FINkit People Series: Tom Sampson
Jul01

FINkit People Series: Tom Sampson

In this ongoing quickfire ‘behind the scenes’ series, we meet FINkit people from across the business, giving you a flavour of who we are and what we do.   Tom Sampson is a Product Owner at FINkit in our London office. Thanks for joining us today Tom! It’s the usual 5 questions so that people can get to know more you. Let’s go … 1. In a nutshell, what’s an average day for you? My day always starts...

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A New Bank Operating Model for a New Consumer
Jun28

A New Bank Operating Model for a New Consumer

In the midst of bank branch closure programmes, it’s certainly no surprise that CACI have today released data to show that branch visits by retail banking customers have fallen dramatically since the rise and rise of mobile banking and are expected to fall off a cliff into oblivion by 2022. But are these customers happy with the services that are available to them today? Plenty of other research suggests not.   NEW BANK OPERATING...

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Banking On Data: The Path to a New Bank Operating Model
Jun21

Banking On Data: The Path to a New Bank Operating Model

I was delighted to be asked to contribute last night to BrightTALK’s ‘Banking on the Future’ meet-up event. A very well-attended event here in London and broadcast to hundreds of online registrants across the world. The theme of the event was how banks need to react to regulations such as PSD2, GDPR and here in the UK, Open Banking.   BRUTE FORCE ISN’T THE DATA SHARING PANACEA It is clear that the ‘brute force’ approach to...

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Easy Payments Concepts – Deliver The Emerging
Jun08

Easy Payments Concepts – Deliver The Emerging

Easy Payments are an expected norm these days. Disruptive innovation is happening across the payments landscape, as globalisation and digital transformation continue to alter the landscape.  Banks are constrained in their ability to react to new competition. The way customers do business and spend their money has evolved radically in just the past few years. Unfortunately for banks, depleted overseas assets and easy access to reduced...

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Secure Travel Concepts – Why We Still Use Cash
Jun07

Secure Travel Concepts – Why We Still Use Cash

Secure Travel is something that all of us aspire to, but how does that translate to our banking habits? Well – despite a growing international travel market, things like hidden fees, poor customer service, fear of fraud and the fear of the dreaded card block still encourage consumers to travel with large sums of foreign currency. Having fallen from a peak of £230.1m in 2008, the total value of international fraud losses has...

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