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Embracing disruption: the future of banking

Our Group Chief Information Officer, Dr Michael Gorriz, on the trends that are changing banking, and what it will take…

Our Group Chief Information Officer, Dr Michael Gorriz, on the trends that are changing banking, and what it will take…

Navigate the future | 7 Nov 2018

Rewiring the DNA in banking

The Global Head of our innovation hub SC Ventures on transforming banking with intrapreneurs, fintechs and new business models

The Global Head of our innovation hub SC Ventures on transforming banking with intrapreneurs, fintechs and new business models

Navigate the future | 2 Nov 2018

Fintechs and banks can work together to tackle money laundering

By forming partnerships with fintechs, banks can use AI and other cutting-edge technology to fight financial crime

By forming partnerships with fintechs, banks can use AI and other cutting-edge technology to fight financial crime

Explore our world | 12 Jul 2018

Bridging the gap between fintechs and banks: Jason’s story

Jason is passionate about the disruptive technologies that are changing the way we think about banking

Jason is passionate about the disruptive technologies that are changing the way we think about banking

Explore our world | 30 Apr 2018

Why bitcoin isn’t a real threat to major currencies – any time soon

Cryptocurrencies are disrupting the financial landscape, but their challenge to traditional currencies may be limited

Cryptocurrencies are disrupting the financial landscape, but their challenge to traditional currencies may be limited

Navigate the future | 24 Apr 2018

Digitising customer care – the call centre of tomorrow

Banking is becoming ever more digital. But that doesn’t mean it needs to be less personal

Banking is becoming ever more digital. But that doesn’t mean it needs to be less personal

Navigate the future | 7 Dec 2017

My fintech story: I want to transform financial services

Millennials are starting all the fintechs, right? Not quite. Aged 50, ex-broker Ned Philips is bucking the trend after spotting…

Millennials are starting all the fintechs, right? Not quite. Aged 50, ex-broker Ned Philips is bucking the trend after spotting…

Navigate the future | 18 Oct 2017

How close is a password-free world?

Biometric authentication promises convenience and security in more ways than you can imagine

Biometric authentication promises convenience and security in more ways than you can imagine

Navigate the future | 21 Sep 2017

The mobile wallet: where it began

How Kenya’s financial services leapfrogged into the 21st century

How Kenya’s financial services leapfrogged into the 21st century

Navigate the future | 19 Sep 2017

Seven ways we will bank in the future

Could we soon live in a cashless world and get real-time financial advice?

Could we soon live in a cashless world and get real-time financial advice?

Navigate the future | 14 Sep 2017

How banking is changing at lightning speed

Rapid innovation is transforming the way you interact with your bank – for the better

Rapid innovation is transforming the way you interact with your bank – for the better

Navigate the future | 12 Sep 2017

Six ways blockchain will revolutionise banking and commerce

From real-time transactions to reducing fraud, blockchain is a gamechanger for institutions across the world

From real-time transactions to reducing fraud, blockchain is a gamechanger for institutions across the world

Navigate the future | 7 Sep 2017

Designing a digital bank

Can banks continue to provide personalised service in an increasingly digital world?

Can banks continue to provide personalised service in an increasingly digital world?

Navigate the future | 31 Aug 2017

The connection between money and music

The banking and music industries share a similar challenge: staying relevant in the digital era

The banking and music industries share a similar challenge: staying relevant in the digital era

Navigate the future | 22 Aug 2017

Sustainable investing is going mainstream thanks to fintech

New revolution is opening up investment opportunities for wealthy individuals

New revolution is opening up investment opportunities for wealthy individuals

Navigate the future | 15 Feb 2017

Blockchain – the road to mass adoption

Blockchain’s potential benefits to the financial system are undeniable, but hurdles mean large-scale adoption could take years

Blockchain’s potential benefits to the financial system are undeniable, but hurdles mean large-scale adoption could take years

Navigate the future | 16 Jun 2016

My fintech story: turning India’s cash into digital money

If most unbanked people in India are paid in cash, how can they participate in the digital economy? Indian technopreneur…

If most unbanked people in India are paid in cash, how can they participate in the digital economy? Indian technopreneur…

Navigate the future | 24 May 2016

Middle East shoppers embrace e-commerce

A major growth spurt in e-commerce is underway in the Middle East as consumers leapfrog to digital

A major growth spurt in e-commerce is underway in the Middle East as consumers leapfrog to digital

Navigate the future | 4 Apr 2016

Competitive edge: making the most of big data

Data analytics startups are bringing previously unattainable insights to markets, and their customers will reap the benefits

Data analytics startups are bringing previously unattainable insights to markets, and their customers will reap the benefits

Navigate the future | 17 Jul 2015

Engaging customers – the Silicon Valley way

Tech firms are known for their ingenuity, but their obsessive focus on customers is something we could all learn from

Tech firms are known for their ingenuity, but their obsessive focus on customers is something we could all learn from

Navigate the future | 12 May 2015

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