Opinion in Middle East and Africa

Published within

« | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | ... | » »|

Type Product title / description Pub Price
Expert View
Expert View

FNB sees value in making P2P payments sociable

First National Bank's (FNB's) move to facilitate money transfers via an instant messaging service is a strategic endeavor to enhance its product offering by capitalizing on the rising popularity of mobile instant messaging services.

Published By Datamonitor
09 Sep 2013
Expert View
Expert View

Display cards: at the cutting edge of obsolescence

Getin Bank's LCD display debit card is a success story, but in general the cards have proved unpopular. Ultimately they are useful but limited tools with extra functionality that is largely obsoleted by mobile devices.

Published By Datamonitor
30 Aug 2013
Expert View
Expert View

UAE investors hold 45% of their wealth offshore

Due to the underdevelopment of the local investment market, Emirati HNW investors offshore almost half of their wealth, the most significant proportion globally. This means that international wealth managers are best placed to service their needs.

Published By Datamonitor
28 Aug 2013
Expert View
Expert View

Isis-Serve integration proves need for m-payment partnerships

Isis' incorporation of American Express Serve into its mobile wallet is a strategic move by the mobile payment provider to broaden its consumer appeal by expanding its wallet's functionality ahead of its planned US-wide rollout.

Published By Datamonitor
15 Aug 2013
Expert View
Expert View

Providers must reassure consumers over contactless

Concern over lost or stolen contactless payment cards can be a barrier to consumer uptake of the new payment format. Issuers and schemes must provide reassurance in order to drive demand for contactless payment use.

Published By Datamonitor
06 Aug 2013
Expert View
Expert View

UAE: inheritance planning vital for HNWs

Expats dominate the HNW population in the UAE and thus present a lucrative client base for wealth managers. However, to gain significant market share wealth managers must ensure that they provide appealing expat services.

Published By Datamonitor
31 Jul 2013
Expert View
Expert View

Realtime compliance key to wealth app success

The next step for onboarding wealth management advisor apps is the ability for compliance departments to view documents in realtime as they are uploaded during initial advisor-client onboarding meetings.

Published By Datamonitor
18 Jul 2013
Expert View
Expert View

Apple's new interface patent shows its intention to develop its automotive proposition

On July 9, 2013, Apple was awarded a patent for "programmable tactile touch screen displays and man-machine interfaces for improved vehicle instrumentation and telematics" by the US Patent and Trademark Office. While Apple intends to develop new products for the automotive technology market, collaboration with manufacturers will be vital to future success.

Published By Datamonitor
10 Jul 2013
Expert View
Expert View

Big data is not the big solution

Big data can provide information on consumer behavior but doesn't provide the insight into motivations and attitudes required for customer engagement and satisfaction.

Published By Datamonitor
08 Jul 2013
Expert View
Expert View

MasterCard embraces open source payments

MasterCard's new Simplify Commerce service highlights a growing trend among payment providers looking to promote digital payments for merchants using open source payment technology.

Published By Datamonitor
05 Jul 2013

« | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | ... | » »|

No help is available.