Payments is widely applauded as one of principal theatres of game-changing innovation in financial services. The essential nature of the business, and the high volume of transactions, have certainly attracted a lot of entrepreneurs and venture capital and made some high-profile figures extremely rich. But in reality 20 years of innovation have changed nothing fundamental, and done next to nothing in terms of creating value for consumers. Dominic Hobson asks why.
PAYMENTS INNOVATION HAS FAILED TO LIVE UP TO THE HYPE (16th March 2021) A FUTURE OF FINANCE WEBINAR WITH PAYMENTS INDUSTRY LEADERS Tuesday 16 March 2021, 14.00 – 15.00 UK Time Questions posed from the Payments Part I discussion in June 2020 and will provide the framework for the February 2 discussion: Payments still createContinue reading “PAYMENTS INNOVATION HAS FAILED TO LIVE UP TO THE HYPE (16th March 2021)”
BUILDING A DIGITAL FINANCIAL SERVICES BUSINESS: DON’T IGNORE THE HUMAN FACTOR (16th July 2020) A FUTURE OF FINANCE WEBINAR IN COLLABORATION WITH FINTECH WALES BRINGING TOGETHER EMPLOYERS, EMPLOYEES, RECRUITERS AND EXPERTS IN CORPORATE CULTURE 16th July 2020 14:30-15.30 UK time The biggest obstacle to digitizing a traditional banking or insurance business is not legacy technology. ItContinue reading “BUILDING A DIGITAL FINANCIAL SERVICES BUSINESS: DON’T IGNORE THE HUMAN FACTOR (16th July 2020)”