Home / Chris M Skinner (page 660)

Chris M Skinner

Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, TheFinanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

Digital Identities? We haven’t got a clue!

Today is a day that’s all about authentication, identification and verification. First, I have been asked to make a speech at a payments conference all about how to minimise risk; and, second, we have a meeting of the Financial Services Club this evening, in the form of an Oxford Society …

Read More »

The best call centre sketch ever

I’ve seen lots of call centre comic moments, but this one made me laugh out loud, and I mean LOUD.  Starring David Schwimmer and Simon Pegg, the 2006 film Big Nothing has this little 4-minute skitt: I’m sure that all those Mumbai, Manila and Guangzhou call centre operators, as well …

Read More »

The best call centre sketch ever

I’ve seen lots of call centre comic moments, but this one made me laugh out loud, and I mean LOUD.  Starring David Schwimmer and Simon Pegg, the 2006 film Big Nothing has this little 4-minute skitt: I’m sure that all those Mumbai, Manila and Guangzhou call centre operators, as well …

Read More »

The best call centre sketch ever

I’ve seen lots of call centre comic moments, but this one made me laugh out loud, and I mean LOUD.  Starring David Schwimmer and Simon Pegg, the 2006 film Big Nothing has this little 4-minute skitt: I’m sure that all those Mumbai, Manila and Guangzhou call centre operators, as well …

Read More »

The best call centre sketch ever

I’ve seen lots of call centre comic moments, but this one made me laugh out loud, and I mean LOUD.  Starring David Schwimmer and Simon Pegg, the 2006 film Big Nothing has this little 4-minute skitt: I’m sure that all those Mumbai, Manila and Guangzhou call centre operators, as well …

Read More »

Banks versus Consumers – who wins?

Front Page of Business Week today: Banks versus Consumers – who wins? The focus is upon credit cards and debt collections and, with American credit-card debt hitting a record high of $957 billion in Q1 2008, up 8% from the previous year, according to Federal Reserve data, this is a …

Read More »

The consolidation of everything

With so many websites, blogs, voicemails, emails, text messages, adverts, media, feeds and chatrooms twittering at the poor individuals who inhabited earth in 2008, the citizens of the world found it impossible to keep up with everything. Everything had become so fragmented, that workers of the world were drowning in …

Read More »

The consolidation of everything

With so many websites, blogs, voicemails, emails, text messages, adverts, media, feeds and chatrooms twittering at the poor individuals who inhabited earth in 2008, the citizens of the world found it impossible to keep up with everything. Everything had become so fragmented, that workers of the world were drowning in …

Read More »

The fragmentation of everything

In the theme of dialogue about our changing world, the conversations continued with my USA friends about how hard it is to get the marketing right these days. They lamented the fact that their marketing team are so traditional that they still wait until the brochure is perfect for mailing …

Read More »

The fragmentation of everything

In the theme of dialogue about our changing world, the conversations continued with my USA friends about how hard it is to get the marketing right these days. They lamented the fact that their marketing team are so traditional that they still wait until the brochure is perfect for mailing …

Read More »

Hey, why don’t we cost cut our way to growth?

I spent yesterday discussing themes for a major conference in the USA later this year. My American friend was a bit down on it all … but then that’s not surprising when Ken Thompson, one of the most respected retail bankers in the USA until this year, had been asked …

Read More »

Citi Identity Theft open to interpretation

I really liked Citibank’s US ad campaign against identity theft that ran through 2006, and used many of the ads in presentations to discuss the implications of ID theft.  If you haven’t seen the ads, here’s one of the best ones: But then, in this age of user generated entertainment, …

Read More »

Citi Identity Theft open to interpretation

I really liked Citibank’s US ad campaign against identity theft that ran through 2006, and used many of the ads in presentations to discuss the implications of ID theft.  If you haven’t seen the ads, here’s one of the best ones: But then, in this age of user generated entertainment, …

Read More »

Citi Identity Theft open to interpretation

I really liked Citibank’s US ad campaign against identity theft that ran through 2006, and used many of the ads in presentations to discuss the implications of ID theft.  If you haven’t seen the ads, here’s one of the best ones: But then, in this age of user generated entertainment, …

Read More »