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.
Once heralded as the future of mobile payments, near field communication (NFC) increasingly appears headed for the technology graveyard.
Recent technology glitches around the world expose the dangers of banks continuing to rely on outdated legacy systems.
Facebook credits may be passé but Facebook banking looks like it’s here to stay.
Germany’s social media-savvy Fidor Bank stands out as the most innovative bank right now on the global stage.
The Barclays Pingit P2P app works well for both consumers and corporate customers, suggesting that a new stage in mobile payments has arrived.
Innovation starts by redefining the competitive battleground, a la Apple. Are banks up to the challenge?