Creating customer value from new technologies

Author: Tom Hay
Date: 19th July 2018

  I recently had the pleasure of speaking at an event in Paris organised in partnership with DXC, one of Icon’s partner organisations. The audience included representatives of banks and corporates, and...

EBAday 2018 and avoiding the instant payments ‘cliché’

Author: Richard Dear
Date: 22nd June 2018

There was one overwhelming take away for me from EBAday in Munich. It was that the phrase “instant payments is the new normal” has become meaningless. The statement fails to capture the...

Identity Management in a Digital World

Date: 7th June 2018

‘Customers are willing to sacrifice security for engagement’, one speaker said to a full ballroom of payments professionals at the Global LEI (Legal Entity Identifier) Foundation (GLEIF) workshop in San Francisco. Customers...

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The world isn’t moving toward Instant Payments – it already has

Author: Tom Hay
Date: 5th June 2018

I was recently preparing a presentation for an Instant Payments client of ours, and one of the boilerplate slides that I’ve been using for years shows “Instant Payments Around the Globe”. It...

Reactive Systems: Let’s write a TFTP server with: Akka

Author: Patrick Altaie
Date: 29th May 2018

  Welcome back! The past two posts in our series on building reactive systems have dealt with the topics of performance and fault-tolerance. In this post I’m going to talk about resilience,...

Comment tirer parti des paiements instantanés afin d’assurer la pérennité de votre architecture de paiement

Author: Aniruddha Maheshwari
Date: 3rd May 2018

  En France, de nombreuses banques étudient actuellement l’évolution des systèmes de paiement en vue d’adopter les Instant Payments. Ceci est principalement dû à des facteurs tels que la réduction des coûts,...