Post Tagged with: "Chris Skinner"

Blockchain Tech Still Not Ready to Handle Transactions at Scale, ACI Says

Blockchain Tech Still Not Ready to Handle Transactions at Scale, ACI Says

by August 23, 2016 at 1:55 pm 7 comments

Blockchains, or distributed ledgers, if you prefer, have been the subject of so much chatter — and more importantly, investment — in financial services that it might come as a surprise the technology has yet to be implemented in a meaningful way. This year more than a quarter of a billionRead More

Blockchains Predicted to Power the Internet of Things

Blockchains Predicted to Power the Internet of Things

by February 17, 2016 at 12:32 pm 1 comment

You might be using a blockchain to order detergent within the next few years. That’s because blockchains, or more properly, distributed ledgers, are likely to be used to authenticate users of IoT devices, according to Chris Skinner, author of the forthcoming book ValueWeb. Skinner told Bank Innovation today that heRead More

Discounting Comes to Digital Banking

Discounting Comes to Digital Banking

by January 12, 2015 at 10:24 am 1 comment

Everyone: “The future of banking is digital. The future of banking is digital. The future of banking is digital….” That has been nothing short of a mantra over the last few years. Indeed, there was not a list of future trends — it seemed as though everyone inked one around the NewRead More

8 Tips for Finding Fintech Startup Success

8 Tips for Finding Fintech Startup Success

by August 12, 2014 at 12:01 pm 0 comments

While there seems to be a new fintech startup every day, some of the industry’s expert have been studying and analyzing the market for years now. Which means their opinions matter. Here are eight ideas for fintech startups that leverage that knowledge.

Banks Should Follow Silicon Valley and Split Up Their Services

Banks Should Follow Silicon Valley and Split Up Their Services

by August 7, 2014 at 11:38 am 3 comments

This week, Facebook notified users that its chat services would be leaving the main Facebook app for iOS and Android, and users would be forced to download Messenger, a separate app developed by Facebook solely for its messaging and chat services.  All of this is a part of Facebook’s newRead More

Capital One Poaches Google Designer

Capital One Poaches Google Designer

by July 7, 2014 at 11:07 am 1 comment

At Bank Innovation 2014 in Seattle this past March, Accenture’s head of wearable technology, Brent Blum, asked the audience, “Why don’t more banks partner with design firms?” Why not indeed?