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Federal Budget 2017: Lighting the flame under banking’s platform

John Riccio 10 May 2017 5 minutes

There wasn’t much room for innovation in the Federal Budget but that hasn’t stopped the government from clearing a space for fintech competitors. John Riccio examines the challenges that banks now face.

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Article

The secrets of agile’s success

Kate Bennett Eriksson 09 May 2017 11 minutes

With ANZ bank the latest in a string of organisations to turn away from traditional modes of working, PwC’s Head of Innovation, Kate Eriksson shares her insights on what it takes to successfully implement agile.

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Editorial

Editorial: Financial services must move faster towards innovation

John Shipman 19 Apr 2017 6 minutes

PwC’s Global Fintech Report showed that innovators present clear and present danger to the revenue of established financial organisations. Australian incumbents don’t have time to wait around, argues John Shipman.

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Report

Report: Fintech’s growing influence on financial services

Tan Allaway 07 Apr 2017 6 minutes

Fintech has risen… and it’s shone a transformative light on the financial services. PwC’s 2017 Global Fintech Report reveals a landscape of traditional institutions ready to innovate and collaborate.

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Article

Understanding customer behaviour will turn toys into solutions

Will Kingston 02 Mar 2017 10 minutes

Technology designed without behavioural insight is a gimmick – not a business solution. Will Kingston explains how behavioural science can drive innovation.

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Article

The industries that are building links to blockchain

John Shipman 21 Nov 2016 8 minutes

From tourism to digital asset management, blockchain is ready for mainstream adoption. John Shipman pores over the technology’s commercial opportunities.

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Article

Connecting the dots: How big companies can unify customer experiences

Nick Spooner 24 Oct 2016 8 minutes

Large organisations with multiple service offerings should unify the customer experience across their entire portfolio, writes Nick Spooner. After all, many of these customers could be the same people.

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The future of banking and thinking small
Article

Why big banks must start to think small

26 Sep 2016 6 minutes

When your products are identical to your competitors, what separates you from each other? Jim Christodouleas argues that Australia’s banks need to tighten their aspirations and connect with a more targeted customer base.

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The future landscape of finance
Interview

Renovating from the outside in: The future landscape of finance

11 Aug 2016 7 minutes

What developments await the global banking industry on the road to 2020? We interview PwC’s head of financial services advisory, John Garvey on APIs, open architecture and fintech partnerships.

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