Open Banking: How will this Impact the Future of Finance?

Posted by Fran Geddes on 18-Jan-2018 11:07:57

Competition within banking is almost non-existent. Limited incentives to switch discourage customers from embarking on the journey to a new bank account, but this is all about to change.

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Topics: Finance, Digital Transformation

7 Key Trends Financial Services Can't Afford to Ignore

Posted by Fran Geddes on 04-Jan-2018 13:36:18

The finance industry was introduced to many influential technologies over the last year with startups and technology agencies driving change. Financial Services (FS) has always had a very traditional way of working and therefore, is often rigid in the products and services they can offer, however, thanks to the latest technologies, customers are expecting a more fluid way of banking and are expecting more from their FS providers. Here are 7 top technologies FS institutions need to know about:

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Topics: Disruption and Change, Finance

What is Bitcoin?

Posted by Fran Geddes on 05-Dec-2017 10:19:02

Bitcoin is one of the hottest topics in technology, finance and general news channels, right now. The current value of the currency has attracted users across the globe, hoping to make thousands, even millions, by investing at just the right time.

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Topics: Disruption and Change, Finance

Revolut: Redefining Finance

Posted by Fran Geddes on 09-Nov-2017 09:39:22

Launched over two years ago, Revolut is a completely different company tothe fintech start-up establish in July 2015. It has drastically expanded in both size and resource, with offices across the globe and an ambitious plan to revolutionise the financial industry by offering a faster, slicker, cheaper and more accessible way to handle finances. 

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Topics: Finance, Digital Transformation

8 financial services apps leading the way

Posted by Fran Geddes on 06-Oct-2017 12:55:37

A guest blog by Jeff Lyall, Marketing Director at Smart Money People. Smart Money People is the UK’s #1 financial services review and insight platform.

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Topics: Finance, Digital Transformation, App Development

Are we safe from cyber attacks and how can we prevent them?

Posted by Fran Geddes on 31-Aug-2017 12:30:00

With businesses and services looking to transform their digital strategy and implement new technologies and software to improve their services, the cyber threat is becoming an evermore present threat to company and personal computers.

Criminals are no longer using the attacks to demand just money. Political statements and aims of disruption are behind some attacks, with healthcare and finance becoming a high profile target.

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Topics: Healthcare, Finance, Digital Transformation, General Tech News

The Future of Mobile Banking

Posted by Eleanor Burt on 02-Aug-2017 09:30:23

You might not have noticed, but a banking revolution is underway. Along with all the major high street banking institutions scrambling to outdo each other with their mobile offerings, there are a fleet of startups beginning to compete in the mobile banking market.



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Topics: Finance

How Has Mobile Technology Disrupted These Three Industries?

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 27-Apr-2017 12:00:38

Mobile technology has become hugely disruptive for an array of industries, it’s revolutionising our society and the way in which we work. Here are three industries which are at the cutting edge of digital transformation and where mobile has become a key disrupter.

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Topics: Disruption and Change, Healthcare, Finance

How is Mobile Technology Driving Innovation in the Financial Sector?

Posted by Andrew Floyd on 13-Sep-2016 08:52:07

Mobile technology has disrupted, and continues to disrupt, a huge number of industry sectors and the financial sector is no exception. Mobile has completely changed the financial market’s landscape and it continues to drive innovation.

It’s not just mobile banking that has emerged though. Innovations have been extended further than that, with emerging technologies, mobile devices and mobile applications having transformed and revolutionised the financial sector as we know it today.

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Topics: Disruption and Change, Finance, M-Commerce