Synechron teams with R3 for KYC project on blockchain

Financial services IT consultancy Synechron is working with enterprise software firm R3 on a distributed ledger technology (DLT) collaboration to develop a know your customer (KYC) solution. The solution will be built on R3’s Corda platform – that “operates in strict privacy in an open, global network”. The project aims to improve data collection, data […]

Synechron signs Calypso post-trade deal with SIX

Swiss financial services provider SIX has selected Synechron as the systems integrator for the Calypso v15 solution as an update to its post-trade services. The deal is part of the SFR (securities finance renewal) programme, with the objective to revamp SIX’s post-trade services where it acts as a contractual triparty agent for its clients to […]

Alawwal Bank’s next stop is a coffee shop

Across the world, branches are disappearing or even getting smaller, but Alawwal Bank, with the help of financial services IT consultancy Synechron, has opened a new digital branch in Saudi Arabia in the form of a coffee shop. The Ibda café is located in the Nakheel mall in Riyadh. The bank says customers can open […]

Synechron launches cloud-based blockchain accelerator programme

Financial services IT consultancy Synechron has launched six blockchain applications in the cloud, enabling financial institutions “to be up-and-running on a blockchain network or in a ‘sandbox’ environment within weeks”. Synechron says its offering comes with consulting services on the functional and technical side, training programmes as well as the UX design. The applications use […]