Platform Business Strategies: A Practical Approach to Digitalisation

The platform business model is one utilised devastatingly well by many big tech companies. The problem is that many traditional or smaller companies tend to ignore platform business strategies. The platform strategy once implemented properly can lead to exponential growth, helping organisations scale up quicker. In fact today, some of the world’s most valuable companies…

The Digital Strategy Programme

Welcome to The Digital Strategy Programme The purpose of this course is to upskill current and aspiring digital strategists. A Digital Strategist is a highly sought-after professional, particularly in the post-pandemic era, as organisations transform into a digital-first / platform business model. The modern digital strategist is a highly skilled individual, with a number of…

The Future of Money

The Future of Money Exploring the Possibilities Created by Emerging Technologies: Open Banking, Mobile Payments & FinTech Platforms   Imagine a cashless world where all transactions are invisible and seamless and you do not need to think about making a payment. Imagine leaving a store, your shopping complete: a scanner at the exit detects the…

A Guide to Choosing a Core Banking Software – For Credit Unions and Microfinance Banks

The Need for Core Banking Software Would you agree with me that financial institutions need channels to deliver their products and services to consumers? Historically, financial institutions have relied on in-person interactions; requiring members to visit branches in order to open accounts, access loans, and savings products amongst other offerings. Given the advancements in technology and…

Credit Union Value Creation Through Technology & Innovation

Historically, credit unions create enormous value for their members compared to other financial institutions. However, this is starting to change with the emergence of new technology. The banks and other institutions are fighting back through innovation. Even new startups are innovating to create value and make life easier for the average credit union member. Credit…