Posts Tagged ‘digital banking’

The Rise and Stagnation of Digital-Only Banking

The rise of digital-only banking is an international phenomenon. New digital-only banks, also known as neobanks, are being launched and fighting for market share in locations across the globe including the US, Canada, UK, Germany, Belgium, India, UAE, Israel, and Hong Kong. To a customer, the advantage of a digital-only bank is the promise of […]

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Engage Millennials with Better Banking

Exploring what’s essential to consumers is a primary step to gaining, retaining, and cross-selling in the banking industry. However, millennial stereotypes regularly fool financial institutions, botching their marketing strategies with incorrect beliefs. Case in point: it turns out millennials enjoy physical branch visits just as much as Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. Nonetheless, most financial […]

Transforming TCF Bank With Microservices And APIs

We’ve done many of API and microservices projects over the years, but I thought it would be nice to share what we presented at the recent CA World conference, which took place at the end of 2017. We shared the stage with TCF Bank, a client of ours. According to the company’s website, TCF Bank […]

Report: Digital Transformation Is Key To Boosting Customer Satisfaction

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), which measures the satisfaction of consumers with the quality of products and services offered by companies across a variety of industries, released a report that suggests digital transformation is helping financial services companies increase customer satisfaction. The ACSI report, which is based on 17,861 customer surveys collected between October […]

[Video] A Look At Bank of America’s New Chatbot And ATM

Money20/20, the world’s largest conference geared towards the financial services industry, continues to generate big announcements from heavy hitters. Just yesterday, Bank of America’s Head of Digital Banking, Michelle Moore, introduced us to Erica (a play off the company’s name), a digital assistant that is driven by artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, and cognitive messaging. The […]

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Future Of Robo-Advisors

There’s no question that the core function of managing money in a heavily regulated industry is difficult and expensive. New companies with robo-advising technology will need to learn how to navigate the regulatory landscape, making it critical to collaborate with traditional wealth management firms. From a bank’s perspective, robo-advising remains critical in terms of servicing […]

World View Of Robo-Advisors

Depending on where investors are located in the world, investor behavior is vastly different; therefore, robo-advising may play a different role depending on the region. Some counties are more conservative and prefer traditional forms of wealth management services, while others are much more comfortable with investing on their own. The World Economic Forum conducted research […]

Replacing Traditional Wealth Management Offerings With Robo-Advisors

Robo-advising will likely never take over wealth management, but there are certain elements it could replace. For example, tax-loss harvesting and digital account opening can be streamlined through technology and automation. Any tasks that serve as barriers to receiving services should be accomplished by machine. Financial advisors should instead do more of what they do […]

The Relationship Between Wealth Management Companies And Robo-Advisors

Many robo-advisors are thriving with growing customer bases. Not only are they flourishing, they’re partnering with – and in some cases being acquired by – traditional institutions that offer wealth management services. Take UBS, for example. The company’s wealth management division recently formed a strategic alliance with SigFig, a robo-advisor that will help develop solutions […]

How Traditional Wealth Management Companies View Robo-Advisors

As much as they are disruptors of sorts, traditional banks view robo-advisors as healthy. They represent a challenge for incumbents, one that will ultimately result in better customer experiences. Financial institutions believe that the foundation of what they do is not going to go away; however, it puts pressure on them to focus on the […]

The Robo-Advisor Climate

The benefits of robo-advisors are clear: trustworthy and affordable financial advice for everyone, regardless of net worth. Although some may debate what role robo-advising will play in wealth management, we’ve reached a point where it’s hard to imagine a world without it. Ever since the evolution of the internet and the widespread adoption of digital […]

What Are Robo-Advisors?

While your clients may have never obtained advice from traditional wealth management companies, the times are changing through the introduction of robo-advisors. Unlike traditional human-to-human financial advice, robo-advisors provide personalized, automated financial advice based on algorithms. They work without the need for human intervention, making such advice cost-friendly and ultimately eliminating common high-net-worth membership figures. […]

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