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FinovateFall 2021 eMagazine
Following the long anticipated meeting of minds and ideas at FinovateFall 2021, we take stock of the themes that emerged, set to steer the industry forward and into unchartered territory.
What I learned from a chatbot about the future of digital banking
Customers want what they want, whether it be a human on the phone, a salesperson on the floor, an email, or a chatbot. But why would they want to choose a chatbot at all?
Spoil the magic: Machine-learning in finance
Every futuristic statement about fintech feels compelled to invoke the incantation of ‘AI & Big Data & Blockchain’. Roald Dahl did say, “those who don’t believe in magic will never find it”, but has the financial services industry lost its unsentimental, hard-headed knack for disbelief?
What you don’t know about device reputation tracking- and other security fails
In an economy that is taking place increasingly online, the recent boost in fraud has left many banks, fintechs, and retailers underprepared in the fight against bad actors.
Fintechs and the stock market invasion
Being financially successful is ‘cool’ and is a growing aspiration for younger generations.
How technology and AI are set to transform compliance
A three-level structure: humans at the top, AI at the bottom, an automated decision support system in the middle.
2018 wrap-up: InsurTech is becoming more international than ever
What have been the key talking points of 2018, and what can we expect to see in the InsurTech ecosystem in 2019?
Video playlist: putting the tech in InsurTech
We asked the experts what technology trends we should be keep our eyes on, and where the biggest opportunities lie.
Five steps to success in a time of rapid change
Why does a platform need to unify software, services and partner ecosystems? What happens if it doesn't?
Robotic process automation: strategic or impulsive decision?
Amit Agrawal explores how to know if you're making a strategic decision on automation.
Future finance: balancing FinTechs and regulations from a regulator’s perspective
"The best is yet to come." ADGM is the world’s newest and most progressive international finance centre comprises of an international Financial Services Regulator, a Registration Authority and a fully digital ADGM Courts.
Algorithmic Justice League and the Poet of Code: fighting bias with algorithms
Joy Buolamwini is a poet of code on a mission to show compassion through computation. As a graduate researcher at the MIT Media Lab, she leads the Algorithmic Justice League to fight coded bias. Ahead of Joy's sessions at FundForum International 2018, we ask her a few of our most burning questions.
Risky business: why it's so important to let the machines do the work
What areas can we reduce losses by removing human influence and factors? Chris Downer explores.
AI: the weapon of the InsurTechs
The path to predictive insurance models leads through the intermediate step of real-time data aggregation - how will AI facilitate this?
Will the future of money be with the robots?
George Triplow, Middle East Leader at EY dives into whether robots are friend of foe.
Raising capital and finding actionable data in IoT
When we consider words like blockchain, big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT), none has more potential to influence all aspects of our lives, and is more misunderstood, than IoT.
The future of FinTech is human
While the financial services industry has been eager to adopt most of the back-end technology coming out of Silicon Valley, we are slower to adopt the front-facing user interface and design thinking progress that is also being developed.
FinTech in China: the great leapfrog forward
The reason to pay attention to China’s fintech sector isn't because of the 5.5 trillion dollars in online payments made in 2016 in China. It's for what this huge amount portends.
Artificial Intelligence: Narrow Today, Super Tomorrow?
Let's consider what a world built on Artificial Intelligence could be, should the hype stand up.