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September 17, 2018
How Digital Transformation is Reshaping Corporate Banking
   While retail banking has quickly adapted to digital environment and incorporated the latest technologies, it is not the same for corporate and commercial banking. As an increasing number of consumers turn directly to Fintechs for standalone products such as low-cost international transfers and suppl...
August 30, 2018
Data Analysing and Processing: The 360° Coverage by SAS
Data is the new oil for the businesses across the globe. Data management process is a continuously evolving process. Latest technologies come across every day to simplify this hectic job order and to solve business problems with the strategic advantage. As big data, IoT and cloud technologies are blending wi...
August 21, 2018
Commercial Bank adds Voice recognition in its mobile app
DOHA: The best financial App in Qatar just got better as Commercial Bank has redesigned its Mobile Banking App with significant improvement to the user interface, making banking easier and convenient for customers. The new Mobile Banking App with its intuitive modern design is the first finance App in Qatar ...
August 21, 2018
Exclusive Interview with EWALD MÜLLER, MD, Supervision & Authorisation, QFCRA
Digital transformation is on the rise, what are the key elements of a successful transformation that is required for a legacy bank? Banks have the same challenge they have had for the past 30 years: the legacy systems issue, where they have a number of systems that do not communicate with each other. It’s ...
August 20, 2018
al khaliji launches first humanoid robot bank ambassadors
    Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) has launched its first state-of-the-art humanoid robots, ‘Jassim’ and ‘Noor’, as the bank’s brand ambassadors during an unveiling ceremony held at the Um Lekhba branch yesterday (May 23rd 2018). The humanoid robots have already adapted to the ban...
August 7, 2018
Exclusive Interview with Hani Khalil, Head of E-Channels – Qatar National Bank
In an exclusive interview for 7th Edition of New Age Banking Summit Qatar, Hani Khalil, Head of E-Channels of Qatar National Bank, shares insights on key fintech disruptors, future of payments industry, emerging financial technologies and more.   Digital transformation is on the rise, what are the key...
August 6, 2018
Exclusive Interview with Piotr PISKORSKI, Head of IT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture, Nordea, Denmark
Digital transformation is on the rise, what are the key elements of a successful transformation that is required for a legacy bank? A purpose of digital transformation is to fundamentally change how the business operate and interact with its customers. This requires comprehensive understanding of the new ope...
July 26, 2018
Financial technology is changing Qatar’s banking landscape
  Qatar is quick to embrace the financial technology (fintech) revolution, having long recognised that digital technologies can raise both competitiveness and security, Oxford Business Group said in a report. The push to digitise has been given an added boost by the blockade, as it has driven all sector...
July 25, 2018
Blockchain-based e-commerce initiative launches in Qatar
Fintech Company QPAY has launched a major blockchain e-commerce initiative based on the ‘Ethereum’ blockchain platform in Qatar. IBM’s Jerry Cuomo is encouraging the US government to develop the necessary policies that encourage blockchain use In partnership with Nexxo Network – USA, QPAY has unv...