How data and AI will transform contact centres for financial services 

Contact centres for financial institutions have traditionally been a core touch point for customers to access various types of immediate support – from queries to complaints to fraud alerting. Today their role hasn’t necessarily changed. However, the value organisations place on them certainly has. The focus is shifting from fitting customers around business processes to Read more

The rise of digital banking: where do we go from here? 

Traditional banks have often relied on a strong brand reputation and financial products to attract and retain customers. But with a new wave of youthful and more digitally-savvy consumers emerging, simply being reputable may no longer be enough to stay competitive in this market. Customers are looking for a more flexible and accessible proposition with Read more

How to drive innovation and agility in financial services 

I hear a lot of people talking about the journey to the cloud. But for me, the cloud isn’t a destination, it’s the enabler. The destination is agility. When we talk about app innovation, we’re talking about exploring new ways to become more agile as organisations. I work with a lot of customers in the Read more

How UK fintechs can help build innovation and personalised customer experiences 

How can financial services organisations be more innovative and resilient? They need to remain future focussed, identify opportunities to build differentiated experiences, better manage risk and modernise core operations. At Microsoft, we are committed to helping our financial services customers  take advantage of this opportunity and this support extends further than just our organisation. The Read more