Posts Tagged ‘banking’

Setting the stage to bank the unbanked in India


Posted on 5th May 2015 by in Financial Services

According to the World Bank, bank account penetration in India has increased dramatically from 35% to 53% between 2011 and 2014. Thanks to India’s financial inclusion initiative, Jan-Dhan Yojana, a record breaking 125.5 million bank accounts have been opened since its launch August 15, 2014. However, the majority of these accounts, around 84.5 million, are […]

Layers are the key to good cake and secure banking


Posted on 23rd Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

Much like good cakes, the best security solutions have layers. Efficient security policies don’t rely on a single technique. Instead, they integrate several complementary layers. In this post, we explain why this layered approach is needed for modern, digital banking.

Five lessons for financial sector leaders in developing services for the future


Posted on 14th Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

The youth are, as they say, the future. What then should banks be doing to ensure they are developing the right services for when they grow up?

How can mobile empower customer retention and growth for banks?


Posted on 10th Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

Trust in banks is still tentative, making retaining customers hard and growth even harder. We discuss how mobile can help.

Nearly half of America’s youth would switch banks for security reasons


Posted on 7th Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

Nearly one in four kids in America would access their accounts over public Wi-Fi. Who would they punish if they were then subjected to a security breach?
Probable answer: the banks

UK youth bank account switchers could be on the rise


Posted on 3rd Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

Our research suggests when it comes to mBanking British youth are relatively loyal…for now. With a significant rise in ‘switchers’, the writing is on the wall. British youth will demand more from their banks…or leave.

Wearable payments are set for their breakout year


Posted on 1st Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

2015 will be the year tap-to-pay goes mainstream. We look at where and how we think this will happen.

Singapore shows us the future of banking


Posted on 31st Mar 2015 by in Financial Services

Singapore, one of the most technologically advanced nations on earth, has enthusiastically adopted mobile banking. What can the rest of the world learn from their attitudes to banking?

Mexico is in the midst of an mbanking revolution


Posted on 27th Mar 2015 by in Financial Services

Last time I urged Brazillian banks to go mobile but Mexico arguably poses a larger opportunity as it is in the midst of an mbanking revolution.

Brazilian banks must go mobile


Posted on 24th Mar 2015 by in Financial Services

The opportunity for banks to reap the rewards of going mobile in Brazil is huge. We explore why.