News, analysis & resources
AlgoMe brings Tinder touch to asset management talent hunt
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AlgoMe, a London-based start-up offering career development and job placements in asset management, has launched its beta phase.

Mastercard launches safer payments guide for children

Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI) and Mastercard have released a guide on banking and payment products for minors.

Payments innovation reigns in Spain with CaixaBank hub

CaixaBank, Global Payments, Visa, Samsung and BNP Paribas’ subsidiary Arval have joined forces to set up Spain’s “first” payment innovation hub.

Fiserv makes some noise in Illinois with core banking tech revamp

Iroquois Federal Savings & Loan Association, a $580 million entity in the US state of Illinois, is modernising its front-to-back office technology with Fiserv.

Banking Technology Magazine
Banking Technology March 2017 issue out now
Banking Technology March 2017

The latest edition of our flagship magazine – Banking Technology – is out now, packed with news, analysis and insights, case studies, research and expert commentary.

Industry Comment
A vaccination for financial crime

Transaction monitoring is emerging as one of the top priorities for banks and other financial institutions. Some now employ up to 3% of their workforce to track financial crime. But, as leadership teams look to increase the effectiveness of their processes in the face of regulatory scrutiny and reduce costs, are there lessons to be learnt from health industry and its battle against infectious diseases?

Why we need diversity before AI takes over

We hear a lot about how artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to displace jobs, especially those held by women in tech, but should we also worry about a future overrun with sexist, racist machines?

Women in fintech: why do we need them and how do we recruit them?

Over the holiday period I saw my 17-year-old niece Katie reading an article in an engineering magazine about the lack of women in that industry. She is considering becoming an engineer.

The UK gets new coins, but why?

As of March this year, UK’s one-pound, two-pound and 50p coins have all been upgraded to become “the most secure coins in the world”. However, with the rise in cashless payments, online transactions and mobile banking, is there any point?

Alexander Graham Bell’s influence on tech innovations in today’s financial services

“Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.” These were the first words ever spoken over a telephone line and said by the man fondly described as the father of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell, who would have turned 170 on 3 March this year.