Blogs

Future-proof payments infrastructure: The role of agent banks…

The shift to a ‘marketplace’ model, rise of fintech companies and arrival of new players in the payments value chain have had a profound impact on market dynamics within the financial services…

Toine van Beusekom

26 July 2022

Blogs

Building Operational Resiliency in Payments

In this blog, Atul Verma, Senior Payments Architect at Icon, outlines key considerations for building operational resiliency as banks accelerate their payments transformation programs.   Although IT resiliency has long-been a common…

Atul Verma

4 July 2022

Blogs

What are the key considerations for adopting Request…

When it comes to new ways to pay, consumers are making their preferences known. Overwhelmingly, today’s customers want fast, easy, and secure transactions and are increasingly willing to try new and emerging…

Scott Gardiner

3 May 2022

Blogs

The benefits of using DLT for digital currencies

Central banks across the globe are exploring and testing Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) to provision Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC). In this blog, Arjeh van Oijen, Head of Product Management, and Atul…

Icon Solutions

8 March 2022

Blogs

Request to Pay – Where is the Industry…

Request to Pay services – which allow payees to initiate requests for payments within a secure messaging channel – are creating opportunities for enhanced payment experiences. And a recent Icon survey of…

Andrew Ducker

25 February 2022

Blogs

Request to Pay: What is it and how…

The concept of Request to Pay is simple. By enabling a secure messaging channel between biller and payer, it allows the biller to initiate a transaction and the payer to choose when…

Louise Shorthouse

18 February 2022

Blogs

From ISO 2022 to EPI: the Industry Initiatives…

Data-driven services have transformed the retail banking experience, and are now firmly on the agenda for corporate treasurers. A recent survey by Icon Solutions found that 79% of banks recognise expectations from corporate clients…

Louise Shorthouse

13 January 2022

Blogs

2022: The Year That Banks Finally Change for…

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Looking back at 2021 – which promised to be the year that the industry realised the full potential of data-driven transactions, instant…

Toine van Beusekom

11 January 2022

Blogs

Diversity in Technology: Partnering with Haverstock School

When I was at school, nobody came in from the outside working world to explain what all this learning would lead to. We didn’t know how the subjects we studied would influence…

Tom Kelleher

7 December 2021

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