Tag Archives: FinTech

Pricing Cutting Won’t Solve the Economic Crisis

In 12 months, the UK will be gearing up for a general election, and the themes that will define it are already emerging. While immigration and the NHS remain key battlegrounds between the parties, one area dominates – the economy. A glance at recent IPSOS polling shows the scale of the problem. Sitting first and third as the most important issues facing Britain today according to voters are inflation and the economy, respectively. Reacting to this, politicians are putting pressure on retailers to cut their prices and introduce reductions. In May, we even heard warnings from The UK Chancellor, threatening new laws to set price caps for essential food items.

Yet while cutting prices can lead to short-term relief, it does not provide the long-term solution that retailers and consumers desperately need.

insightsoftware Integration With Microsoft 365

insightsoftware, a global provider of reporting, analytics, and performance management solutions, today announced the integration of its market-leading financial and business reporting solution, Jet Reports, with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Financial & Supply Chain Management (F&SCM).

AI and the Human Touch

Martin Rehak, CEO of Resistant AI, explains why combining AI and the human touch is the only way to successfully fight financial crime.

Balancing easier access and greater security of healthcare data

Security is a big topic for healthcare right now and has been for some years. Johan Sörmling, Managing Director at Encap Security and Head of Mobile Identity at Signicat, believes that healthcare has a great deal to learn from other markets—in particular fintech. He believes it’s important to think of app users, no matter the app, as consumers when considering how to attract and keep people using healthcare apps.

Will London remain the fintech capital after Brexit

In addition to being the world’s most internationally connected city with a strong tradition of regulating the financial industry, London for a long time has been home to the largest financial institutions, tech companies and universities. Hirbod Assa, Senior Lecturer in Finance and Fintech at Kent Business School, University of Kent, argues how all the aforementioned aspects give London unique characteristics to maintain its world FinTech position. It is also discussed that to this end, the government needs to encourage quicker finance adoption of technology, investment needs to be injected into the industry and regulations need to be rightfully set. 

The importance and growth of banking ecosystems

Seshika Fernando, VP and GM of WSO2 BFSI Practice discusses that banks need a combination of the right technology, the right partners and the right kind of leadership commitment to implement a robust digital strategy to build strong adoption that delivered benefits across banking ecosystems.