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Our researches and analysis on Innovation
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An unrelenting lack of normality
Date: Oct 17, 2017   |   Author: Wendy Weng | AB500
The annual Asian Banker 500 largest banks ranking does not only measure and track the numerical changes in asset size but also the fundamental transformation of these institutions as they confront an unprecedented level of disruption on various fronts; regulation, technology, competition and customer.
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Banks embrace digital innovation but find it hard to make substantial changes to its conventional business model
Date: May 29, 2017   |   Author: Research | Research Note
In the quest to create financial ecosystems, banks believe they can stay relevant to a customer’s financial needs.
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Data analytics drives retail banking
Date: May 10, 2017   |   Author: Richard Hartung | Research Note
As data analytics becomes nearly ubiquitous in most parts of consumers’ digital lives, leading banks are providing digitised solutions that deliver the right offer at the right time, predict fraud so they can reduce risk, and boost cross-sell rates.
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"We marry analytics with our products"
Date: Apr 21, 2017   |   Author: Janine Marie Crisanto | Interviews
Dennis Tan, head of consumer financial services at OCBC, shares how the bank is leveraging its data analytics and digital capabilities to increase productivity and efficiency amid tough competition in Singapore.
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“Regulatory procedures no roadblock to innovation”
Date: Nov 20, 2013   |   Author: Bertrand Pigeon | Interviews
Kris Kumar, SVP at Digital Realty, discusses MAS’ revised Technology Risk Management Guidelines, and the resultant impact on data centre provider-FI partnerships.



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