NB IoT is a new cellular standard for low-power wide-area (LPWA) managed M2M (machine to machine) networks. According to analysts - by 2021, this standard will be used by 45 of the world’s largest MNOs. Standard creation was driven by 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP).
The financial sector is expected to accelerate innovation in the areas of accessibility,
comprehensibility and security. Banks need to create a new customer experience while
reinventing and expanding their product portfolio along the customer journey. To achieve this, both internal and customer-oriented processes must be redesigned. It is now clear for most market participants that the typical toolkit facilitating incremental improvements is no longer sufficient to foster disruptive innovation in banking. Banks must implement new methods and approaches that will promote these innovations.
For many, the drum beat which has surrounded the GDPR deadline over the last 18 months has been hard to
miss, along with it the raft of information on how best to prepare. But for some, the task of navigating GDPR
compliance has seemed like a steep mountain to climb and many organisations are asking questions like “Are we
ready or not?”; “Have we done the right things?”; “What more should we be doing?” and in some instances it is
still “What’s GDPR?”!
Our 2017 Retail Report has found that traditional retail operating models are slowly disappearing. Where the power once lay firmly in the hands of the retailer, the consumer is now the driving force in the relationship. This shift of power, combined with an ever-changing social, demographic, economic and technological landscape, is forcing retailers to get closer to their customers than ever before.