What is PSD2 and why this is so important?

We currently engage with many banks in Europe starting compliance projects on PSD2 – the revised Payment Service Directive. What does this mean and what are the impacts for banks and for their customers? — Some history first In 2007, the Payment Service Directive (PSD) was established as the legal foundation for an EU-wide single […]

Why do all banks start organizing hackathons?

Since 2015, we have been assisting in a new trend among banks consisting in organizing hackathons. Is this just a hype or does it bring real value to banks? The answer is hackathons allow banks to achieve something they don’t know to foster well internally: innovation. Actually, this difficulty is not only met by banks […]

Axway Digital Forum with IDC in London

Axway organized a Digital Forum with IDC Research in London a couple of weeks ago. We invited Senior Level employees of large English companies to help them better understand the current trends in digital integration and also facilitate networking with their peers. The format of the event was a morning event followed by a networking […]

Q&A session on “API Management” at the Axway EMEA Partner Summit

You will find below an extract of the key topics we discussed with partners at the round table I animated at the Axway EMEA Partner Summit.  Before going further, I would like to thank everyone who attended this session, I appreciated very much the pleasant interaction we had. Are APIs restricted to the HTTP Protocol? […]

Axway EMEA Partner Summit in Berlin

Axway organized last week their yearly EMEA Partner Summit, two months after the Axway APAC Partner Summit in Singapore.  This event took place in the wonderful city of Berlin.     Axway welcomed about 40 European partners at the Hotel Palace in Berlin downtown, next to the Berlin zoo. I was very happy to see […]

How to create a great omnichannel experience?

In today’s fast changing environment, how to reach your customers efficiently and create a delightful experience to engage with them, retain them and create new business ? Omnichannel vs multichannel Before going further, I think it’s important to understand the difference between “multichannel” and “omnichannel”. Those two terms sound similar but there is actually a […]

Gartner AADI analyst meetings – Key takeaways

I had the chance to meet one-on-one several Gartner analysts at the Gartner AADI Summit in London this week and we engaged in very interesting discussions on many topics. API Management To embrace digital business and the API economy, the challenge is to “turn a business into a platform” and “turn a platform into a […]