For over 16 years, the Icon Solutions team has been providing consulting services to some of the world’s leading financial services companies. From IT strategy, architecture and design, to project delivery and software development, Icon enables institutions to rapidly capitalise on the latest technology and market drivers to reduce costs, boost revenues and ensure compliance with regulatory and industry standards.
We have a deep concentration of global payments expertise with a specific focus on defining, architecting and delivering instant, or real time, payments solutions across the globe – including UK Faster Payments, Singapore G3 Fast and SCT Inst implementations.
Our world class consultancy team recently used their unparalleled payments knowledge to launch the Instant Payments Framework (IPF), our revolutionary response to provide a faster and more cost effective path to instant payments services.More About Us
We provide consulting services to some of the world’s leading financial services companies. This consultancy expertise runs across our entire business – from transformation and programme management to architectural leadership and technology design. The experience we’ve gained enables us to take clients from concept to successful delivery, using proven methodologies and repeatable frameworks.more
Icon’s Payment Practice comprises a team with a unique combination of extensive subject matter expertise across the payments spectrum, including retail, wholesale and financial institution payments. We combine our deep domain expertise in instant payments, payment schemes and payment transformation, with proven methodologies and customisable frameworks.more
Icon works with a number of banks to implement API Banking strategies. We help banks to go beyond simple compliance with the regulatory demands of PSD2 and CMA. We enable them to leverage their API platforms and capabilities to create collaborative business models and new products and revenue streams that ensure they stay one step ahead of their competition.more
In an increasingly digital, connected and real-time world, every financial services company faces challenges when dealing with the activity of new and existing customers. Our team has led some of the largest programmes dealing with failures in controls and digital transformation. We can help you in your definition of AML, KYC, screening and monitoring solutions.more
Creating an IT framework that will support business growth should be straightforward. However, any bank that builds new foundations must first navigate the rocky ground of legacy technology. Our delivery expertise embraces Mobilisation & Recovery, Technology, Architectural Leadership, Governance and Middleware & Integration. Our approach provides a safe and simple methodology for getting started.more
Whitepaper: Batch to instant payments in Hungary
Changing lanes in Hungary: From batch to instant payments
"A consistently high level of expertise and delivery has been demonstrated. Icon have behaved like a true partner in this programme"
"The best research paper on the impact of instant payments that I have read. The quality of insights and narrative regarding the implications of instant payments and PSD2 on card usage in Europe makes this an essential read for all banking executives"
"Icon’s team are driving payment technology innovation - and we are reaping the rewards"
"Icon designed and seamlessly implemented a solution that significantly increased customer satisfaction whilst reducing operational costs"
"Working closely with Icon we have created a global programme supporting the strategic vision of our group. The project transformed the way we service important clients"