It's not about the Tech, Stupid
It is increasingly clear that the way decisions are made; how people think and act at work, and the way individual and group effort is performed, recognised and rewarded, is key to understanding how successful the organisation is likely to be, when executing and delivering on the digital transformation project...
The Times they are a changin' in Zimbabwe - INVESTORS TAKE HEED...
From Azerbaijan to Zambia, It's a journey that has taken us far and wide, working with over 41 banks, from 25 countries (and a whole lot in between). And so when we were invited to deliver our Transformation program to FBC Holdings (banking, insurance, re-insurance, micro banking and equities), in Zimbabwe, we leapt at the opportunity...
ACCELERATED BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION IN BANKING
Innovation leaders from the 30+ banks that we have worked with in the past 12 months have told us that the biggest challenge to Digital Banking Innovation success is getting everyone on the same page.
For the organisation to succeed it must actively transform it people, processes and behaviours, and actively fostering a different, more agile culture through digital banking training, and the incubation and growth of Retail Banking Services will Digital Banking Innovations become "The New Normal" ...find out more here
A quick search around the internet will reveal dozens of ‘simple’ or ‘basic’ explanations describing ‘blockchain’ – however the simple truth is the technology itself is very deep, very powerful, and very complex, and moreover, it is not a technology that can easily be described in a few words – and therein lies a major problem. In fact, it’s probably fair to say that there are only a handful of ‘blockchain experts’, who truly understand the technology at all.READ MORE
ADCA and Solveworx in partnership to provide Blockchain | Digital Currency Training Courses
The Australian Digital Commerce Association and Solveworx have partnered to design and deliver specialist courses covering blockchain and digital currency topics that set best-practice standards to support the growing demand for informed Blockchain professionals...Read the story and press release
Reserve Bank of Fiji announces NEW regulatory sandbox
The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Fiji has put banks, financial institutions and startups on notice to accelerate innovation and bring smart, innovative financial products and services to the Pacific, but this came with a strong warning that there will be no leeway when it comes to regulatory and compliance obligations and that existing Bank Risk standards will be "strictly applied"...Read the story and press release
Looking Forward, Facing Backwards
Has anyone responsible for educating young learners not noticed that the world of banking and commerce has changed? Along with the Internet, Mobile Banking, ATM's Cards to say nothing of Paypal, Apple Pay, Amazon, Online Shopping, and even WeChat, WePay, wearables and so on and so forth.
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Do trainees really forget 90% of what they learn?
"People will forget, on average, half of new information you present, almost immediately. Within 24 hours, they have forgotten an average of 70 per cent of new information, and 90 per cent of it, within a week”, which, if taken at face value, means that any investment in training is like pumping petrol into a car that has a hole in the tank. It simply drains away....but is this true? Read on here
Islamic Banking & Blockchain
Islamic banking (مصرفية إسلامية) is banking or banking activity that is consistent with the principles of Sharia (Islamic law) and, like any other banking system, the aim of Islamic Banking is to make money for the banking institute by lending out capital while adhering to Islamic law...
Read the full story (see Latest Posts) on Blockchain & Islamic Finance HERE, and if you want to get notified when the advance copy is published, let us know (here), and we will be sure to let you know...
The paradox of seeking the rewards & finding the opportunities
05 April, 2017
Changing demographics, education and wealth distribution, fed in recent years by the dramatic fall in the costs of technology, and stellar advances in Mobile & Digital Innovation and Globalisation, appears to have awakened new interest from major banking players to the opportunities in new and fast-growth markets. Read the full story here..or check out the Latest Posts link on the right
Check out our most popular Masterclass Courses...
- Innovation in Banking MasterClass
- Rethinking Risk & accelerating Digital Innovation
- Blockchain, Executive Leaders MasterClass
- Thought Leaders Seminar
At Solveworx, we work with a new breed of banking leaders & Innovators who are executing on innovation & exploring advanced technologies; removing friction from the customer journey & facing non-Bank payment competitors, platformification & other challenges squarely by looking at new business models, expanding digital payments and implementing cutting-edge technologies. Visit our homepage for more..