New payment solutions putting legacy banking providers at risk

With the rise of new payment solutions such as Apple Card and Amazon Go, we are seeing a disintermediating (or de-coupling) or the traditional banking industry from the business of payments. With traditional financial institutions seemingly having issues in providing consumers with the payment solutions they really want (e.g. Chase …

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Facebook launching Facebook Pay payment system

Facebook has introduced Facebook Pay, a unified online payment system for Facebook, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp. Facebook Pay is designed to simplify transactions made through the sites while also ensuring that payment data is secured. The new payment service, which supports most payment cards and PayPal, will first be piloted …

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3 key payment trends for 2020

The payment industry continues to expand and evolve, with digital payment vehicles and transaction volumes growing across the globe. Experts anticipate that 2020 payment trends will push the development of payments even further. Here are 3 payment trends for 2020: Competition between closed and open payments platforms – there is …

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Ingenico’s 5 payment predictions for 2020

Ingenico, a global leader in seamless payments, have analyzed the disruptive trends likely to transform the payment industry in the future and come up with 5 predictions for payments in 2020: Social commerce and voice commerce – both are likely to become part and parcel of our everyday life, making …

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The impact of the cloud on B2B payments

Business-to-business (B2B) payments are expected to continue their advance and become any even more popular payment method in 2020, reaching USD 23.1 trillion in the U.S. alone. This boom in B2B payments is being largely driven by cloud technology, which facilitates payment digitization and improves the entire payment cycle. Perhaps …

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Gen Z pushing new payment technologies

People are gradually moving away from plastic cards, as evidence by the fact that more and more payment cards are being tokenized into mobile phones. With this trend especially popular among youth, financial institutions are working to cater to the newest adult generation, which demands faster, more convenient services…a Netflix …

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5 Important Mobile Wallet Trends You Need To Know

Over the last five years, mobile payments have grown, grown and grown some more. In 2017, wallet spending amounted to USD 1.35 trillion. In 2018, that figure rose to USD 4.3 trillion. By 2022, its expected to balloon to nearly USD 14 trillion. Despite this boom, there is still much …

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The drive for omnichannel banking

Banking consumers the world over have increasing expectations of convenience, driving one of the most common trends in banking innovation: omnichannel experiences. Modern banking reality is that consumers expect to bank whenever, wherever and on whatever device they prefer in way that is fluid and consistent across all touchpoints. Although …

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Top 7 digital transformation trends in banking

Ever since the financial crisis of 2008, the vast majority of financial institutions have sought to deliver profitability through cost cutting and efficiency measures. While these strategies have worked to varying degrees up until now, future growth will demand much more. Financial institutions need to better understand the transformative forces …

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Dawn of the neo bank

Globally, a vast army of neo banks are targeting all sorts of consumer and small-business niches – from millennial investors to dentists and franchise owners – and emerging as a huge threat to traditional financial institutions. Some experts think that, by 2025, up to 40% of financial institutions’ collective revenue …

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Is it really a digital financial institution?

As the banking sector continues its march down the digitization road, patterns have emerged that allow for an objective assessment of whether a financial institution is making serious progress on its journey toward digital. Here are 10 questions designed to get at the heart of that question: Does the financial …

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What customers want and expect in banking in 2020

Technology has changed the way we do business in every sector, and banking is no exception. Banking 2020 will be about living up to customers’ expectations without sacrificing the safety and security they need in the institutions they trust with their future. These heightened expectations have defined a number of …

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7 developments awaiting the Russian banking sector in 2020

Russia’s banking market has already proven itself to be very dynamic. But with changing regulations, new business models and new innovations coming to market, 2020 promises to be an interesting year for banking in Russia. Here are 7 trends expected to define banking in Russia this year: Ecosystems and super-apps …

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Gray swans that could disrupt the banking sector

Although there have been a myriad of changes in the banking sector that have made banking processes faster, easier and more convenient, the basic concepts behind them remain largely unchanged. But what low-likelihood, high structural impact events (gray swans) could trigger a dramatic shock to the banking sector? Here are …

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Top 22 mobile banking trends

Mobile banking is a huge demand from banking customers as well as a major piece of many financial institutions’ marketing strategies. With that in mind, Juniper Research came up with a list of 22 mobile banking trends: Open banking permits many innovative FinTech offerings to be offered to mobile customers …

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Personal finance management system evolution

Personal finance management (PFM) systems are starting to gain traction in terms of popularity, growing from a market of USD 795 million in 2016 to a project market of at least USD 1.21 billion by 2023. Currently, most PFM systems are focused on simply showing numbers to customers. To stand …

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10 artificial intelligence trends for 2020

There has been an exponential uptick in the number of platforms, applications and tools based on machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in recent years. Here are 10 AI trends expected to dominate in 2020. Blockchain, internet of things and AI convergence – for AI to make a positive …

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6 data and analytics trends for 2020

With 2020 just around the corner, it’s important to take note of 6 new data and analytics trends. Specialization – companies are now starting to look for professionals explicitly well-versed in the kind of data they’re dealing with. Machine learning – by 2020, over 40% of all data science tasks …

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Top 7 InsurTech trends paving the way towards insurance 2.0

2019 was an exciting year for the insurance industry, with technological advancements providing fundamental changes to nearly every aspect of the business. Given that the only way insurers can remain relevant amidst such disruption is to stay ahead of the curve and adopt the technologies of tomorrow, now is a …

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6 things to expect from the internet of things in 2020

The internet of things (IoT) is becoming more prominent in today’s society, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Here are 6 likely possibilities for what will happen with IoT technology in 2020. Becoming a part of more retail stores – IoT already powers numerous kinds of retail technologies. …

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