Eyes On: Recommended articles, webinars, reports – and more

Since most of us have moved into the digital space to work & learn, we have compiled for you a shortlist of recommended articles, webinars, events and reports you might like to keep your eyes on.

 #1 MCKINSEY ARTICLE: COVID. LEADING THROUGH THE CRISIS

McKinsey published an article in March to provide business leaders with a perspective on the complex situation and implications for their companies. It addresses various aspects, from leadership practices and management responses to virtual learning. You can find it here.

On the same topic: Deloitte looked into specific implications for banking and capital markets firms. “When normalcy returns, banks and capital markets firms will likely have learned a few lessons”, Deloitte wrote in an article published mid-March. “COVID-19 may further accelerate migration to digital channels and connectivity”, they pointed out. Here you can find the full analysis.

 

#2 SIFTED ARTICLE: GOVERNMENT MEASURES FOR STARTUPS AFFECTED BY COVID

The coronavirus pandemic crisis is keeping most of us at home. Companies and governments worldwide are worried about consequences, and startup founders across the region are wondering what to do about cash, debt and staff”, writes Sifted.eu. We recommend you their country-by-country roundup of government-backed resources for entrepreneurs amid the coronavirus crisis. Learn more.

 

#3 FINTECHOS WEBINAR: EMERGING FS IN TELCO & RETAIL 

FintechOS team is working to feed your learning digital space. We have prepared a webinar that anticipates a burning question among decision-makers in telco and retail for those times when things get back to normal: How to build new revenue streams, decrease costs and increase customer loyalty without breaking the bank?  

We invite you to learn from FintechOSPre-Sales Manager Western Europe Steve Collins, and from Lee McCready, our Emerging FSI Lead  

Industry focus: Telco and Retail  

Wednesday, April 15th, 11:00 AM UK time 

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Read also – Telcos’ Magic Formula for Growth: It’s Fintech Time

 

#4 FINTECHOS WHITEPAPER: HOW INSURERS CAN COMPETE WITH INSURTECH AND WIN BACK CUSTOMERS

Learn how obsolete tech architectures are hindering incumbents. Hear directly from leading insurance and Insurtech CEO and CTOs. Explore how modular software can help insurers reinvent themselves as agile Insuretech innovators.

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#5 FINEXTRA INDUSTRY REPORT FROM FINEXTRA

Looking for strategic insights and best practices for success in the cloud? Finextra, an independent newswire and information source for the financial technology community, researched the matter. 

We recommend you to read the report that Finextra launched in FebruaryThe Future of Cloud: Powering the Financial Services Industry.  You can download it from here.

 

#6 FINTECHOS VIDEOTHOUGHT LEADERSHIP 

What does the future in financial services look like? “If you want to be in FS in the next decade, you have to be a technology player”, said Brett King, futurist, author and speaker, during Banking 4.0 event.  

We recommend you to watch this video with Teodor Blidarus, FintechOS‘ CEO, and Brett King, on technology and trends in FS. Learn more.

 

#7 CAPGEMINI (OUR STRATEGIC PARTNER) WORLD FINTECH REPORT

The FS industry is entering a new phase of innovation – Capgemini calls it Open Xwhere all players will leverage data and create a shared marketplace”. What are the fundamental shifts to drive Open X? What are the key factors to success? 

You can find the answers in the World Fintech Report, an interactive e-book by Capgemini in collaboration with Efma. Learn more.

 

#8 OECD REPORT: TRENDS IN INSURANCE 

The Global Insurance Market Trends report by the OECD, published end-January, analysed data on insurance in OECD countries such as the number of insurance companies and employees, insurance premiums and investments by insurance companies dating back to the 1980s. 

You can read more about the report, and download it from here.

 

#9 KPMG’s TOP 10 FINTECH PREDICTIONS FOR 2020 

Bolder deals, product expansion and rise of Big Tech were among KPMG’s top 10 fintech predictions for this year. Time will show how the coronavirus pandemic crisis will impact the fintech development in 2020. Learn more.

 

#10 BREAKING BANKS PODCAST: PREPARING FOR BLACK SWAN 

What are the financial hardships that customers and businesses are facing amid COVID-19 world crisis? You might want to listen to a dedicated podcast hosted by Brett King – “Preparing for Black Swan.Listen here.

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#11 PODCAST ON 11:FS: BREXIT IMPACT ON INSURTECHS 

Another podcast that we recommend is for insurtechs. If you ever wondered how Brexit will impact insurtechs, listen to this podcast by Insurtech Inside, a fortnightly show from 11:FS. Listen here.  

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