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Converting AI into ROI: A Banking Strategy

Converting AI into ROI: A Banking Strategy

Chris Monaco
Written by Chris Monaco September 21, 2017

A few months ago we looked at Accenture’s Banking Technology Vision 2017, and of the report’s numerous highlights, those centered on AI were particularly noteworthy: Seventy-nine percent of respondents agree that AI will revolutionize the way banks gain information from and interact with customers Twenty-nine percent believe it is extremely important to offer their products/services…

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Banking, Sales Enablement, Technology & Data
Delivering a Digital Banking Experience

Delivering a Digital Banking Experience

Chris Monaco
Written by Chris Monaco August 24, 2017

The evolution of banking is at a major inflection point. With the groundwork for diminishing returns in play, it’s imperative for banking institutions to consider new technologies and digital pathways that will allow them to compete in an age of low rates and, more critically, provide current customers with an efficient, omni-channel experience. In a…

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Banking, Sales Enablement
Sales Enablement and Fintech in Banking

Sales Enablement and Fintech in Banking

Chris Monaco
Written by Chris Monaco July 27, 2017

Let’s talk sales enablement. Let’s talk fintech. Let’s talk about the potential of both within banking. And make no mistake; they are not mutually exclusive. EY recently released a pair of reports on the rise of fintech and how its growth can be nothing but beneficial for banks and their clients and customers. The caveat,…

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Banking
Women in Finance and the Changes We Want to See

Women in Finance and the Changes We Want to See

Chris Monaco
Written by Chris Monaco June 29, 2017

Today marks the start of a new monthly series for this blog, one that focuses on the topics and people advocating for and propelling the advancement of women in finance. Seismic’s Jillian Hughes will be our immersion journalist, relaying her insights, experiences, and discoveries from each panel, dinner, seminar, or cocktail hour related to women…

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Asset Management
Highlights from PwC’s 2017 Digital Banking Survey

Highlights from PwC’s 2017 Digital Banking Survey

Chris Monaco
Written by Chris Monaco June 15, 2017

The third installment of this blog’s banking report series looks at the impact and trajectory of what PwC calls the omni-digital age. Whereas the EY authors took a high-level survey of global banking in 2017 and Accenture’s report a tighter evaluation of technology’s place within the industry, this piece is primarily concerned with evolving consumer…

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Banking
Accenture’s Banking Technology Vision 2017

Accenture’s Banking Technology Vision 2017

Chris Monaco
Written by Chris Monaco May 18, 2017

Last month Seismic explored the findings of EY’s 2017 Global Banking Outlook—a report highlighting what the consultancy sees as five strategic priorities for banks over the next year. Here we are three weeks later, and another look at industry trends has taken the form of Accenture’s Banking Technology Vision 2017. Only this time, as the…

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Banking
EY’s Global Banking Outlook for 2017

EY’s Global Banking Outlook for 2017

Chris Monaco
Written by Chris Monaco April 20, 2017

With articles questioning the role of traditional bank branches, and bylines encouraging institutions to adopt AI and machine learning technologies, 2017 is considered by many to be a pivotal year for banking—a year of action and regeneration. Gauging what lies ahead for an entire industry is no easy task, but EY recently released its 2017…

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Banking
Three Keys to a Coherent, Consistent Corporate Narrative

Three Keys to a Coherent, Consistent Corporate Narrative

Chris Monaco
Written by Chris Monaco March 30, 2017

Regardless of which space a financial services firm occupies—banking, asset or wealth management—creating, maintaining and disseminating an effective corporate narrative is critical to conveying a coherent, differentiating message to the market—especially one in the midst of a massive transformation—and delivering a consistent level of value and service via the statement’s users—a firm’s employees. The CEB…

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Asset Management