Banking execs challenged by tech deployments in 2019 – FST survey14/03/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
Executives from Australia’s top banking institutions have expressed unease over their impending technology deployments, with a clear majority of surveyed delegates rating it as their biggest challenge for 2019.
Generali reveals game-changing add-on to virtual assistant – FST Future of Insurance13/03/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
Generali’s chief digital transformation officer, Brad Rutta, has revealed a major upgrade to the global insurer's virtual assistant, announcing the forthcoming release of an automatic claims processing engine.
The ‘key differentiator’ in platform development – Sarah Harland at the Future of Insurance12/03/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
Data scientists have been heralded as the ‘secret sauce’ in the development of next-generation insurance platforms.
An ‘industry first’ – CBA to trial 5G network with Telstra, Ericsson27/02/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
CBA will be among the first Australian banks to trial the hotly anticipated 5G network, joining telco heavyweights Telstra and Ericsson in capability testing on the next-gen wireless service.
CommBank legal chief to depart26/02/2019 Anonymous News
The Commonwealth Bank's legal chief Anna Lenahan has announced her forthcoming retirement from the company. Lenahan will depart CBA at the end of June.
QBE underwrites Australia’s first automated bus service22/02/2019 Anonymous News
QBE Insurance has announced it will back "Australia's longest" driverless bus route, providing the necessary insurance to run the automated shuttle service on public roads.
ANZ first to respond to big four data breach13/02/2019 Anonymous News
ANZ has issued a public notice of the potential unsolicited exposure of its customers' records following reports of a data breach incident at LandMark White, a property valuer used by all major banks.
Movers and Shakers | January – February, 201912/02/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
In the aftermath of the Hayne Royal Commission, the new year saw a number of high-profile appointments and departures across the financial services sector, with notable additions to MetLife, Westpac and AMP.
Aus payments regulator appoints new chief exec12/02/2019 Anonymous News
AusPayNet, the payments industry’s self-regulatory body, has searched within to find its next chief executive.
Chatbot Mia, here we go again: UBank to release third AI assistant12/02/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
NAB subsidiary, UBank, has announced the forthcoming release of what is likely the world’s first home loan adviser chatbot.
Thorburn and Henry resign from NAB07/02/2019 Anonymous News
Following a swift trading halt this afternoon, NAB has announced the resignation of its chief executive Andrew Thorburn and chairman Ken Henry.
Royal Commission report demands new oversight body for ASIC, APRA04/02/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has confirmed the Federal Government will “take action” on all 76 recommendations of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services, which was released today.
One ring to pay them all: Bankwest reveals big bump in Halo purchases30/01/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
A shameless gimmick, an everyday tool, or a digital payments revolution? The verdict may still be out, but one year on from its launch, Bankwest has hailed its novel, ring-based payments solution – dubbed 'Halo' – an unalloyed success, with more than a quarter of all Halo customer purchases made through the device.
ASB nabs Craig Sims from ANZ30/01/2019 Patrick Buncsi News
Craig Sims will be ASB Bank's new executive general manager, retail banking, filling a near six-month vacancy at the NZ-based bank.