Purposeful Coexistence in Your Journey to a Digital Core

The costs and complexity of legacy banking technology have firmly established the need for financial institutions to modernise their systems. Banks must move away from legacy infrastructure that constrains innovation and prevents them from providing the real-time, personalised banking experiences

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Alibaba Cloud Unveil New Ecosystem Development Initiatives and Partnerships

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud division of the Chinese e-commerce giant, is launching several initiatives to support its ecosystem partners, including the Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Acceleration Program, training programs, and new incentives. Through these initiatives, the firm aims to increase

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Digital Insurer Blue Partners Adobe for Data-Driven, Personalised Offerings

Hong Kong’s digital insurer Blue has partnered with software company Adobe for its cloud platform to create engaging and personalised experiences for its customers. Blue will leverage Adobe Experience Cloud, including Real-Time Customer Data Platform (RT-CDP) and Customer Journey Analytics

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HSBC Ties up With Oracle to Bolster Its Digital Transformation Journey

HSBC has signed a multi-year agreement with Oracle for a strategic collaboration to accelerate the bank’s digital transformation. The bank will upgrade and migrate select database systems to Oracle Exadata Cloud@Customer, a cloud platform delivered as a managed infrastructure service

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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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Huawei Eyes APAC Fintech, E-Commerce Startups with New US$100M Commitment

Over the next three years, Huawei will be committing US$100 million into its Spark program in Asia Pacific (APAC), a startup program aimed at supporting young ventures in the fields of fintech, e-commerce, energy, manufacture and smart city. In particular,

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Building a Bank in 100 Days

COVID-19 has accelerated a trend which had already begun in many parts of APAC – the closure of branches. At the same time though, we are seeing an increasing number of new names in retail banking in the form of

Read More Picks AWS as Its Cloud Provider

Hong Kong-based cryptocurrency platform announced that it has selected Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider. Running on AWS, will scale to offer financial services beyond its existing user base. By using AWS Trusted Advisor, a

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ICBC (Macau) Picks Huawei All-Flash Storage to Support Online Banking Boom

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, contactless payments have soared and digital banking adoption has increased dramatically. In Q1 2020, MasterCard recorded more than 40% growth in contactless transactions globally. In the US, which has traditionally lagged other countries in digital

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