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Bank Islam plans digital Islamic banking roll-out

Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad

Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad is working with consulting firm Cognizant to lay the foundation for its digital banking platform roll-out across its entire network. Encik Khairul Kamarudin, CEO of Bank Islam, says the move will bring “greater accessibility to our customers as well as simplifying and improving their banking experience with us”. According to the […]

Blockchain and Bitcoin round-up: 1 August 2017

Blockchain

The world of blockchain and Bitcoin rumbles on with patents, platforms and positives. Our latest round-up features Bank of America, Blackmoon Financial Group, and research from Cognizant. Bank of America (BofA) has filed three new patents using blockchain. On the US Patent & Trademark Office’s website it now reveals the details. Some of the patents […]

UK’s Financial Conduct Authority selects Cognizant for tech revamp

FCA keen to explore regtech

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has chosen Cognizant for an overhaul of its core IT applications and quality assurance processes related to the agency’s market surveillance, supervisory analysis, reporting and risk management functions. This three-year agreement builds on the FCA’s ongoing relationship with Cognizant which began in 2011, when it was selected as one […]

Cognizant plans: layoffs, automation, investment in digital and M&A

Someone gotta go...

Cognizant, a global provider of digital, technology, consulting and operations services, is to get rid of up to 4% of its workforce, it is understood. It is also keen on increasing automation, investment in digital and M&A.

Mizuho takes another step towards blockchain adoption

Mizuho

Japanese financial services provider Mizuho has partnered with Cognizant to test cross-border document sharing and custom digital currency applications of blockchain – and the cost implications of using the technology. Mizuho says the project was a success and concluded that a tamper-proof distribution database built using blockchain could support a platform to share information and […]

Top five jargon winners in 2016

Hand with marker writing: JARGON

For some people in the world of fintech, they find comfort in the language of jargon. Pity these poor souls! Lost, confused and unable to communicate clearly and normally. Here are our top five jargon winners of 2016. You can avoid being on this list next year – just use English!  CIBC ends phase one […]

Cognizant to acquire digital agency Mirabeau

ClauseMatch and JWG team up for new reg reporting development

Amsterdam-based digital marketing and customer experience agency Mirabeau and its 260 staff will join Cognizant’s digital business once the acquisition is completed.

Cognizant works with KeyBank on Oracle Banking Platform project

KeyBank

Cognizant has assisted KeyBank in implementing Oracle Banking Platform (OBP) from Oracle FSS as part of the bank’s tech revamp. Cognizant says it redesigned KeyBank’s core systems, applications, business processes and customer interfaces to “simplify transactions”. Vipin Gupta, EVP and CIO of Key Community Bank (KeyCorp’s division that includes retail, business and commercial middle market […]

Does the bank branch still matter?

Is it a bank? Is it a coffee-shop?

The number of branches operated by major banking groups in the UK has halved over the last 20 years. In fact, Britain’s banks closed more than 600 branches across the UK between April 2015 and April 2016. This is hardly surprising as more and more people move online, often mobile-first, to complete most of their […]

Mizuho and Cognizant join forces for blockchain-backed record-keeping

Prasad Chintamaneni, president, banking and financial services at Cognizant

Mizuho Financial Group and Cognizant have teamed up to develop a blockchain solution for the “secure” record-keeping of documents among Mizuho Financial Group companies around the world. The agreement is the beginning of Mizuho’s programme to use blockchain for building new work processes for transactions and digital interactions. This engagement will initially focus on New […]

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