agile banking

Why agile banks are relying on hybrid cloud

Today, disruption, change, and competition are the new paradigm for banks. Not only are financial institutions being squeezed by growing costs and continued margin pressure, agile FinTechs are driving an imperative for banks to become more open and agile in order to offer more compelling services to clients. To address this, banks are moving at […]

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Why cloud? Why now? Because your customers won’t wait

In real estate, the three most important words are “location, location, location.” In banking, the three most important words might be “speed, speed, speed.” In banking and in financial services generally, we’re seeing new technologies emerge every day, in both customer-facing and operational capabilities. And we’re seeing banks move processes and services to the cloud […]

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Everyone’s talking about APIs. Why?

While looking at the predictions for the FinTech area for 2017, I started noticing that APIs were showing up again and again. As Jim Marous notes in his article, Top 10 Retail Banking Trends and Predictions for 2017, “APIs were not even listed as a 2016 trend, but was #4 in 2017.” The Let’s Talk […]

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Banks can modernize, transform and innovate faster with DevOps

Banking today is nothing like what it was a few years back. The industry is undergoing rapid transformation as banks are juggling increasing regulatory requirements, while at the same time looking for new ways to provide customers with better services anytime, anywhere. The entire conversation about technology for banks has evolved from historically long development […]

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Conquering Compliance To Pivot Business And IT’s Focus On Achieving Agility

It’s no secret that the volume and depth of regulations have positioned regulators as the top “customer segment” for many global financial services organizations, that’s why financial services risk management is so important. Many organizations I speak with talk about how they have to juggle the need to revisit traditional business models, driven by demands […]

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What Can Banks Learn From The FinTechs?

My engagements with a number of global banks of various sizes over the past several months have been on one common agenda. What should be their strategy for Digital Banking transformation and what they can learn from FinTech innovation?  This is definitely related to the inflection point that the banking industry is today both from their […]

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