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South Africa’s financial institutions need to pursue their own path to the cloud

By Staff Writer 7 September 2021

South Africa companies, particularly in the financial services industry, are on a hybrid or multi-cloud model trajectory, characterised by four truths. Isme Oosthuizen from BCG Platinion explains. FULL STORY >

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Predictive tech: empowering entrepreneurship through financial inclusion

By Industry Contributor 1 September 2021

By Jade Longano, Group Head of Partnerships at JUMO FULL STORY >

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People trust robots more than themselves with money, finds global study

By Staff Writer 16 February 2021

New research has revealed growing confidence among consumers and business leaders that robots handle finance tasks better than people. FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - How to secure the branch networks of financial institutions

By Industry Contributor 11 February 2021

Financial networks require high speeds and solid security. Renee Tarun, Deputy CISO/ Vice President Information Security at Fortinet, explains how you can do it. FULL STORY >

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Financial Services sector becomes vulnerable to Ransomware

By Industry Contributor 19 October 2020

By Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Veeam FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - Transforming cybersecurity in the Financial Services

By Industry Contributor 25 September 2020

Doros Hadjizenonos, Regional Sales Manager at Fortinet weighs in on the risks the financial industry is facing and what you can do. FULL STORY >

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Dell Financial Services South Africa, introduces 0% funding, reduced interest rates for customers

By Staff Writer 15 June 2020

Dell Technologies has announced 0% funding and reduced interest rates, from Dell Financial Services South Africa through its partners’ for Dell Technologies Customers FULL STORY >

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Industry Insight - 2020 : a year of change in the payment and financial sectors

By Industry Contributor 7 February 2020

New trends in the payment space, coupled with a growing realisation that the retail experience today is driven by the consumer, will be among the drivers for significant change in this market space, asserts Craig... FULL STORY >

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MTN Announces the Go Live Date of Mobile Money Service, MoMo, in South Africa

By Staff Writer 18 December 2019

MTN today announced that its mobile money service, MoMo will go live in January 2020, allowing customers to send, receive, save and spend money as well as pay for goods and services using their mobile phones. FULL STORY >

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FSS and Oracle partner to transform digital payments

By Press Release 22 November 2019

FSS, one of India’s largest payments processor and a leading global provider of integrated payment products, and US-based Oracle Financial Services, will collaborate to enhance digital payments for banks. FULL STORY >

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Opinion: African challenger banks are primed by tech to disrupt financial services industry

By Opinion 20 September 2019

The road is open for African banks, particularly challengers, to shake up the market with best new technologies and services, according to Andile Solutions FULL STORY >

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Industry advice - Wisdom of the tribe: how crowdsourcing can accelerate innovation in financial services

By Industry Contributor 20 August 2019

Crowdsourced innovation management plays a vital role in financial services firms of the future, asserts Steve Lauter, Head Banking (Africa) at Wipro Limited. FULL STORY >

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SingularityU Exponential Finance Summit: Financial service providers be warned

By Ryan Noik 3 June 2019

Winter is coming for established financial service providers, but those prepared can spring ahead spring. This was the message from CEO and founder of T-Labs, Amin Toufani, at the SingularityU Exponential Finance... FULL STORY >

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Interview with Old Mutual: The Transformation of a traditional financial institution in a Digital World

By Ryan Noik 22 October 2018

If there is one industry that has been caught in the digital transformation siren’s call, it has been financial services. TechSmart’s Ryan Noik (RN) chats to Vuyo Mpako: Chief Digital &... FULL STORY >

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Opinion - Payments in Africa drives innovation

By Ryan Noik 19 October 2018

Demand on the continent for geographically dispersed, less expensive and more efficient local and cross-border payments systems is accelerating development. Hannalie Marsh, General Manager of Wirecard South Africa, explains. FULL STORY >

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