Wednesday Mar 12, 2014

Where Are The Leaks? Plumbing Tips For A Banker

Recent studies have revealed that revenue leakages can range from 1% to 7% of gross revenue, depending on the level of maturity of the processes and controls environment. Join Clayt as he addresses some of the underlying issues that can lead to revenue leakage within financial services and how to resolve them.
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Monday Feb 10, 2014

Financial Services Blog Quarterly Roundup

Over the past year The FS Blog authors have written on a wide variety of topics ranging from big data and analytics to customer experience and core transformation within banking. Join me as I introduce you to some of the trending topics in the New Year and insights on them from our business and product leaders.
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Thursday Feb 06, 2014

The Mobile Payment Wars: The Importance of BLE And NFC

mobile paymentsThis post is the third in the series of posts on disruptive innovations in mobile banking. Join Tushar as he discusses how the BLE and NFC technologies can collaborate to deliver an enhanced user experience.
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Wednesday Jan 29, 2014

“Can’t Get There From Here” : 4 Key Ways Retail Banking Transformation Can Help

Today, many large banks are finding it difficult to restore their returns-on-equity to pre-Global Financial Crisis (GFC) level.

Join David as he walks us through some of the ways that transforming your retail banking operations and the underlying IT can help.

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Tuesday Oct 22, 2013

Financial Inclusion : An Obligation Or An Opportunity For Banks?

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As financial inclusion gains more and more attention globally, banks need to acknowledge their role and take concrete steps towards enabling inclusive finance.

Join Tushar as he discusses the role of banks in building a more inclusive society.

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Thursday Oct 10, 2013

Cash and Trade Convergence in Transaction Banking: Are Your Corporate Clients Demanding a More Holistic Treasury Solution ?

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The increasing preference for cash and trade convergence in corporate treasuries provides banks an opportunity to offer an integrated transaction banking platform.

Join Tushar as he discusses the various aspects of cash and trade convergence and its impact on corporate treasuries.

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Tuesday Oct 01, 2013

Still Unsure About Retail Consumer Banking Through Social Media? Act Fast or Get Left Behind!

social media bankingIs retail banking through social media channels just a passing fad, or is it on the way to becoming the preferred banking channel for today's connected consumer?

Join Tushar as he reflects on the present and future trends in banking through social media.

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Wednesday Aug 28, 2013

Drive Business Growth by Unlocking Rich Customer Insights Using Big Data Within Financial Services

Customer InsightToday’s financial services organizations covet customer insight and understanding like never before. It represents the key to growth and profitability in an industry increasingly saddled with a more stringent, if not more uncertain, regulatory environment, as well as diminished product differentiation and more limited fee-based revenue opportunities.  Join Oracle’s Kiran Jagannath as he discusses the importance of Customer Insight.  

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Wednesday Aug 21, 2013

National Australia Bank Making Bold Changes to Secure Its Future by Integrating Risk and Finance

nab transformationLike most financial institutions, National Australia Bank (NAB) found that the traditional rules of banking no longer applied. In today’s extremely challenging and low growth environment, it needed to transform itself in a bold manner. This video tells how NAB has gained global attention with its overhaul of enterprise risk and finance.  Hear how they have begun to break down the traditional barriers of enterprise wide visibility and improve the efficiencies required for its future success.

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Wednesday Aug 07, 2013

The Mobile Payment Wars: Why Now is the Right Time to Adopt NFC

mobile paymentsThis post is the second in the series of posts on disruptive innovations in mobile banking. Join Tushar as he discusses the likely impact of the impending EMV liability shift deadlines in multiple regions on the adoption of NFC technology for mobile payments.
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Wednesday Jun 12, 2013

The New World of Risk Management and Data Excellence: 4 Components to Successfully Roll Out Risk & Finance Initiatives

Risk and FinanceIn his previous blog, John addressed the requirements of the new directive of risk data aggregation and risk reporting from the Basel Committee.

Join him now as he describes the technology components you should consider to roll out initiatives which overlap both Risk and Finance.

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Wednesday Jun 05, 2013

Use Cases For Unlocking Big Data’s Potential In Financial Services: 3 Steps to Success

bigdata financial services The FS sector is one of the most data-driven industries, and analysts estimate that somewhere between 80 and 90% of the data that exists within a bank’s datacentre is not analysed – data from call logs, weblogs, emails and documents.
Join Ambreesh as he discusses big data and what financial services institutions are doing to capture and analyze this data.

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Wednesday May 22, 2013

Bank Payment Obligation: The New Global Standard for International Trade from SWIFT & ICC

bpoThe Uniform Rules for Bank Payment Obligation (URBPO) announced jointly by the Banking Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce) (ICC) and the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) come into effect from 1st July 2013. Join Tushar as he explains the concept of Bank Payment Obligation (BPO) and its implications on international trade.
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Wednesday May 15, 2013

Are You Playing Games with Your Customers? Part 2 of the Series on Gamification in Banking

gamificationIn the continuing theme of understanding gamification in banking services, we explore the various adoption approaches by banks and take a closer look at how gamification could spur innovation in its internal processes. Join Tushar as he articulates the two-pronged gamification strategy, which banks could seek to implement.

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Wednesday May 08, 2013

CCAR Stress Testing: The Devil Lies in The Data?

stress testingThe April 2013 BIS  “Report to G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors on monitoring implementation of Basel III regulatory reform” clearly identifies the lack of consistency that exists between financial organizations in the treatment and development of their models. Join John as he shares his views on what more can be done to bring the two realities together.

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Wednesday Apr 17, 2013

Small Banks Lead the Innovation Agenda: Are They Making the Elephants Dance?

innovation As business dynamics change in the banking industry, small banks are outpacing their larger counterparts when it comes to innovation, agility, customer service and creating new business models. Join Tushar as he reflects his views on this interesting scenario.

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Wednesday Apr 03, 2013

The Mobile Payment Wars: Is Your Bank Putting Its Best Foot Forward?

mobile paymentsCurrent trends in the mobile banking sector are set to alter the global banking landscape. Banks need to sit up and take notice. Join Tushar in this conversation as he shares his views on how banks can address this challenge.

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Wednesday Mar 20, 2013

Are You Playing Games With Your Customers? Part I of a Series on Gamification In Banking.

gamificationAs user trust and engagement dwindles in the age of mobility and social networking, are you struggling to come up with differentiated user engagement / retention strategies?  Join Tushar as he reflects on whether the upcoming trend of gamification offers banks a chance to get back into the game.

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