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Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services: New updates to further accelerate growth, innovation, and connected customer experiences 

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What’s new: Strengthening of partner opportunities, expansion into new markets, and enhanced customer experience capabilities Financial services organizations around the world have been focused on how to best accelerate their digital agendas. At the center of this modernization is the need to better serve their clients and empower employees, while at the same time reducing…Read more

Accelerating payments modernization in the cloud with SWIFT 

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Over the last few years, financial institutions have been through seismic changes in the global economy. Among them has been the rapid increase and adoption of digital payment methods and the emergence of new cloud-native payment providers. To keep pace and unlock new value, these institutions are prioritizing the need to modernize their payment infrastructures…Read more

Microsoft and the financial services industry: A year in review and 2022 trends ahead 

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2021 has been an incredible year of change for the financial services industry. We saw organizations across financial services accelerate digital innovation at a record pace. This has also been an important year for us here at Microsoft. We launched Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services and made significant advancements with the industry’s leading SIs and…Read more

Top 7 takeaways from Sibos 2021 

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The theme of last week’s Sibos 2021 financial services event was “Recharging Global Finance — the digital journey evolves” — with the opportunity to debate how to recharge global finance and accelerate change for the better. It was a very fitting and thoughtful discussion, given the seismic shifts within the financial services industry. As we…Read more

Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services: Accelerating innovation for sustainable growth 

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The pandemic cemented the value of digitization and digital channels in the financial services industry—and created new expectations with customers and employees. In talking with our customers every day, financial services organizations have increased focus on how to accelerate their digital agendas to better serve their clients and empower employees, while at the same time…Read more

Announcing: Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services 

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Amid the relentless challenges of 2020, the wheels of the financial industry kept turning. At the root of it all is the historic acceleration of digital technology in the pandemic. It’s what enabled the financial services workforce to keep working and servicing its customers and to do so in new and improved ways. The crisis…Read more

Virtually heading to Sibos 2020? 7 must-dos and trends to watch 

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The world’s preeminent financial services conference is fast approaching. Sibos has long been one of my favorite events that I look forward to each year. A time to come together as a community to connect, reconnect, share, and learn from each other. An opportunity to get a pulse on what’s trending and collaborate to shape…Read more

8 innovations for financial services from Build 2020 

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At our recent Microsoft Build 2020 conference, we celebrated the critical role of developers and their tireless efforts to rally during this time of crisis. We also unveiled a range of new tools and services to meet their needs to provide immediate impact and value, and help them achieve more in the future through AI…Read more

Agility, continuity, and risk management for financial services 

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It would be an understatement to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives, both personally and professionally. As the situation rapidly changes, all of us in the business world are learning and adapting as quickly as possible to respond to the crisis at hand and keep our communities safe.  The current implications of COVID-19 on the financial services…Read more

The outlook for financial services in a hyper-connected world 

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The theme of last week’s Sibos 2019 financial services event in London was, “thriving in a hyper-connected world.” Having been in banking for more than 20 years, it’s a very fitting message for an industry that is in the midst of an incredible amount of change. While financial services organizations are certainly facing challenges driven…Read more