Technology is business

Chris Skinner

Another interesting nuance of the FinTech Bank is the integration of business and technology. I’ve referenced this a few times, but wanted to be explicit that these banks think technology is business and business is technology.

The diversity of financial technologies

Chris Skinner

I do adjust the … The post The diversity of financial technologies appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I was listening to questions at a meeting this week where one of the audience asked if I needed to adjust what I say on my travels, to suit the culture of different countries.

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AI is not a technology change but a cultural one

Chris Skinner

If you are a customer of Chinese financial services group Ping An, … The post AI is not a technology change but a cultural one appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Grid Opinion Technology

Are you in banking or technology?

Chris Skinner

That realisation is a simple but important one, and it is this: dealing with technology is very different to dealing with money; furthermore, dealing with money through technology is very different to dealing with technology through … The post Are you in banking or technology?

The Recruiting Crossword Puzzle

Test your recruiter-brain with this crossword puzzle, which reveals the best ways to move forward in your efforts with every answer!

2020: a decade in technology

Chris Skinner

Here are his top 10 things … The post 2020: a decade in technology appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. As a regular BA traveller, I’m always pleased to pick up their magazine Business Life as it often has some interesting articles.

Banks need to be technology giants

Chris Skinner

It started as a ledger system a thousand years ago so that pilgrims could travel to the Holy Land under the … The post Banks need to be technology giants appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I got into one very interesting discussion with a digital banker.

Throwing technology over the wall

Chris Skinner

The … The post Throwing technology over the wall appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Fintech Future Grid Innovation Opinion Technology

Technology is business

Chris Skinner

Another interesting nuance of the FinTech Bank is the integration of business and technology. I’ve referenced this a few times, but wanted to be explicit that these banks think technology is business and business is technology.

Wachter helps retailers integrate customer engagement technology

Mobile Payments Today

Matt Tyler, director of IoT, Wachter, discusses how the network technology integrator identifies the turnkey solution that works to address the challenges retailers face in attracting new customers

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

Some banks are technology companies

Chris Skinner

I know that systems like Erica, short for Bank of AmErica, are up and running … The post Some banks are technology companies appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Case Studies Digital Bank Grid Innovation Numbers Opinion TechnologyI was having a chat about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in banking the other day. It was an interesting conversation, although most of the examples were for customer service via Chatbots, which doesn’t impress me much.

Banking on technology to power up trade finance

Accenture

Indeed, technological innovation, shifts in corporate behavior, regulatory changes and increasing market competition are fundamentally changing the trade finance market. The post Banking on technology to power up trade finance appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog.

Is the world being democratised through technology?

Chris Skinner

Some countries are still reliant on cash whilst others are … The post Is the world being democratised through technology? Someone told me I should start a travel blog, as I fly more than most pigeons do. But I’m not sure my travel blog would be read so much.

Bank of America gained 418 technology patents in 2019

Bank Innovation

“Patents are not always about excluding others from using [the technology]; oftentimes, patents are […]. Bank of America obtained more patents last year than any other year in the history of the company. In 2019, company obtained 418 patents, a 31% increase over the prior year.

3 Mistakes Organizations Make While Developing ABM Programs

While B2B research suggests organizations are thriving through successful ABM programs, getting just one campaign off the ground is more difficult than it seems. From building an account universe to understanding to orchestrating sales and marketing alignment around touchpoint and messaging, there are a number of variables to consider before launching a program.

Banking is what we do and technology is how we do it

Chris Skinner

A decade ago, we talked about the financial crisis, technology, regulations and compliance.

Can Technology Save Bank Branches?

Bank Innovation

PREMIUM - When was the last time you went to your bank branch to deposit money? Still thinking? That's because most of the daily banking activity has shifted from branches to the smartphone. But that's not to say people don’t use bank branches at all.

Reimagining The Bank As A Technology Company

PYMNTS

Intimidated by the scale and cost of a massive technological overhaul, large financial institutions (FIs) may approach their digital transformation (DX) journeys gradually, targeting various areas of operations to modernize one-by-one.

Fintech foundations lie with both financial and technology people

Chris Skinner

Well, … The post Fintech foundations lie with both financial and technology people appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I was talking to a Securitisation conference the other day. Securitisation? What’s that?

Five Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. This eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand the five essential features your prospecting solution must include.

How the world has changed with technology

Chris Skinner

As he made the introduction, he gave a personal account of how technology had changed the world during his lifetime. So, … The post How the world has changed with technology appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

Amazon Introduces ‘Just Walk Out’ Technology To Merchants

PYMNTS

Amazon is introducing its “Go” concept to other merchants interested in its “Just Walk Out” technology, Reuters reported on Monday (March 9). Amazon Go’s cashierless technology could grow into a $50 billion business, U.S.

Movencorp patents its personal finance technology

Bank Innovation

The road to differentiation among fintech startups entered a new phase this week: patenting technology to put a brand’s stamp on it forever. On Tuesday, personal finance technology startup Movencorp confirmed that it patented its digital financial wellness product.

Banks are not technology companies (yet)

Chris Skinner

I’ve been illustrating my frustration with incumbent banks for some time, saying that they lack technology leadership. Almost a third of my new book talks about the biggest challenge for banks to respond to Fintech, Big Data, Cloud, Blockchain and all those other issues is to have leadership.

How Mobile Technology Is Changing Insurance Claims

PYMNTS

The initial barrier blocking mobile payout adoption in the insurance world was simple: The technology to support such disbursements for many claims did not yet exist.

Tapping Into Mobile Payments And Retail Technology Amid Digital Shifts

PYMNTS

To prevent this, a new category is emerging around the area of online reputation management , with a luxury automaker among the latest brands to embrace the technology. Today In Data Commerce Contactless data digital Mobile Payments News payments Retail Technology Today in Data

Technology is improving the world, not destroying it

Chris Skinner

For all the negative views of technology, the positive is that it is enabling and inclusive. The main critique of my book is that it is too optimistic about the future of technology, and should be more balanced. Future Grid Mobile Numbers Opinion Technology

Tradeshift Taps DXC Technology For AP Analytics

PYMNTS

A collaboration between DXC Technology and Tradeshift will attempt to work out the kinks on accounts payable (AP) and procurement functions, according to a press release. B2B Payments accounts payable AP automation B2B DXC Technology News partnerships Tradeshift What's Hot In B2B

SMB Growth Stumbles Over Technology

PYMNTS

Technology can “level the playing field” for small businesses to compete, Priest added, though another recent survey revealed that SMBs often struggle to use technology to its full advantage.

Alibaba Introduces “Smile to Pay” Facial Recognition Technology

Bank Innovation

Jack Ma, Alibaba’s founder, has long planned on launching facial recognition technology for the company’s payment app, Alipay. He first revealed his commitment to the development of this technology at a CeBit Conference in 2015, when […].

How can banks attract new customers through technology?

Bank Innovation

Financial institutions will need to leverage technology to meet these expectations if they want to retain existing customers and attract […]. More and more retail and commercial customers are demanding a seamless banking experience.

The next ten years of technology from Gartner and Skinner

Chris Skinner

Gartner has found that … The post The next ten years of technology from Gartner and Skinner appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Future Grid Opinion TechnologyI just spotted that Gartner have made a series of ten bold predictions for IT 2018 and beyond.

Automakers expand connected car ecosystem with payment technologies

Mobile Payments Today

Automakers from Honda to GM and Hyundai see mobile payment technology as a key component in developing connected car technology

We’re just a technology company that happens to have a banking licence

Chris Skinner

However, there is a massive difference between … The post We’re just a technology company that happens to have a banking licence appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I hear this a lot, and don’t like it. Many banks say it these days, and they say it to be cool.

Payments Providers Are Lukewarm on Blockchain Technology

Bank Innovation

The ways businesses, consumers, and even banks make payments are changing, as technologies like realtime payments and APIs make it easier to send money across the globe. But one technology seems curiously absent from recent payment innovation, and that’s blockchain. “We