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Why the CIO Will Drive Bank Success in 2017 and Beyond

The banking Chief Innovation Officer, or CIO, has seen their role change in a very short space of time. It may even be argued that the modern demands of the bank CIO are so different to what came before that

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How can Financial Providers Respond to the Needs of a Changing Customer?

Financial service providers should rethink how they service their customers, in light of changing consumer behaviours and expectations. To track consumer patterns, Accenture Financial Services  Global Distribution & Marketing Consumer Study found that providers who can deliver a compelling new digital

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Singapore Selected as a Demo Day Country for Citi’s Global FinTech Initiative

Citi announced that Singapore has been selected as one of the countries to hold a Demo Day for its latest global FinTech initiative, the Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge(T4I), targeting the Public Sector. The Monetary Authority of Singapore has committed

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Digital Disruption in Finance is Here, But Investment Firms Slow to Become Digital Leaders

A global survey of 2,000 investors and 500 investment providers supported by State Street has identified three aspects of data that will define stewardship for the digital age. Integration, the ability to combine both structured and unstructured data; Intelligence, the

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Open Banking and APIs: How Regulators Around the World are Pushing for Innovation

Open banking, a term that refers to the use of open APIs to allow banks to share information securely and provide customers with even higher levels of convenience and personalized financial advice, is an emerging trend in the banking space

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APAC’s Step Towards Digital Maturity

Looking back at 2016, the IT sector has been dominated by the realization that it needs to make better use of its data and digital assets and become leaner and more agile than ever before. With digital transformation appearing the

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Thomson Reuters Continues Expansion of Global Labs Network: Opens Singapore Data and Innovation Lab

Thomson Reuters today announced the official opening of Thomson Reuters Labs – Singapore. The Lab will collaborate with the government, customers, tech startups and universities to build partnerships and create innovative products and solutions for professional markets throughout the Asia Pacific region. The Singapore Lab is

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DBS to Hire 100 Developers via First-of-its-kind Hackathon

DBS announced plans to hire 100 developers skilled in new andcutting-edge technologies, as it ups the ante on reimagining banking. The new jobs will help DBS cement its position as a leading digital bank. Taking an innovative approach to recruitment,

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Fintech Accelerators and Incubators in Singapore, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia

Accelerators and incubators play an important role within a startup ecosystem, as they provide a platform for young teams and startups to connect with successful entrepreneurs, allowing them to learn from the bests while securing funding and connecting with potential

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Opening Shot For International Regulation For The Fintech Industry

There is a Chinese saying that roughly translates to ‘A Tall Tree Catches The Wind’ (树大招风) and this is an adept saying for the Fintech industry. The fintech industry had grown from its nascent stage in 2005 and it is

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