Category: Lawrence Freeborn

19 Oct

New Realities of Digital Competition in Financial Services

19 Oct

Lawrence Freeborn Research Manager, IDC Financial Insights Read full bio  @IDCLawrence The recent IDC Financial Services Forum 2017 (London) focused on the topic of open financial services. Ushered in by regulations and the new realities of digital competition, the financial services industry has entered the open era. Ecosystems are expanding and new partnerships are being […]

12 Jun

Extended uncertainty, a delayed Brexit, and the next election — What does the U.K. election mean for Brexit and the FS industry?

12 Jun

Thomas Zink Associate Research Director, IDC Financial Insights Read full bio  @ThomasZink5 Lawrence Freeborn Research Manager, IDC Financial Insights Read full bio  @IDCLawrence Yesterday’s election may have resulted in the worst possible outcome as it will extend the period of uncertainty given that all options — “hard Brexit,” “soft Brexit,” “no Brexit” — remain on the […]

30 May

Quantum computing: is this the next big thing in financial services?

30 May

Lawrence Freeborn Research Manager, IDC Financial Insights Read full bio  @IDCLawrence One of the questions you least like to be asked as an analyst goes something like this: “OK, so I’ve read all your reports and I’ve looked at your annual predictions. I’ve tuned in to your webinars and checked all your tweets. So tell […]

15 May

It’s time for banks to improve mobile banking satisfaction

15 May

Thomas Zink Associate Research Director, IDC Financial Insights Read full bio  @ThomasZink5 Lawrence Freeborn Research Manager, IDC Financial Insights Read full bio  @IDCLawrence The gap in usage and satisfaction between the mobile, online and branch channels of European retail banks is stark, according to our recently completed 2017 European Consumer Survey. Of the 1934 consumers surveyed […]

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