Blogs

The Future of Payments – Will I Need…

Back before Christmas, at the same time as the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, a new report by HM Treasury was released – the Future of Payments Review report [1]. This report proposes a set…

Adam Richardson

5 February 2024

Blogs

How Can Banks Take Control of Their Payments…

In the first blog of our two-part predictions series, we explored the key technological and regulatory trends shaping the payments landscape in 2024. In this second blog, we explore the practical strategies…

Mady Dyson

30 January 2024

Blogs

2024 Predictions: Payments Trends to Watch This Year

2023 put the traditional processing model for account-based payments to the test, as evolving customer demands, intensifying competition from fintechs and shifting regulatory requirements continued to intensify margin pressures. And although 2024…

Arjeh van Oijen

19 January 2024

Blogs

Customer-centric innovation – why our IPF Client Days…

Last month Icon hosted its final IPF Client Day of 2023. The event brought our clients together in London to explore the latest business trends in the payments market and technologies shaping…

Arjeh van Oijen

20 December 2023

Case Studies

Helping a Tier 1 UK bank enhance and scale its payments and customer data platforms

This case study is about Icon providing a Tier 1 UK bank with expert solution and data architecture capabilities to augment the bank’s own teams across three areas: 1 Payments – Creating…

Cindy Heidebluth

27 November 2023

Blogs

AI can help your business, but only once…

With Artificial Intelligence (AI) being part of the Zeitgeist and almost every newspaper containing an article on AI, it is reasonable to want to ensure that your business can gain competitive advantage…

Tamsin Crossland

21 November 2023

Case Studies

Architecting and executing a real-time payments transformation programme for a global Tier 1 bank

This Tier 1 bank was looking for a payments infrastructure that would allow them greater flexibility, speed and innovation. The bank recognised Icon’s proven track record in delivering payments transformation strategies for…

Cindy Heidebluth

9 November 2023

Case Studies

Charting a strategic path towards a microservices-based core banking architecture

When a Tier 1 UK bank was facing numerous challenges with its core banking system, typical to monolithic and legacy platforms, the bank turned to Icon. This case study describes how we…

Cindy Heidebluth

4 November 2023

Case Studies

Supporting an ambitious technology transformation by delivering the strategy, roadmap and architectural support

This case study demonstrates Icon’s expertise and understanding of how enterprise architecture supports effective transformation and that it must encompass people, processes and technology. It’s about work we recently did for a…

Cindy Heidebluth

30 October 2023

Case Studies

Streamlining and enriching customer journeys and bank processes through events and insights

This Tier 1 UK bank lacked comprehensive and real-time visibility into customers’ needs and transactions and therefore couldn’t provide on-time responses. Additionally, the bank was planning to provide more of-the-moment insights to…

Cindy Heidebluth

18 July 2023

Case Studies

Developing a Debit Card Platform Strategy and Roadmap

Icon Solutions was engaged by this bank to support their Debit Card Gateway replacement process and to assist them in developing their strategy for the wider Debit Card Platform Transformation programme.

Kate Nelson

30 November 2021

Case Studies

Bringing technical strategy to life in AML Transaction…

Icon Solutions was engaged by this bank to provide expert review and validation of the bank’s target architecture and technical roadmap for Transaction Monitoring. This initiative was sponsored by the CIO for…

Kate Nelson

23 November 2021

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