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Why Nations Fail

I was recently at a Capital Markets conference in Turkey where the main first day keynote speaker is Professor James A. Robinson from the University of Chicago and co-author of Why Nations Fail, a book that changed thinking about what makes for successful countries and what makes them fail. I had assumed that James was going…

Tencent WeChat and WeChat Pay

I’ve written a lot about Ant and Alibaba, but not so much Tencent, even though QQ social networking in China was a hot, hot topic a few years ago.  It was the first social platform to launch its own currency and, with 300 million users, was quite interesting.  Things have moved at a pace and…

The future of banking, money and finance [Presentation]

I’ve been presenting a summary of Digital Bank and ValueWeb for a few months now.  It is the story of the origins of moneykind and, as many have now heard the story, I thought it’s about time to share this on the blog. If you have half an hour free, then you can watch the presentation.  It’s been filmed…

The three things you need to be a Digital Bank

As mentioned last week, I delivered a keynote at the DreamForce conference.  As it has been shared online, I’ll share it here. The slides … Digital bank latest – october from Chris Skinner The video (my bit starts at 10m33s) … If you can’t see it easily, the summary is this (taken from the review…

The three things you need to be a Digital Bank

As mentioned last week, I delivered a keynote at the DreamForce conference.  As it has been shared online, I’ll share it here. The slides … Digital bank latest – october from Chris Skinner The video (my bit starts at 10m33s) … If you can’t see it easily, the summary is this (taken from the review…

Digital wallets will process all the money on earth by 2025

Another presentation that surprised me in Oslo came from Tor Jacobsen, CEO of TSM Nordic. It surprised me as I had no idea about TSM, a mobile wallet provider owned by Telenor and DNB – Norway’s biggest mobile network operator (MNO) and biggest bank – and will launch in the Norwegian market later this year…

Global-mobile-wallet-market

How do you secure yourself in an insecure world?

Just gave a presentation at the EFMA Conference this week on online insecurity, exacerbated by mobile hacktivists. I'm quite pleased with it, as it's newly refreshed material, so here it is. Efma, no one is safe, 290513 from Chris Skinner There is a sound file recording which gives you the presentation speech to go with the…

Creating an agile, designer IT Shop from a CIO who knows how

Time to head home after a day in India at the launch of the new design centre for finance launched by Polaris Financial Technology in Chennai (Madras for the old folks out there). As you walk into the Design Centre, you are greeted by a map of the world … completely made out of Indian…

World of rupees

Creating an agile, designer IT Shop from a CIO who knows how

Time to head home after a day in India at the launch of the new design centre for finance launched by Polaris Financial Technology in Chennai (Madras for the old folks out there). As you walk into the Design Centre, you are greeted by a map of the world … completely made out of Indian…

World of rupees

All you thought you knew is wrong

I recently wrote a three-part polemic that challenges all the things we think we know. Part One: Stop talking about mobile, it’s not important Part Two: Money is meaningless, it’s the data that is important Part Three: Capitalism is dead, long live capitalism You may have read them but, if you’d rather watch the story…

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