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Two ANZ executives Maile Carnegie and Mark Hand have been promoted as the bank announced a new management structure designed to help it navigate the challenges in the sector. Carnegie, the former managing director of Google Australia and New Zealand, joined ANZ in 2016 to assist the bank’s digital transformation

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In 2030 Australian people will own less and share more, and renewable energy will be a booming industry, according to Westpac. The bank has launched a new division to fund the emerging businesses it expects will drive the future economy. Register now for Which-50’s webinar on the disruptive impact of chatbots!

The Australian Banking Association (ABA), the industry group representing the country’s largest banks, has released its new guiding principles on accessible design for banking services.  The principles aim to ensure accessible banking for the four million Australians living with disability by providing accessibility design principles for banking services like mobile,

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Although the majority of banks recognise the advantages of building new information technology (IT) systems on cloud platforms, many have been slow to transition to the cloud, and only one in four has a solid strategy for cloud adoption, according to a new report from Accenture. The report — titled

As Australia’s financial services industry grapples with the fallout from a disturbing Royal Commission, banks may be well served to look to the UK sector. According to new research from Accenture, trust in UK banks is at its highest since 2012. Much of the renewed trust is down to effective

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Banks need to start shifting their focus from short term problems and solutions to their long game, according to a Bain & Company report, which outlined seven macro themes that will transform the banking sector. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Recent disruptions and trends have created “paranoia” and

Banks need to design propositions that reflect consumer lifestyle. Too often, companies including banks fall into the trap of letting technology lead, not consumer demand. The result for banks has been a failure to deliver helpful and relevant services. Too often, this is driven by their inability to adapt to

Web versus Bank. A very spooky thought Something unusual is happening. China’s internet industry is taking on its banks. This is really interesting for two reasons. First, people in banking have assumed that regulators would not allow internet players into the savings system. Second, it’s an obvious play.  As the

Web versus Bank. A very spooky thought Something unusual is happening. China’s internet industry is taking on its banks. This is really interesting for two reasons. First, people in banking have assumed that regulators would not allow internet players into the savings system. Second, it’s an obvious play.  As the

Web versus Bank. A very spooky thought Something unusual is happening. China’s internet industry is taking on its banks. This is really interesting for two reasons. First, people in banking have assumed that regulators would not allow internet players into the savings system. Second, it’s an obvious play.  As the