Category: Lawrence Freeborn

27 Jan

Insanity is Doing the Same Thing Over and Over Again, but Expecting Different Results – Might Blockchain Technology Break the Pattern?

27 Jan

Thomas Zink Associate Research Director, IDC Financial Insights Read full bio  @ThomasZink5 Lawrence Freeborn Research Manager, IDC Financial Insights Read full bio  @IDCLawrence While blockchain remains the hottest topic for the financial services industry, the first voices are already starting to predict a stagnation of initiatives by 2019, based on the fact that the industry hasn’t […]

07 Oct

Misys returns to the market

07 Oct

Lawrence Freeborn                                  Research Manager, Financial Insights Read full bio   @IDCLawrenc A quick look at IDC’s 2016 Fintech Rankings reveals that just four of the top hundred financial technology vendors are headquartered in London. This is fewer than the five that are […]

14 Sep

Financial Institutions must comply with GDPR – but they must avoid compromising their customer-centricity

14 Sep

Lawrence Freeborn                                  Research Manager, Financial Insights Read full bio   @IDCLawrence As much as in any area of regulation, the General Data Protection Regulation reflects an effort by the European Union to lead the conversation on the subject of data […]

22 Aug

The UK Competition Regulator’s PFM Mandate for the banking industry

22 Aug

Lawrence Freeborn                                  Research Manager, Financial Insights Read full bio   @IDCLawrence I’ve written before about the UK government’s attempts to gin up the country’s current account market by prodding consumers to take more interest in their money management. Now the […]

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