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Bhavesh Vaghela

Bhavesh Vaghela SVP B2B Product and Innovation at Collinson

2024 Prediction

2024 Prediction Another year has flown by, and it’s time for the 2024 predictions. I write this on the train to London on a cold Tuesday morning. First, let’s see how I did last year. Growth - we saw several redundancies last year across FANG, Banking and fintech and other organisations either sold or closed. The switch to sustainable growth vs g...

/startups /identity Artificial Intelligence

Bhavesh Vaghela

Bhavesh Vaghela SVP B2B Product and Innovation at Collinson

2023 predictions

2023 predictions Happy new year! What a year 2022 has been. It was nice to meet family and see friends last year after the restrictions of the years before. However, 2022 went for you time for a new year, a new start and new predictions! But first, let's look back and see how I did in my predictions from last year. 3 out of 3, that's my first 100...

/sustainable /predictions Disruption in Retail Banking

Bhavesh Vaghela

Bhavesh Vaghela SVP B2B Product and Innovation at Collinson

2022 Predictions Intelligent systems, remote relationships and Experience as a service

It’s February, and a year and a month has passed since my last predictions blog, and what a year we have had. Like with everything in life, things have taken longer than expected to finish. This is very true with the pandemic and the aftermath it is leaving behind. I concluded my last predictions with a quote from my hero David Attenborough “Our...

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Bhavesh Vaghela

Bhavesh Vaghela SVP B2B Product and Innovation at Collinson

2021 Predictions

2020 has been a year like no other, we have, and are experiencing an unique moment in history, its effects will be felt for many generations to come. In my 2020 predictions, I concluded with; ‘as Yoda once said, “Difficult to see. Always in motion is the future”. So no one really knows what’s going to happen’. Not even Yoda could have predicted th...

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Bhavesh Vaghela

Bhavesh Vaghela SVP B2B Product and Innovation at Collinson

Apple Event WWDC 2020

WWDC worldwide developer conference is largely dedicated to developers however the opening keynotes provides a glimpse into what’s coming for customers. The showcase event on 22nd June 2020 was very different to any predecessors. You can watch the full keynote here from the Apple site. There was great drone footage of Apple HQ in Cupertino Califo...

/retail /devops Disruption in Retail Banking

Bhavesh Vaghela

Bhavesh Vaghela SVP B2B Product and Innovation at Collinson

Staying Connected ...

I am writing this with the intention it may help others as the new normal of social distancing and isolation continues... Humanity faces one of its most testing times since the world war, the hidden enemy COVID-19 has impacted the global population in different ways, personally and professionally. The social fabric that holds society together wil...

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Bhavesh Vaghela

Bhavesh Vaghela SVP B2B Product and Innovation at Collinson

What do customers want?

Anyone working in product development needs to think, feel and live like a customer to truly understand what they need to do. I’ve worked in digital for over a decade, but all too often I’ve heard the phrase “you are not the customer” used (usually incorrectly) like a carefully calibrated torpedo to blow any argument out of the water, even if it w...

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Bhavesh Vaghela

Bhavesh Vaghela SVP B2B Product and Innovation at Collinson

Digital transformation is a piece of cake!

First of all I want to thank everyone who connected with me over the new year and asked questions on my previous blog post “2020 predictions”. The blog stirred up hundreds of messages, insightful discussion especially around transformation. So on the 652 on this cold frosty morning I am writing this, enjoy. :) I recently visited the natural histo...

/startups Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

Bhavesh Vaghela

Bhavesh Vaghela SVP B2B Product and Innovation at Collinson

2020 predictions - 5 min read

There we have it folks, 2019 is behind us and 2020 has started. It seems like yesterday I was drafting my 2019 predictions! So how did I do? I got 3 out of 5, clearly don’t come to me for lottery numbers! In 2019 we saw big movements on the evolution of the ecosystem, the human touch and digital identity, The other 2 predictions SME gold rush and...

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Bhavesh Vaghela

Bhavesh Vaghela SVP B2B Product and Innovation at Collinson

Mobile World Congress 2019 - Intelligent Connectivity

Waiting for my flight home from Barcelona to sunny Luton here are some of my key take aways from MWC19. Artificial Intelligence The intelligence part of MWC is Artificial intelligence (AI). If you haven’t noticed there has been an evolution from internet of things to intelligence of things! Sensors, devices and software that can learn and make you...

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