Digital Transformation

Finastra Managed Services Is Now Available on Amazon Web Services’ Cloud

Financial services software and cloud solutions provider Finastra announced the launch of Finastra Managed Services (FMS) on Amazon Web Services (AWS). This move will enable banks and financial institutions to access FMS in the AWS cloud. According to Finastra, the

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Why Brands, Bigtechs, Fintechs and Banks Are All Taking Notice of Banking as a Service

The Asia Pacific region is leading the way in a revolution that is changing the way consumers interact with financial services. Banking as a Service (BaaS) has been spreading rapidly over the last couple of years, enabling brands to offer

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Comarch’s Latest Study Reveals Why It Is Critical for Insurers to be Digital First

Changes in customer behavior are causing a fundamental shift in the insurance business. Consumers are embracing digital channels and online tools which are now becoming critical not only to ensure that existing customers get the experience they want but also

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APAC Has a Huge Appetite for Banking as a Service, Finastra Research Shows

Financial services software and cloud solutions provider Finastra’s research found that APAC’s appetite for Banking as a Service (BaaS) exceeds that of EMEA and the Americas. The report found that 88% of senior executives across APAC in a number of

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KASIKORN’s Tech Arm Is Now a Member of the MIT Media Lab

KASIKORN Business-Technology Group (KBTG) announced that it has become a Consortium Research Lab Member at the MIT Media Lab to conduct frontier tech research for next-generation financial services. The MIT Media Lab is an academic research institute where US domestic

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How Can Banks Straddle the Fine Line Between Security and User Experience

Banking is becoming increasingly digital in Asia. Boston Consulting Group estimates that Asia Pacific (APAC) houses about 50 of the 249 digital banks worldwide, and 10 out of the 13 that are profitable are based in the region. This means

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Podcast: AirAsia and Payoneer Speak About the Digital Evolution in APAC

The evolution of digital transformation in APAC, accelerated by the pandemic and globalisation has been unprecedented in the last few years. To navigate this new world, and to shed more light on this topic, payments firm Payoneer partnered with the

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Why Risk-Averse Southeast Asian Banks Should Embrace a ‘Multicore’ Approach

The banking industry is in the midst of a period of intense transformation in Southeast Asia, and indeed the world, driven in part by the pandemic, but also influenced heavily by changing consumer demand and fast-moving technological innovation. Predicting the

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The Bank Branch of the Future: Consumers Prefer Hybrid Experiences

Digital banking has been displacing many branch interactions in the move towards digital. As consumers increasingly engage with their banks remotely and circumstances such as the pandemic as well as new digitally-focused strategies continue to play out, there are ongoing

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Cambodia’s ACLEDA Bank Taps Diebold Nixdorf to Enhance Self-Service Experience

Cambodian retail bank ACLEDA Bank Plc. has selected Diebold Nixdorf, an American multinational financial and retail technology company driving connected commerce, to provide its customers with new self-service capabilities at each of its branches. ACLEDA Bank will be tapping Diebold

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