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Harnessing AI for optimal financial performance 

Ahmed Fessi, CIO at Medius, discusses the potential of AI in achieving peak financial performance.  One-third of European businesses have implemented Artificial Intelligence (AI) into their operations, recognising its potential to enhance productivity,...

Financial forecasting in the age of uncertainty and AI  

In a time of financial insecurity and the rise of AI technology being integrated to many sectors and areas of life, Matt Rodgers, Managing Director, EMEA at OneStream Software, dives into the current state of financial forecasting in uncertain times. ...

Jumping on the GenAI bandwagon: Pragmatism is important for FP&A teams 

Michael Lengenfelder, Head of FP&A Product Management at Unit4, explores the emerging role of GenAI in FP&A, stressing the importance of pragmatic integration. While GenAI holds promise, Lengenfelder underscores the necessity of combining its...

Survival of the savvy: How FSI incumbents can stay relevant through the GCC’s payments revolution 

FSI incumbents in the GCC face threats from FinTechs, open banking, and BigTech. Luka Celic, Head of Payments Architecture, MENA, at Endava explores strategies for banks and PSPs to adapt and thrive amidst these challenges.  Banks and payment services...

Monmouthshire Building Society saves over 5,000 hours by deploying new digital workers and automation solutions 

Intelligent automation technology provider, SS&C Blue Prism, has helped the building society tackle unpredictable demand fluctuations, saving more than 560 working days since the project began.  Monmouthshire Building Society (MBS) is serving its...

Raiffeisen Bank International achieves secure delivery of standardised banking applications to its 12 network banks 

Alongside growing regulatory requirements and a fragmented IT landscape across Central and Eastern Europe, an Austrian bank provider, Raiffeisen Bank International, needed an agile, comprehensive solution that prioritised security and usability for its user...

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank partners with MongoDB to modernize core banking technology using generative AI

Bank billed as ‘Australia’s most trusted’ is using MongoDB Atlas and generative AI to significantly reduce costs and accelerate customer-focused innovation. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has partnered with MongoDB to modernize its core banking...

How threat intelligence can improve vulnerability management outcomes  

Amid dynamic threats, organisations must employ a robust, risk-focused approach to vulnerability management. Chris Jacob, Global Vice President, Threat Intelligence Engineers, ThreatQuotient, shares his thoughts on why leveraging data-driven threat...

How is technology revolutionising the mortgage industry, and what specific advancements are streamlining mortgage applications and improving customer experiences?  

This month, I made my terrifying first step onto the property ladder. With the overwhelmingness of solicitors, and estate agents, and asking yourself ‘Can I really afford this?’, I thought I would use this month’s Editor’s Question...

OPAL and Currencycloud enable SMEs with fast, seamless B2B payment across APAC

Zvi Appel, Co-founder and CEO of Singapore-based neobank start-up OPAL, on working with Currencycloud to revolutionise the financial landscape for SMEs. OPAL is a Singapore-based neobank start-up established in 2019 and licensed as a Major Payment...

Network International leads launch of UAE Domestic Card Scheme ‘Jaywan’ among merchant

Network International (Network), the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, will drive payments innovation in the UAE by being amongst the first acquirers to activate ‘Jaywan’, the UAE’s...

P&N Group implements nCino’s Commercial Banking Solution in partnership with KPMG Australia to boost connectivity and efficiency

Australian customer-owned bank rolled out the nCino platform in just 13 weeks, thanks to a key partnership between the teams at nCino, P&N Group, and KPMG Australia as the delivery partner. P&N Group, which operates P&N Bank in Western Australia...