Blogs

Supporting Financial Inclusion Beyond Digital

Many of us take it for granted, but accessing basic financial services is fundamental to our economic and social development. It is hard to ‘get on’ if you are forced to hide…

Darren Capehorn

10 August 2020

Blogs

Strange new world: What next for banks in these uncertain times?

What’s next for banks in this strange new world we find ourselves in? Forget the forecasts and predictions, we are in uncharted territory and the honest answer is that no one truly…

Simon Wilson

21 July 2020

Blogs

Busting the myths on payments transformation

‘Payments transformation’ has emerged as perhaps the single biggest opportunity for banks. But getting payments transformation right is no easy task. With only 9% of banks nearing completion in their transformation efforts,…

Toine van Beusekom

12 June 2020

Blogs

Maximise the value of instant payments

Instant payments are the ‘new normal’. The last decade saw a ramp-up in adoption as regulation, customer expectation and technology dovetailed to create immediate, 24/7 demand for financial services. This means that…

Lauren Jones

4 June 2020

Blogs

Banking's new reality

There are decades where it feels like nothing happens, and there are weeks where decades seem to happen. In just over 100 days, COVID-19 has swept around the planet, more than half…

Simon Wilson

6 May 2020

Blogs

Are banks ready for real-time payments?

In the U.S. and across the globe, financial institutions are wrestling with evolving consumer expectations, razor-thin margins and increased competition. Yet, significant opportunities are there for those who have built a foundation…

Gene Neyer

2 April 2020

Blogs

ISO 20022 – the bedrock for payments transformation

A recent webinar, hosted by Icon Solutions, convened a panel of industry experts to explore the progress of ISO 20022 in the US and across the world, and what this means for…

Lauren Jones

24 March 2020

Blogs

Cloud: Does it deserve a bad rap from the Treasury?

In October, the UK Treasury Committee published a report on IT Failures in the Financial Services Sector and in November, it launched an inquiry that will focus on “the common causes of operational incidents…

Aniruddha Maheshwari

28 January 2020

Blogs

Pan European instant payments: dream or reality?

It has been two years since the European Payments Council published the SEPA Instant Credit Transfer (SCT Inst) scheme and EBA Clearing launched RT1 – their infrastructure solution for the processing SCT…

Lauren Jones

19 December 2019

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