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How fintech and digital technologies can support financial inclusion

Jan 08, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
Full financial inclusion is essential for the wellbeing of individuals and the economy, but difficult to achieve. Now, Covid-19 has made banks become more digital, posing issues for those who lack access to online services. Can fintech and digital identities provide a much-needed boost to financial inclusion?
How fintech and digital technologies can support financial inclusion
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How fintech and digital technologies can support financial inclusion

Jan 08, 2021
Ouida Taaffe
How fintech and digital technologies can support financial inclusion

Thought leadership: how data-driven lending can solve the SME funding gap

Dec 09, 2020
Helene Panzarino
Small to medium size companies have suffered from a large, persistent funding gap for decades, primarily because banks haven’t been able to offer suitable lending products. But thanks to data, analytics and technology, lenders are now able to provide SMEs with finance that meets their needs.
Thought leadership: how data-driven lending can solve the SME funding gap
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Thought leadership: how data-driven lending can solve the SME funding gap

Dec 09, 2020
Helene Panzarino
Thought leadership: how data-driven lending can solve the SME funding gap

Thought leadership: Sharing financial information while ensuring data is secure

Nov 23, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Sally Sfeir Tait, CEO of RegulAItion, explains some of the challenges in automating compliance at financial services firms and outlines how her company aims to overcome the tension between reporting and keeping financial data private.
Thought leadership: Sharing financial information while ensuring data is secure
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Thought leadership: Sharing financial information while ensuring data is secure

Nov 23, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Thought leadership: Sharing financial information while ensuring data is secure

Industry interview: how technology is helping trade finance go green

Nov 02, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is at the intersection of technology and sustainable finance. Ouida Taaffe talks to the ERBD’s Maria Mogilnaya about how Covid-19 has made people – including banks – think more long term, accelerating the move towards greener trade finance.
Industry interview: how technology is helping trade finance go green
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Industry interview: how technology is helping trade finance go green

Nov 02, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Industry interview: how technology is helping trade finance go green

Thought leadership: Bank branch closures, fintech and financial inclusion

Oct 28, 2020
Helene Panzarino
Helene Panzarino examines how the closure of bank branches and the move to online banking is affecting rural communities and people without access to digital. She reflects on changing customer relationships and looks at a possible fintech-led solution to ensure financial inclusion.
Thought leadership: Bank branch closures, fintech and financial inclusion
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Thought leadership: Bank branch closures, fintech and financial inclusion

Oct 28, 2020
Helene Panzarino
Thought leadership: Bank branch closures, fintech and financial inclusion

Thought leadership: Can banks stop crime and keep data private?

Oct 26, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
How can banks collaborate to stop crime without compromising security? Ellison Anne Williams, the Founder and CEO of Enveil, talks about using homomorphic encryption to help banks beat money-laundering.
Thought leadership: Can banks stop crime and keep data private?

Thought leadership: Can banks stop crime and keep data private?

Oct 26, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Thought leadership: Can banks stop crime and keep data private?

Why retail banking needs a digital uplift

Oct 21, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Excellent online service from bigtechs means consumers now expect retail banking to provide a free personalised and convenient digital service. But unlike fintechs, banks must offer digital services to everyone not just some customers. That means offering online convenience as well as account security. Ouida Taaffe looks at the digital challenges facing banks.
Why retail banking needs a digital uplift
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Why retail banking needs a digital uplift

Oct 21, 2020
Ouida Taaffe
Why retail banking needs a digital uplift

How to identify an online troll and help your bank deal with it

Oct 12, 2020
Juno Baker
Online trolling can quickly damage a bank’s reputation. But how do you know if you’re dealing with a legitimate complaint or a cyberbully? And what should you do if you suspect your financial services firm is being targeted by trolls?
How to identify an online troll and help your bank deal with it
Road sign warning of troll

How to identify an online troll and help your bank deal with it

Oct 12, 2020
Juno Baker
How to identify an online troll and help your bank deal with it

Jobs in finance: how to stay ahead in retail banking

Oct 05, 2020
Rob Thompson
Digital disruption and changing customer expectations are transforming the way banks operate. So, what do you need to learn if you're already working in a retail bank or looking for a customer-facing job in financial services?
Jobs in finance: how to stay ahead in retail banking
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Jobs in finance: how to stay ahead in retail banking

Oct 05, 2020
Rob Thompson
Jobs in finance: how to stay ahead in retail banking