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Myths About Fintech – Part 1

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  November 23, 2015

Fintech has grabbed the attention of the financial services industry, but many smart people differ on what it is and not. That in itself, is not a problem, but I...

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What Does A 30-Story High Crane Have To Do With Technology Providers? Power Of Thinking Big!

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  October 13, 2015

This crane is expected to play a large role in reducing the cost of a $4 Billion bridge, while making the construction faster and safer. It shows that while scaling...

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Delivery Excellence Is Not A Strategy

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  September 28, 2015

I often ask providers how they plan to grow in the banking and securities market. Most respond by speaking about the strength of their solutions and the abilities of their...

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Google Creates Its Own Parent - What Does It Mean For Technology Providers?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  August 13, 2015

Google announced that they are creating a new parent ‘Alphabet’. Alphabet will be a collection of companies, with Google being the largest revenue generating one among them. Others in the...

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Do You Have A Strategy To Grow In FinTech?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  July 22, 2015

There has been increased interest over the past few years in ‘FinTech’, where technology is used in financial services to solve problems differently or create new services. While FinTech is a...

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Timing is Everything -- When is it right?

by Hank Barnes  |  June 30, 2015

I recently saw this short (under 7 minutes!) TED talk from Bill Gross on why startups succeed.  It is a must watch for any startup--or, perhaps more importantly, anyone thinking about...

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Time For A Mid-year Review - How Well Have You Addressed The Impact of Digital Technologies?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  June 19, 2015

It is almost the end of June and time for leaders at technology and service providers to take stock of the first 6 months, see what worked and plan any...

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Exploring Growth with Emerging Tech Companies in Boston

by Hank Barnes  |  June 9, 2015

Later this week (June 11), I'm exited to be participating in an event in Boston that Gartner is holding for the local CEO community of emerging technology companies (3pm start)....

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Is the Opposite of Your Strategy Sensible (an homage to a great article)

by Hank Barnes  |  May 26, 2015

A few weeks ago, what may have been one of my favorite articles on strategy and competition appeared online in the Harvard Business Review.  It was called "The First Question...

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Perils of Traditional Segmenting - Mobile Banking Example

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  April 16, 2015

A common question I get from providers is which segment to target among banks. In many cases, they have already decided on segmenting by asset size: very large global &...

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