From innovation theatre to real innovation

Chris Skinner

I was listening to a great discussion about innovation (again) amongst a group of innovative bankers. In particular, how the conversation about innovation has changed over the past decade. Digital Bank Grid Innovation

Direct Line: innovating InsurTech

Chris Skinner

Fleetlights is an army of drones that light up the night skies and are designed to help people in difficult … The post Direct Line: innovating InsurTech appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Fintech Grid Innovation

Look East for innovation

Chris Skinner

After all, it’s easy to call out banks for doing banking as usual but, if I … The post Look East for innovation appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Fintech Future Grid Innovation Opinion

Grasshopper Bank CEO Erwin to speak at Bank Innovation Build

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Bank Innovation Build Carousel Innovation Strategy Startups Grasshopper BankNew York City-based Grasshopper Bank is building a digital banking product ecosystem for the startup community.

Why organisations resist innovation

Chris Skinner

I love this thesis, as it really shows why it’s incredibly hard to innovate internally. The internal innovator is like some strange virus infecting the organisation. It is the reason why innovators have their dilemma. Grid Innovation

A disruptive innovation appears

Chris Skinner

I was listening to a financier talking about FinTech the other day, and claiming that they are all sustaining innovations and not disruptive. Disruptive innovation creates new markets separate to the mainstream; markets that are unknowable at the time of the technologies conception.

Cameras Help Fuel Retail Innovation

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When it comes to retail innovation — changes that promise to influence commerce not only this year, but in the 2020s — cameras could have a significant role. That’s not the only way innovation with cameras can help retailers.

How Innovation Priorities Are Evolving for FIs

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But how much are FIs really investing in blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) compared to more foundational innovations? The latest Innovation Readiness Playbook looks at where FIs have been focusing over the past three years and what their plans are for the near future.

B2B Payment Innovations Keep Suppliers In Mind

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A majority (55 percent) of corporate professionals identified real-time payments as their top B2B payment service priority, according to the Real-Time Payments Innovation Playbook. With innovation comes new challenges. The real estate market also recently saw innovations.

For startups to bridge banks’ fintech gap, innovation execution needs a reality check

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This is the second article in a two-part series on bank-fintech collaborations based on the 2019 State of Banking Innovation Survey, a study conducted by Bank Innovation and INV Fintech. Carousel Innovation Strategy INV Fintech Startups APIs collaboration innovation strategy

Delivering Restaurant Innovation With Mobile Tech

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These are some of the ways that innovators in the dining space are making it easier for consumers to order their favorite foods — and for restaurants to accept their orders: The projected value of online restaurant delivery sales by 2022, compared to $25 billion today, is $62 billion.

Why We Need Bank Innovation Build

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It is this revolution that has led us to present Bank Innovation Build, our newest conference, on Nov. Bank Innovation Build 2019 Capital Commerce Corporate Exclusive Experience & Design? There is a revolution going on inside banking. And that’s not just a cheap cliche.

Pharmacies Drive More Retail Innovation

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Pretty much everyone needs medicine at one or another, and that need is helping to drive retail innovation and attempts at disruption in the pharmacy business. But innovation efforts continue for retail pharmacy operations.

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REPORT: Payment Tech Tops FIs’ Innovation Agendas

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However, financial institutions (FIs) are getting better at separating vital areas of innovation from the hype. Banks are increasingly focusing on the fundamentals when determining their innovation agendas.

12 reasons why banks don’t innovate

Chris Skinner

The post 12 reasons why banks don’t innovate appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Fintech Grid Innovation Opinion TechnologyI just got back from the ICEEfest in Bucharest, Romania.

Why Drive, Not Size, Is Key To FI Innovation

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When it comes to technological innovation, however, the smaller players have long been outgunned by larger FIs and their sizable IT budgets. Today, small banks are more aggressive and ambitious in their innovation strategies than medium-sized and large FIs.

Payments Execs Weigh In On Innovation For The Roaring 2020s

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To get a sense of the most significant seismic shifts that have pushed payments innovation inexorably ahead through the past 10 years, as well as what lies over the horizon, PYMNTS queried 29 C-level executives with a collective thumb on the pulse of innovation.

How 45 Pct Of Old-School SMBs Plan To Innovate

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In today’s digital economy, with shopping as easy as the tap of a finger on a smartphone screen, brick-and-mortar retail businesses have no choice but to innovate to keep and grow their clientele. percent of these businesses view innovation as critical to their survival.

Bank Innovation Launches Public Telegram Channel

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Come join Bank Innovation’s Telegram Group. Bank Innovation‘s Telegram channel was created to foster discussion and collaboration among the fintech community on the latest trends, insights and events […]. Exclusive APIs Bank Innovation BlockChain fintech fintechs Telegram

Blockchain for KYC: Game-changing RegTech Innovation

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IBM RegTech Innovations. One of the best things about working at IBM—and in the RegTech field in particular—is meeting daily with the engineers and developers who are driving technological innovation in the financial industry. IBM driving innovation.

The top trends in retail banking innovation

Chris Skinner

I get lots of input from many sources, and one of the ones I like is the innovation survey of banking produced annually by EFMA with Accenture. Digital Bank Fintech Future Grid Innovation Technology Uncategorized

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Turkish delights in innovation

Chris Skinner

They manage the Fintech Istanbul program, and are the powerhouse behind many of the innovations we’ve seen in Turkey from mobile wallets to contactless payments. We may describe Turkish banking sector as strong, innovative, modern and well-regulated.

Why Invisible Will Make 2020’s Payments Innovation Roar

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Two hundred and seventy-four years later, those words are the perfect framework for understanding what will define the next decade of innovation in payments and any ecosystem that touches it. The most transformative innovations in payments and commerce over the last decade are mostly the result of innovators making what was once visible, invisible: payments, stores, merchants, brands, issuers, even card networks. The Invisible Innovators .

Serving Up Innovation On Demand 

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Today In Data Commerce delivery Innovation News payments Retail Today in DataFeeding the world is a noble goal – and in the digital era, it’s not a bad line of business to be in, either. Hence the ever-shifting competition to be the firm that delivers deliciousness to consumers’ doors.

CFPB Rolls Out Innovation Regulator Network

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A network to better coordinate financial innovation among federal and state regulators is being launched by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in partnership with several states, the agency said in a press release.

Why FIs Are Laser-Focused On Corporate Credit Innovation

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Innovation has been the name of the game for financial institutions (FIs) large and small in recent years. However, the parameters of innovation are shifting from a few years ago, when FIs were more inclined to roll out new products and chase shifting market trends.

10 Most Innovative CEOs in Banking 2017

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Innovative Ecosystem Draws FinTech Firms To Toronto

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Toronto is a powerhouse for financial innovation in Canada: The city has the most sizable ecosystem for FinTech in the country, with 185 startups per one count. Innovation canada FinTech News NorthOne Toronto

Register for Bank Innovation Ignite 2019

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Bank Innovation is pleased to announce its first conference for the coming year, Bank Innovation Ignite 2019. Bank Innovation Ignite is designed for fintech professionals and innovation executives at banks to learn about emerging technologies.

Innovation Must Be Measurable to Be Valuable [VIDEO]

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The word “innovation” get thrown around a lot in banking these days (ah-hem!), but Lara Druyan, managing director, head of innovation, west coast, for the Royal Bank of Canada warned that without metrics, it is easy for innovation efforts to get “squishy.”

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Mastercard Revs Its Payments Innovation Engine

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That provides a rough idea of some of the motivation behind Mastercard ’s latest effort in payments and commerce innovation — an effort described in depth in a new PYMNTS interview between Karen Webster and Amnah Ajmal, Mastercard’s executive vice president of core products.

Fintechs, Beware of ‘Innovation Tourists’

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Now that the industry is (mostly) clear on the fintech “friend or foe” issue, startups are busy pitching their products to the eager incumbents and their innovation teams. Startups, beware of “innovation tourists.” Exclusive Innovations Operations Startups Technology Wealth Management fintech startups GoldBean innovation Jane Barratt

Innovation with compliance is difficult

Chris Skinner

You may find it gratifying that most of … The post Innovation with compliance is difficult appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Grid Innovation Regulation UncategorizedI’ve been at a few conferences this week, and was amused by an audience poll at one event. The moderator first of all asked: Do you believe that the regulators are in the incumbent’s pockets and protect the industry from new competition?

RBC Head of Innovation Lara Druyan Joins Bank Innovation 2018

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EXCLUSIVE – Lara Druyan, managing director and head of innovation at Royal Bank of Canada, has joined the speaker faculty for Bank Innovation 2018. Bank Innovation 2018 will take place March 5-6 in San Francisco.

LATAM’s Payments Innovation Renaissance

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The Latin American market isn’t going to slow down — not from an innovation standpoint, and not from a regulatory standpoint. Providing onboarding services in the Latin American market is both an exciting opportunity and a challenging one.

Payments Innovation Fuels Rise In Football Gambling

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It’s also the start of another football gambling season — one that involves mobile commerce and digital payments, and companies trying to innovate their way to success in this growing field of transactions. More Innovation.

SMBs Cross The Chasm Of Accounting Innovation

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Those challenges have made SMBs notoriously technology-adverse, though it may be an unfair characterization, particularly considering the influx of small business FinTech innovation in recent years. “And a lot of the innovation is coming at the early stage.”

Meet Ryan Gilbert, One of the Geniuses of the Innovation Bar at Bank Innovation 2018

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Bank Innovation 2018 will be. Exclusive Innovations Bank Innovation 2018 Propel Ventures Ryan GilbertShouldn’t banks be more like Apple stores? And shouldn’t fintech conferences be more like Apple stores?

Will Instant Payments Spur Healthcare Innovation?

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Large providers, drug manufacturers and insurance firms have big innovations that are moving them away from checks. The Foundation For Innovation.

For startups to bridge banks’ fintech gap, innovation execution needs a reality check

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This is the second article in a two-part series on bank-fintech collaborations based on the 2019 State of Banking Innovation Survey, a study conducted by Bank Innovation and INV Fintech.

Keep Calm and Innovate

Chris Skinner

Friday’s blog was all about bank innovation labs and structures. The thing is that as I walk into these hallowed places of bank sponsored creation, it feels like a very formal version of a FinTech … The post Keep Calm and Innovate appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

On the tides of insurance innovation

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The post On the tides of insurance innovation appeared first on Daily Fintech. Daily Fintech Advisers Fintech General InsurTech against the tide D2C innovation on demand pivotA person has three choices in life.

Visa Ups Innovation Ante With US FinTech Fast Track Launch

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As PYMNTS readers know, the role and appeal of FinTech is increasing significantly as consumer demands rapidly change, and technology and regulatory efforts encourage further innovation in digital payments and global transactions.