Digital Transformation

Mambu Expands Australian Customer Base, Eyes Growth in the Region

Cloud banking platform Mambu has expanded its customer base in Australia to now include 10 of the country’s most innovative financial service providers. This includes Angle Finance, Bluestone Home Loans, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Lumi, Nimble, Prospa, and Tyro. Mambu’s

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Vietnam’s LPBank Taps Temenos to Modernise Core Banking Platform

Vietnam’s Lien Viet Post Joint Stock Commercial Bank (LPBank) has selected banking software company Temenos to modernise its core banking platform for retail and corporate banking. The new system will enable LPBank to manage customer accounts and transactions across its

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Harnessing Responsible AI in the Financial Sector

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become integral to our daily lives, driving technological advancements and enhancing various industries, including finance. However, the increasing use of AI also raises concerns about responsible and ethical practices.  It is essential to ensure that AI

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Fintech’s Resilient Ride to Spur Digitalisation Despite Recession, Banking Crisis

The world has undergone significant changes since the onset of the pandemic, especially in the financial industry’s journey towards digitalisation. The pandemic expedited the transformation of customer interactions by three years and pushed banks’ digital offerings ahead by seven years.

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Bank Treasurers Can Be Key Players in Driving Efficiency

Before 2008, the role of the bank treasurer broadly revolved around reporting, balance sheet management and cash management. This changed when the global financial crisis saw well-established financial institutions run out of liquidity and eventually fail. Today, treasurers are increasingly

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BIS, France, Singapore, and Switzerland Report Success in Cross-Border Wholesale CBDCs Test

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS), in collaboration with the central banks of France, Singapore, and Switzerland, have concluded “Project Mariana“. This project examined the cross-border trading and settlement of wholesale central bank digital currencies (wCBDCs) using state-of-the-art decentralized finance

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Thought Machine’s Modern Core Enables Nikel to Close the Small Business Credit Gap

Thought Machine, a cloud-native banking technology company, has empowered Nikel, a fintech startup that unlocks credit for millions in Southeast Asia, to streamline its lending process and develop new products more quickly. Founded in 2018, Nikel which rebranded from Impact

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SC Ventures Spins off Audax, Kelvin Tan Leads as CEO

SC Ventures, the innovation, fintech investment, and ventures arm of Standard Chartered, has spin off audax Financial Technology as a digital banking technology solutions provider. Previously, audax’s solution powered Standard Chartered nexus (SC nexus), a white-label plug-and-play BaaS offering for large

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Australia’s Judo Bank Has Gone Live With Backbase

Australian neobank Judo Bank has partnered with digital banking software provider Backbase to create new digital experiences for its small and medium (SME) business banking and term deposit customers. Backbase’s Engagement Banking Platform (EBP) will enable Judo to release additional

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Unleash Digital Mastery at AWS Cloud Day Indonesia

In the rapidly evolving landscape of technology, the ability to adapt, innovate, and embrace change has become a cornerstone of organisational success.  The imperative to embrace innovation and leverage cutting-edge tools is not just a strategic consideration; it’s an essential

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