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Track The Generational And Behavioral Shifts In Europe’s Investors

Ryan Skinner January 14, 2022
European investors are changing. Understand their investment research behaviors to better serve and support them.
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The Unstoppable Rise Of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

Sam Higgins December 23, 2021
With the broader rollout of the e-yuan next month, government-backed digital currency will enter a new era. What will it hold for banks, non-financial services firms, and society at large?

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Chart a bold path to success in 2022. Hear our predictions for the year ahead.

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Find The Right Payment Ally To Drive Your Digital Business With Security In APAC

Meng Liu December 17, 2021
I’m excited to announce that Forrester’s Now Tech: Merchant Payment Providers In Asia Pacific, Q4 2021, is now live. This is the first time that Forrester has analyzed the merchant payment provider landscape in Asia Pacific. Forrester defines merchant payment providers as “technology enablers that provide merchants with access to the payment network to process […]
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Lemonade’s Acquisition Of Metromile: Start Your Engines! The Race For Digital Insurance Supremacy Just Took A New Turn

Jeffery Williams November 10, 2021
Talk about timing. Last week, Lemonade revealed Lemonade Car, its entry into auto insurance. This week, it announced the acquisition of Metromile, one of the largest usage-based auto insurers in the world. Insurance technology (insurtech) M&A has been strong, but admittedly, I didn’t expect to see a transaction like this so soon. But I suppose […]
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Predictions 2022: Payments Gets The Hollywood Treatment

Jacob Morgan November 10, 2021

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Predictions 2022: Banks Will Double Down On Innovation

Aurelie L'Hostis November 2, 2021
To compete and survive in an increasingly unpredictable, post-pandemic world, banks will invest heavily in technology, talent, and sustainability in the coming year.
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Connected Insurance: Reality Or Hype?

Jeffery Williams August 16, 2021
I speak often with clients about the role of technology in insurance. Of the many innovations we discuss, connected insurance may be the most polarizing. Connected insurance (CI) is nascent across most insurance lines. But evolving consumer preferences and increasing competition from digital-first startups require forward-thinking insurers to harness emerging technology and invest in CI […]

European Predictions 2022

Visit our resource hub to discover the key trends impacting European businesses in 2022.

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Launching Forrester Tech Tide™: B2B Payments Research

Meng Liu August 5, 2021
Forrester is launching new research focusing on technology innovation in the B2B payments space. We are on the lookout for companies that are automating and adding value to B2B payments services, particularly those driving innovation.
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Square’s Purchase Of Afterpay Will Fuel Buy-Now-Pay-Later Growth

Alyson Clarke August 2, 2021
Square has announced it will purchase Afterpay for US$29 billion. As an Australian, I have to admit a bit of pride in the Aussie-built Afterpay taking its place on the global stage with this deal, the largest in Australian corporate history. It seems everyone is getting into the buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) boom. What was started by […]
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Decoding China’s Central Bank Digital Currency

Meng Liu July 13, 2021

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Standard Chartered Bank’s Future Fit Tech Strategy

Frederic Giron June 29, 2021
Learn how Standard Chartered's group CIO and his team continuously execute on the three key drivers of a future fit technology strategy: platforms, practices, and partners.
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Building A Private Bank For The Next Generation

Vijay Raghavan April 22, 2021
Significant gaps continue to exist in private banking, forcing firms to rethink pricing and organizational models. As a result, high-net-worth clients are not fully benefiting from some of the digital innovations that are changing how customers interact with their private banks. To identify the top “Global Private Banking Trends In 2021,” we interviewed senior executives […]

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The Four Themes That Dominated FinovateEurope 2021

Oliwia Berdak April 1, 2021
FinovateEurope 2020, which took place in Berlin in mid-February 2020, was one of my last big trips that year. It was also the first time I bought and liberally used hand sanitizer. Still, as events go, it was pretty “normal.” So I approached the digital edition of FinovateEurope 2021 with some curiosity. Would the energy […]
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How To Monetize Open Finance: Monetize Value; Price The Use Case

Jacob Morgan March 10, 2021
Open finance is driven not by regulators but by technologies such as open APIs. This is steadily changing distribution patterns within the industry toward embedded finance — a world of connectivity, with financial services meeting the needs of customers in the moment, in cars, in virtual agents, in shopping apps, and in online marketplaces. If […]
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After Retail Banking, Now Banks Must Transform Their Corporate Banking

Arnav Gupta February 26, 2021
Digital transformation is coming to corporate banking. Corporate banking today is antiquated due to its highly customized and complex product offerings; lack of challengers to drive innovation; and strong barriers to switching for clients. Enterprise clients have lived with a subpar experience for far too long. Now these clients are starting to demand change. They […]
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Social Media Meets Tulip Mania

Vijay Raghavan February 1, 2021
It’s a story straight out of the Sherwood Forest, with a stopover in Holland. A determined group of small investors have used the power of social media to punish “the smart money” by pushing the price of GameStop, a widely shorted stock, from $19 to $325 (as of this writing). As the saga continues to […]
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The Top Tech That Will Win Over Banks In 2021

Jost Hoppermann January 28, 2021
Banks are transforming their organizations with digital technologies. Forces such as emerging technology, fintechs, changing customer behavior, and the decomposition of the banking industry are influencing banking technology investment trends. The pandemic has further accelerated this change and introduced a greater focus on cost reduction. To learn how banks are planning to prioritize their technology […]
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Insurtech Funding Roundup, Q3 2020: Digital Insurers Drive Another Strong Quarter Of Funding

Jeffery Williams November 5, 2020
This year of the pandemic will forever be known for its effect on the way we work and interact. Although our “new normal” will be temporary, the digital transformation it brought about will prove lasting. Amid the chaos, insurtechs, with their digital-first business models, have benefited as their funding has continued to improve. In Q3, […]
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Forrester Reviews And Scores US Mobile Banking Apps: What We Learned

Peter Wannemacher August 12, 2020
For over a decade, Forrester has conducted an annual review of banks’ mobile apps. My colleague Gina Bhawalkar and I recently published our most recent research, in which we evaluated and scored the mobile banking experiences on more than a dozen banking brands’ apps across the US and Canada. In the US, we looked at […]
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The Future Is Here: Google Moves Forward With Its Banking Marketplace

Alyson Clarke August 5, 2020

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