Innovation? Humbug!

Chris Skinner

I hosted a banking seminar in the late 1990s where David Llewellyn, a Professor of Money, stood up and stated that “there will be more change in the next five … The post Innovation? Grid Innovation Uncategorized

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

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What does “innovation” mean in finance?

Chris Skinner

I recently was invited to be the keynote at some innovation awards in Ireland. It got me thinking about what innovation means in finance, so here are the notes from my speech. 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

Facebook has forced the world’s banks to innovate

Chris Skinner

… The post Facebook has forced the world’s banks to innovate appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Blockchain Future Grid InnovationIt’s been interesting to watch the development of Facebook’s Libra project.

Why Innovation Acceleration Matters

PYMNTS

Innovation has become such a buzzword that it can be applied to countless solutions and initiatives, from emerging 5G mobile technology and the rise of “smart factories” to using blockchain to trace and track food supply chains to deploying kiosks to personalizing the ordering experience.

Figure VP Tony Morosini to speak at Bank Innovation Ignite

Bank Innovation

Tony Morosini, vice president of banking and payments at Figure, will attend and speak at Bank Innovation Ignite on March 2-3 in Seattle. Bank Innovation Ignite Carousel Innovation Strategy Payments AI Bank Innovation Ignite 2020 Figure

Balancing payment innovation and trust

Mobile Payments Today

Rapid innovation in the global payments space has created new opportunties for bad actors to expoit these new ecosystems and requires ways of thinking on how to approach the subject

Survey: Coronavirus and the State of Banking Innovation

Bank Innovation

Carousel Innovation Innovation Strategy INV Fintech Coronavirus COVID-19 fintechThe coronavirus pandemic is already having deep ripple effects across the economy and within the banking and fintech ecosystems. Customer needs for truly digital propositions are now more relevant than ever.

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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.

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

Weekly Wrap: Takeaways from Bank Innovation Build

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In this episode, Suman Bhattacharyya, deputy editor, interviews Bob Meara, senior analyst at Celent, on some of the key conclusions from Bank Innovation Build. Bank Innovation Build Innovation Strategy Premium Retail Banking Video Celent Weekly Wrap

Brex’s Arthur Levy to speak at Bank Innovation Ignite

Bank Innovation

Arthur Levy, vice president of business development at Brex, is attending Bank Innovation Ignite in Seattle, which takes place from March 2-3. He is speaking on a panel titled “How to make SME banking innovation work,” which will focus on small business products, payments and underwriting.

Figure VP Tony Morosini to speak at Bank Innovation Ignite

Bank Innovation

Tony Morosini, vice president of banking and payments at Figure, will attend and speak at Bank Innovation Ignite on March 2-3 in Seattle. Bank Innovation Ignite Carousel Daily Post 3 Daily Post 6 Innovation Strategy Payments AI Bank Innovation Ignite 2020 Figure

Bank Innovation Ignite to focus on digital customer journey

Bank Innovation

Bank Innovation Ignite, which will take place on March 2-3 at the Grand Hyatt in Seattle, is an invitation-only practitioners’ retreat that will explore the evolution […]. Bank Innovation Ignite Carousel Innovation Strategy Retail Banking Startups Bank Innovation Ignite 2020

Survey: Coronavirus and the State of Banking Innovation

Bank Innovation

Carousel Daily Post 3 Innovation Innovation Strategy INV Fintech Coronavirus COVID-19 fintechThe coronavirus pandemic is already having deep ripple effects across the economy and within the banking and fintech ecosystems.

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Balancing payment innovation and trust

Mobile Payments Today

Payment security is central to the consumer experience with 54% of North America firms hoping to achieve higher customer satisfaction through improving the security of new payment technologies

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.

Innovation Is Key to Credit Union Survival

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The 2020 Credit Union Innovation Index , conducted in partnership with PSCU , found that over 20 percent of members would drop their current CU over lack of innovation. The share of CU members reporting they were willing to change primary FIs over insufficient innovation increased by 4.6

Payments innovation in the Latin American market

Mobile Payments Today

There are a number of important innovations underway that are changing the industry Latin America is becoming an increasingly important market in the global payments business.

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.

Bank Innovation Launches Public Telegram Channel

Bank Innovation

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

Insights on Business

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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10 Most Innovative CEOs in Banking 2017

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Exclusive Features Innovations Mobile Online Payments 10 Most Innovative CEOs artificial intelligence Citi Fintech clinc Mobile banking online banking Starling Bank UK fintech

Why We Need Bank Innovation Build

Bank Innovation

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.

Startups to take the stage at Bank Innovation Ignite

Bank Innovation

Bank Innovation has hand-selected 10 companies to participate in its DEMOvation Challenge at Bank Innovation Ignite, which runs from March 2-3 in Seattle. Bank Innovation Ignite Customer Experience Innovation Strategy Lending Retail Banking Citibank Fifth Third INV Fintech Wells Fargo

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.

Early registration discount for Bank Innovation Ignite ends tomorrow

Bank Innovation

The early registration deadline for Bank Innovation Ignite ends tomorrow, Friday, January 24. Bank Innovation Ignite, which will take place at the Grand Hyatt Seattle, March 2-3, 2020, is an exclusive invitation-only event presented by Bank Innovation.

Fintechs, Beware of ‘Innovation Tourists’

Bank Innovation

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

Necessity Is The Mother Of Innovative Invention

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The need for innovation springs from many sources. Or it could take the form of a black swan event like the Wuhan Coronavirus – and the global scramble to innovate around a very unexpected disruption. Today In Data Commerce Innovation News payments Retail spending Today in Data

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.

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.

Weekly Wrap: Takeaways from Bank Innovation Ignite 2020

Bank Innovation

Bank Innovation Ignite Fintech Unfiltered Lending Open Banking Payments Premium Retail Banking Video Wealth Management customer experience Embedded finance small business Weekly WrapWelcome to the latest episode of our Weekly Wrap series, for the week ending Friday, March 6, 2020.

The Healthcare Innovation Opportunities Out Of The COVID-19 Crisis

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All panel participants noted that healthcare has not been an industry focused on digital innovation — either in terms of the provision of care or in paying for care.