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One month on from the launch of PSD2, who are the winners?

In the recent report, ‘Thinking like a Financial Institution’, we examine the main challenges faced by Financial Institutions in the technology-enhanced 21st century. One of the main challenges sited in the report is regulation, specifically Open Banking/PSD2 – a regulation forcing Financial Institutions to open up their data systems to third parties. This blog will … Continue reading “One month on from the launch of PSD2, who are the winners?”

3 common challenges manufacturers face that IT vendors often overlook

Putting yourself in the position of your customers to truly understand their challenges is key to planning how to engage them. Without this perspective, opportunities to adjust or correct the approach can easily be missed. Here are three challenges that global manufacturers commonly face that their existing and would-be suppliers regularly overlook: Challenge 1: Protection … Continue reading “3 common challenges manufacturers face that IT vendors often overlook”