Cheers, here‘s to digital banking!

Here’s how micro breweries and digital banking pioneers are related

12. July 2017

Cheers, here‘s to digital banking!

Here’s how micro breweries and digital banking pioneers are related

Maybe the secrets of hidden economic mechanisms lie somewhere between ales and account movements, since there are some striking parallels between the global beer industry and the banking business. Find out about which economic laws and product strategies are connecting…

Could Facebook purchase a bank?

Fundamental upheavals cannot be ruled out in the world of finance

11. July 2017

Could Facebook purchase a bank?

Fundamental upheavals cannot be ruled out in the world of finance

According to a recent survey, an increasing number of younger people, so-called digital natives, can imagine themselves doing their banking and insurance business directly with Amazon, Google or Facebook. When will these dormant competitors of classical banks become aware of…

The digital future starts now – but where are the bosses?

Study reveals an alarming lack of awareness

29. June 2017

The digital future starts now – but where are the bosses?

Study reveals an alarming lack of awareness

If you ask the right question, you might get surprising answers. A study by the personnel-consulting agency Heidrick & Struggles shows an alarming cluelessness among leading executives when it comes to the digitisation of their company. Are they concerning themselves…

Apple: pay per Pod

Computer manufacturer close to entering the financial market

28. June 2017

Apple: pay per Pod

Computer manufacturer close to entering the financial market

Words speak louder than actions. No, we haven’t lost the plot. It’s just that more and more German households are using little voice-activated speakers. Why type queries for Google and orders for Amazon into the computer when you can do…

28. June 2017

A day late and a dollar short?

Paydirekt vs. PayPal: the somewhat unequal showdown of two digital payment services

Internet – the final frontier. Commercial galaxies like Ebay and Amazon are circling eager customers in endless orbits. PayPal space-shuttles whizz industriously to and fro,…

28. June 2017

Technological change: don’t hesitate, act now!

How DHL is becoming a trailblazer for future technology

If the future doesn’t turn up, you just make your own. And if the market does not provide the products necessary for technological change, you have to adapt. What logistics…

28. June 2017

The Times They Are a-Changin‘

Can FinTechs become the Tesla of the banking world?

One million US dollars made all the difference: In April of 2017, electric car manufacturer Tesla became the most valuable US carmaker with a market value of $ 50,887 billion,…

28. June 2017

Life after apps

Digitisation of banks requires far-reaching innovations

Every bank under the sun is now offering home banking apps for their customers. But this is only the beginning – the next step is digitising all of the banking business. It’s…

28. June 2017

Cash and carry: Bye bye ATM?

Why withdrawing money at the supermarket is a clever idea

Nowadays, money is a lot like bread rolls or newspapers. You can get it anywhere and anytime – whether you are buying ‘The Times’ at the bakery, getting fresh bread at the…