Banking & Finance

Wirecard and Mastercard extend global card issuance

Wirecard, a global innovation leader in digital financial technology, and Mastercard, global payments technology company, signed a strategic agreement to migrate their global issuing business. Wirecard will support Mastercard Prepaid Management Services (Prepaid Services), a leader in prepaid program management, with its long-standing expertise in global issuing services. The strategic partnership will empower both companies […]

Welsh Revenue Authority administers taxes for first time in 800 years

The Welsh Revenue Authority is taking a step in the right direction when it comes to managing taxes efficiently. The organisation is working on a cloud-based system and is keeping up with the pace of innovation on behalf of the Welsh government. Anthony Pritchard, Head of Digital and Technology for the Welsh Revenue Authority, tells […]

DNB Bank partners with Collibra for data-powered customer service

DNB Bank (DNB), Norway’s largest financial services group, has announced its partnership with Collibra, a leader in enterprise data governance and data cataloguing software, to enable the group’s global data strategy. The Collibra platform will allow DNB to better understand how data is being utilised in business processes to deliver value to customers, optimise business […]

Deutsche Bank and HCL partner to transform cheque processing operations

Deutsche Bank and HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, have announced a strategic partnership to transform the bank’s global cheque processing operations. Under the terms of the agreement, HCL will build a cloud-based digital and fully scalable cheque processing platform for the bank. The new IT-platform is expected to go live in 2019. […]

Confidence 2.0: Authentication in the Now Economy

Rupert Spiegelberg, CEO, IDnow, informs banking enterprises how they can adapt their services to appeal to every demographic. In a world where data breaches are so commonplace they barely make the news, persuading a customer to share their personal and financial details online requires two important things: trust in the institution and a positive user […]

Nordea offers digitised payments to customers with Google Pay

Nordea expands its digital payment offering by adding Google Pay, a mobile payment solution for Android phones. Nordea customers in all Nordic countries can now use Google Pay at contactless payment terminals and in apps and online stores. “We want to make everyday life easier for our customers. Mobile payment is a very convenient way […]

Natterbox CEO on ‘nightmares’ faced when calling contact centres

Halloween falls but just one night a year, giving us the opportunity to truly face our fears. The ghosts, ghouls and witches come out to roam the streets, but are they really what we’re afraid of? What about the nightmares we face all year-round? Neil Hammerton, CEO and Co-Founder, Natterbox, discusses some of the biggest nightmares […]

Wirecard drives forward digitisation of payment processes in Germany

Wirecard, global innovation leader in digital financial technology, together with the EHI Retail Institute and other partners including Google, Mastercard, Payback, GS1 Germany and Visa, has founded the EHI Mobile Payment Initiative. As a result of this initiative, the retail industry will be able to satisfy the growing demand from consumers for mobile payment solutions. […]

Natterbox takes PCI compliance further with new payment system

Natterbox, a leading provider of global voice cloud services, has announced that it has fully integrated a highly secure, automated credit card payment service which meets the strict PCI DSS standards into its telephony platform. The new service, developed in partnership with the market leader in secure voice payment services for business, PCI Pal, offers […]

Bitglass releases 2018 Financial Breach Report

Bitglass, the next-gen CASB, has released its 2018 Financial Breach Report. The study uncovers information about the top threats in financial services and the industry’s latest and largest breaches among other findings. 2018 has been far more dangerous than 2016, the last year that Bitglass conducted such a report. In this year’s study, there were […]