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Sibos 2017: treasurers look to tech to untangle knots

Sibos 2017

Untangling the “knots” at global treasuries, especially with regard to bank maintenance issues around know your customer (KYC) and other compliance activities, was the theme of a corporate treasury session yesterday (18 October) at Sibos.

Innovation hubs – where do you begin?

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Discussing the strategies banks can adopt to choose the right innovation partners.

EastNets unveils real-time fraud detection solution

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EastNets has launched its en.SafeWatch PaymentGuard (en.SWPG) at Sibos, a real-time fraud detection solution for Swift payments. The company says en.SWPG is a new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered solution, that can sort out “genuine transactions from suspicious ones and reduces the number of false positives”. Hazem Mulhim, CEO, EastNets, says it “recognises the mounting salience of […]

Sibos 2017 opening plenary: data is the new battleground

Dave McKay, RBC

Welcome to Sibos 2017 in Toronto – bringing together 8,000+ delegates from 150 countries. And this year we have a new (or the vintage new?) theme: data. Not the “big data” though (that everyone was talking about a few Sibos conferences ago), but just data.

Artificial intelligence: the shape of things to come

AI: the shape of things to come

Many financial services industry firms are examining the potential of distributed ledger and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. Is it too early for any meaningful deployment?

NEFCU launches Google Home banking app with Conversation.one

OK Google, ask NEFCU for my balance!

Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union (NEFCU), a 200,000-member institution in Long Island, US, has launched its Google Home Action and Google Assistant app. The solution is based on the Conversation.one platform.

Ten questions for, and about, AI

A ten-question test for AI

I have had it with the stream of articles about what artificial intelligence (AI) can do. Yes, machine learning works. It is possible to analyse key words, correlate them with other key words, do a massive amount of statistics, and find out some stuff. People cannot do that and computers can. Is this AI?

Top fintech stories this week – 13 October 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

Alibaba sets aside $15bn R&D war chest to be a world beater

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How do you try and become one of the biggest and most influential technology companies in the world? Just move the $15 billion you have stashed away into the R&D business.

The modern trade landscape: banks and digitalisation

Digital banking era is upon us... Is there a place for humans in it?

Innovative technologies are increasingly sparking enhancements to trade processes. BNY Mellon Treasury Services’ Dominic Broom, global head of trade business development, and Joon Kim, head of global trade product, discuss how the industry – with banks at the helm – can drive forward new capabilities and help to support trade growth through digitalisation.

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