Top ten fintech opinion pieces in 2017
They thought for you. Enjoy some of the most interesting and thought-provoking opinion pieces on all matters fintech published by Banking Technology in 2017.
Faure to fintech – what music can teach us about communicating the benefits of tech
By Caroline Page, director, Chilli Communication
On the surface Handel or Shostakovich seem a world away from the world of finance.
It’s time to pull the brake on Bitcoin
By Daniel Döderlein, founder and CEO of Auka
Strong opinions yielded strong feedback.
Ten questions for, and about, AI
By Roger Schank, founder and CEO at Socratic Arts
“I have had it with the stream of articles about what artificial intelligence (AI) can do.”
I know what I am doing!
By Richard Buckle, founder and CEO of Pyalla Technologies
Recent business surveys together with published industry trends suggest that ATMs aren’t going to disappear from the landscape quite yet.
Wealthtech is coming to the High Street
By Dan Tammas-Hastings, founder and MD, RiskSave
Slowly and surely innovations from the fintech sector are filtering down to the mass-market.
Fintech: beware the fake news
By Ben Robinson, chief strategy officer at Temenos
In every aspect of life, sentiment overshoots.
Why I believe the US State Department is wrong about mobile money in Africa
By Dare Okoudjou, founder and CEO, MFS Africa
It released a report that identified mobile money services as particularly susceptible to money laundering in Africa.
Behavioural black magic
By Michael James, head of technical architecture at Altus Consulting
In 1957, the US market researcher James Vicary claimed he could get moviegoers to “drink Coca-Cola” and “eat popcorn” by flashing messages onscreen for such a short time that viewers were unaware they had seen them.
Women in fintech: why do we need them and how do we recruit them?
By Mark Freed, CEO of E2W
The gender statistics will remain appalling until we think differently.
Yes, (financial inclusion) minister?
By Mulenga Agley, VP of growth, Monese
In today’s seemingly financially connected world, where we can send money to one another via our smartphones, and manage our spending habits via apps, it’s pretty hard to believe that financial exclusion is still a reality in the UK.