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

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.

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.

Retail Packaging Recycling Innovation Goes Prime Time

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But while most retail innovators are wondering how much they can sell this week, Seattle-based recycling startup Ridwell is taking a very different tack to celebrating Prime Day. Retail Editors' Picks Innovation News Prime Day Recycling RidWell Shop Talk

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.

i2c On Brex And ‘Fast Twitch’ Innovation

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These days, no matter how creative, innovative and disruptive an idea a financial services player may have, the reality is they don’t have a lot of time to sit around developing it. It was a solution designed, according to DeRosa, for companies with innovative roadmaps that need fast, flexible support. Staying Ahead of an Innovator Client Base . Platform Payments B2B B2B Payments Brex Digital Banking Featured News financial services i2C Innovation News partnerships

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Driving payments innovation in the global travel space

Mobile Payments Today

Innovations in the payments space are driving significant changes in the global travel industry.

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.

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

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

Register for Bank Innovation Ignite 2019

Bank Innovation

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.

10 Most Innovative CEOs in Banking 2017

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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.”

How A Retail Incubator Could Produce The Next Big Innovation

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The myth of the lone (and possibly mad) scientist died out a long time ago, as the industrial age led to teams of researchers working together (or at healthy cross purposes) to enable innovation.

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.

Innovation Must Be Measurable to Be Valuable [VIDEO]

Bank Innovation

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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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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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.

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

Retailers Show The Path Forward On AI Innovation

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Retailers are getting smarter about artificial intelligence (AI), and the latest example of that innovative effort comes from Walmart. Retail artificial intelligence Innovation News walmart

Trends driving ePayables innovation

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The rise in consumer payment technologies raises questions about when will the business-to-business payments model see a similar level of transformation

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CUs Face A Generational Innovation Divide

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So, how are CUs to approach their website and mobile innovations with different generations that hold different expectations? About the Credit Union Innovation Playbook.

U.S. Bank’s Venturo sees 5G as ‘enabler’ for IoT innovation

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Dominic Venturo, executive vice president and chief innovation officer at U.S. The focus of the innovation group at U.S. Bank Innovation Build 2019 Daily Post 1 Exclusive IoT & Wearables Operations & Best Practices Bank Innovation Build identity verification IOT US Bank

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?

BIS Debuts Innovation Hub To Help Central Banks Collaborate

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The Bank for International Settlements ( BIS ) has announced the launch of a BIS Innovation Hub to enable central banks around the world to collaborate on financial technology solutions and innovation.

Apple Loses A Key Retail Innovator

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It often seems that technology makes retail innovation. It can be easy to forget that people are behind those innovations. Retail Apple chief design officer Editors' Picks Innovation Jony Ive News personnel Tim Cook What's Hot

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Thanksgiving Innovation 101: The Turkey

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There isn’t a lot of room to really innovate the Thanksgiving turkey. So is this innovation worth investigation? Perhaps the best innovation to bring to the Thanksgiving turkey is also the oldest: find someone else to cook it.

To energize innovation in financial services, take it outside

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Financial companies have always been innovators. But in this age of digital transformation, innovation in financial services is more important than ever to stay competitive. ” What impedes innovation in a large corporation.

The Government As Catalyst To Innovating Digital ID

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The government is among those whose expertise and data can add fuel to digital ID innovation efforts — and such involvement will likely to have increase over time, according to a new PYMNTS interview.

The Retail Innovation Race Pits Products Vs. Services

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Innovation takes many flavors and paths, and that’s especially true when it comes to merchants who sell retail products and companies that sell retail services. In an new PYMNTS interview, Karen Webster and Nicky Koopman, senior vice president of Content and Value Added Services at AEVI dig deep into findings from the PYMNTS and AEVI Retail Innovation Readiness Index. Innovation Role. But that doesn’t mean innovation is impossible for those service providers, of course.

Why Hotels And Restaurants Struggle With POS Innovation

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When it comes to implementing innovation, trying and succeeding are two different things. percent of them said they want to innovate to gain a competitive edge, while 75 percent seek to boost their sales revenue. percent intend to use innovation as a way to improve customer loyalty.

U.S. Bank’s Dominic Venturo to speak at Bank Innovation Build 2019

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Dominic Venturo, executive vice president and chief innovation officer at U.S. Bank, will participate in a fireside chat at Bank Innovation Build 2019, this blog’s event on best practices in banking innovation.

Mastercard Talks Securing Innovation, And Innovating Security

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In financial services today, security and innovation can work with each other, and against each other. FinServ cybersecurity is, of course, a prime target for innovation. Mastercard president of global enterprise risk and security, Ajay Bhalla, recently explored the relationship between financial services innovation and security, telling PYMNTS how these two dynamics can complement each other while guiding the FinServ space in its journey to a better service offering.

Why AP Draws The Innovation Short Straw

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Why is innovation for this crucial department often an afterthought, pushed aside in favor of more public-facing priorities, when automated solutions are available that can efficiently onboard customers, reduce errors and eliminate paper-based invoicing systems? Yet these firms were considerably more likely to embrace innovation. percent of firms that reported having less efficient AP operations — and are therefore more likely to need innovation — expressed interest.

Benefits of Application Modernization: Accelerate Innovation

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Application modernization enables you to optimize data , accelerate business innovation, and deliver exceptional customer experiences. Part two of this series explores how application modernization empowers new ideas, workflows, and processes, which ultimately accelerate business innovation.

How FashionPass Is Innovating Clothing Rentals

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This might attract customers, but retaining them requires constant innovation. AI’s applications and how customers will want to interact with clothing brands in the future remains unclear, but the importance of innovative customer service experiences will continue to increase.