- 06.12.2016 08:37 am
In the coming months, mainstream media headlines will continue to feature political developments that at least appear more momentous than those of previous years. However, taken together, the articles in this edition of Financial IT indicate that the pace of change in that part of the universe where IT intersects with financial services is accelerating. Some of the developments that are discussed will give rise to headlines in the trade press, if not the mainstream media, within weeks. could well be the year in which the Fourth Industrial Revolution captures imaginations - of the public...
- 24.10.2016 07:05 am
This edition of Financial IT magazine brings to you a continuation of the recent discussions we have had with some of the brightest minds in the fintech industry at SIBOS 2016 in Geneva. This issue also promises a strong collection of inspiring articles that address the hottest topics of the Money20/20 conference currently taking place in Las Vegas.
- 26.09.2016 07:48 am
Disruption is normally seen as being bad news for incumbents. This is not necessarily the case. The previous edition of Financial IT provided a comprehensive overview of Blockchain. This edition of Financial IT, whose publication coincides with the Sibos conference taking place in Geneva on 26-29 September, covers the other main source of disruption for financial services executives. If that other source could be summarised in one word, that word would be: FinTechs.
- 25.08.2016 08:53 am
The time has come to stop talking about the characteristics of BLOCKCHAIN and to start realizing its promise. This is the uncompromising view of one of the financial IT leaders whom we interviewed for this edition of Financial IT. We agree entirely. Financial institutions and IT companies have been collaborating in order to get a better understanding of Blockchain for at least two years. However, what makes late 2016 different to, say, late 2015 is that some of these organizations are now actually at the point of introducing products and solutions...
- 11.07.2016 07:53 am
This edition of Financial IT is being published in the wake of the momentous referendum in the UK which – for now – appears likely to result in Brexit, the departure of that country from the European Union (EU). Brexit will likely continue to dominate headlines in the mainstream media of Europe and some other parts of the world for months because of the massive uncertainty that it has generated. However, much of this edition of Financial IT is dedicated to a massive certainty that is coming from Europe (and North America): the relentless rise of...