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Chris Skinner

Chris is an independent commentator on financial services. He chairs the Financial Services Club, a European networking group that enables discussion between members and regulators, practitioners and futurists. At The Finanser, he assists clients as an advisor, as well as sometimes being commissioned to write or speak on their behalf at conferences and tradeshows. He is the author of Digital Bank and ValueWeb.

  • Why All Banks Will Change Core Systems

    Chris Skinner May 21, 2013

    With the information demands of the 21st century, changing bank core systems will be mandatory.

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  • Banking’s IT Pain Points

    Chris Skinner Apr 23, 2013

    Since so many of banking’s ‘pain points’ relate to information technology, is the industry at risk of becoming just another technology shop?

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  • Innovation is All Social

    Chris Skinner Mar 27, 2013

    New players in P2P finance and commercial crowdfunding utilize social media to leverage knowledge to improve financial returns.

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  • How Do Banks Survive? Because of Regulations

    Chris Skinner Mar 1, 2013

    In a survival-of-the-fittest financial world, banks owe their survival to regulatory barriers that keep out more efficient competitors.

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  • Banks and the 'Internet of Everything'

    Chris Skinner Feb 1, 2013

    Banking will be revolutionized as billions of tiny Internet-based transactions take place every second – all of them requiring aggregating, accounting, clearing and settling.

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  • Big Data as Competitive Weapon

    Chris Skinner Jan 8, 2013

    Even as Big Data emerges as a critical competitive weapon, information silos hinder the ability of banks to use it properly.

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