The future of global commerce could be a cashless society, many experts predict, and that puts the burden on financial institutions to make sure their customers’ data is secure and protected.
As digital banking rises to replace the more traditional industry, one phenomenon has arisen hand-in-hand with it and that is the use of biometric technologies.
The rise of digital banking has taken the traditional financial sector by surprise and for many good reasons. From pioneering the art of customer service online to using artificial intelligence to handle many of their operational tasks, digital banking is not just a glimpse of the future of finance. It is a peek into the future of the world of business itself.
The fast-changing world of digital business is one in which staying ahead of the competition is often as much about thinking outside of the box as it is anything else.
But that’s much harder than it might seem at first glance, especially for firms in highly-competitive environments.
The COVID-19 pandemic is nothing less than an inflection point for the global economy. From this point on, people will discuss business in terms of pre-COVID-19 and post-pandemic, and for good reason.
The global pandemic has initiated changes in the global supply chain that were slowly developing before but that are now becoming more prominent features of the landscape. Not only are companies pulling resources in towards the home base, but also they are recentering their businesses for the digital landscape.
The future of the FinTech industry might have more to do with a person’s individual biology than numbers and chips in the future, multiple reports indicate. Known as biometric technologies, this group of payments innovations remove the old pin systems and chips of old and replace them or augment them with fingerprint scanners and other biometric methods.
Another revolution is coming for the financial sector and this one could change the way that consumers and businesses conduct themselves forever.
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With the financial pressures from COVID-19 still unclear for many, new research commissioned by payments provider, PayPoint, throws the spotlight on small adjustments landlords and lettings agencies could make to help tenants manage their finances during this uncertainty and beyond.
This is the time that will define the thinkers, movers, and shakers who will shape the rest of this century.
Is the European Union going to be the first major global economy to embrace the digital economy advancements, all the benefits it brings forward, and all the digital banking solutions that are coming along the evolution of tech services? What will the EU Single Digital Market bring up on the business horizon?
The transition to an almost purely digital economy is speeding up with every passing year and that is in part due to the leaps and advances in technology that are changing the way we live and conduct business.
As more companies move their core operations online, the questions of data privacy and data security and how to handle them from an institutional standpoint as well become even more critical for successful business growth.
Across the world, traditional banking is transforming into something else entirely and the full outline and scope of the future of the industry, while not yet fully understood, already presents some amazing opportunities for firms looking for an edge, business innovation and revenue growth.
Agile businesses adapt to the times, providing the market with needed services as they arise as well as new opportunities. This second aspect, helping clients realize new opportunities, is increasingly displacing the traditional model of banking facilitated capital allocation.
Few people have questioned whether e-commerce was the way of the future when it came to retail and shopping, but even fewer have asked what this brave new world will look like.
After all, as everyone moves online, other factors will play critical and distinguishing roles in determining who the winners and losers are from the e-commerce online future.
EML and Laybuy are working together on Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL).
While many analysts could never have anticipated the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic on the world economy, there is a general consensus about what firms can do now and moving forward to build resilience against future “black swan” events such as the one currently roiling world markets.
When it comes to the future of banking and finance, forward-thinking firms are exploring the benefits of digital innovations, such as virtual IBANs and digital banking services.