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We start off a year in which everyone has naturally made their predictions of what's up ahead. These reading recommendations look particularly at the forecasts of the trends that are forecast to impact the immediate future of digital banking. Most share several of the same recurring themes: cloud, analytics, investment in banking as a service, Big Data, incubators and fintech. Would you like to know more about the experts' ideas for reinvigorating the banking sector?
Discussions of digital transformation in companies tend to focus on customers and products. However, one of the key elements in beginning this transformation are the employees.
Criptocurrencies and Big Data are the buzz words in the fintech world. This post anticipates a movement in 2015 where we will see a lot of progress in both directions. This will include banks being able to actually deliver a much more personal service, even digitally, and the United States approving the use of a bitdollar that could revolutionize the global financial landscape.
We are hearing increasing talk about CSOs (Chief Strategy Officers), but do we really understand the roles they play? Any company that wants to embark on digital transformation needs to keep two goals in mind: overhauling their organizational models and adapting their business models, but do they really need a CSO for that? This post will help shed light on some of the myths and truths about the CSO position, which is key to the future of so many companies.
There is increasing talk of the "Millennial Generation", a generation attached to new technologies that is expected to completely change the labor market picture and financial habits. Banks, startups, entrepreneurs... they all strive to develop solutions that anticipate the future ahead. If you'd like to find out more about them, don't miss this article.
BBVA has celebrated the renewal of its agreement as the Official Bank of the NBA for the next three years with a dramatic proposal that has been around the world.
Concern for the future of banking has led large banks to a digital transformation that is increasingly about putting themselves in the customer's shoes. The articles we recommend draw us to the type of relationship between the user and the bank and the way in which the digital approach is changing that interaction. We also found an interesting infographic that analyzes investments and venture capital in the United States.
Our headline publication this week is The Financial Brand, where we find two articles examining two current trends in the financial sector: the strength of 'Millenial' consumers and the transformation of branch offices with the customer in mind.
We have lots of interesting content for you after the summer break. An article on the impact current changes in politics, economics, society and technology will have and the effect for banking in 2035. A report on the advantages and complexities of real time payments. And lastly, a graphic on the 8 worst IT security breaches at companies.
This week we recommend an interesting article on the new Split Pay banking service that allows customers to pay for their online purchases in installments, instead of in advance. We also propose taking a look at the list of most influential innovators in the banking sector in 2014, and an infograph on the 20 very productive applications for companies.