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Lynton Buxton

Lynton Buxton Group Marketing Manager at TALL Group

Could the Cheque Be Santa’s Favourite Present? A Winter’s Tale….

There was a time as a young boy I was fortunate enough to receive Christmas cards from distant relatives that contained a crisp £1 note and I felt rich. As the year’s progressed, and warnings of postal security began to hit the headlines, the Pound note began to be replaced with a personal cheque often with a fancy background of woodland creatures...

/security /payments

Carla Venter

Carla Venter Head of Investments at

The $20 Trillion Payments Market

The global digital payments market is estimated to reach $20 Trillion by 2026, growing at 24% per year. To put that into perspective, it’s bigger than the global telecommunication and automobile manufacturing industries. The drivers fuelling the growth of payments include the high penetration of the internet and smartphones combined with consumer...

/payments /inclusion

Riten Gohil

Riten Gohil Director & Co-Founder at Sphonic

Why Orchestration Tech is the Future to Unlocking Identity

Is Identity Broken? Identity is broken, or many will have you believe so, in reality it sort of works allowing hundreds of millions of consumers and businesses around the world to activate and access services around the world. Clearly more needs to be done, and the industry is burgeoning with new solutions, approaches, strategies and movements to ...

/regulation /identity

Jose Pierre

Jose Pierre CEO at Marketware International, Inc.

Leadership in a COVID-19 era

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing and hearing about the innovative ways people are staying connected and reassuring each other. Likewise, the heroic acts of compassion and, the tireless, selfless, dedications of many doctors and nurses are an inspiration. Their care for those affected by the virus go beyond the call of duty and, performed

/people /covid-19

Paul Shumsky

Paul Shumsky Technology Advisor at Entrepreneur

Rethinking Payroll With Blockchain And Mobile Wallets

Mobile digital wallets are revolutionizing the financial services industry and offering far more potential than just making and receiving digital payments. We explore one exciting area of development: branded mobile wallets as a payroll solution. Imagine giving staff access to an all-in-one, company-branded, holistic financial solution on their m...

Paul Shumsky

Paul Shumsky Technology Advisor at Entrepreneur

Company-Branded Payroll Wallets Primed To Become A Powerful Employee Experience Portal

Employers are coming to understand that if they want to keep — and retain — the best talent they need to prioritise the experience they offer their employees as much as they do their customers. And just as building a strong digital relationship with customers is a non-negotiable these days, so is it becoming a critical element of employee satisfac...


Freddie McMahon

Freddie McMahon Director Strategy and Innovation at DF2020 Ltd

When are we going to rethink how regulations are applied in practice?

By Regulation we mean national law and its extensions such as defined by Regulators and Standards, and the way its applied in practice through Policies and Procedures. The problem is compounded through International Trade and Operations, which covers Regulations from multiple jurisdictions. An annual CEO survey has identified regulation overload a...


Freddie McMahon

Freddie McMahon Director Strategy and Innovation at DF2020 Ltd

The Normalisation of Procedural Subjectivity

We all know that a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) is a step-by-step set of instructions written by an organization to help workers carry out complex routine operations. Each SOP is aimed to achieve efficiency, quality outcomes and uniformity of performance, whilst reducing miscommunication and failure to comply with policy, regulatory and stat...

/ai /regulation

Sameer Singh Jaini

Sameer Singh Jaini CEO at

Outsourcing Technology for a bank is like outsourcing the bank

“In many ways, we see ourselves as a technology company with a banking license.” Michael Corbat, Citibank CEO Consulting firms over last two decades have guided Banks to “Outsource Technology to Technology Providers”. This has helped the banks in focusing on their core competency, which is “Banking”. Based on this approach, technology teams within ...


Dirk Kinvig

Dirk Kinvig Web Services Manager at Finextra

Create a new Finextra Community Group

Finextra has over 50 live blogging Groups. Groups are a useful way for Finextra Community Members to associate their blog with other related blogs. So say, for example, you want to read blogs about the emerging social media presence of banking institutions, then Social Banks is a probably going to have a lot of useful content. We are sure that the...

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