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Feb 18, 2020

Make no mistake: the current explosion of volume in data coupled with the emergence of new tools and processes on the public internet has created a near-perfect storm when it comes to generating opportunities for the enterprise. In addition to the creation of all new forms of business – think ...

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The digital drive to replace the passport in financial services THE DIGITAL DRIVE TO REPLACE THE PASSPORT IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Feb 17, 2020

Despite the onward march of technology, especially in the financial services sector, methods of authentication and identity confirmation appear to be falling behind the curve. While biometrics may be making inroads into the industry, the passport and the paper document remain the dominant way that m...

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Tracking the Future of Cross-Border Payments with AI ML and Blockchain TRACKING THE FUTURE OF CROSS-BORDER PAYMENTS WITH AI ML AND BLOCKCHAIN

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Feb 17, 2020

The global payments landscape is undergoing a massive reorganization. Industry researchers and analyst groups attribute this seismic change to many factors. Technological advancements and competitive forces have proved to be the biggest transformational forces in the payments industry that have comb...

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2020 Trends in Lending 2020 TRENDS IN LENDING

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Feb 13, 2020

Borrowers' changing expectations fuel new demands for lenders. Influenced by easy, intuitive digital experiences in other parts of their lives, today's borrowers have heightened expectations when applying for and managing loans. For the lending industry, 2020 will be defined by how well it m...

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Fintech Blockchain - Empowering financial management FINTECH BLOCKCHAIN - EMPOWERING FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

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Feb 13, 2020

'Welcome to the new era of banking' Automata attends a Fintech event at Wework Bank in London. They talk to leading industry figures who are using Blockchain to create a savings revolution. The automata app is a digital alternative to banks, grow your wealth as you spend, save and invest you...

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AI in Banking – An Analysis of America’s 7 Top Banks AI IN BANKING – AN ANALYSIS OF AMERICA’S 7 TOP BANKS

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Feb 13, 2020

While tech giants tend to hog the limelight on the cutting-edge of technology, AI in banking and other facets of the financial sector is showing signs of interest and adoption even among the banking incumbents. Discussions in the media around the emergence of AI in the banking industry range from th...

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The Future of Banking & Financial Services THE FUTURE OF BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Feb 11, 2020

How will Dion manage money matters in 2030? And what role should your company play to stay relevant for the next generation? Explore the opportunities of tomorrow!

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Digital transformation beyond financial management with CFO 3.0 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION BEYOND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT WITH CFO 3.0

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Feb 11, 2020

the past decade, technology has transformed virtually every aspect of business. As businesses become increasingly complex, it's now more important for organizations to analyze data, not just historically but in real-time. That's what CFO 3.0 is all about. A new era where emerging technologie...

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Applied Customer Engagement for Financial Services APPLIED CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Feb 11, 2020

By harnessing data and implementing advancements in Artificial Intelligence, Accenture can help financial services firms future proof their customer experience with Applied Customer Engagement (ACE) by delivering context-driven responses.

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Fintech connect - The world of banking is changing FINTECH CONNECT - THE WORLD OF BANKING IS CHANGING

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Feb 11, 2020

'Welcome to the new era of banking' Automata attends FinTech Connect and talks to those developing the latest innovations, digital transformations, financial security and payment systems in the world of Fintech.

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Why Payments-as-a-Service is the first choice for FIs WHY PAYMENTS-AS-A-SERVICE IS THE FIRST CHOICE FOR FIS

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Feb 11, 2020

The pace of change within the global payment’s technology space is still at full speed with no sign of slowing down. While traditional incumbents have until recently taken comfort in their size and decades of dominance, new digital-only challenger banks are ramping up and making a huge impact ...

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The next frontier in Banking transformation THE NEXT FRONTIER IN BANKING TRANSFORMATION

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Feb 10, 2020

Here’s how digital security pioneer V-Key helps banks establish secure and agile digital channels, without hardware. As technology evolves, banks and financial institutions have no choice but to innovate. However, when it comes to security, many still rely on traditional, costly methods.

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CORPORATE BANKING MARKET SCAPE – BEYOND 2020 CORPORATE BANKING MARKET SCAPE – BEYOND 2020

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Feb 10, 2020

With corporate treasurers already adopting open banking in a strategic move to create further value in their organizations, it is now time for financial institutions (FIs) to both align their future product and servicing roadmaps to those of their clients, as well as begin to embrace the opportuniti...

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APIs in Fintech APIS IN FINTECH

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Feb 10, 2020

The banking and finance industry have grown and changed in recent years. Two of the factors driving that growth and change have been the rise of financial technology (fintech) companies or programs and the use of application programming interfaces (APIs). Because of APIs and fintech, people can now ...

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Could Google Acquire Tesla For $250 Billion? COULD GOOGLE ACQUIRE TESLA FOR $250 BILLION?

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Feb 10, 2020

In the following analysis, we take a look at why Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) could be an attractive acquisition target for Google (NASDAQ:GOOG). We break down our analysis into three parts: what Tesla would stand to gain, what Google would stand to gain, and a scenario where Tesla’s value could rise t...

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The Trends Shaping Fintech: The Democratization of Financial Services THE TRENDS SHAPING FINTECH: THE DEMOCRATIZATION OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Feb 10, 2020

What are the main trends shaping Fintech? We have interviewed some of the brightest minds in Finance, and these are their thoughts. For Michael Möglich, Head of Market Development Europe at Monese, digitization has democratized financial services. Check out the video to find out more.

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How Fintechs Expanding in Latin America Can Build Trust with SMEs HOW FINTECHS EXPANDING IN LATIN AMERICA CAN BUILD TRUST WITH SMES

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Feb 10, 2020

Small businesses in emerging economies are notoriously underfinanced. Despite making up over 99.5% of the economy in Latin America, SMEs face a financing gap in the trillions of dollars. For example, up to 78% of small businesses in Argentina and 45% in Peru struggle to grow because of financial con...

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BIG TECH IN FINANCE: A DEEP DIVE INTO THE FUTURE OF FINTECH BIG TECH IN FINANCE: A DEEP DIVE INTO THE FUTURE OF FINTECH

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Feb 10, 2020

The following article looks at Big Tech and its impact on the financial services sector. Whilst competition from small fintech startups will certainly take away some market share from traditional banks, the impact of “GAFA” could be huge. The fintech movement did more than unbundle banki...

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5 Fintech Trends to Watch in 2020 5 FINTECH TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2020

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Feb 06, 2020

In 2019, financial technology companies stepped up their game with bank partnerships, mergers, acquisitions, and at least a handful of de novo bank applications. (A de novo bank is a state bank that has been in operation for five years or less that adheres to supervision standards.) So, what’s...

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Top Tech for Mobile Banking? GPS. TOP TECH FOR MOBILE BANKING? GPS.

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Feb 06, 2020

We've all been there – wherever there is. Those times we find ourselves away from home, on a business trip, or vacation, or just lost and too proud to ask for directions. We're somewhere we've never been before, looking for a street name or an address or a recognizable landmark to ...

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Accounting and Finance Recruiting Trends ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE RECRUITING TRENDS

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Feb 06, 2020

The biggest trend that we see in the Finance and Accounting World is the advent and use of technology in automation. So, companies are under increasing pressures to do more with less to be a little bit more efficient, a little bit faster, a little bit smarter, and in this hyper-competitive environme...

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5 Problems Fintech Can Solve 5 PROBLEMS FINTECH CAN SOLVE

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Feb 05, 2020

Tech is changing the way the world works, including the financial world. In recent years, how people and businesses manage and receive money has changed considerably. Fintech, or financial technology, is in large part behind the massive shift in the industry. Apps, websites, and even new forms of cu...

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The Commercial, Business and Retail Banking Outlook for 2020 and Beyond THE COMMERCIAL, BUSINESS AND RETAIL BANKING OUTLOOK FOR 2020 AND BEYOND

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Feb 05, 2020

Over the past few years, interest has risen in digital-first banking, blockchain technology, automation and the concept of digital banking profiles. And as we head into the 2020s, we’ll see further transformation in the industry and there is an exciting opportunity for banks to differentiate t...

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Tesla shares roar past $900 levels TESLA SHARES ROAR PAST $900 LEVELS

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Feb 05, 2020

Shares of Tesla surged 20% in Tuesday's trading session, surpassing $900 levels merely one day after passing the $700 mark. Argus Research Senior Analyst Bill Selesky joins The Final Round to discuss the stock's recent rally.

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Accounts Payable Guide: Outsmarting AP Automation ACCOUNTS PAYABLE GUIDE: OUTSMARTING AP AUTOMATION

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Feb 05, 2020

With the rapid rate of change technology is bringing to Accounts Payable business processes, the only way to prepare for the future is not to resist it, but to work with it. Even better, owning technological transformation puts you in the driver’s seat. You get to use it to your advantage. But where...

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Dynamic Discounting Guide: Unlocking more cash and creating greater value DYNAMIC DISCOUNTING GUIDE: UNLOCKING MORE CASH AND CREATING GREATER VALUE

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Feb 05, 2020

When it comes to investing short-term cash, it’s easy to follow the status quo. It’s easy to put the company’s cash in the bank or a mutual fund. But, you’re missing out on a big opportunity to make a much more strategic play. In this guide, we’ll show you how dynamic discounting provides an attract...

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Dynamic Discounting Guide: Unlocking more cash and creating greater value DYNAMIC DISCOUNTING GUIDE: UNLOCKING MORE CASH AND CREATING GREATER VALUE

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Feb 05, 2020

When it comes to investing short-term cash, it’s easy to follow the status quo. It’s easy to put the company’s cash in the bank or a mutual fund. But, you’re missing out on a big opportunity to make a much more strategic play. In this guide, we’ll show you how dynamic discounting provides an attract...

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Becoming a Chief Future Officer for accounts payable: your guide to digital transformation technology BECOMING A CHIEF FUTURE OFFICER FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE: YOUR GUIDE TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 05, 2020

If you’re involved in accounts payable, you know how much the field is changing. New technology is transforming everything about your job, from processing invoices to communicating with your departments. But there seems to be no end to accounts payable automation solutions, from straight e-invoicing...

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The Five Steps For Managing Sales Tax THE FIVE STEPS FOR MANAGING SALES TAX

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Feb 05, 2020

The world of sales tax can be extremely confusing, but getting it right is crucial for success. As your business evolves and changes, your sales tax obligations may also change or expand. And when that happens, there are typically five steps you need to take in order to ensure you’re compliant at ev...

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Sales & Use Tax Compliance SALES & USE TAX COMPLIANCE

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Feb 05, 2020

Most U.S.-based businesses have some sales tax liability and often also use tax liability. And. contrary to popular belief, your business doesn’t need to be a retail business to incur the liabilities for these taxes. If you do business outside the United States, you may have additional sales tax req...

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Automating High-Volume Reconciliations AUTOMATING HIGH-VOLUME RECONCILIATIONS

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Feb 05, 2020

When the month-end close approaches, every accountant faces the same daunting change of managing high-volume reconciliations and matching large amounts of data. When these tasks are performed manually, they consume a significant amount of time while increasing the risk of error. This white paper bri...

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7 Powerful Ways To Evolve Your Accounting Processes 7 POWERFUL WAYS TO EVOLVE YOUR ACCOUNTING PROCESSES

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Feb 05, 2020

Accounting processes across the spectrum are undergoing an overhaul. And every organization that initially resists change is eventually embracing flexibility, innovation and agility to keep pace with the change. Accountants are redefining the accounting processes and helping their organizations evol...

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Automating High-Volume Reconciliations AUTOMATING HIGH-VOLUME RECONCILIATIONS

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Feb 05, 2020

When month-end approaches, every accountant faces the same big challenge - managing high-volume reconciliations and matching large amounts of data. And this voluminous task is mostly done manually which consumes time and makes it prone to error. This white paper brings together the use cases of a re...

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Open Banking and The Future of Financial Services OPEN BANKING AND THE FUTURE OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Feb 05, 2020

The future of financial services is under pressure from profound digital disruption. Across the globe, there are forces, both regulatory and customer-led, that open up the market to new entrants and disrupt what customers are buying — and how. The advent of Open Banking is one major influence, with ...

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Open Banking Platform Strategy OPEN BANKING PLATFORM STRATEGY

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Feb 05, 2020

Financial services has seen more disruptive technologies introduced over the past three years than any other industry. To meet customer expectations for on-demand delivery, banks must look beyond digitizing existing services and establish open banking platforms for connected digital services. Read t...

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A Global Bank’s 3 Step Strategy for Unlocking Legacy Systems A GLOBAL BANK’S 3 STEP STRATEGY FOR UNLOCKING LEGACY SYSTEMS

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Feb 05, 2020

IT teams across industries face growing pressure to deliver projects faster while reducing costs. All too often, dated legacy systems hinder IT’s ability to accomplish either of these objectives. Legacy systems can also slow the speed at which IT can deliver new projects to support the business. For...

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The SaaS Churn Bible Everything You Need To Know About Identifying & Combating Churn THE SAAS CHURN BIBLE EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IDENTIFYING & COMBATING CHURN

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Feb 05, 2020

Everything you need to know about identifying & combating churn Churn is the enemy of every SaaS business. A customer who leaves before you have recouped your cost of acquisition is worse than not signing up a customer at all. The fastest growing subscription businesses know this, and are focusing t...

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Becoming a Chief Future Officer for finance & treasury: your guide to digital transformation technology BECOMING A CHIEF FUTURE OFFICER FOR FINANCE & TREASURY: YOUR GUIDE TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

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Feb 05, 2020

If you’re working in finance and treasury, you can’t ignore technology. It’s influencing every aspect of your role, redefining the way you work and the opportunities you have to bring value to your enterprise. But it’s not all straightforward, with so much noise in the market how do you know which t...

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The Payment Experience Cheat Sheet: A guide For Recurring revenue Businesses THE PAYMENT EXPERIENCE CHEAT SHEET: A GUIDE FOR RECURRING REVENUE BUSINESSES

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Feb 05, 2020

Payment experience is the combination of customer touchpoints that lead to a payment taking place. The sum of all these touchpoints will contribute to the customer’s overall perception of your brand. But how can you leverage payment experience to help you collect recurring payments and build custome...

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Security vs. Convenience in the Payment Experience What matters most to online shoppers? SECURITY VS. CONVENIENCE IN THE PAYMENT EXPERIENCE WHAT MATTERS MOST TO ONLINE SHOPPERS?

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Feb 05, 2020

Under Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) businesses taking payments in Europe are facing 1 in 5 payments being lost. For many online businesses, SCA requires implementing specific additional security measures during online purchases. But to what extent will consumers embrace these changes or rejec...

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Payment Preferences for Recurring Purchases: The Consumer Payer 2019 PAYMENT PREFERENCES FOR RECURRING PURCHASES: THE CONSUMER PAYER 2019

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Feb 05, 2020

Which payment methods are your customers comfortable paying with? And which do they actively prefer to pay with? Knowing the answers to these questions can significantly affect conversion rates for your business. And with that, revenue. We partnered with YouGov to ask consumers in the UK, France, Ge...

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How Payments Impact Key Subscription Metrics HOW PAYMENTS IMPACT KEY SUBSCRIPTION METRICS

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Feb 05, 2020

Payment failures account for 30% of overall involuntary churn. Your payment methods affect your business metrics and hence creating customer lifetime value and reducing churn rate are metrics every business will care about. This whitepaper “How payments impact key subscription metrics” will help you...

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TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION IN CAPITAL MARKETS TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION IN CAPITAL MARKETS

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Feb 04, 2020

Banks are also open to innovation, with a perhaps surprising 83% focusing most of their technology efforts on the front office and 56% on CRM in the last three years. This reflects a focus on improving the digital customer experience and becoming more customer-centric. We're now seeing the wave ...

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How is Indonesia’s banking sector adapting to the digital economy? HOW IS INDONESIA’S BANKING SECTOR ADAPTING TO THE DIGITAL ECONOMY?

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Feb 04, 2020

How is Indonesia’s banking sector adapting to the digital economy? In an interview with Global Platform, Batara Sianturi, CEO of Citi Indonesia, discusses how Indonesia’s banking sector is adapting to the digital economy and the proliferation of financial technology (fintech). The countr...

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The Future of Financial Services: 3 Technologies Poised to Change Your Experience THE FUTURE OF FINANCIAL SERVICES: 3 TECHNOLOGIES POISED TO CHANGE YOUR EXPERIENCE

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Feb 04, 2020

If you think about it, financial services have traditionally been disconnected from their customers’ goals. For instance, when we want to buy a vehicle or house, or purchase inventory for a manufacturing process, we typically begin by researching and evaluating our options, then making a purch...

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What does 2020 hold for Asset Management and Asset Servicing? WHAT DOES 2020 HOLD FOR ASSET MANAGEMENT AND ASSET SERVICING?

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Feb 04, 2020

Looking ahead into 2020 we can expect to see continued geopolitical uncertainty, fee pressures, increasing regulatory demands and market volatility. The regulatory burden for Asset Managers and Asset Servicers continues to grow. Managers will continue to examine how they differentiate themselves in ...

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Cybercrime in financial services: Work together to win the war CYBERCRIME IN FINANCIAL SERVICES: WORK TOGETHER TO WIN THE WAR

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Feb 04, 2020

Modern life is increasingly a collaborative experience, from open offices to social media. But for businesses, moving towards a more “collaborative” style of work can raise concerns: how can competing companies work together? Nowhere is this dynamic more critical than in cybersecurity, w...

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Artificial intelligence: 5 realities for financial leaders ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: 5 REALITIES FOR FINANCIAL LEADERS

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Feb 04, 2020

From tackling disease, to increasing operational efficiency, speed and consistency, to reinventing the patient experience, artificial intelligence (AI) is paving the way for the transformation of the healthcare industry. Billions of dollars have been invested in healthcare AI deals in recent years. ...

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Is business banking ripe for FinTech disruption? IS BUSINESS BANKING RIPE FOR FINTECH DISRUPTION?

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Feb 03, 2020

There are always many reasons one might want to organize a trip to Paris. For the last couple of years, the Paris FinTech Forum has become another one of these reasons. First launched in 2015 and hosted in the charming Palais Brongniart - the former stock exchange building – the Paris FinTech ...

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The Top Financial Centers In The World THE TOP FINANCIAL CENTERS IN THE WORLD

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Feb 03, 2020

A number of core financial hubs are anticipated to underpin the future of finance. Although New York maintains the top spot, some executives surveyed believe that the top financial center could shift to Shanghai, Singapore, or Hong Kong.

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What FinTech Trends Are the Experts Following? WHAT FINTECH TRENDS ARE THE EXPERTS FOLLOWING?

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Feb 03, 2020

Industry thought-leaders share their insights on where they believe fintech is headed, and the trends they'll be following closely.

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Transforming the Last Mile of Finance TRANSFORMING THE LAST MILE OF FINANCE

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Feb 02, 2020

The ability to close the books, consolidate results, publish financial disclosures, and provide insightful performance reports in the least amount of time possible is widely regarded as a proxy for good corporate governance. However, the financial close and reporting process is weighed down by ineff...

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How to think strategically about digital transformation and data privacy in financial services. HOW TO THINK STRATEGICALLY ABOUT DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND DATA PRIVACY IN FINANCIAL SERVICES.

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Feb 01, 2020

Traditional financial services firms around the globe — banks, insurers and asset managers — need to embrace both digital transformation and data privacy simultaneously to thrive in the coming decade. These two objectives are deeply intertwined because the success of digital transformati...

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Communications APIs Transform Financial Services COMMUNICATIONS APIS TRANSFORM FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Jan 31, 2020

Innovative financial services companies are using communications APIs to transform the customer experience, delighting sometimes tentative customers with real-time authentication, video, voice, and messaging interactions. See how APIs can make the loan application process easier and more convenient....

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New banking tribes as a result of Open Banking have arrived NEW BANKING TRIBES AS A RESULT OF OPEN BANKING HAVE ARRIVED

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Jan 31, 2020

Open Banking has fundamentally changed the game for all of us in the banking and financial services sector. With shifts involving customer data, naturally there have been concerns as organizations transform, from how they can get a sufficient return, to the need for security, to the need to adhere t...

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RegTech: Simplified Compliance, Strengthened Operational Resilience REGTECH: SIMPLIFIED COMPLIANCE, STRENGTHENED OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE

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Jan 30, 2020

With the advancement in technology and business landscapes of industries - especially that of financial institutions - are increasingly susceptible to disruptions. The operations of financial institutions are facing growing threats as the cyber landscape transforms, making it the key driving force f...

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Technology in Financial Services 2020: Operational resilience TECHNOLOGY IN FINANCIAL SERVICES 2020: OPERATIONAL RESILIENCE

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Jan 30, 2020

In our next instalment in our series of sound bites from the Eversheds Sutherland 5th Annual Digital Financial Services & Fintech conference we look forward at hot topics for 2020: three minutes on Operational Resilience from Partners Jake McQuitty and Craig Rogers

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How growing consumer demand for tech solutions is accelerating innovation in financial services HOW GROWING CONSUMER DEMAND FOR TECH SOLUTIONS IS ACCELERATING INNOVATION IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Jan 29, 2020

This is a preview of recent Fintech research from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more fintech coverage with Fintech Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing finance news and analysis to your inbox.

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Conversational AI and the future of financial advice CONVERSATIONAL AI AND THE FUTURE OF FINANCIAL ADVICE

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Jan 29, 2020

Artificial intelligence is one of the key components behind the digital revolution in the banking and finance sector. From fraud protection to customer service, there is a seismic shift in how these companies are using technology—and AI specifically—to improve product portfolios and bols...

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Technology in Financial Services 2020: ePayments from both sides of the pond TECHNOLOGY IN FINANCIAL SERVICES 2020: EPAYMENTS FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE POND

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Jan 29, 2020

Please find here the next instalment in our series of sound bites from the Eversheds Sutherland 5th Annual Digital Financial Services and Fintech conference for a forward look at hot topics for 2020: two minutes on ePayments from both sides of the pond from Eversheds Sutherland Partners Robert Pile ...

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The world of fintech THE WORLD OF FINTECH

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Jan 28, 2020

Since the introduction of the first credit card with a magnetic stripe in 1966, financial technology has come a long way. Silicon Valley may not have birthed the term “fintech”, but it has certainly helped catapult its applications into the mainstream. Leveraging everything from basic ap...

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Has Open Banking failed? HAS OPEN BANKING FAILED?

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Jan 28, 2020

Customer use of Open Banking in the UK has surpassed the one million customer mark for the first time, doubling in the past six months. The doubling in customer numbers mirrors similar growth in third party service providers. Currently there are 204 regulated providers, up from 100 at the end of 201...

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Rise of the machines: AI and machine learning in financial services RISE OF THE MACHINES: AI AND MACHINE LEARNING IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Jan 28, 2020

Whether the future entails Daleks floating up staircases, T-1000s crunching through human skulls, or androids dreaming of electric sheep, AI and machine learning have certainly captured the imagination of banking executives across the industry. While automated processes and the computerization of tr...

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Chatbots in Financial Services: Benefits, Use Cases and Key Features CHATBOTS IN FINANCIAL SERVICES: BENEFITS, USE CASES AND KEY FEATURES

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Jan 27, 2020

The Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) sector is ever-changing. The growth of Fintech, the generational change in clientele, and high earning in the first season of 2020 has accelerated the use of new digital technologies and increased the need to explore new ways of communication. Her...

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Technology in Financial Services 2020 TECHNOLOGY IN FINANCIAL SERVICES 2020

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Jan 27, 2020

Speaking at our Eversheds Sutherland 5th Annual Digital Financial Services & Fintech conference, Eversheds Sutherland’s Rhys McWhirter (Consultant) and Aaron Hulston (Senior Associate) took a forward look at hot topics for 2020 in Asia.

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FINTECH: Trends for 2020 FINTECH: TRENDS FOR 2020

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Jan 24, 2020

Financial technology (Fintech) is becoming vital for the financial and technological sectors, which have always had one or two things in common and need each other. Recently, the synergy between both sectors has increased, making them virtually indivisible. Despite all the advantages of Fintech, it ...

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What do AML/BSA/CTF Regulators think of Machine Learning? WHAT DO AML/BSA/CTF REGULATORS THINK OF MACHINE LEARNING?

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Jan 24, 2020

Prior to 2018, regulators resisted recommending the use of Machine Learning (ML) based Artificial Intelligence (AI) for AML compliance. There was a mindset shift in mid 2018 indicating that proceeding with caution in implementing AI approaches for AML is appropriate. Regulators realize the adoption ...

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TOP 5 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CHALLENGES INWEALTH MANAGEMENT TOP 5 DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION CHALLENGES INWEALTH MANAGEMENT

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Jan 24, 2020

Although the wealth management industry is in agreement on the importance of digital innovation, few organizations manage to achieve any business value from their transformation initiatives. This is because most wealth management firms pursue digital transformation as a feature selection exercise, i...

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How Machine Learning Is Changing The Face Of Financial Services HOW MACHINE LEARNING IS CHANGING THE FACE OF FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Jan 24, 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become integrated into our everyday lives. It powers what we see in our social media newsfeeds, activates facial recognition (to unlock our smartphones), and even suggests music for us to listen to. Machine learning, a subset of AI, is progressively integrating into ...

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Regtech: What It Is and What It Means for the Future of Financial Technology REGTECH: WHAT IT IS AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE FUTURE OF FINANCIAL TECHNOLOGY

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Jan 23, 2020

What is regtech? Regulatory Technology is an emerging field that applies new technologies to manage the administration of regulatory requirements, and is considered a subset of fintech (technologies that make financial activities more efficient). Here’s how John Dwyer, senior research analyst ...

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Chatbot Use Cases in Banking CHATBOT USE CASES IN BANKING

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Jan 23, 2020

Chatbots in the banking industry are used in both customer-facing roles as well as for internal communication among employees in order to streamline operations while providing efficient customer service. Chatbots are becoming more of a staple within this real. This is because they are able to automa...

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5 fintech trends that will really benefit online businesses 5 FINTECH TRENDS THAT WILL REALLY BENEFIT ONLINE BUSINESSES

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Jan 23, 2020

Progress in the world of technology extends to each industry in different ways, with some being slower to adapt than others. One industry that has always been forward-thinking in these trends is the financial industry. With so much riding on the movement and management of money, a huge investment in...

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How To Track Your Expenses- Finance Tracking HOW TO TRACK YOUR EXPENSES- FINANCE TRACKING

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Jan 23, 2020

Today, everything is money. It is an asset for both individual people and business firms. But, expenses are killing it. A wise way to money management is money control. But, how to control it? The answer is via expense tracking. Yes, tracking your monthly expenses will give you a brief insight into ...

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How To Create A Monthly Budget- Budget Planning HOW TO CREATE A MONTHLY BUDGET- BUDGET PLANNING

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Jan 23, 2020

Do you know where your money is going each month? Do you know where it went yesterday? It is really important to keep track of your expenses. It is useful to make a budget for your future planning. Tracking your spending helps you to identify the expenses and you can control it. If you know the reas...

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How To Create And Manage A Budget? HOW TO CREATE AND MANAGE A BUDGET?

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Jan 23, 2020

Have you heard about BUDGET YOUR MONEY? Most of us heard about this for thousand times. If your organization or your family wants financial security, a budget is the only answer. Let’s know What is Budget? The budget is the estimate of income or expenditure for a period of time. In simple word...

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How a focus on the customer can help you fight for a digital finance transformation HOW A FOCUS ON THE CUSTOMER CAN HELP YOU FIGHT FOR A DIGITAL FINANCE TRANSFORMATION

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Jan 23, 2020

When you think of a digital finance transformation, changes made to the customer experience typically don’t come to mind. Unlike back office initiatives, investments in solutions, systems and process that impact customer experience tend to be more prioritized within an organization. These are ...

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Open Finance: The Next Frontier in Fintech? OPEN FINANCE: THE NEXT FRONTIER IN FINTECH?

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Jan 22, 2020

Imagine a world in which you could access your bank accounts, credit cards, mortgage, pensions, savings accounts and ISAs, brokerage account, home and car insurance, life insurance, and other financial products on one user interface or app, even if each of those products is held with a different pro...

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Davos Special — Global fintech ecosystem and industry trends DAVOS SPECIAL — GLOBAL FINTECH ECOSYSTEM AND INDUSTRY TRENDS

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Jan 22, 2020

Davos Special: 21 January 2020. The Cardano’s delegation – led by the Cardano Foundation – is in Davos during the World Economic Forum. Charles Hoskinson, CEO of our ecosystem parter Input Output HK, delivers a keynote address about the latest industry trends and global fintech eco...

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5 Ways Data Science Changed Finance 5 WAYS DATA SCIENCE CHANGED FINANCE

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Jan 22, 2020

Did data science change the finance industry? And if it did -- how? Well, of course, data science in finance changed the industry massively! From informing banks how to give low risk credits to stock exchange through machine learning algorithms -- data science is reinventing finance! To learn more a...

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How Google Keeps Changing Financial Marketing HOW GOOGLE KEEPS CHANGING FINANCIAL MARKETING

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Jan 22, 2020

20 years ago Google began taking advertising, and what started as a search engine became a marketing behemoth. Google now wields outsize influence over the marketing profession, not all for the good, many feel. The company has massive influence over how consumers connect with financial brands. As pr...

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10 Predictions About Wealthtech in 2020 10 PREDICTIONS ABOUT WEALTHTECH IN 2020

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Jan 22, 2020

Wealthtech, like all of the finance world, is rapidly changing. New apps, technology, and solutions are introducing a golden age of innovation. What exactly is coming next in 2020? Xtiva, a sales performance management software, talked to 20 of the top wealthtech influencers to determine what’...

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Properly Structuring Data for Tax provision PROPERLY STRUCTURING DATA FOR TAX PROVISION

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Jan 22, 2020

Is your data properly structured? Properly structuring data for tax provision Tax provisioning needs are becoming inherently more complex. The importance of accurate, real-time tax provisioning is only accelerating as legislative changes continue to unfold. Download our latest white paper to discove...

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Innovations in Corporate Income Tax Technology​ INNOVATIONS IN CORPORATE INCOME TAX TECHNOLOGY​

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Jan 22, 2020

Tax Technology Enables High-Performance From enhancing compliance to optimizing data to elevating strategy, the latest innovations in corporate income tax technology deliver both timely and accurate tax returns and the opportunity to provide highly strategic tax support. Download our white paper to ...

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Machine Learning in Investment Management MACHINE LEARNING IN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

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Jan 21, 2020

Machine learning (ML), a subset of artificial intelligence (AI) isn’t just for programming self-driving cars or sorting cat pictures. It’s entering the investment management space; we are now seeing its potential beginning to emerge. From Siri and Alexa to Amazon and IBM’s Watson, ...

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Apply Big Data Techniques to Credit Risk Management APPLY BIG DATA TECHNIQUES TO CREDIT RISK MANAGEMENT

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Jan 21, 2020

Taking risk is an integral part of the banking business and practicing risk management has been at the core of banking ever since the beginning. Managing credit risk, in particular, has been tantamount to the rise or fall of banking institutions. So, what is credit risk? As mentioned in the bis.org ...

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Why does a company decide to go public ? WHY DOES A COMPANY DECIDE TO GO PUBLIC ?

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Jan 21, 2020

Going public and offering stock in an initial public offering represents a milestone for most privately owned companies. A large number of reasons exist for a company to decide to go public, such as obtaining financing outside of the banking system or reducing debt. This video will help you get a cl...

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Central banks and the future of digital money CENTRAL BANKS AND THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL MONEY

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Jan 20, 2020

Over the past year we have seen a number of groundbreaking announcements from centralbanks around the world exploring the issuance of central bank digital currencies (CBDC). Inthis paper we provide an overview of the potential and risks of CBDC, as well as an exampleof how a CBDC could be designed a...

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Leveraging Data in Commercial Lending LEVERAGING DATA IN COMMERCIAL LENDING

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Jan 20, 2020

Digital Transformation in Commercial Lending is proceeding apace with banks rolling out initiatives in multiple areas like Re-imagining customer experience, Empowering Relationship Managers, and adopting Intelligent Automation techniques. Leveraging data analytics across the lending life cycle can b...

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Largest online lending technology investments of 2019 LARGEST ONLINE LENDING TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENTS OF 2019

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Jan 18, 2020

A big part of why fintechs are taking up so much of the space in the financial industry is because of their lending practices. Online lending technology combines all the positive attributes that fintechs have and banks lack and allows for people with bad credit to access loans and possibly get out o...

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Mega Investment Trends Influencing Markets [2020] MEGA INVESTMENT TRENDS INFLUENCING MARKETS [2020]

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Jan 18, 2020

As we enter a new decade what are some of the major changes we face as investors? For answers, we are asking a global investor known not only for his past performance but also for identifying big themes that can have an outsized influence on the financial markets. He is great investor Bill Wilby who...

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Shifting Consumer Trends Excite UBS SHIFTING CONSUMER TRENDS EXCITE UBS'S PRIVATE MARKETS HEAD

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Jan 17, 2020

Isabelle Toledano-Koutsouris, head of private capital markets at UBS, explains why the sector is driven by thematic, long-term investing and why shifting consumer trends present an "exciting" growth opportunity. She speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open."

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What Does the Future Hold for AI in Fintech? WHAT DOES THE FUTURE HOLD FOR AI IN FINTECH?

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Jan 17, 2020

The financial services industry has dramatically expanded beyond traditional banks and credit unions to include countless new players, from startups such as Acorns, Venmo, and Mint to tech giants including Apple and Google who are now expanding into fintech. Customers are gravitating toward services...

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TOP 5 FINANCIAL TRENDS IN 2020 FOR BETTER MONEY DECISIONS TOP 5 FINANCIAL TRENDS IN 2020 FOR BETTER MONEY DECISIONS

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Jan 16, 2020

The way people spend, save, and handle money nowadays have drastically changed. With the introduction of fintech solutions and new investment vehicles, it’s not surprising to see banking and financial industries now adapting to the modern needs of the younger generations. More tech trends are ...

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Does Artificial Intelligence Help Fight Financial Fraud? DOES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE HELP FIGHT FINANCIAL FRAUD?

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Jan 16, 2020

It is not something – companies are using AI and ML to fight financial fraud. Financial fraud is not science fiction. AI solutions can be applied to enhance security throughout business sectors, like retail and finance. The latest emergency technologies are driving transformation across all in...

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How Fintechs are disrupting tax reporting services HOW FINTECHS ARE DISRUPTING TAX REPORTING SERVICES

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Jan 16, 2020

In discussions around fintechs, we often discuss various financial services but taxation is often left out of the conversation. While the benefits of fintechs that cover the unbanked are unanimously considered a positive development in the financial field, there’s also the side of fintechs tha...

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2020 predictions for retail banking 2020 PREDICTIONS FOR RETAIL BANKING

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Jan 16, 2020

The retail banking industry has undergone significant changes over the past few years, driven by technology advances and regulatory evolution, including the UK Open Banking rules as well as its European sibling, PSD2. These forces will continue to be significant in 2020 as retail banks ponder their ...

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Fintech Trends 2020 FINTECH TRENDS 2020

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Jan 15, 2020

Investment into Fintechs has grown exponentially and the expectation is that this boom will continue in 2020, if at a slightly slower pace. Venture capital (VC) poured about $40 billion into Fintechs in 2018 – an increase of 120% on 2017, an up from just $1.8 billion in 2011.1 Almost a third o...

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Why Financial Services Providers Are Turning to Hybrid Cloud WHY FINANCIAL SERVICES PROVIDERS ARE TURNING TO HYBRID CLOUD

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Jan 15, 2020

Fintech leader Broadridge Financial announced this week that it is moving a significant portion of its digital infrastructure to a private cloud managed by IBM. For this $4 billion-dollar global Fintech organization, it highlights a larger industry-wide trend where the growing reliance on a cloud-fi...

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Why Tesla WHY TESLA'S STOCK COULD HIT $6,000 IN 5 YEARS

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Jan 15, 2020

ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood is confident that shares of Tesla could reach $6,000 in the next five years. ARK Invest analyst Tasha Keeney joins The Final Round to discuss.

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Why Fintech Challengers May Not Conquer Banking After All WHY FINTECH CHALLENGERS MAY NOT CONQUER BANKING AFTER ALL

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Jan 15, 2020

Fintech challenger banks expected their own version of Julius Caesar’s famous line: “I came, I saw, I conquered.” The challengers have certainly enjoyed some notable successes, but they remain far short of conquest, and questions are beginning to arise among knowledgeable observers...

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These 5 factors are fueling a massive transformation in banking THESE 5 FACTORS ARE FUELING A MASSIVE TRANSFORMATION IN BANKING

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Jan 14, 2020

This is a preview of recent Banking research from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more banking and finance coverage with Banking Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing banking news and analysis to your inbox.

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Why Plaid Agreed to Be Acquired by Visa WHY PLAID AGREED TO BE ACQUIRED BY VISA

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Jan 14, 2020

Rick Yang, NEA general partner and head of consumer investing, discusses Plaid Inc.'s agreement to be acquired by Visa Inc. for $5.3 billion and his views on the valuations in the fintech space. He speaks with Bloomberg's Romaine Bostick, Scarlet Fu and Sonali Basak on "Bloomberg Market...

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Wealth Management Solutions: Going the Digital Way WEALTH MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS: GOING THE DIGITAL WAY

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Jan 14, 2020

Financial firms are increasingly leveraging digital technologies such as artificial intelligence, cloud and intelligent automation to hyper-personalize wealth management offerings. Our numerous interactions with global wealth firms indicate the move is driven by the need to achieve higher customer p...

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How Personalization Strategies Can Backfire on Financial Marketers HOW PERSONALIZATION STRATEGIES CAN BACKFIRE ON FINANCIAL MARKETERS

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Jan 14, 2020

Personalization comes in multiple forms, ranging from highly focused marketing efforts to keenly specific delivery of services to consumers. Personalization is one of the key goals financial marketers seek when piling up their martech stack. In some ways it is a new, elusive goal, and in others a te...

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Trends in Video/Audio Marketing: What Financial Institutions Must Know TRENDS IN VIDEO/AUDIO MARKETING: WHAT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS MUST KNOW

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Jan 14, 2020

Will Gen Z even know what an antenna is? Connected TVs that bring the web to big screens, increasing digital audio options that are outpacing traditional radio, and podcasts all offer bank and credit union marketers new places to reach consumers. As tolerance for ad-free subscription services levels...

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Tesla stock surges after analyst Oppenheimer raises price target TESLA STOCK SURGES AFTER ANALYST OPPENHEIMER RAISES PRICE TARGET

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Jan 13, 2020

Tesla stock topped $500 per share after Oppenheimer raised price target to $612 a share. Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro, Akiko Fujita and Liz Young BNY Mellon Investment Management Director of Market Strategy discuss.

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10 Incredible Ways to Grow Your Business With a Loan 10 INCREDIBLE WAYS TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS WITH A LOAN

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Jan 13, 2020

A loan can help your business in so many ways, and here are just a few of them!

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20 Transforming Fintech Trends Disrupting Industry in 2020 & Beyond 20 TRANSFORMING FINTECH TRENDS DISRUPTING INDUSTRY IN 2020 & BEYOND

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Jan 13, 2020

Since technology has hit almost all the industries in its wake, the Finance and Banking industry is not excluded from the picture. Hence, the birth of the Fintech industry. Over the years, the Fintech industry has seen many changes brought by different technologies, facilitating the whole working pr...

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10 Ways AI Is Going To Improve Fintech In 2020 10 WAYS AI IS GOING TO IMPROVE FINTECH IN 2020

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Jan 11, 2020

AI & machine learning will improve Fintech in 2020 by increasing the accuracy and personalization of payment, lending, and insurance services while also helping to discover new borrower pools. Zest.ai’s 2020 Predictions For AI In Credit And Lending captures the gradual improvements I&rsquo...

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3 Tips When Applying For Small Business Funding 3 TIPS WHEN APPLYING FOR SMALL BUSINESS FUNDING

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Jan 10, 2020

If you're a small business owner & have never applied for a small business loan or working capital, we have provided three simple tips on how to get through the process with no headaches.

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What are the payments trends for 2020? WHAT ARE THE PAYMENTS TRENDS FOR 2020?

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Jan 10, 2020

There are some big changes in store in 2020, some obvious, some less so. In the payments landscape, it’s all about user convenience and customer experience, whether that’s through increased security for card users, or new ways to pay. Fragmented payments systems and services, from online...

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Review of 2019 Credit Trends REVIEW OF 2019 CREDIT TRENDS

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Jan 09, 2020

The United States played a starring role as the rest of the world watched the President become the third leader in history to be impeached by the House in December. Our chief protagonist kept investors guessing by prolonging the ongoing US-China trade wars while simultaneously applying a slew of tar...

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Robotic Process Automation in Banking-Transformation Unseen! ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION IN BANKING-TRANSFORMATION UNSEEN!

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Jan 09, 2020

Forrester predicts that the RPA services market will hit $12 billion by 2023. It has previously projected that the RPA software market will grow to $2.9 billion by 2021. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) has captured the interest of IT for good reasons by automating repetitive work and enabling emplo...

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How Markets Are Pricing in Geopolitical Risk HOW MARKETS ARE PRICING IN GEOPOLITICAL RISK

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Jan 09, 2020

Wilfried Verstraete, president and chairman of management board at Euler Hermes Group, and Toby Gibb, head of investment directing at Fidelity International, explain the reasons why markets are underpricing geopolitical risk. They speak with Bloomberg’s Francine Lacqua on "Bloomberg Surve...

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The true cost of a lack of innovation in financial research THE TRUE COST OF A LACK OF INNOVATION IN FINANCIAL RESEARCH

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Jan 09, 2020

We are living in an age of information overload where businesses are swamped with information from all angles. What happens when companies don’t use information in the best way possible? Rowland Park and Simon Gregory, co-founders of next-generation financial research technology company, Lime ...

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How AI is Revolutionizing the Process of Fintech Firms? HOW AI IS REVOLUTIONIZING THE PROCESS OF FINTECH FIRMS?

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Jan 09, 2020

Artificial Intelligence has revolutionized the finance industry. Not only does it improve the precision level in the industry, but it also enhances the customer engagement level and speed up the query resolution period. In this blog, we will be finding out answers about the importance of AI in finan...

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How fintech will help clear the mortgage sector’s cobwebs in 2020 HOW FINTECH WILL HELP CLEAR THE MORTGAGE SECTOR’S COBWEBS IN 2020

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Jan 08, 2020

While the mortgage market faces legacy challenges when it comes to processes and customer engagement, it is not exempt from the influence of the UK’s booming fintech sector. Emerging technologies can help brokers and lenders blow the cobwebs off a market which has been otherwise slow to innova...

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WHEN WE SAY “CLOUD”, WHAT DO WE REALLY MEAN? WHEN WE SAY “CLOUD”, WHAT DO WE REALLY MEAN?

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Jan 07, 2020

More and more banks are on their journey to the cloud. It is no longer seen as the future or an emerging trend; it has become a critical tool to remain competitive. But the first question banks must ask themselves is, what does ‘cloud’ mean to them?

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How Latin American banks are using Knomi™ to win morecustomers and prevent fraud HOW LATIN AMERICAN BANKS ARE USING KNOMI™ TO WIN MORECUSTOMERS AND PREVENT FRAUD

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Jan 07, 2020

Dramatic advances in mobile phone technology and networks present banks the opportunity to make their services more accessible. Customers can now use their mobile devices to quickly apply for new accounts and credit lines, access their account information, and perform purchases and transactions, all...

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The market may have peaked according to this Warren Buffett indicator THE MARKET MAY HAVE PEAKED ACCORDING TO THIS WARREN BUFFETT INDICATOR

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Jan 07, 2020

The Warren Buffett indicator may be flashing red and be showing warning signals for stocks. Salt Financial President SLT ETF Co-Founder Alfred Eskandar and Payne Capital Management President Ryan Payne join Seana Smith on The Ticker to discuss the 'Buffett Indicator,' along with the ISM non-...

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The Impact Of Data Science Analytics On Financial Institutions THE IMPACT OF DATA SCIENCE ANALYTICS ON FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

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Jan 07, 2020

Data science is growing in power, revolutionizing diverse business sectors. One of them is finance. If we think about it, it is not actually something new. For years financial institutions have been using gathered data to decide on the best business strategies. Let’s take banks for instance. T...

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FINANCE PROFESSIONALS HAVE THEIR SAY ABOUT PROCUREMENT FINANCE PROFESSIONALS HAVE THEIR SAY ABOUT PROCUREMENT

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Jan 06, 2020

Finance and procurement have complementary strengths and corresponding priorities, so working collaboratively makes sense strategically and practically. Despite this, many enterprises still have a strong disconnect between these departments. To learn more about the existing relationships between fin...

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FINANCE & SOURCING: A CASE FOR COLLABORATION FINANCE & SOURCING: A CASE FOR COLLABORATION

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Jan 06, 2020

Finance’s role is evolving. Following the 2008 financial crisis, it guided the business through extraordinarily difficult economic times, relying on cost management and lean practices to keep their organizations afloat. Today, finance must switch gears and find ways to navigate sustainable and...

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Tesla TESLA'S HUGE TURNING POINT: MARKET CAP HITS $80 BILLION, STOCK UP 40%

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Jan 06, 2020

Tesla is hitting new milestones with a market cap hitting $80 billion and the stock up 40%. The company also reported a record number of vehicle deliveries and a new launch of Model Y vehicles in China in addition to the launch of the Model 3 in the Chinese market.

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The Digital Identity Infrastructure and What it Has to do with Fintech THE DIGITAL IDENTITY INFRASTRUCTURE AND WHAT IT HAS TO DO WITH FINTECH

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Jan 06, 2020

The last decade brought about a lot of discussion around digital identity. Dozens of security companies created new solutions to help banks authenticate their user’s identity and verify their personal information. Throughout the years, those authentication methods have evolved from comparing a...

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New FinTech Data Raises Questions and Regulatory Policy Issues NEW FINTECH DATA RAISES QUESTIONS AND REGULATORY POLICY ISSUES

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Jan 06, 2020

2020's FinTech policy cycle started relatively quietly today with the release of a research report from The first full week of 2020 brings an interesting set of FinTech data from De Nederlandsche Bank (the Dutch Central Bank): Working Paper No. 663 "The Economic Forces Driving Fintech Adopt...

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The REAL Reasons WeWork failed THE REAL REASONS WEWORK FAILED

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Jan 06, 2020

In this video, we look at the REAL reasons that WeWork failed. How did WeWork go from a $47 billion valuation IPO to an IPO that struggles then finally a failed IPO. We go under the hood of the co-working space giant to see what we can find.

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What a U.S.-Iran war would mean for mortgage rates WHAT A U.S.-IRAN WAR WOULD MEAN FOR MORTGAGE RATES

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Jan 06, 2020

A U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian military leader sent American stock markets tumbling and crude oil prices spiking. What effect is it having on mortgage rates? Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages fell more than an eighth of a percentage point on Friday as investors piled into bond markets ...

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Application of artificial intelligence in banking APPLICATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN BANKING

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Jan 06, 2020

Digital disruption is about redefining industries and changing the way businesses operate. Each sector is evaluating options and adopting ways to create value in a technology-driven world. The banking sector is seeing exceptional changes: above all, an increase in customer-centricity. Tech-savvy cus...

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2020 banking and capital markets outlook 2020 BANKING AND CAPITAL MARKETS OUTLOOK

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Jan 03, 2020

A NEW WAVE OF disruption more forceful and more pervasive than what we have seen in recent years will likely unfold in the next decade. While the roots of this disruption— technological, economic, geopolitical, demographic or environmental—may remain the same, the unique convergence of t...

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Financial Services: Why Is Data Stuck in the Dark Ages? FINANCIAL SERVICES: WHY IS DATA STUCK IN THE DARK AGES?

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Jan 02, 2020

The traditional view of data is no longer a fit for the changing world of business. Just like how the printing press accelerated the dissemination of knowledge, modern innovations have furthered the power of data. In many ways, we’re in the golden age of data, where companies have more data ac...

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The Top Ten Fintech Predictions for 2020 THE TOP TEN FINTECH PREDICTIONS FOR 2020

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Jan 02, 2020

To my Fintech friends, this is my 4th annual “Top Ten” Fintech prediction. I started this tradition at Crowdfund Insider back in January 2017. As we are saying goodbye to an incredible Fintech year of 2019, I see another seismic change in 2020 for our industry. One which could spell the ...

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How Can Banks Bring Business Credit and Lending Services into the 21st Century? HOW CAN BANKS BRING BUSINESS CREDIT AND LENDING SERVICES INTO THE 21ST CENTURY?

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Jan 02, 2020

The history of credit and lending to business customers dates right back to Mesopotamia when the very first payday loans were used by farmers and the code of Hammurabi defined how the interest charged on silver loans was to be regulated. In more recent times, technologies including online lending ha...

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How to Get Your Small Business Out of Debt in 2020 HOW TO GET YOUR SMALL BUSINESS OUT OF DEBT IN 2020

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Jan 02, 2020

Rising interest rates and high levels of corporate debt have lots of investors concerned. Should small businesses be worried? The majority of small businesses (in most industries) are able to pay their bills on time. According to Experian/Moody’s Analytics Main Street Report, overall delinquen...

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Is Banking fit for a sustainable future? IS BANKING FIT FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE?

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Dec 30, 2019

One of my favorite events of the year is the CIO Summit organized by Johnny Spragg at CMC. I like it because it's very participative. Everyone attending gets deeply engaged in the different topics. At the opening of the most recent summit, the ice breaker was an Oxford Union style debate. The to...

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Open Banking - A Challenge for the U.S. OPEN BANKING - A CHALLENGE FOR THE U.S.

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Dec 30, 2019

It has long been debated if regulation is truly needed with many out there that still believe that it is not needed. The U.S. is the one country that needs regulation more than any other. Why? Because the U.S. is more divided and geographically challenged than any other country in the world.

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Nasdaq crosses 9,000 for the first time, is now a good time for investors to have some cash on hand? NASDAQ CROSSES 9,000 FOR THE FIRST TIME, IS NOW A GOOD TIME FOR INVESTORS TO HAVE SOME CASH ON HAND?

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Dec 27, 2019

Villere Balanced Fund Portfolio Manager George Young discusses why it may be time to exercise some caution.

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Top 10 challenger banks by valuation and funding TOP 10 CHALLENGER BANKS BY VALUATION AND FUNDING

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Dec 27, 2019

It’s been a record year for fundraising across the challenger bank space. This year alone, twelve challenger banks raised $100 million according to Financial Technology Partners, and now six of them are valued over $1 billion. Before another year rolls on, we thought it was important to round ...

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Small Business Finance Tips For Better Money Management in 2020 SMALL BUSINESS FINANCE TIPS FOR BETTER MONEY MANAGEMENT IN 2020

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Dec 27, 2019

Unlike large corporations, small businesses can be risky and competitive but also malleable. Given this, you might have to deal with lots of problems and administrative work, all of which will require your focus and attention. Part of this is knowing how to manage your finances and money well. If yo...

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Different Sources of Equity Finance DIFFERENT SOURCES OF EQUITY FINANCE

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Dec 26, 2019

This video will introduce you to equity finance and its relevance for the success of a business opportunity.

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Top 3 Leading Payments Trends to Watch In 2020 TOP 3 LEADING PAYMENTS TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2020

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Dec 26, 2019

Due to their universal nature and the endless opportunities they bring, payment technologies are undoubtedly one of the fastest evolving industries worldwide and it’s essential to be aware where’s the flow going to be uppermost. What’s more — the payment trends don’t in...

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Credit risk: what is it and how do you manage it? CREDIT RISK: WHAT IS IT AND HOW DO YOU MANAGE IT?

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Dec 26, 2019

Credit risk is the risk of financial loss a company may suffer when a client isn’t capable of meeting his or her obligations related to invoices., Well thought-out credit risk management is essential to avoid not being paid (on time) and to ensure a good cash flow and the financial health of y...

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State of the Fintech Industry STATE OF THE FINTECH INDUSTRY

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Dec 24, 2019

Tech firms have enjoyed a deluge of funding in the last few years. As discussed in our State of Venture Capital report, 2018, in particular, was a bumper year, with a total of $254 billion invested globally into ~18,000 startups through venture capital funds—a sharp increase of 46% from 2017&r...

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GAINING A SPECIALTY BANKING EDGE IN SMALL BUSINESS BANKING GAINING A SPECIALTY BANKING EDGE IN SMALL BUSINESS BANKING

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Dec 24, 2019

Small Business owners across the United States are asking for relationship-based services that local banks and credit unions already provide. By layering on digital innovation and tools, community based financial institutions are ready to compete in an often-overlooked segment.

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Big tech Is coming for banking: Experts predict fintech’s 2020 BIG TECH IS COMING FOR BANKING: EXPERTS PREDICT FINTECH’S 2020

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Dec 24, 2019

Financial technology startups will enter the next decade with a little more street cred than the last time around. Nearly 60 upstarts focusing on financial services — from Stripe Inc. to Chime Inc. to Plaid Inc. — have garnered valuations of more than $1 billion in recent years, accordin...

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Best Practices in Social Listening FINANCIAL SERVICES AND INSURANCE BEST PRACTICES IN SOCIAL LISTENING FINANCIAL SERVICES AND INSURANCE

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Dec 23, 2019

Whether you’re obtaining new clients or recruiting talent, the Financial Services space is incredibly competitive. In order to meet the collaborative and transparent demands of clients, firms must work to develop an involved community that’s loyal to them. With that goal in mind, custome...

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Modern Finance and Cloud Innovation for Southern Company MODERN FINANCE AND CLOUD INNOVATION FOR SOUTHERN COMPANY

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Dec 23, 2019

For a large utility company in the US, innovation is critical to its mission to deliver safe, reliable energy for its customers. Southern Company speaks on their transformation of finance and accounting with Oracle EPM Cloud, ERP Cloud, and more.

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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Technology is Transforming the Financial Markets 5 WAYS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TECHNOLOGY IS TRANSFORMING THE FINANCIAL MARKETS

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Dec 23, 2019

Finding complex solutions to financial challenges has become achievable with advancements in technology. Practitioners are daily seeking ways to use computational applications to offer modeling, forecasting, and robust trading solutions in the financial sector. Here are five ways artificial intellig...

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Understanding FAFSA and How To Qualify For More Financial Aid UNDERSTANDING FAFSA AND HOW TO QUALIFY FOR MORE FINANCIAL AID

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Dec 23, 2019

As the cost of college continues to rise, so does the financial stress that it puts on families trying to determine the optimal solution to pay for college. It’s never been more important for parents and family members of these students to understand: How is college financial aid calculated?

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What will Fintech scene look like in 2020 according to the industry experts WHAT WILL FINTECH SCENE LOOK LIKE IN 2020 ACCORDING TO THE INDUSTRY EXPERTS

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Dec 23, 2019

2019 was an excellent year for fintechs in terms of exposure and raising awareness among the majority of the population about what fintechs are and what potential they hold for the regular citizens. In 2019 we saw a major spike in the number of fintech, in the funding of these fintechs and the colla...

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2019’s top core banking deals 2019’S TOP CORE BANKING DEALS

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Dec 23, 2019

Core banking – a bank’s bread and butter, but what deals really stood out in 2019? We’ve created a list of some core banking deals FinTech Futures thought shook up the market this year (in no particular order). Australian lender aims to build banking-as-a-service operations with 10...

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DATA SCIENCE, MACHINE LEARNING AND AI IN BANKING DATA SCIENCE, MACHINE LEARNING AND AI IN BANKING

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Dec 22, 2019

Data has always been the foundation of the banking industry. What has changed in recent years, of course, is the amount of data available and the speed at which it is processed as well as the need to quickly respond to market changes. New technology gives banks the power to collect, store, and analy...

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How to ensure financial stability in the dynamic automotive sector HOW TO ENSURE FINANCIAL STABILITY IN THE DYNAMIC AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR

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Dec 20, 2019

There is a great deal of conversation around cars, more so than ever before. Technological developments, climate agreements and the mobility behaviour of consumers are causing a disruption in the automotive sector and raising many questions. When will self-driving, autonomous cars become commonplace...

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Rise of Fintech Lending in Canada RISE OF FINTECH LENDING IN CANADA

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Dec 19, 2019

Fintech Lending is on the rise in Canada. In this video we have a few of the industry experts explain what's been happening in the Canadian financing sector. Specifically we discuss how alternative financing options have emerged, that made it easier and faster for business owners to obtain fundi...

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FinTech Highlights 2019 - Best Of The BEAM FINTECH HIGHLIGHTS 2019 - BEST OF THE BEAM

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Dec 19, 2019

In 2019 we’ve been delighted to begin relationships with several global financial services leaders on some mission-critical projects that are powered by Erlang, Elixir and BEAM VM technology. Although the specifics of the work are under strict NDAs, we have outlined some of the projects in thi...

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No More Us vs. Them - How Banks and Fintechs are joining forces to drive innovation NO MORE US VS. THEM - HOW BANKS AND FINTECHS ARE JOINING FORCES TO DRIVE INNOVATION

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Dec 19, 2019

“In the new world, it is not the big fish which eats the small fish, it is the fast fish which eats the slow fish.” – Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum A common theme of late has been to paint fintech’s as the harbingers of death for the...

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Trading Up-Close: Measures of Financial Strength TRADING UP-CLOSE: MEASURES OF FINANCIAL STRENGTH

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Dec 19, 2019

Before buying stock in a company, you want to get a sense of whether it might have the financial strength to stay in business for the long-term. A company that can turn a profit, has the cash to pay for its operations and isn’t deeply in debt is usually a better investment than a company that&...

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What will the future of banking look like? WHAT WILL THE FUTURE OF BANKING LOOK LIKE?

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Dec 18, 2019

The financial services industry is in upheaval and while there is a lot of recent talk about rising complexity and disruption, this transformation has actually been almost twenty years in the making. Since the year 2000, banks have faced stricter and more regulations, driving up the cost of complian...

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10 Customer Experience Trends That will Impact Digital Banking in 2020 10 CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE TRENDS THAT WILL IMPACT DIGITAL BANKING IN 2020

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Dec 18, 2019

There are phenomenal companies that have achieved outstanding results in the banking and Fintech industry. Some of them are very well known, but most are not. What makes a digital banking superstar? Working with hundreds of financial professionals worldwide, we have extracted 10 digital banking tren...

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Why the Trends of Income Inequality & Redistribution of Wealth Could Reverse WHY THE TRENDS OF INCOME INEQUALITY & REDISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH COULD REVERSE

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Dec 18, 2019

Trevor Noren, managing director at 13D Global Research and Strategy, discusses how the concentration of wealth and corporate power is shaping his macro perspective. He sees the past three decades of industry consolidation as root causes of the problems that the American economy currently faces: stag...

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Top 3 trends that will influence Wealth Management in 2020. TOP 3 TRENDS THAT WILL INFLUENCE WEALTH MANAGEMENT IN 2020.

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Dec 18, 2019

Wealth management is transforming faster than most professionals realize because the industry’s customer base is changing. Three trends are driving a paradigm shift in wealth management that will become clear in 2020. The most visible trends are the rise of intergenerational wealth, and the gr...

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Embedded Banking : The next level of offering for financial institutions EMBEDDED BANKING : THE NEXT LEVEL OF OFFERING FOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

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Dec 17, 2019

Financial institutions have traditionally been comfortable in maintaining the ownership of customer relationships. The digital disruption in last 3-4 years has pushed them to adopt newer ways of banking, especially due to advent of plethora of fintech companies and neo-banks. That phase is gradually...

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Unscrambling the U.S. Auto Debt Explosion UNSCRAMBLING THE U.S. AUTO DEBT EXPLOSION

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Dec 16, 2019

Owning a car should make life much easier. But while automobiles have become a modern necessity, for others, it’s a costly amenity. This infographic, courtesy of CarPaymentCalculator.net, shows how automotive debt has grown rapidly due to rising vehicle prices, longer loan terms and consumers ...

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Goldman Sachs Announces Sustainability Initiative GOLDMAN SACHS ANNOUNCES SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE

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Dec 16, 2019

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has tightened its policy on fossil fuel financing in a move welcomed by environmental groups, just as global talks on climate change faltered in Madrid over the weekend. Bloomberg's Sonali Basak has more on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas."

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Financial research innovation: the next information advantage FINANCIAL RESEARCH INNOVATION: THE NEXT INFORMATION ADVANTAGE

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Dec 16, 2019

An information advantage has become one of the most important competitive edges in the financial markets today. Receiving the right data, faster than competitors, is a significant driver of performance. However, while firms invested over $50 billion in 2019 into market data[1], investment in technol...

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Top 7 Data Science Use Cases in Finance Industry TOP 7 DATA SCIENCE USE CASES IN FINANCE INDUSTRY

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Dec 16, 2019

Finance is one of the most critical sectors in the world. Finance management used to require a lot of effort and time, but not any more. Using Data Science, now one can quickly analyze finance and make a better decision to manage finance. Now Data Science is being used in the Finance Industry for th...

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Fintech: How is innovation dragging the region FINTECH: HOW IS INNOVATION DRAGGING THE REGION'S BANKS TO THE 21ST CENTURY

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Dec 16, 2019

Fintech is one of the business world’s most popular buzzwords. It is referred to as the integration of technology into products offered by financial services companies in order to improve their use and delivery to consumers. But what does this really mean? A lot of banks and financial institut...

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Why is Open Banking so scary? WHY IS OPEN BANKING SO SCARY?

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Dec 16, 2019

The UK implemented Open Banking in January 2018 and now, almost two years later, you would think it’s doing really well. This is why the momentum is building. The Open Banking Implementation Entity (OBIE) shared figures that show there are 49 million data sharing requests monthly, doubling in ...

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IS AI AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL SECTOR? IS AI AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL SECTOR?

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Dec 15, 2019

Over six decades have passed since the earliest concept of artificial intelligence was introduced. However, it’s almost unbelievable to see how far the ideas has come. Today, AI represents an industry worth almost $10 billion and by 2025, it has been projected to reach around $118 billion. Lot...

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AI Transparency in Finance – Understanding the Black Box AI TRANSPARENCY IN FINANCE – UNDERSTANDING THE BLACK BOX

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Dec 13, 2019

The financial sector was one of the first to start experimenting with machine learning applications for a variety of use-cases. In 2019, banks and other lenders are looking to machine learning as a way to win market share and stay competitive in a changing landscape, one in which people are no longe...

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Capital markets CRM vs. standard CRM CAPITAL MARKETS CRM VS. STANDARD CRM

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Dec 13, 2019

Capital markets firms today need to do more with fewer resources, which is in part because of the changing dynamic between the buy side and sell side. These firms are turning to digital transformation, realizing in this regulatory landscape that it’s the best way to transform their business wh...

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Risk Management and Analytics with Fintech RISK MANAGEMENT AND ANALYTICS WITH FINTECH

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Dec 13, 2019

Chief risk officers and bankers who are focused on controlling risk are facing a new lending environment in which to manage credit risk - largely due to the growth of digital technology and the increasing demand for data-driven credit decisions.

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Future Ready Finance Survey 2019 FUTURE READY FINANCE SURVEY 2019

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Dec 12, 2019

KPMG International’s Future Ready Finance Global Survey provides key insights on finance’s priorities, challenges and capabilities. The good news is that success is achievable. Indeed, Finance functions at high-performing companies have not only been able to adapt to this new environment...

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Marketplace Payment Statistics MARKETPLACE PAYMENT STATISTICS

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Dec 12, 2019

Payment processing is one of the most crucial aspects of running an eCommerce marketplace. When you’re starting an online mall like Amazon or eBay, make sure you can offer the most convenient payment methods for your customers. It’s important to keep in mind that the payment method&rsquo...

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Artificial Intelligence is What Every Bank Needs ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS WHAT EVERY BANK NEEDS

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Dec 12, 2019

Customer experience is taking a center stage for every organization irrespective of its size and nature of business. The story is no different for banks. Banks and other financial institutions, being massive conglomerates comprising of multiple lines of businesses (retail lending, corporate lending,...

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Innovate to Succeed: The Client Call to Action for Wealth Management INNOVATE TO SUCCEED: THE CLIENT CALL TO ACTION FOR WEALTH MANAGEMENT

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Dec 11, 2019

For at least five years, the wealth management industry has been gripped by one existential question about its future: to what extent should technology play a role in its relationship-driven business model? Across all industries, new channels and technologies are changing the service demands of the ...

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USING AN AI CHATBOT TO SUPPORT BROKERAGE OPERATIONS USING AN AI CHATBOT TO SUPPORT BROKERAGE OPERATIONS

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Dec 11, 2019

AI chatbot can be integrated with your trading platform to improve your customer satisfaction rates while also adding a marketing channel for brokers to broadcast to selected client groups. Additionally, we will provide a demo of how AI can allow your clients to trade and interact with trading platf...

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Here’s a look back at how finances fared over the last decade HERE’S A LOOK BACK AT HOW FINANCES FARED OVER THE LAST DECADE

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Dec 11, 2019

Credit card debt, student loans, and mortgages dominated personal finance over the last decade. But, what hasn’t changed in the past 10 years?

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Conversational Banking: The next revolution in banking experience CONVERSATIONAL BANKING: THE NEXT REVOLUTION IN BANKING EXPERIENCE

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Dec 10, 2019

Customer interaction and channel preferences have experienced significant changes over time and are constantly evolving and expanding across all industries, including banking. To consolidate customer satisfaction and cultivate customer advocacy, banks must endeavour to continue to meet these changin...

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2020’s Fintech Micro Trends 2020’S FINTECH MICRO TRENDS

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Dec 10, 2019

‘Tis the season for every fintech news outlet to cite industry predictions for 2020. And while it’s helpful to know that AI is still the biggest trend since PFM, and that the bank of the future will get ahead by focusing on the customer, sometimes the best way to gauge new trends is to t...

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A 2020 perfect vision for the financial services sector A 2020 PERFECT VISION FOR THE FINANCIAL SERVICES SECTOR

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Dec 10, 2019

It’s been an exciting year in the banking sector. Along with innovation being pushed along by the industry, there has also been the added pressure of regulatory change, such as the introduction of 2FA this September. In the past few years, much has been made of the potential for technologies s...

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How Automation is Changing Financial Services HOW AUTOMATION IS CHANGING FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Dec 10, 2019

New artificial intelligence technologies are in the process of fundamentally transforming the financial services market. Over the past years especially the financial sector has recognised the economic benefits of artificial intelligence – gaining new insights from existing data to optimise cre...

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How tech and open banking are disrupting the rented property market HOW TECH AND OPEN BANKING ARE DISRUPTING THE RENTED PROPERTY MARKET

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Dec 10, 2019

New fintech business Canopy has launched a range of innovative apps to streamline rental arrangements for tenants, landlords and property agents alike.

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10 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is Transforming Banking Operations 10 WAYS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IS TRANSFORMING BANKING OPERATIONS

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Dec 10, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is rapidly transforming the financial industry more than any other technology in recent history and is becoming a major disruptor. Banks are aiming to minimize costs, meet margins, and exceed customer expectations through personal experience. With AI being woven into their bu...

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Will tech giants ever fully penetrate the financial services space? WILL TECH GIANTS EVER FULLY PENETRATE THE FINANCIAL SERVICES SPACE?

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Dec 09, 2019

While FinTech start-ups have been showcasing their rapid dynamism and proving themselves to represent a real threat to traditional financial institutions, in recent years, and even months, it has become increasingly difficult not to address the elephant in the room. Big tech companies such as Amazon...

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FinTech and Financial Inclusion: an impact story FINTECH AND FINANCIAL INCLUSION: AN IMPACT STORY

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Dec 09, 2019

A respons Ability-managed private equity vehicle focusing on financial inclusion has acquired a minority stake in C88 Financial Technologies Pte. Ltd. C88 is a market leading fintech company providing financial marketplaces for lending and insurance products in Indonesia and the Philippines. Through...

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How Big Data and Blockchain are enhancing FinTech HOW BIG DATA AND BLOCKCHAIN ARE ENHANCING FINTECH

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Dec 09, 2019

FinTech companies want to provide personalised and innovative services and products to accelerate customer experience. Customer centricity enabled with data analytics is the number one priority for this sector. Injecting financial sector with advanced tech like Big Data and Blockchain can enable ban...

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Multi-cloud in Financial Services MULTI-CLOUD IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Dec 09, 2019

This year’s Enterprise Cloud Index report, reported that financial services outpaced all other industries in the adoption of hybrid cloud reaching 21% penetration today, compared to a global average of 18%. Whether it is purely with the public cloud providers, or more typically in a hybrid clo...

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Five factors to impact fintech cybersecurity in 2020 FIVE FACTORS TO IMPACT FINTECH CYBERSECURITY IN 2020

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Dec 07, 2019

In 2020 cybersecurity will inevitably become a global priority due to a rise in threats and a heightened sense of vulnerability when it comes to unauthorised access to confidential data. As criminals become more organised, they will continue to take advantage of human error and the struggle business...

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How to Refinance Your Investment Property HOW TO REFINANCE YOUR INVESTMENT PROPERTY

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Dec 06, 2019

If you own a rental property, refinancing your investment property can help free up extra money for future investments and reduce your monthly payments. However, refinancing an investment property isn’t as easy as refinancing a home mortgage. There are stricter requirements, and more costs to ...

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How FI should survive in HOW FI SHOULD SURVIVE IN 'OPEN BANKING' BATTLEFIELD ?

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Dec 05, 2019

Traditionally financial industry protected the customers’ personal, financial and transactional data. This was a great entry barrier for players like new financial institutions and fintech companies. However recent changes on regulatory horizon, including implementation of Farrell Report in Au...

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Cloud 2.0: What to expect in financial services? CLOUD 2.0: WHAT TO EXPECT IN FINANCIAL SERVICES?

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Dec 05, 2019

Research from TABB Group earlier this year found that use of public cloud within financial services was poised to accelerate in 2019. These findings are reflected in our own recent survey[1] which found that 80% of European and North American asset managers will be using the cloud for data managemen...

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Data Aggregation and Artificial Intelligence in Financial Services DATA AGGREGATION AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

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Dec 03, 2019

My last blog highlighted security audits and penetration testing. This final blog of the series discusses security data aggregation and artificial intelligence (AI) implementations in financial services. Should a breach occur, gathering log data from all critical security, network, and endpoint devi...

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Why Predictive Analytics in Banking Is Transformational WHY PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS IN BANKING IS TRANSFORMATIONAL

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Dec 03, 2019

The banking sector struggles with two contradicting challenges. First, it needs to adopt the latest technologies to stay competitive and fight fraud. Second, it still has to hold on to legacy systems, frequently those on-premises, that offer stability and a certain degree of protection. Clients are ...

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Opportunities and challenges in the FinTech sector OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN THE FINTECH SECTOR

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Dec 03, 2019

Janine Hirt, COO and Board Director at Innovate Finance, discusses how new technologies such as AI and machine learning will transform the workplace in our latest TechLaw video.

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How Blockchain Technology is Revolutionising Fintech in 2020 HOW BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY IS REVOLUTIONISING FINTECH IN 2020

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Dec 02, 2019

Two decades down under, and the 21st century doesn’t fail to amaze you with its innovation. In fact, the pace of it is so fast, that you inevitably put your hands up and give up keeping track of what is the latest in technology. This phenomenon, in its own ubiquity, manifests itself in Finance...

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What trends will shake up the Banking Tech sector in 2020? WHAT TRENDS WILL SHAKE UP THE BANKING TECH SECTOR IN 2020?

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Dec 02, 2019

In the past year, we’ve seen technology play a huge part in shaping the banking industry landscape, from emerging fintechs to new solutions facilitated by Open Banking to the latest AI tools. With such progression happening throughout the sector, we are sure to see more disruptive trends emerg...

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How AI is Transforming the Banking and Finance Sector HOW AI IS TRANSFORMING THE BANKING AND FINANCE SECTOR

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Dec 02, 2019

Artificial Intelligence has become the most discussed and popular technology. In starting, it didn’t gain much attention because of the limitation it had, but now everything has changed and transformed with the potential skill sets that help many industries to transform the style of work, bank...

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3 Major Roadblocks to Blockchain Adoption in Banking 3 MAJOR ROADBLOCKS TO BLOCKCHAIN ADOPTION IN BANKING

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Dec 02, 2019

Since its invention back in 2008, blockchain technology has been trying to disrupt a number of industries with varying degrees of success. Core features of blockchain, such as decentralization and immutability, make this technology especially appealing for the financial sector. On paper, blockchain ...

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Get on top of business with vehicle and equipment finance GET ON TOP OF BUSINESS WITH VEHICLE AND EQUIPMENT FINANCE

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Dec 01, 2019

Businesses have their ups and downs. That's why ANZ will work with you to understand your vehicle and equipment needs, and tailor your repayments to suit your cash flow.

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7 Banking Customer Experience Stats you Must Know 7 BANKING CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE STATS YOU MUST KNOW

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Dec 01, 2019

In its latest research, Forrester reveals how Customer experience (CX) improvements drive revenue growth by creating loyal customers. The findings highlight that a single point improvement in a retail bank’s CX Index score could result in $124 million in increased revenue. These findings stren...

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5 Benefits of Hybrid Cloud for the Financial Industry 5 BENEFITS OF HYBRID CLOUD FOR THE FINANCIAL INDUSTRY

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Nov 29, 2019

Technology has become the most important thing for most of the companies. They are using technology for deploying their services or applications. Technologies like cloud computing have completely changed the financial services industry. You can use cloud computing for storing your data or for hostin...

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Common Financial Appraisal Techniques COMMON FINANCIAL APPRAISAL TECHNIQUES

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Nov 28, 2019

I put this infographic together for you to highlight the common types of ways that project leaders and project financial analysts can carry out financial appraisals. These are all techniques that you can use in a business case or project proposal. I hope it's helpful!

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Security in Digital Finance SECURITY IN DIGITAL FINANCE

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Nov 28, 2019

Jussi Leskinen, Senior Security Consultant from F-Secure visited Future Digital Finance Forum and told us about security in digital finance, especially Open Banking and what is TIBER (Threat Intelligence Based Ethical Red Teaming).

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Financing a sustainable future in Asia FINANCING A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE IN ASIA

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Nov 27, 2019

It is estimated that meeting the targets set by the Paris Agreement and United Nations Sustainable Development Goals will require approximately $7 trillion per year, much of which will need to be mobilized from private finance. Financial and Environmental, Social and Governance data that can help co...

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Top Trends in Payments 2020 TOP TRENDS IN PAYMENTS 2020

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Nov 26, 2019

Payments is evolving into an open ecosystem. Banks, payment firms, card firms, BigTechs, FinTechs, and other players are developing new technology to cash in on market changes. Governments are also implementing regulations to reduce ecosystem threats. These measures are expected to make the current ...

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Embedded Finance The Future of the Economy EMBEDDED FINANCE THE FUTURE OF THE ECONOMY

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Nov 26, 2019

Financial services is the nervous system of our economy; a critical system that needs to operate efficiently and equitably for our society to function. The legacy 20th century business models in finance have become increasingly obsolete and most have not adapted to the fundamental paradigm shift&mda...

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Future of Finance FUTURE OF FINANCE

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Nov 26, 2019

DIFC and Expo 2020 ink agreement to host the region’s leading finance conference under the theme ‘The Future of Finance’ at Dubai Exhibition Centre.

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The Evolution of Voice Banking in 2019 THE EVOLUTION OF VOICE BANKING IN 2019

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Nov 25, 2019

With Siri one button away from telling us everything Google has to offer, and Alexa making smart homes more accessible than ever, it’s transparent how artificial intelligence and voice technology in particular have helped transform our personal lives. It only seems right that the next big step...

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3 payment technologies to increase conversion 3 PAYMENT TECHNOLOGIES TO INCREASE CONVERSION

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Nov 25, 2019

Though it may seem like everything in the payments space is geared towards boosting conversion, i.e. the amount of times a potential customers completes the intended action of clicking “buy” – and this is indeed the case – I’m here today to tell you about three specific...

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The Future of Personal Finance powered by AI THE FUTURE OF PERSONAL FINANCE POWERED BY AI

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Nov 25, 2019

AI-powered mobile apps that deliver powerful personalised money management through Assistants are here. These Personal Finance apps can be used to help manage money. This is the future of personal finance from mysmallbank.com.

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Connected Finances: When the Internet of Things Goes to the Bank CONNECTED FINANCES: WHEN THE INTERNET OF THINGS GOES TO THE BANK

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Nov 25, 2019

In the last decade, due to constantly changing consumers’ preferences, financial institutions, like many other industries, have been forced to invest into and develop digital strategies and adapt to the accelerating pace of innovations. A reliable digital portfolio is a priority for every fina...

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How Generation Z Will Reshape Digital Banking HOW GENERATION Z WILL RESHAPE DIGITAL BANKING

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Nov 25, 2019

Generation Z (or Gen Z), the demographic cohort following the Millennials, presents a new breed of customers for financial institutions. Born after 1995, Gen Z is the first generation to be born and raised with YouTube, Instagram and Netflix. Unlike Millennials who witnessed the rise of the digital ...

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HOW FINTECH IS SHAPING ASSETS AND WEALTH MANAGEMENT HOW FINTECH IS SHAPING ASSETS AND WEALTH MANAGEMENT

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Nov 23, 2019

FinTech, shortened from Financial Technology, is a fast-rising industry that improves financial activities like asset and wealth management through technology, hence its name. It is a technologically driven innovation that seeks to challenge the normal methods used in carrying out activities in fina...

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Data Search and Discovery in Banking DATA SEARCH AND DISCOVERY IN BANKING

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Nov 22, 2019

Banks seem to be adopting AI applications ranging from business process automation to credit scoring. Historically, banks have collected vast amounts of data records and even some of the more conservative banks tend to have the resources needed for AI projects. Efficiently navigating the vast data s...

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10 Ways AI Chatbots Can Transform the Banking Industry 10 WAYS AI CHATBOTS CAN TRANSFORM THE BANKING INDUSTRY

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Nov 22, 2019

A chatbot is a piece of software that can share information and answer questions in a conversational style. Especially when enhanced with artificial intelligence technology, bots can interact with users in a very humanlike way. These personable virtual assistants exist in chat platforms like Faceboo...

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AI in Finance: Selecting the Best Alternative Data AI IN FINANCE: SELECTING THE BEST ALTERNATIVE DATA

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Nov 22, 2019

Alternative data is information that investors use outside of the traditional sources that companies themselves provide, like financial reporting. It can include social media posts, satellite imagery — and news. For most people, news reports are a way to stay on top of current events. For a he...

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5 Benefits Outsourcing Software Development Services Brings to Fintech Business 5 BENEFITS OUTSOURCING SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES BRINGS TO FINTECH BUSINESS

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Nov 22, 2019

Outsourcing software development is an alternative that can be a great part of corporate strategies for fintech businesses. This working model has been increasingly used by companies that adopt planning directed to their core business, but that seek more agility, quality, and specialization in all p...

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