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  • Societe Generale Hackathon Digital Bank Tomorrow

    Societe Generale’s Hackathon: Build the Digital Bank of Tomorrow

    In partnership with Brainwaves, Societe Generale India will host a 30-hour hackathon inviting local digital talents to build the digital bank of tomorrow: digital workspace, AI and Tech for social good. A couple of days ago, I came across Societe Generale‘s YouTube video entitled ‘A Hackathon by SG GSC‘. The Societe Generale Global Solution Centre […] More

  • CBD Active Saver Mobile App Banking Innovation

    Active Saver App + Fitness Tracker = Healthier, Wealthier Banking Customers

    Commercial Bank of Dubai launched the innovative ‘Active Saver App’ which taps mobile banking and fitness trackers to reward healthy customers with higher interest rates. Last week, I noticed on the Apple app store a new banking app from Commercial Bank of Dubai: the Active Saver App available exclusively for iOS for now (an Android app is coming soon). The idea […] More

  • Royal Bank Scotland FinTech Hackathon Banking Innovation

    RBS Hosts Public FinTech Hackathon with Open Bank Project

    Royal Bank of Scotland will host ‘hack make the bank’, a FinTech Hackathon next month in Edinburgh in partnership with the Open Bank Project team. This morning, I received an email from the Open Bank Project team inviting me to participate to the first public FinTech Hackathon hosted by RBS in Edinburgh on the 9th-11th of […] More

  • India Aviva Life CEO Trevor Bull

    Aviva Life Insurance CEO: “Digital (Transformation) will be the Core”

    The CEO of Aviva Life India, Trevor Bull, confirmed the ever growing necessity for insurance firms to drive digital transformation and deliver a super mobile customer experience to their customers. In a recent interview with the Hindu Business Line, Trevor Bull – MD & CEO at Aviva India, talk about about the importance of Digital […] More

  • Lloyds Banking Group Simply Internet Banking Customer Experience

    Lloyds Simplifies Online/Mobile Banking, Drives Customer Experience

    Lloyds Banking Group is aiming to deliver an improved customer experience by simplifying their internet banking service, both online and on mobile. Lloyds Banking Group is making both online and mobile banking simpler.  Customers will see a number of improvements, like quicker access to their day-to-day banking tasks and a better experience on touch screen […] More

  • Google’s Head of Luxury & Finance talks Digital Transformation, Insurance Innovation

    Insurance innovation.  Swiss Re interviewed Sandra Emme, Google’s Industry Head – Luxury & Finance, on the topic of digital transformation across industries. The Swiss Re Centre for Global Dialogue recorded a video interview with Sandra Emme (@pauaflaua) at their recent event in Hong Kong on the topic of insurance innovation: ‘Next Generation Insurance Customer – LIFE […] More

  • UBS the Future of Finance Challenge Banking Innovation

    UBS Launches Future of Finance Challenge with Fintech Startups

    UBS launches the Future of Finance Challenge, a global open innovation competition for entrepreneurs, start-ups and companies in growth mode to transform the customer experience. “This global open innovation competition, the UBS Future of Finance Challenge, is for entrepreneurs, start-ups or growing companies that could change the way finance works and how banks meet their […] More

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    ANZ Banks on Tech Panel to Teach their Board about Digital Disruption

    ANZ Banking Group established an “international technology and digital business advisory panel” to teach digital transformation and IT disruption to their Board. A group of technology industry leaders including an executive from Twitter will meet four times a year with the technology committee of the ANZ Banking Group board to advise it on emerging trends […] More

  • How To Viral Videos Infographic

    Top Secrets to Make Your Videos More Viral [INFOGRAPHIC]

    This infographic shows video bloggers how to make their videos more viral and generate more reach and engagement on social media. If you are familiar with my work on VisibleBanking.com over the last eight years, you will already know how much I love the video format. I had the opportunity to experiment a fair bit with […] More

  • European Digital Financial Services Power50 2015

    The European Digital Financial Services #Power50 2015

    The Digital Banking Club is about to publish their European Digital Financial Services Power 50 2015 list of banking innovation leaders and advisors from the likes of Barclays, BBVA, Citi, HSBC and BNP Paribas. Earlier this week, I was both delighted and humbled when I received an email from Jerry Mule and Douglas Blakey announcing that […] More