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Infosys released a couple of major reports this week on banking innovation.
The first is a survey by the US BAI of 116 senior bankers (12 page report), whilst the other is a survey by Europe’s EFMA of 89 banks in 26 countries (76 page report).
Both of the reports find that four out of five bankers rate innovation initiatives as extremely important or very important for their pursuit of growth and for improving future efficiencies. Almost nine out of ten believe that IT is extremely or very important to innovation efforts.
Meanwhile, inflexible IT systems and bottlenecks in IT development were highlighted as the top two barriers to innovation.
The detailed reports from the research studies are available here.
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