If we’re expecting the financial services sector to get over its hesitation about cloud computing any time soon, we can forget it according to a new report from Fujitsu and some downbeat word of mouth testimony from the Bank of England’s CIO.
Director of Channels Julie Perkins was speaking this week at PegaWORLD in Washington DC, where she spoke about over-spend and the importance of getting the right skills on the ground.
Vertical market play by Salesforce with Deloitte and nCino strikes the right note. But it is only a first step.
Salesforce is going after vertical markets. Enough to overtake SAP? I doubt it will happen anytime soon.
"Is cloud adoption where we want it to be? Are firms like HSBC and other financial services firms getting the best out of cloud? Frankly we're not," concludes HSBC's head of research and innovation.
Bringing modern banking to the unbanked is only made possible by mobile technology. Here is Standard Bank South Africa's story which highlights the onboarding of three million new customers in 18 months.