SIBOS

Preparing for instant payments in a digital economy

As the commercial banking landscape transforms rapidly to adapt to an increasingly digital world, it’s clear that client-demand-led schemes like faster payments are challenging the traditional paradigms we’ve held sacred for decades. This is resulting in direct pressure on financial institutions to adapt faster and place a premium on innovation now – more than ever […]

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Core Banking Transformation: Starting from Z

A fresh look at the strategic nature of core banking platforms I love doing research! And so, in preparation of producing a banking perspective on IBM’s groundbreaking launch of the z14 mainframe this summer, I dove into all the analysis, surveys and opinions I could find. Patterns in my research led me to identify three […]

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Fast & furious: Keeping up with changes in the payments industry

The digital era is rapidly changing every aspect of our lives through more recent inventions, innovations and new business models. We no longer have to wait for many of the things we did in the past. Want to see a movie? Click here. Need a place to stay? Click here. Looking for a mate or […]

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Banking to the power of IBM: opportunity at Sibos 2017

At Sibos 2017 in Toronto IBM will show how we are empowering global banks by helping them digitally reinvent for tomorrow. Here is a preview of our focus at this year’s Sibos: Enterprise blockchain – IBM is leading the advancement of blockchain with many projects under way in financial services including foreign exchange payments netting, […]

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Banking on blockchain for increased trust

In my 20 years as a banker and working with bankers, I’ve lived by the maxim that trust is like an eraser. It gets smaller with every error. That’s why I read with interest the 2016 Edelman Trust Barometer, in which the financial services industry scored only 51 percent, the lowest of eight industries in […]

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Faster payments can be safer payments with augmented intelligence

What do you get when you combine rapid innovation in financial services with unprecedented data breaches? A fundamentally safer ecosystem, or a golden age for criminals? Let’s take a look. There is unprecedented transformation in the payments ecosystem, with Fintechs disintermediating banks, PSD2 opening APIs, firms creating new financial products with more convenience and speed, […]

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Confidence in payments

For banking customers, confidence comes from knowing that their payment was completed instantly and securely.  This trust is a key capability banks must consistently demonstrate as they digitally reinvent their services to compete in the global, immediate payments processing marketplace. Instant payments and other new services are being driven by regulatory mandates along with digital […]

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