E-Banking and Emerging Multidisciplinary Processes: Social, Economical and Organizational Models advances the knowledge and practice of all facets of electronic banking. This cutting edge publication emphasizes emerging e-banking theories, technologies, strategies, and challenges to stimulate and disseminate information to research, business, and banking communities. It develops a comprehensive framework for e-banking through a multidisciplinary approach, while taking into account the implications it has on traditional banks, businesses, and economies.
From liquidating excess inventory to B2B materials procurement, corporate America has discovered online auctions as a catalyst for redefining old supply-chain relationships and business practices. Most analysts consider them the next big business opportunity.
The Auction App details the tools and tactics employed by Sun Microsystems, Coca-Cola, and companies of any size and virtually every industry for creating, conducting, managing, and executing online auctions. Greater numbers of businesses will be able to discover the numerous profitable advantages of utilizing online auctions. The Auction App shows them how to:Liquidate excess inventory Acquire new customers cost-effectively Conduct real-time market research Provide new avenues of cooperation between sellers and suppliers
Breaking Banks: The Innovators, Rogues, and Strategists Rebooting Banking is a unique collection of interviews take from across the global Financial Services Technology (or FinTech) domain detailing the stories, case studies, start-ups, and emerging trends that will define this disruption.Features the author's catalogued interviews with experts across the globe, focusing on the disruptive technologies, platforms and behaviors that are threating the traditional industry approach to banking and financial services Topics of interest covered include Bitcoin's disruptive attack on currencies, P2P Lending, Social Media, the Neo-Banks reinventing the basic day-to-day checking account, global solutions for the unbanked and underbanked, through to changing consumer behavior
Breaking Banks is the only record of its kind detailing the massive and dramatic shift occurring in the financial services space today.
The FINTECH Book is your primary guide to the financial technology revolution, and the disruption, innovation and opportunity therein. Written by prominent thought leaders in the global fintech investment space, this book aggregates diverse industry expertise into a single informative volume to provide entrepreneurs, bankers and investors with the answers they need to capitalize on this lucrative market. Key industry developments are explained in detail, and critical insights from cutting-edge practitioners offer first-hand information and lessons learned.
The financial technology sector is booming, and entrepreneurs, bankers, consultants, investors and asset managers are scrambling for more information: Who are the key players? What's driving the explosive growth? What are the risks? This book collates insights, knowledge and guidance from industry experts to provide the answers to these questions and more.Get up to speed on the latest industry developments Grasp the market dynamics of the 'fintech revolution' Realize the sector's potential and impact on related industries Gain expert insight on investment and entrepreneurial opportunities
The fintech market captured over US$14 billion in 2014, a three-fold increase from the previous year. New startups are popping up at an increasing pace, and large banks and insurance companies are being pushed toward increasing digital operations in order to survive. The financial technology sector is booming and The FINTECH Book is the first crowd-sourced book on the subject globally, making it an invaluable source of information for anybody working in or interested in this space.
The Future of Banking in a Globalised World provides an entertaining yet informative look at the world of banking and chronicles the radical changes that have occurred in the industry over the past three years. Renowned analyst and international speaker, Chris Skinner assesses the trends that have occurred during the past three years and looks at predictions for the future of banking.
Issues discussed include:
• The impact of emerging markets such as China and India
• Regulatory changes including Europe’s Financial Services Action Plan, MiFID, SEPA, as well as the impact of Basel II and Sarbanes-Oxley
• The latest technologies to impact Bank services from algorithmic trading through Web 2.0
• The displacement of Cash and Cards through Contactless, Mobile and Biometric Payments
In BANK 3.0, Brett King brings the story up to date with the latest trends redefining financial services and payments—from the global scramble for dominance of the mobile wallet and the expectations created by tablet computing to the operationalising of the cloud, the explosion of social media, and the rise of the de-banked consumer, who doesn't need a bank at all.
BANK 3.0 shows that the gap between customers and financial services players is rapidly widening, leaving massive opportunities for new, non-bank competitors to totally disrupt the industry.
"On the Web and on Mobile, the customer isn't king—he's dictator. Highly impatient, skeptical, cynical. Brett King understands deeply what drives this new hard-nosed customer. Banking professionals would do well to heed his advice."
—Gerry McGovern, author of Killer Web Content