Perspectives

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10thJul '16

How Deep is your Disruption?

By | July 10th, 2016|

Close to customer For Fintech stars that have reached or or are at the point of reaching the fabled Unicorn status – a billion-dollar valuation – continuous customer interaction is an absolute requisite in the [...]

19thJun '16

The New Digital Commerce

By | June 19th, 2016|

Apps to apathy Websites and point and click menus are designed for computer screens. Client-side applications, or Apps – small computer programs – are designed to run on smaller screens of handheld devices like phones [...]

19thMay '16

2016 Advanced Payments Report

By | May 19th, 2016|

Edgar, Dunn & Company (EDC), the global strategy consultancy, released their 10th Advanced Payments Report 2016 (APR 2016), sponsored by Wirecard, the global financial services and technology company. It provides perspectives and insights from payment [...]

19thMay '16

June 9th – The Day of Non-Compliance?

By | May 19th, 2016|

Since 2015 the EU driven regulation concerning interchange fees for card-based payment transactions has been discussed extensively both within the trade press and naturally within many organisations across the continent. One easily got the impression [...]

12thMay '16

The Mobile World Congress 2016

By | May 12th, 2016|

The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is probably one of the world’s largest industry events - part trade show, part conference, and part show-off venue for everything that is new in the world of mobile communications [...]

26thApr '16

Real-Time Payments (webinar)

By | April 26th, 2016|

During this 30-minute webinar, Peter Ehmke and Javier Guerrero focused on the following key topics: Cross-border European vs. U.S. real-time payments; who will get there first and how will they be different? Innovation over the [...]

19thApr '16

Online Lending – Where to?

By | April 19th, 2016|

The real business of banking is lending If you set aside investment banking or trading in securities and derivatives – businesses that many say have little or nothing to do with banking – the primary [...]

19thMar '16

Focus: Ecommerce

By | March 19th, 2016|

Research indicates that in the age of the social media and smartphones, we humans have become scatterbrained and shallow-minded. The attention span of a modern day infovorous and connected human being, has deteriorated from 12 [...]

19thFeb '16

EDC 2015 Retailer Survey Report

By | February 19th, 2016|

This is the fourth annual EDC retailer survey and payments continue to be a hot topic for retailers, both online and offline at the point of sale. Today, consumers expect and demand seamless service across [...]

19thFeb '16

Fintech – Broken Banks and New Lending

By | February 19th, 2016|

The Challenge of Fintech – Lending Against the Banks Fintech companies challenge the status quo of established industries with fresh ideas and new technologies while offering better rates and better services to customers. They face [...]

19thFeb '16

Samee Zafar Interviewed by Publi-News

By | February 19th, 2016|

In February 2016, EDC director Samee Zafar was interviewed by French publication Publi-News. « Le projet Orange constitue une opportunité en termes de modification des modèles bancaires », selon le cabinet Edgar Dunn & Company [...]