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THE INNOVATION LAB – WHY LACK OF DIVERSITY KILLS IT FROM THE OUTSET

  When most people think about the banking sector very rarely the word innovation comes to mind. Banks are usually seen as these monolithic dinosaurs that very rarely change, unless the Regulators make them change! In the wake of the Fintech companies phenomenon, several financial institutions have reacted by creating internal innovation labs. These labs usually […]

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FINANCIAL SERVICES – DISRUPTIVE TRENDS YOU HAVE TO BE AWARE OF

  The Financial Services industry is changing dramatically: traditional Banks are struggling to keep up with the changes affecting this the sector. When I speak with some of my clients in FS it is not unusual to hear things like “Fintech is not a real threat as big financial institutions like us have the legacy and the […]

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THE TALENT DILEMMA IN FINANCIAL SERVICES

  The Financial Sector is undergoing massive changes, in part due to post recession regulations, that are attempting to restrict practices  that have led to the meltdown of the global economy; in part because of the other most prominent external change trigger, namely digitalisation. Up to 15 years ago getting a job in a bank was considered hitting […]

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WHY THE BANKING SECTOR – ESPECIALLY IN ITALY – HAS TO ACT QUICKLY

  In the 80s getting a job in a bank was considered the way to a well paid and secure job for life. Fast forward 30 years and the situation has changed completely. In fact, the banking industry is going through a revolution: more precisely a digital revolution. Traditionally very conservative in its development, the banking […]

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