Building Bridges for the Digital, Shared and Connected Economy

R Vivekanand, Vice-President and Co-Head, TCS Financial Solutions – TCS BaNCS

What can Apple teach us about the emerging landscape in financial services? Apple’s App Store has more than 2.5 Million native third-party apps today. These digital Lego blocks, often connected to one another, are there for us to self-serve, discover, use and expand upon. Continue reading

Venkateshwaran Srinivasan, Head, TCS Financial Solutions (TCS BaNCS)

Businesses today–and FIs are no exception–are constantly engaged in a competitive battle over the turf called “customer experience”. With some level of entry of Big Techs as well as other disruptors into traditional financial services and the Millennials set to become financially independent, this has the potential to become a winner-take-all contest. Continue reading

Yogesh Sharma & Nageshwaran R, TCS Financial Solutions

In the wake of recent high profile data breaches worldwide, the data privacy debate has assumed greater significance and assumed center-stage in the regulatory world; and, more so in the financial services industry given the vast amounts of personal data processed by banks/ financial services organizations and their third party IT solution providers.

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Saravanan Prathapkumar, Malini Raman & R Vivekanand, TCS Financial Solutions

The blockchain journey

Blockchain technology is steadily moving from the hype cycle to the adoption stage. As the maturity and understanding of the technology increases, organizations are moving from the experimental/‘PoC’ stage to implementing the technology for specific business processes, which are likely to be followed by more large scale commercial implementations. Continue reading