Case Studies

The future of payments: Transformation with BNP Paribas

Discover how Icon Solutions enabled BNP Paribas to meet their first challenge on the transformation journey through the fast track deployment of IPF for instant payments, and how the impact of our consultancy work has set…

Kate Nelson

29 November 2019

Case Studies

Delivering UK Open Banking and PSD2 compliance

Discover how Icon delivered APIs for a leading UK bank in record time, helping them avoid breaching CMA and PSD2 regulations.

Kate Nelson

28 November 2019

Case Studies

Mobilising digital transformation and enabling the customer journey

Discover how Icon accelerated the delivery of a major digital transformation initiative, covering their Retail Banking and Customer Servicing operations in the UK.

Kate Nelson

28 November 2019

Case Studies

Delivering a seamless customer experience for Open Banking

Read about how Icon Solutions designed, developed and led this Tier 1 Bank’s App-to-App programme in response to PSD2/CMA Open Banking regulation.

Kate Nelson

28 November 2019

Case Studies

Digital transformation to support business banking

Discover how Icon initiated a digital transformation programme to replace a Tier 1 global bank’s online and mobile applications for its Commercial Banking customers from the UK and Hong Kong.

Kate Nelson

28 November 2019

News

Icon Solutions is ready to connect to TIPS…

  London, 22nd November 2018 – Icon Solutions, a leading provider of Payment Solutions, is now ready to help payment service providers connect to the European Central Bank’s Target Instant Payments Settlement (TIPS) service…

Kate Nelson

27 November 2018

Blogs

Displacing card payments – beyond just technology

  At Icon we firmly believe that the combination of APIs and Instant Payments will provide a powerful alternative to card payments, particularly in e-and m-commerce. And it’s not just our belief…

Tom Hay

29 October 2018

Blogs

Reactive Systems: Let’s write a TFTP server with:…

  Welcome back! The past two posts in our series on building reactive systems have dealt with the topics of performance and fault-tolerance. In this post I’m going to talk about resilience,…

Patrick Altaie

29 May 2018

Blogs

Reactive Systems: How to Fail Nicely

  In the previous post in this series, we talked about the performance and scalability benefits that we get from actors and the actor system. I also briefly mentioned fault tolerance and…

Patrick Altaie

20 March 2018

Blogs

Reactive Systems: It’s Actors All the Way Down

  Much of what we write about on the Icon blog is instant payments and instant payment adoption around the world. This blog is part of a series, which aims to bring…

Patrick Altaie

20 December 2017

Blogs

Canada embraces Real-time Payments as a platform for…

  In the Canadian market, both consumers and banks have been early adopters when it comes to banking innovation, whether it is mobile, desktop or behind the scenes technology. Canadian consumers generally expect,…

Mady Dyson

14 December 2017

Blogs

Real-Time Payments Adoption in the US: the non-mandated…

  The Clearing House’s (TCH) central processing scheme in the US has recently started Real Time Payments (RTP) testing for the clearance and settlement of funds between banks. The event is significant…

Mady Dyson

7 December 2017

Blogs

Insights from Money 20/20

  This week the Icon team was at Money 20/20 where we saw a lot of discussion around the new ways in which consumers are interacting with their money, modes of payments…

Kate Nelson

27 October 2017

Blogs

Insights from Sibos 2017: It’s time to think…

  At the recent Sibos 2017 conference in Toronto, one theme rang out loud and clear – it’s time to think about the corporate. The common thread throughout the four-day conference was…

Kate Nelson

25 October 2017

News

Icon’s RTP Team Attend Sibos, Oct 16-19th, Toronto

  London, 10th October 2017 –Icon Solutions, the leading provider of technology solutions and real time payments expertise, are delighted to announce their participation at Sibos, SWIFT’s annual global event for the…

Kate Nelson

9 October 2017

News

Tom Hay, Head of Payments at Icon, appointed…

  London, 5th October 2017 – Icon Solutions are delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Hay, Head of Payments, to the European Payments Council’s Scheme Technical Forum (ESTF). The Forum is…

Kate Nelson

5 October 2017

News

Icon Solutions completes functional testing with EBA Clearing’s…

London, 19th September 2017 – Icon Solutions, a leading provider of technology solutions and instant payments consultancy, has successfully completed EBA Clearing’s testing procedure for SCT Inst payments – proving full compliance with the…

Kate Nelson

19 September 2017

News

Icon Solutions begins functional testing with EBA Clearing’s…

London, 4th August 2017 – Icon Solutions, a leading provider of technology solutions and instant payments consultancy, today announces the start of functional testing between the Instant Payments Framework (IPF) and RT1,…

Kate Nelson

4 August 2017

Blogs

Insights from EBAday 2017

  It’s fair to say that Dublin in the June sunshine was out to impress the financial world attending the European Banking Association’s 12th annual congress. Dublin, founded by the Vikings during…

Kate Nelson

27 June 2017

Blogs

The ERPB Highlights the Holes in PSD2

A year ago, the European Retail Payments Board (ERPB) flagged that “In practice, PSD2 and the EBA RTS will not cover all aspects that are relevant for the development of an integrated…

Kate Nelson

22 June 2017

News

Form3 selects Instant Payments Framework (IPF) for SEPA…

London, 14 June, 2017 – Form3, the cloud based end-to-end secure standard for global payments processing, today announced a partnership with Icon Solutions, a payment and specialist technology provider. The deal extends…

Kate Nelson

14 June 2017

News

Icon partners with Capgemini to host a PSD2…

  With PSD2 around the corner and Instant Payments no longer a dot on the horizon, the crucial question is: are you ready? Icon Solutions will be partnering with Capgemini to host…

Kate Nelson

8 June 2017

Blogs

CMA, APIs & PSD2: The knowns and the…

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) recently mandated that larger banks adopt and maintain a common standard for open APIs (Application Programming Interface) to help create more innovation and competition in the…

Saara Day

15 February 2017

Blogs

Post-PSD2: What Will Banking Look Like?

The revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) has been the cause of much hand-wringing in the banking space, with incumbents foreseeing a future when the new banking giants are Starling, Tandem, Monzo and…

Saara Day

31 January 2017

Blogs

How to capitalise on the API banking revolution

Here at Icon we always look to the future on how Banks can improve their service offering. The following  informs you of the criteria that the API platform needs to meet in…

Saara Day

2 February 2016

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