DevOps

Open banking APIs are open for business

See how open banking APIs are transforming financial services (and businesses, too!) What is “open banking”? I wasn’t particularly inspired by the Wikipedia definition, so I’ll give you mine. Open banking is a term that is associated with a broad set of initiatives that align to one of these three principles: Banking customers are empowered […]

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Automation in banking: a journey worth taking

A big part of my work at IBM involves advising clients on automating their business processes.  In that work I have to admit I find inspiration in a quote from inventor and entrepreneur Tom Preston-Werner.  “You’re either the one that creates the automation or you’re getting automated.” For decades, companies in every industry have focused […]

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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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Using DevOps to Drive Lloyds Banking Group’s Digital Transformation

Using DevOps in the age of digital disruption: “It feels like we are at a tipping point where the entire industry is teetering on the edge of a cliff and it is about to give way,” says Tom Blomfield, CEO of Mondo. “We have seen it with other industries: Blockbuster when Netflix came in or […]

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Outthink Competition in Financial Services through Digital Business Transformation

Digital disruptors are forcing financial companies to re-invent themselves and rethink the speed of responsiveness to business and customer needs. Today the competition is coming in from all sides – within the industry and from other industries. Agile start-ups and innovative Fintechs not only increase the threat of losing customers but also impact business results. […]

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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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