- 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...
- 04.04.2016 07:53 am
Financial IT and FinTech are huge topics, on which there are many and varied opinions. What are the key concepts that really define the bigger picture?
- 01.03.2016 08:40 am
Blockchain was the hot topic of Sibos 2015. One certainty is that it will remain a topic of crucial interest to FinTech companies, financial institutions and the customers that they serve over the coming year. Above all, Blockchain remains a wildcard. It may be that its greatest impact is outside the still slightly mysterious world of crypto currencies – as it is used to support the global financial infrastructure.