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Are Digital Banks Becoming the New Norm?June 15, 2021 - posted by Sankhadeep Chakraborty

Shopping, entertainment, education, and nearly every major activity we usually do outside, were put to a grinding halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The solution put forward by small and large players in all these segments was to bring their respective experiences to our homes via digital channels. 2020 saw the digital economy blowing past […]

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5 books that every Project Management Professional should ReadJune 15, 2021 - posted by Ashish Katkar

What is a Project? A ‘Project’ is a temporary endeavor undertaken to create a unique product, service or result.’ All Businesses don’t need a complex methodology when it comes to managing a project, but they benefit from a designated Project Manager. Based upon my observations and experience for the role, there are many agreed responsibilities […]

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Key Considerations While Selecting A Card Payment ProcessorJune 15, 2021 - posted by Debasis Mohanty

Customers always look for flexible payment options and convenience while shopping or purchasing something. They want to make payments immediately through credit or debit cards or e-wallets to complete the transaction. Considering that everyone from banks to fintech and brands want their card to be the topmost choice of the customer, they must ensure that […]

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Are Contactless Payments Finally Here To Stay?June 15, 2021 - posted by Sankhadeep Chakraborty

COVID-19 has been regarded as the single biggest event that disrupted life more than ever since World War 2. Even though recorded fatalities are decreasing, the spread of the pandemic forced global economies to go into total shutdowns for weeks together and suspended cross border travel for months. The cycle is repeating due to periodic […]

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Will CBDC be the Future of Finance Globally?June 15, 2021 - posted by Debasis Mohanty

Cryptocurrencies and Indian regulators were not on good terms for quite a period now. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the country’s premier financial regulator and central banking authority, had put up several restrictions on cryptocurrency trading back in 2018. But the Supreme Court of India quashed the restrictive order in March 2020 allowing trading […]

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Banking CIO Priorities For 2021June 15, 2021 - posted by Prasanna Chitale

Last year was a trying period for the banking sector. As the pandemic spread rapidly, banks had to restrict their operations to essential services. All other non-essential functions continued online. For a long time, banks were cautious and slow in adopting digital transformation. It resulted in the emergence of fintech, which promised to be faster […]

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What Is Banking-as-a-Service? (And What it is Not)June 15, 2021 - posted by Sankhadeep Chakraborty

The banking sector has undergone a major transformation in the last few years. It has become more digitized and customer friendly. It has been developing new products and building new partnerships with fintech and other non-financial companies to create an extraordinary experience for the customers. This has given rise to a new model called Banking-as-a-Service […]

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What 2020 Taught Me as an Entrepreneur?June 15, 2021 - posted by Ashish Katkar

While entrepreneurship is not something for the faint-hearted, I am sure all will agree that 2020 has been a year that humbled everyone, across the board. The year full of hard lessons compelled us to re-evaluate our priorities, re-calibrate how we define business priorities, and restructure how work is done. It forced us to look […]

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Top Trends to Watch for in Retail Banking in 2021June 15, 2021 - posted by Prasanna Chitale

As 2020 draws to a close, the world is finally learning to put aside the massive disruption caused by COVID-19 on the lives of people in nearly every country on the planet. As vaccines start to roll out and the world slowly limps back to the good old days of free mobility, there have been […]

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Why Banks Must Consider Independent Reviews of their Licensing and Processing ContractsJune 15, 2021 - posted by Ashish Katkar

The wave of digital technologies has completely changed the banking and financial services sector. Be it mobile banking or digital payments, or back-end processes and systems, technology advancements are helping banks address the dynamic market conditions, rapidly evolving customer demands, and battle increasing competition by enabling competitive differentiation. Making these technology investments for banks also […]

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