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March 4, 2016  1:27 PM

Blockchain will bring a radical rethink of banking – but not yet

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Banking, Blockchain

Rarely has an emerging technology experienced both the levels of hype and the levels of anti-hype that exists around blockchain at the moment.

For every...

June 12, 2015  11:14 AM

UK needs better training focus to bridge the gap between digital culling jobs and creating them

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Banking, Boots, digital, Employment, HSBC, jobs, retail, Skills, Training

In the past week, HSBC and Boots chemists have...


March 19, 2015  5:38 PM

George Osborne set the UK on a digital roll – now a new government must accelerate the momentum

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
API, Banking, Broadband, budget, GDS, HMRC, Internet of Things, Mobile, research, Skills, smart city, Startups

It's rare that I'm inclined to congratulate George Osborne, but recognition is due to the Chancellor for making his latest budget the most tech-friendly ever.

Every year,...


May 2, 2014  12:37 PM

Cloud collaboration is the key to UK banks’ legacy IT problem

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Banking, cloud, innovation, PRA, RBS

The problem with legacy IT systems at the UK's banks is increasingly becoming an industry-wide issue.


April 24, 2013  1:22 PM

The crash protected banks from technology disruption – but it won’t last

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Banking, cloud, commoditisation, Disruption, innovation, Internet, media, Mobile, retail

It's clear today that the financial services sector has been protected from technological disruption as a result of the 2008 economic crash.

While industries such as retail...

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March 1, 2013  11:53 AM

The digital economy is the UK’s future, not the banks

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Banking, economy, government, Internet

The European Union wants to impose a cap on banker's bonuses. Regardless of what you think about the reasonableness of legislators trying to regulate private sector salaries - I'd say it's a daft idea, no matter how much banks need to...


September 16, 2011  10:28 AM

Banking reform should be a boost for UK IT skills – but probably won’t be

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Banking, Cloud Computing, Outsourcing, Shared services, Strategy

As one of the biggest users of IT in the UK, the way the financial services sector deals with the recommendations of the recent Independent Banking...

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May 20, 2010  5:56 PM

Goodbye ID cards – is it time to say hello to identity banks?

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Banking, Government IT, identity cards, Security

As expected, the new government has scrapped the controversial and unwieldy identity cards project created as a flagship of Labour policy.

Labour's problem was that...


January 19, 2010  4:11 PM

Santander’s IT lesson: simplify and standardise

Bryan Glick Bryan Glick Profile: Bryan Glick
Banking, HSBC, Integration, IT Strategy, RBS, Santander, standards

Once upon a time, the IT integration involved in merging two major banks would have given Computer Weekly something to write about for years.

The integration of Lloyds Bank and TSB was a bit of an epic, as was Royal Bank of Scotland and...


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