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Do banks really need to change?

One of the comments that floated on the network in the last week was: banks can ignore digital. That made me sit up and take notice and so I asked the person, a banker, what they meant.  Their explanation was interesting and went something like this: Banks do not need to change and adapt and,…

It’s a brave new world (not just for banks)

Following on from yesterday’s blog about traditional bank thinking versus digital bank views, there are three slides I use in my presentations that illustrate this big change.  This is the change in banks moving from being trade focused to community focused. The first points out that banks must be in the social network, as that’s…

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It’s a brave new world (not just for banks)

Following on from yesterday’s blog about traditional bank thinking versus digital bank views, there are three slides I use in my presentations that illustrate this big change.  This is the change in banks moving from being trade focused to community focused. The first points out that banks must be in the social network, as that’s…

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Take the test: does your bank think like a traditional bank or a digital bank?

One of the things that is quite clear is that, as we move into a sharing economy, the role of banks is changing.  Banks historically focused upon profit and trade, but they now need to also focus upon community and dialogue.  It is no longer good enough to purely focus upon commerce at the expense…

Fidorbank

Take the test: does your bank think like a traditional bank or a digital bank?

One of the things that is quite clear is that, as we move into a sharing economy, the role of banks is changing.  Banks historically focused upon profit and trade, but they now need to also focus upon community and dialogue.  It is no longer good enough to purely focus upon commerce at the expense…

Fidorbank

What is the ‘digital core’ for a bank?

I’ve been talking about banks replacing their legacy mess with a digital core for a while now. Rearchitect your bank by getting rid of spaghetti based systems organised around products and channels to market, and redesign them for digital structures focused upon customers. That is not easy, as it implies replacing systems in real-time. How…

What is the ‘digital core’ for a bank?

I’ve been talking about banks replacing their legacy mess with a digital core for a while now. Rearchitect your bank by getting rid of spaghetti based systems organised around products and channels to market, and redesign them for digital structures focused upon customers. That is not easy, as it implies replacing systems in real-time. How…

Wrappers, replacers and reformers are all targeting banks

I’ve been talking about the hot new start-ups targeting the banking markets for a while.  There are literally 1000’s of them – the Fintech Awards had over 750 firms to review this year alone – and sifting the wheat from the chaff is hard.  There are a few standouts however, and these are the ones…

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Banks told to watch out for small competitors

So I was going to write a long blog about SWIFT today, but it makes more sense to post that one tomorrow after seeing this report by Richard Meadows, a journalist for Fairfax Media who publish New Zealand's popular papers The Dominion Post and The Press, as well as the popular news website Stuff. The write-up covers my keynote at PaymentsNZ,…

Banks told to watch out for small competitors

So I was going to write a long blog about SWIFT today, but it makes more sense to post that one tomorrow after seeing this report by Richard Meadows, a journalist for Fairfax Media who publish New Zealand's popular papers The Dominion Post and The Press, as well as the popular news website Stuff. The write-up covers my keynote at PaymentsNZ,…

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