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Decentralisation demands data safes

I keep thinking about the future internet and the ideal of creating a network where no one controls anything. It may sound silly, but it is developing already. In fact, in HBO’s excellent series Silicon Valley, the guys at Pied Piper recently did a pivot to try to create exactly …

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Who owns the customers’ data?

Following on from the discussions about identity on Monday, it gets interesting to think about the customers’ data and who owns it, especially in light of the Payment Services Directive 2, PSD2 for short, which comes into force at the start of next year.  The regulation forces banks to open …

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Marketplace Lending comes of age: arise a new asset class

One of the interviewees in my new book ValueWeb is Ron Suber, President at Prosper Marketplace.  Ron just posted a summary of his latest speech on LinkedIn and it’s a great commentary, so I decided to repost it here.  Enjoy! Marketplace Lending: Evolution of an Asset Class (The following post …

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Banks are just data vaults

There have been several themes I’ve explored on the blog lately that are the foundations of my latest presentations: Mobile is irrelevant, it’s the behaviours that are key Money is meaningless, it’s the data that is important Capitalism is dead, we are now ruled by social capitalism  Privacy has gone …

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Banks are just data vaults

There have been several themes I’ve explored on the blog lately that are the foundations of my latest presentations: Mobile is irrelevant, it’s the behaviours that are key Money is meaningless, it’s the data that is important Capitalism is dead, we are now ruled by social capitalism  Privacy has gone …

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The biggest banks by assets

Here is the City has done a nice job of crunching some data to come up with a list of the biggest banks in the world by assets under management as at 31st October 2010. BNP Paribas $3.12 trillion in assets (+34.47%)* HSBC $2.74 trillion (+12.46%) Barclays $2.71 trillion (+37.03%) …

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Banks need to be technology giants

I got into one very interesting discussion with a digital banker. He was underscoring how important data is in banking, and referenced the fact that banking started with data. It started as a ledger system a thousand years ago so that pilgrims could travel to the Holy Land under the …

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Banks are extinct … oh no, they’re not

Curating the daily news yesterday, I was surprised to see an article published by Wharton Business School that irritated me. Wharton Business School is one of America’s Ivy League Universities up there with Yale and Harvard.  It should be publishing informed insights but this post was more of a headline …

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