How to Prepare Banks for Digital Transformation

The Product Coalition

David Gledhill , DBS Bank Chief Information Officer. Bank customers’ requests are rapidly changing. Today, people want to be able to manage their finances entirely online, a feature not every bank is currently able to provide. can set a bank apart from its competitors”?—?

How to Start a Bank from Scratch by Megan Caywood

Mind the Product

Traditionally, the banking industry has been slow to innovate. She discusses the challenges involved in starting a bank and how to succeed in a highly regulated industry. The Product Experience gap in Banking. Requirements for Building a Bank.

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Building a challenger bank the Monzo way – Ole Mahrt (ProductTank London)

Mind the Product

In 2013, the Bank of England scaled back the rules and regulations involved in starting a bank. They hoped to kick-start technological innovation within the banking industry through increasing competition. Ole describes the dire state of technology within existing banks in 2012.

Product Managers At Tech Giants Try To Not Anger Banks With New Products

The Accidental Product Manager

Product managers have to practice being frenemies with banks Image Credit: 401(K) 2012. The Problem With Banks. However, there is a problem here: these markets are already being served by banks. Amazon, Microsoft , and Alphabet all offer cloud services that banks need.

For Banks and Financial Institutions, COVID-19 Presents an Opportunity to Meet Consumers Online

AlphaHQ

Online banking isn’t a new concept, but it may become a mainstay due to the spread of COVID-19. For the safety of consumers, the bank staff, all our families and the community, nobody should be walking into a branch.

How to use AI in Banking & Fintech and How it’s transforming Fintech

The Product Coalition

Currently, AI builds its solutions using the following approaches: Prediction Classification Clustering Optimization Why are banks making use of AI in their back-office functions? Banks manage a great deal of data day in and day out?—?client Just how are banks assisting shape this?

How to Build Products That Transform People’s Lives by Chris Hay

Mind the Product

Following the success of M-Pesa he oversaw the launch of M-Shwari, a loans and savings bank account linked to the M-Pesa system which can also be accessed with a mobile phone. Both M-Pesa and M-Shwari have revolutionised personal banking in the remotest corners of Africa and have become the most successful service of their kind in the developing world. What does it take to manage the unlikely transformation in personal banking in rural parts of Africa?

Product Leadership in Financial Services by Hakim Mendjeli

Mind the Product

Watch the video to see his talk in full, or read on for an overview of his key points: An overview of the UK digital banking sector. The UK Digital Banking Sector. He explains that banks are now seen as technology companies with a balance sheet. What is product leadership?

Becoming a Product Leader: Leading Product Success in the First 100 Days

Product Management Unpacked

Build your trust bank account with small victories: Build alliances and make deposits in your “trust bank account,” where your small victories will contribute to the stability of your relationships. Build your trust bank account with small victories.

Product Management Puzzle!

The Product Coalition

And, immediately after the launch, Reserve Bank of India (Indian Banking Regulator) came up with a new regulatory requirement: every Indian Bank has to offer #BharatQR, a QR based card payment solution that accepts all network cards (#Visa, #Mastercard & #Rupay).

Optimize for an Experience not a Platform

Mind the Product

VR Banking? Take banking for example. Banks have faced serious pressure over the last couple years to make the move to mobile, since that’s where their customers live. The VR experience is a good example – customers probably aren’t going to leverage VR for their banking.

Women in Product: How to Combat Bias in Product Management

ProductCraft

Traditional industries like retail, insurance, and banking may have a lot to learn from the software industry to evolve into digital enterprises, but they have plenty to teach as well.

Product Love Podcast: Manish Patel, CPO of Tier1 Financial Solutions

ProductCraft

This week on Product Love, I sat down with Manish Patel, CPO of Tier1 Financial Solutions, a global relationship management software for capital markets, investment banking, and investment management.

How Lean Usability Testing Can Improve The User Experience

UserInterviews

Research doesn't have to take a long time or break the bank. Here's how you can do fast, affordable research to improve your user experience

How Lean Usability Testing Can Improve The User Experience

UserInterviews

Research doesn't have to take a long time or break the bank. Here's how you can do fast, affordable research to improve your user experience

Feature Engineering?—?Hypothesis-driven vs. ML-driven

Piyanka Jain

Hypothesis-driven vs. ML-driven I was talking to a CTO of a Fortune 100 bank this morning and we got talking about feature engineering in AI/ML models. Feature Engineering?—?Hypothesis-driven With the advent of ML and AI, many believe that the statistical methods of feature engineering are redundant. For example, in the case of a supervised classification 0/1 problem, many use LASSO now to identify features of importance instead of using the correlation matrix (stat approach).

Product Love Podcast: Brian Brinkmann, VP of Product Marketing at Logi Analytics

ProductCraft

When Brian graduated with his MBA from the Kellog School of Business at Northwestern University, he could have taken a variety of paths — investment banking, management consulting, etc. This week on Product Love, I talked to Brian Brinkmann, the VP of product at Logi Analytics.

Helping Product Managers to Let Go by Michael Sippey

Mind the Product

Sippey references a tweet – “My bank’s iOS app let me know it now offers ‘podcast streaming’ and I really need to talk to the product manager” – and asks if the banking customer is confused, what does it say about the bank’s internal teams?

How Lean Usability Testing Can Improve The User Experience

UserInterviews

Research doesn't have to take a long time or break the bank. Here's how you can do fast, affordable research to improve your user experience

Know your metrics

The Product Coalition

Cost of Goods Sold (CoGS $) The payment facilitator integrates with multiple banks and processors to provide a unified experience to its customers. Banks work with multiple payment processors (think of them as a 3rd party managing tech operation for the bank?—?this

Organizing product expertise

Under10 Playbook

A vice president at a bank created a method for detecting fraud. But because he also had market expertise of the industry—he’d been a bank vice president after all—the sales team hounded him for sales calls.

Passion and domain expertise

Under10 Playbook

A vice president at a bank created a method for detecting fraud. But because he also had market expertise of the industry—he’d been a bank vice president after all—the sales team hounded him for sales calls. We are what we repeatedly do.

How Humanising Your Product can Make all the Difference

Mind the Product

Now imagine the same scenario but this time, rather than a machine, you’re inside the bank speaking to a human cashier. Delighters generally have a greater satisfaction to investment ratio than other features; think of the cost of lollipops relative to a complete refit of the bank’s interior.

How do you Make Your Mark as a new Product Manager?

Mind the Product

When I first started as product lead at a bank, information used to fly right past me. We were a new team and we didn’t know what product management should encompass at the bank.

Product Manager vs. Product Owner

Roman Pichler

Many organisations that have adopted Scrum like banks, retailers, and media companies traditionally don’t have a product management group and hence no product mangers.

Let’s talk about Card Payment Processing

The Product Coalition

The Issuer : The bank with which the card holder maintains his account. This bank ‘issues’ the card to his customer and hence is referred as the Issuer. The Acquirer : The bank with which the merchant maintains his account. This bank ‘acquires’ (i.e.

How Technology is Changing Our Expectations of the Employee Experience

Innovatemap

We all know that technology is disrupting every industry, from music, to travel, to banking, and more. And we know that this technology has changed customer experience, but how has technology impacted our expectations for employee experience?

Four Challenges Finance Apps Face and How to Conquer Them

Apptentive

Another challenge comes with the unique loyalty customers feel towards their financial institutions and banks. Inefficient customer service is one of the main reasons why customers leave their banks or financial tools. Bank run surveys on a large, macro scale.

Stories From the ProductTank Community – Pune, India

Mind the Product

In Pune, there are many banking organisations (such as HSBC, Barclays and Citi Bank) so a considerable percentage of attendees comes from a banking/finance background.

Back to Basics: Benefit-led Messaging

280 Group

Their customers are banks and mortgage lenders, but their customers are consumers looking to finance or refinance a home purchase. It was all about the benefit – spend less time doing the “banking stuff” you have to do in life, so you can focus on what really matters in life. “Today’s smart marketers don’t sell products; they sell benefit packages.”. Phillip Kotler, the Father of Modern Marketing. The Perils of Feature-Led Messaging.

Please Try.

Melissa Perri

I cannot experiment because we are a bank. He was working at a bank when he was told he was not allowed to do something. “What have you tried to fix that problem?”.

Why Finance App Success Depends on Customer Feedback

Apptentive

One of the most important tasks we’re faced with in business and in our personal lives is taking care of our finances, and mobile banking is already insanely popular across all demographics. Specifically, 80% of respondents said their primary bank has a mobile app.

Product Manager vs. Product Owner

Melissa Perri

I went on being called a Business Analyst as I worked at banks and other financial services companies. I was doing a workshop for a very large bank when one of the attendees chimed in. “What is the difference between a Product Owner and a Product Manager?”.

7 UI trends you should be watching in 2020

Imaginary Cloud - Design

New year resolutions are everyone’s favorite thing I’m sure. But researching and knowing where to take a product’s creative direction should be on a to-do list before just going ahead and doing solely what has been done so far.

How To Determine Market Definition and Sizing

bpma ProductHub

Some markets are geographic, like Brazil or China; others are industrial, like education or banking. Generally, we define market segments as a combination of both: an industry within a geography—banking in China or education in Brazil.

Testing Modern Conversational Interfaces: Google Home and Amazon Alexa

Amir Rozenberg

Ally Bank, for example, already offers a set of “Alexa skills”, including balance checking, money transfers, recent transactions, etc. One would hope that each bank won’t need to test every Google and Alexa device variant in the market! Say hello to conversation!

Product Growth = People Growth by Nilan Peiris

Mind the Product

Money transfer service Transferwise has undergone phenomenal growth and now moves over £3 billion a month, saving its customers more than £3 million a day in bank fees.