Tagged: digital transformation

TietoEVRY Unveils New Business Strategy with Focus on Cloud Solutions, Financial Services

TietoEVRY is announcing its new strategy to promote better customer value and growth via specialization. The technology industry is being transformed with the Cloud as the foundation, offering expansion opportunities for the firm. Expansion will mainly focus on Cloud-native services, data & software engineering and… Read More

Pakistan based Digital Payments Platform EasyPaisa Updated with Temenos Transact Core Banking

Temenos Transact Core Banking will be supporting product innovation and greater scalability and overall efficiency for Pakistan’s virtual payments platform Easypaisa. Telenor Microfinance Bank, which is the operator of Pakistan’s digital payments platform Easypaisa, has officially gone live on Temenos’ Core banking platform with NdcTech… Read More

Malaysia: PNB’s Amanah Saham Introduces Digital Onboarding for Accessible Fintech Investment App

Amanah Saham Nasional Berhad (ASNB), the wholly-owned unit trust management firm of Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB), revealed earlier this week the introduction of its mobile registration and online onboarding solution (e-KYC), along with a goal-based investing feature via the myASNB mobile app. The digital onboarding… Read More

Coventry Building Society and Atos Announce Program to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Coventry Building Society and Atos announced on Monday (October 18, 2021) the completion of a “major” upgrade of its digital infrastructure by Atos that will “help strengthen the Society’s position as a top 10 UK savings and mortgage provider.” As mentioned in the announcement, Coventry… Read More

Digital Transformation: UK Fintech Modulr Explains how Contactless Payments have Evolved Over the Years

Over the years, technology has transformed the way we experience the world in ways that “few could have imagined,” the team at UK-based Fintech Modulr writes in a blog post. They’ve noted that technological advancements have consistently offered us faster and more convenient ways of… Read More

Mastercard and Grab to Bring Digital Upskilling to Informal Workers, Small Businesses in SE Asia

Mastercard (NYSE: MA) and Grab, which is Southeast Asia’s leading “Super App” provider, announced on October 14, 2021, a regional partnership to support digital and financial inclusion in the region. This partnership will aim to offer millions of informal workers and small businesses on the… Read More

Fidelity Bank Upgrades Self-Service Network with Diebold ATMs

Diebold Nixdorf (NYSE: DBD), an international leader in supporting connected commerce for the banking and retail sectors, reveals that Fidelity Bank will be replacing its self-service network with DN SeriesTM ATMs, updating to the latest technology. As mentioned in a release, the new Windows 10… Read More

400 Emerging Technologies or EmTech Scholarships to be Offered by Santander and MIT Professional Education

Banco Santander (NYSE: SAN) (via Santander Universities) and MIT Professional Education are providing 400 “Santander Tech | Emerging Technologies Program by MIT Professional Education” scholarships “geared at courses related to in-demand technologies such as blockchain, AI, and cybersecurity in a job market dominated by digitalization… Read More

Billtrust Announces Acquisition of iController, a Belgium-headquartered B2B Collections Software Provider

Billtrust (NASDAQ: BTRS), a B2B accounts receivable (AR) automation and integrated payments provider, has acquired iController, a B2B provider of intelligent solutions for collections management, “for $58 million, financed with cash on hand.” Established in 2007, Belgium-headquartered iController’s software-as-a-service (SaaS) product offering supports ” a… Read More

Nord/LB Chooses Planixs Real-Time Software Solution to Support Treasury Transformation Program

Planixs, the provider of real-time, intraday cash, collateral and liquidity management services, has revealed that its Realiti software suite has been chosen by Nord/LB as the bank “embarks on a digital transformation project to overhaul its treasury operations.” NORD/LB Norddeutsche Landesbank is reportedly one of… Read More

Branch Closures: Over a Third of Bank of Ireland Physical Branches have Closed Down Permanently

Over a third or more than 30% of Bank of Ireland branches across the nation closed down permanently on Friday (October 8, 2021). As reported by The Journal, clients at 88 physical Bank of Ireland branches across the country had been able to use their… Read More

Mbanq Signs with Temenos to Provide Credit Union-as-a-Service and Accelerate BaaS in US Markets

Silicon Valley-headquartered Mbanq, a Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider that claims to be one of the fastest-growing Fintech firms, has entered into an agreement with Temenos (SIX: TEMN), the Open Cloud banking firm, in order to introduce an innovative Credit-Union-as-a Service (CUaaS) offering, and to “accelerate BaaS… Read More

EY Expands its Banking Tech Consulting Practice with Key Senior Management Hires

Big Four auditing firm EY reveals that two new partners have been added to its Banking Technology Consulting practice as the company responds to growing market demand and invests in growth. The senior appointments come as the practice – which provides digital transformation services to… Read More

Digital Transformation: UK’s Darlington Building Society Selects New Onboarding System Offered by ieDigital

UK-headquartered Darlington Building Society has confirmed the selection of a new onboarding system provided by ieDigital. The building society stated that its updated system will give members the option to open up accounts online in a streamlined manner. It will also offer various self-service options… Read More

Ojamu, a Blockchain or DLT enabled Martech Platform, Secures $1.7M via Private Sale

Singapore-based Ojamu, a blockchain-powered Martech platform, has acquired $1.7 million in capital via an oversubscribed private sale. Ojamu, which is a marketing technology platform that aims to leverage the power of blockchain tech, artificial intelligence, and NFTs to implement digital marketing campaigns for various brands,… Read More

Mambu Teams Up with ModusBox to Support Digital Transformation and Improve Access to Data for Financial Institutions

ModusBox is teaming up with Mambu, the global Fintech platform. Through their partnership, the companies aim to support the next generation of financial institutions in order to challenge the status quo. Mambu and ModusBox intend to bring a combination of domestic and international experiences and… Read More

Fintech Fund Launched by Banking Institutions in Egypt to Support Nationwide Digital Transformation Strategy

Three Egypt-based banking institutions will be establishing a 1 billion Egyptian pound Fintech fund (appr. $63.6 million) in order to offer support to Fintech firms (starting October 2021). The three banking institutions include the National Bank of Egypt, Banque Misr, and Banque du Caire, along… Read More

Digital Transformation: First National Bank of Manchester Selects Finsatra’s Core Banking Solution

Finastra revealed on Wednesday (September 29, 2021) that First National Bank of Manchester (FNBM) has chosen Fusion Phoenix as its Core banking solution to “best serve its account holders and grow the bank.” As mentioned in a release, the decision represents “an upgrade from its… Read More

Engagement Banking Tech Provider Backbase Enters Collaboration with Raiffeisen Switzerland

Engagement banking tech provider Backbase recently revealed that it has entered into a “long-term” collaboration with Raiffeisen Switzerland. It involves Backbase supporting Switzerland’s third-largest banking group in the “development of their customer interface.” Backbase and Raiffeisen “signed the contract to formalize their collaboration on September… Read More

Citi Launches Dedicated Technology Hub in Bahrain to Support Fintech, Digital Economy Initiatives

Citi (NYSE:C) has introduced a dedicated technology hub in Bahrain in order to develop its digital-first platforms. Citi’s management confirmed on September 27, 2021 (Monday) that they are establishing an international tech hub at their Bahrain offices. According to a report from Reuters, the tech… Read More

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