Harrods Bank gets new CIO, but core banking overhaul in question

Will Simon Bateman, the new CIO of London-based Harrods Bank, restart the bank’s long-suffering core banking software overhaul? Bateman moves from another UK-based bank, Aldermore, where he spent around three years, first as transformation and change director and then as head of IT for the savings business line. Aldermore, a small domestic bank focused on […]

Three US credit unions live with Fiserv’s DNA core processing platform

Three credit unions in the US have converted to the DNA core account processing platform provided by Fiserv. The projects were a couple of years in the making. Texas Dow Employees Credit Union The largest of the three is Texas Dow Employees Credit Union, with $2.7 billion in assets. The DNA platform supports all main […]

KeyCorp and First Niagara merger – software revamp on the cards?

As US-based KeyCorp prepares to take over its rival First Niagara to create the country’s 13th largest bank, Banking Technology muses what this might mean for the fintech market. A major system selection perhaps, as both banks are currently using dated systems? KeyCorp and its banking subsidiary, KeyBank, hope to finish acquiring First Niagara by […]

DTCC and Digital Asset to develop blockchain solution for repo clearing

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and Digital Asset Holdings have teamed up to develop and test a distributed ledger (blockchain) solution for repurchase agreement (repo) clearing. Blockchain will be used to manage the clearing and settlement of US treasury, agency, and agency mortgage-backed repo transactions. Mike Bodson, president and CEO of DTCC, says: […]

Old left cold by US mobile banking

Only 18% of consumers aged 60 or over in the US use mobile banking, according to a study from the US Federal Reserve. In its 86-page report “Consumers and Mobile Financial Services 2016”, the Federal Reserve reported its findings from a survey which focused on consumers’ use of mobile technology to “access financial services and […]

Top fintech stories this week – 1 April 2016

Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place! Samsung Pay launches in China Big market, big appeal. FIS and Vocalink first to supply access to Faster Payments A number of banks are also lined up to connect directly this year. UK credit unions busy with tech […]

Virtual account management: time to reap SEPA

Virtual account management (VAM) holds great promise for corporates to centralise and reduce bank accounts. Banking Technology‘s payments expert, Heather McKenzie, explains. One of the promises of the single euro payments area (SEPA) was that it would enable more efficient cash management infrastructures for the euro. In a 2014 study, Economic analysis of SEPA, PWC predicted a […]

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