Tagged: digital transformation

Zafin, Provider of Fintech Solutions for Banks, Announces Appointment of Michael Nitsopoulos to Key Role

Zafin, the provider of SaaS core modernization and transformation solutions for banks,  announced the appointment of Michael Nitsopoulos as Chief Product Officer. Michael reportedly brings “over 23 years of experience driving product innovation and solutions across multinational organizations, including financial services, telecommunications, retail, public sector,… Read More

AccessFintech and BNY Mellon to Address FX Workflow Challenges Ahead of T+1 Settlement Regulations

AccessFintech, the provider of real-time data insights and collaboration across financial markets, is working with BNY Mellon, the global financial services company, to bring a joint solution to the market for addressing foreign exchange (FX) workflow challenges ahead of the forthcoming T+1 settlement regulations. Upcoming… Read More

OKX Ventures and Stanford’s Future of Digital Currency Initiative to Enable Blockchain Innovation

OKX‘s investment arm OKX Ventures has recently announced a research and education collaboration with Stanford’s Future of Digital Currency Initiative (FDCI), aiming to promote blockchain innovation and sustainability. As part of the Stanford School of Engineering’s Department of Computer Science, FDCI is an industrial affiliates… Read More

Digital Transformation and Cloud Tech Firm Cognosante to Be Acquired By Accenture

Accenture Federal Services has entered into an agreement to acquire Cognosante, a mission-driven provider of digital transformation and cloud modernization solutions for federal health, defense, intelligence, and civilian agencies. Founded in 2008 by Michele Kang, Cognosante has grown “to become a trusted provider of innovative… Read More

Digital Transformation Is Becoming Increasingly Important But Consumers Claim Businesses Lack Deep Understanding of Client Needs

It’s becoming important for businesses to undergo digital transformation, with 54% of global consumers saying that brands lack a deep understanding of customers. The new generation of shoppers, especially Gen Z and millennial consumers, reportedly “want 70% of their interactions with brands to be digital.”… Read More

Digitalization Improved Swedish Payments Market But New Challenges Emerged – Riksbank Report

The digitalization of the Swedish payments market has contributed to faster, smoother and more efficient payments, according to a research report from Riksbank. But this development has also brought a number of challenges. Several groups in society “experience digital and financial exclusion, and there are… Read More

Autonomous Finance Fintech HighRadius Introduces FreedaGPT Use Cases

HighRadius recently helped with the largest UNConference for the office of the CFO, Radiance 2024 on Feb 13th & 14th, 2024, at Globe Life Field Stadium in Dallas. The session’s key theme was the transformation of finance and finance professionals as a result of new… Read More

Finastra and Tesselate Launch Trade Finance Service

Finastra, a provider of financial software applications and marketplaces, and Tesselate, a consultancy, have announced the launch of an end-to-end pre-packaged service for faster and easier online trade finance. Tegula Trade Finance as a Service, powered by Finastra Trade Innovation and Corporate Channels, enables US… Read More

Digital Transformation Firm GFT Technologies SE to Acquire Shares in Colombia’s Banking Platform Sophos Solutions

Global digital transformation firm GFT Technologies SE agreed to acquire 100% of shares in Colombia-based core banking expert Sophos Solutions S.A.S. With Sophos, GFT advances to one of the top 3 banking IT services providers “across Latin America and also increases its global delivery capability.”… Read More

WorldCoin Update: World ID Verifications Now Available in Singapore via the Orb

After the launch of World ID 2.0 and the open sourcing of the Worldcoin iris recognition pipeline in mid December, World ID verifications are now “available in Singapore via the Orb, the project’s custom hardware device.” A full list of verification locations is available on… Read More

Accenture Expands Digital Transformation Capabilities for Italy’s Public Sector with Strategic Acquisition

Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has signed an agreement to acquire Customer Management IT and SirfinPA, a pair of jointly-owned Italian technology consultancies supporting the public sector and specializing in justice and public safety. The acquisition aligns with Accenture’s focus “on helping Italian public service organizations build… Read More

Digital Transformation: Newgen Software, a Provider of Low Code Platform Services, Teams Up with Development Bank in Oman

Newgen Software, a global provider of low code digital transformation platform, announced that the Development Bank (DB) selected Newgen in order “to streamline its Banking Processes and Deliver Transformed Experiences.” The financing arm for the government to “support SMEs based in Oman is dedicated to… Read More

Proxymity Vote Connect Total, the Digital Proxy Voting Service, Now Offered to BNY Mellon Clients in the UK

Proxymity, the digital investor communications platform, has recently announces the launch of its digital proxy voting service – Proxymity Vote Connect Total (VCT) – to BNY Mellon (NYSE: BK) clients in the UK in time for the 2024 voting season. The launch follows Proxymity and… Read More

Digital Property Rights Firm Animoca Brands Secures Additional Funding for Mocaverse

Animoca Brands Corporation Limited, the company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the open metaverse, announced a second tranche of funding of USD $11,888,888 for Mocaverse, “following a first tranche investment of US$20 million announced previously (see announcement of 11 September 2023).” Participants in… Read More

Worldcoin Projects to Be Supported by Community Grants Program

World Assets, Ltd., (Worldcoin) a wholly owned subsidiary of Worldcoin Foundation and issuer of “WLD”, announced the launch of the Worldcoin Community Grants Program that will be supported by the Worldcoin Foundation in “accordance with its aims and objects, in order to support, grow and… Read More

Thailand based Banks Embrace New Technologies But Digitalization of Financial Services Not Adequate – Report

Banks and financial institutions in Thailand leverage mature technology and incorporate modern features. However, industry professionals at the recent ENGAGE ASIA 2023 emphasized “that the challenge stems from the absence of unification across different touchpoints, resulting in fragmented customer engagement.” The majority of the systems… Read More

Fintech Backbase Expands Operations to Chile with Banco Security, Streamlining Digital Banking Services

Banco Security will enhance its digital offering with Backbase‘s Engagement Banking platform, laying the foundation for the next generation of banking services. As part of its comprehensive $50 million digital investment plan spanning four years, Grupo Security is driving “a set of initiatives aimed at… Read More

Insurtech: Insurance Carriers Want Gig Firms to Use Telematics, According to Industry Professional

Insurance is the biggest expense for gig companies, according to a recent update. Uber says its insurance costs “are roughly 10% of its gross bookings, exceeding $11B in 2022. Insurance-related costs are also rising every year.” In 2022, a top 10 auto insurer reportedly “increased… Read More

Rimes Introduces AI Lab to Enable Clients to Harness Power of Innovative Technologies

Rimes has announced the launch of their AI Lab under the leadership of Theo Bell, the newly appointed Head of AI Product. The Rimes AI Lab provides “a dedicated environment where the Rimes Product Engineering team, in collaboration with clients, can prototype new ideas and… Read More

Digital Transformation: Bank of the Philippine Islands Adopts Digital-First HR via Partnership with Darwinbox

Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) adopts digital-first HR with its partnership with Darwinbox, Asia’s Human Resource Management System (HRMS) provider. With a legacy spanning over 170 years, BPI has “enhanced its employee experience and streamlined HR processes for its 18,000-strong workforce, covering a diverse… Read More

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