- 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...
- 26.05.2016 09:28 am
For Financial IT it has been a busy month, as we continue to expand, we are attending many more events, in many more places. Over this period, Financial IT has had a presence at events in Denmark, Sweden, Kenya, Tanzania, US, UK, Cambodia, China, Russia and Armenia. This gives us the opportunity to see and hear which way the markets are going, what are the latest trends and to see and hear that from some of the leaders in the financial services industry. You will find in this issue a feature on the Money 20/20 Europe event with interviews of the leading companies hearing directly about where...