Embracing Scaled Agile Framework in banking & investment industry

Embracing Scaled Agile Framework in banking & investment industry

Major European banks and providers of investment management software solutions for the world's leading financial organizations strongly believe in the added value of Scaled Agile Framework through its cross-fertilisation from autonomous teams, bringing these teams closer to the customer and enhancing transparency in vendor relations.

In the course of the article the main features of SAFe will be depicted, as well as the lessons learnt and the measuring of before and after implementation of Scaled Agile Framework. Are things really better after the roll out

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When the GAFAs take over the banking relationship

When the GAFAs take over the banking relationship

Imagine that we no longer use our computers or smartphones to access our banking information and perform banking tasks, and instead use the most natural channel available to mankind? Oral communication.

Communicate means, in its simplest definition, talking and trying to understand each others. Which is mainly achieved through language.

"The Major Transitions in Evolution" published in 1997 by John Maynard Smit a British evolutionary biologist and geneticist, and Eörs Szathmáry, a Hungarian evolutionary biologist makes reference to eight major transitions in the evolution of life. The most recent being language which is a human attribute only and participate in the creation of the foundations of our societies.

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[Video] How will Robo-Advisors reshape Asset Management?

[Video] How will Robo-Advisors reshape Asset Management?

As promised, a nice video for those who missed our last @Initio event about Robo-Advisors at the @Lhoft last month.

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 Stay tuned to find out more about our next events, because Expertise matters.

Thanks to all participants and to @Kotao Production for this smooth coverage!

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Disappearance of bank branches in Belgium: additional information

Disappearance of bank branches in Belgium: additional information

Earlier this week (November 5th 2018), a study related to the disappearance of bank branches in Belgium has been published by the newspaper Le Soir.

The study made various media headlines and Initio was asked by Brussels news channel BX1 to comment this evolution. The goal of this article is to go further in the analysis and to put facts and figures into perspective.

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