Seles Sebastin

Senior Research Associate

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Mobile Banking Apps Take Center Stage As Australians Embrace Digital Banking

Zhi Ying Barry July 15, 2020
ATM use and branch traffic are way down, while contactless payments and digital banking services have increased dramatically. COVID-19 has forced Australian consumers to adopt digital banking, and the change is here to stay.

Sydney Predictions 2020: The Highlight Reel

Michael Barnes November 17, 2019
Forrester’s analysts serving the Australia and New Zealand market presented their 2020 predictions at a client event on November 14th. We recap some of our top predictions.

So What Was CyberCon 2019 Like?

Seles Sebastin October 10, 2019
AISA’s (Australian Information Security Association) annual CyberCon conference was a sight to behold, with an amazing lineup of panelists, keynote speakers, and some female attendees (at last!). Set against the (unusually) sunny, crisp backdrop of Melbourne’s South Wharf, the conference was an immersive two days of contentious debates and discussions on just how pervasive and […]

Australian Financial Services Firms Must Step Up And Fix Home Lending

Zhi Ying Barry April 8, 2019
With broker reforms at a standstill, Australian financial services firms must step up and take responsibility by putting customer interests first. Create the right culture, be more transparent, and build tools to protect vulnerable customers.