Digital Transformation

Migrating to a Cloud-Native Core Helps Banks Reduce Core Spend by 76% Over 5 Years

Across the globe, financial institutions are under increasing pressure to remain competitive in a rapidly changing financial services landscape. Challenger banks and fintechs are leveraging modern technology stacks and agile operating models to innovate at speed and build modern, customer-centric

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How Custom Fields Enable Extensible Banking

One of the great advantages of a cloud-based core banking system is its inherent extensibility – that is, it has been designed to allow for the addition of new features in real-time, and to be configured by the user without

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How Indonesia’s BNPL Giant Leverages Data Science to Drive Innovation

Data science and machine learning are some of the most complex yet important business concepts today. And many companies, irrespective of their niche, rely on them to deliver a better user experience to their customers. But what role do data

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BaaS Needs to Double Down on Cross-Industry Partnerships to Fuel Growth

Banking as a Service (BaaS) is seen as one of the biggest opportunities in financial services and is experiencing rapid growth in APAC. Indeed, almost 9 out of 10 APAC executives surveyed by Finastra said they had already implemented BaaS

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RCBC Collaborates With the CDA to Digitalise Cooperatives in the Philippines

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) inked a collaboration with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) to digitalise cooperatives nationwide. The partnership dubbed ‘Madiskarteng Pilipino, Madiskarteng Kilusang Kooperatibismo’ aims to support cooperative members through digital financial inclusion and educate them on personal

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SME Lending in APAC Is the Major Opportunity for Banking-as-a-Service

Opportunities are endless with Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS), and nowhere is this more true than in Asia Pacific (APAC). Banks in the region, particularly in hubs like Singapore and Hong Kong, have embraced and become leaders in open banking, automated services, ever-improving

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8 Financial Processes Poised for Digital Transformation

COVID-19 accelerated trends toward remote banking and digitalisation, forcing financial institutions to embrace new technologies and processes to keep their businesses functional despite social distancing restrictions. Now, with more and more people relying on digital solutions for interactions and transactions,

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At the Cusp of a BaaS Revolution, Here Are Some of the Challenges

The future of finance is open, and the rise of Banking-as-a-Service (BaaS) means this future is closer than ever. The BaaS industry is quickly maturing, with 88% of senior APAC executives – in industries from banking and technology to healthcare

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Banks Need to Avoid Risks of a Big Bang Transition When They Digitise

The latest research by the International Data Corporation (IDC) and Thought Machine, a cloud native core banking technology firm, revealed that 40% of banks in the Asia Pacific will make significant changes to their current core banking systems in the

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Why Brands, Bigtechs, Fintechs and Banks Are All Taking Notice of Banking as a Service

The Asia Pacific region is leading the way in a revolution that is changing the way consumers interact with financial services. Banking as a Service (BaaS) has been spreading rapidly over the last couple of years, enabling brands to offer

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