Blogs

Upgrading to Java 17, or: how I learned…

Icon recently released IPF 2024.1, which included upgrading all of our components to Java 17 and required Java 17 as a minimum. I was the lead engineer on this piece of work,…

Patrick Altaie

14 June 2024

Blogs

How to future-proof payments: key questions to ask…

Matt Piper, Head of Pre-Sales at Icon Solutions, explains why flexibility is key when it comes to future-proofing payments but, to understand the steps that must be taken, there are fundamental questions…

Matt Piper

11 June 2024

Blogs

Is now the time for real-time payments in…

Following NACHA’s annual Smart Faster Payments Conference in Miami, Arjeh van Oijen, Head of Product Management for Icon Solutions, explores the key trends shaping the rollout and adoption of real-time payments in…

Arjeh van Oijen

23 May 2024

News

Icon Solutions extends IPF to support Swiss instant payments

London, UK: Icon Solutions today announces that it has developed and launched a new SIC5 scheme pack for its Icon Payments Framework (IPF) – the payments solution putting global banks in control…

Cindy Heidebluth

2 May 2024

Blogs

Understanding the Road to Real-Time in North America…

In the run up to NACHA’s annual Smart Faster Payments Conference in Miami, Arjeh van Oijen, Head of Product Management for Icon Solutions, explains why real-time payments are top of the agenda…

Arjeh van Oijen

23 April 2024

Blogs

Adventures in AI: Addressing a Fundamental Challenge Facing…

In this blog, Jamie Packham, shares his own experiences deploying generative artificial intelligence (AI) models and explores the potential for AI to help accelerate banks’ migration to the ISO 20022 messaging standard….

Jamie Packham

19 April 2024

Blogs

Modernise Payment Reconciliations and Investigations to reduce operational…

It is critical for financial institutions to have an efficient Reconciliation and Investigation (R&I) capability to minimise financial risk by identifying potential payment errors, discrepancies, or irregularities promptly and fixing them early…

Sandeep Tolanur

25 March 2024

Blogs

Hype, hope or holy grail? Unlocking new opportunities…

A recent independent survey conducted by Celent found that 73% of corporate banks have reported clear revenue benefits from investment in advanced data analytics. Looking ahead, analytics, intelligent automation, and artificial intelligence…

Toine van Beusekom

18 March 2024

Blogs

Is ‘Low Code’ the Secret to Payments Transformation?

It’s a transformative time for the payments industry. The development of innovative payments methods and technology has changed marketplace dynamics, pushing new players into the spotlight and shifting the focus of payments…

Arjeh van Oijen

16 March 2023

Case Studies

Delivering SCT Inst across Europe

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…

Kate Nelson

29 November 2022

News

Major Swiss Bank Selects Icon’s IPF Platform for…

Icon Solutions has announced that its payments platform solution – IPF – has been selected by a major Swiss bank as the core of its payments transformation programme that includes instant schemes,…

Kate Nelson

23 May 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

Why MPS language workbench is key for successful LOP

This is fifth part of our series exploring the motivations, architecture and principles driving the development of IPF. Volodymyr Prokopyuk, Senior Payments Architect at Icon Solutions, discusses the benefits of Language Orientated…

Vlad Prokopyuk

15 September 2021

Blogs

Understanding the realities of payment data monetisation

The number of banks identifying payments data monetisation as a key strategic priority has doubled in the past two years. The growth of real-time payments (RTP), ISO 20022 migration and open banking…

Toine van Beusekom

13 July 2021

News

Icon Solutions Wins ‘PayTech for Good’ at PayTech…

Icon recognised for outstanding contribution to charitable causes 12 July 2021 – Icon Solutions, the specialist provider of world-class payment solutions and technology consultancy services for banks and other financial services organisations,…

Kate Nelson

12 July 2021

Case Studies

Powering instant payments connectivity in the Cloud

Discover how Icon Solutions helped this Belgian Bank to offer instant payments to their customers as well as drive its migration to public Cloud, using IPF.

Kate Nelson

15 July 2020

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