Treasury Innovation Zone

Fintechs Under Pressure

Fintech solutions abound in the treasury space. But is the level of creativity and production of these tools matched by treasury’s appetite to use them? If not, why not?

How to Spot a Deepfake

Laurent Sarrat (Sis ID) assists TMI in its investigation of the deepfake digital menace.

Making Connections in High Places

Philipp Buschmann, Co-Founder and CEO, AAZZUR, talks to TMI about the genesis and evolution of embedded finance to service delivery. 

Why Treasurers Should Be Exploring Embedded Finance Solutions

Embedded finance has become another hot tech-topic vying for the attention of treasurers. Ion Fratiloiu (Finkr) and Philipp Buschmann (AAZZUR) explain why engagement is needed.

What the EU’s Instant Payments Agreement Means for Corporates

Laurent Descout (NEO) takes a closer look at the EU’s provisional instant payments agreement, exploring its implications for corporates.

Innovation in Trade Finance

New innovations from fintechs and banks, combined with legal progress, promise more efficient and cost-effective trade finance for corporates.

New Wallstreet Suite Explained

Michael Kolman (ION Treasury) explains thinking behind the complete overhaul of ION's Wallstreet Suite solution.

Digital Trading Goes Live

Dominic Broom explains how the Electronic Trade Documents Act could open the door to more innovative, accessible trade finance solutions.

Welcoming the New Co-Worker

With all the noise around the topic of AI, understanding the scope of the technology and what its applications are today, is vital.

The Transformational Future of Fintech

Chris Burns (Future Processing) explains why fintech is a critical player in democratising the treasury sector.

How Blockchain is Impacting Treasury

Blockchain developers are shifting their focus from proof-of-concept projects to the creation of treasury-focused blockchain solutions.

Johnson Controls: Advocating the AI Agenda

Mario Del Natale (Johnson Controls) talks to TMI about his approach to exploring the potential of AI in treasury.

eBAM that Works!

With Delega announcing the start of the pilot phase of its cloud-based solution for bank account management, Riccardo Balsamo (Delega) about his expectations for this truly collaborative project.

How to Create the Treasury Tech You Always Wanted

TMI talks to Nicholas Franck, a long-haul corporate treasury and banking professional and LCNC convert, about the technology that could be a treasury game-changer.

How to Protect Ourselves from Unethical Al

One of the biggest challenges around the development of AI has been to set appropriate boundaries because an AI system can potentially lead to catastrophe unless it is controlled within limits.

Natural Intelligence: The Power of Swarm Learning

Swarm Learning is a new decentralised AI technology co-invented by Hewlett Packard Labs. Eng Lim Goh (Hewlett Packard Enterprise) explains how it works.

Breaking New Ground

The pace of payments technology development across APAC is breathtaking. Treasury must understand the scale and significance of these changes to fully harness their benefits.

Accelerated Digitalisation in Africa: a Welcome Outcome of the Pandemic

Digitisation of treasury processes had been developing slowly but surely across Africa until the pandemic hit. Now it has taken off in a big way.

Creating Emerging Market Supply Chain Opportunities

Even robust mid-market firms in emerging markets can experience difficulties in securing sufficient finance to grow. TMI discovers how one fintech is seeking to bridge the funding gap.

A2A in Action: Pay by Bank Adding Options for Corporates and Consumers

UK fintech Banked has teamed up with Bank of America (BofA) to deliver a ‘pay by bank’ real-time online account-to-account solution.

Instant Treasury for an Instant World

How can real-time account information help make life simpler for corporate treasurers? Wim Raymaekers, Global Head of Corporates Strategy, SWIFT, explains.

RPA in Treasury: Making Friends with Robots

On behalf of those yet to explore RPA, we ask a brace of technologists to reveal its real advantages and limitations.

API Days: From Talk to Action

A group of experts consider the reality behind the transformational power of APIs, exploring the possibilities and the limitations.

Reporting Rules Changing for Crypto Assets

What does increased interest on the part of the regulatory authorities mean for corporates holding or considering such assets?

Celestial Payments and Other Advances

Onyx may, as part of its remit, be devising advanced tools for the space-economy, but its forward-looking approach will never see it working in a vacuum.

Digital Gold Creating Yield for Treasurers

The soft launch of Indonesia’s physical gold-based digital sharia platform PosGO Syariah marks one of the largest public-private partnerships ever.

Brexit Driving Euro Transaction Fees Skyward: Time to Re-negotiate?

Since Brexit, banks have been charging customers to be paid euros into their euro accounts in London, forcing costs to soar.

Global ‘Just-in-Time’ Liquidity Network Nearing Completion network enables rapid settlement across banks, validating the exchange of funds between banks, based on the real-time availability of liquidity.

Cash is Dead. Long Live Bitcoin*

Ben Sebley (BCB Groups) speaks about the platform and the wider impacts of treasury’s adoption of Bitcoin and other crypto currencies.

RPA: Hype or Hope for Finance Teams?

Conversations are taking place about digitising certain processes to future-proof workflows and keep finance teams as productive as possible.

Why Trade Finance Market Places are the Way Forward

Digital innovation is changing the way that global trade is transacted, by delivering new capabilities that facilitate frictionless trade.

How to Innovate – and be Successful

Innovation comes with no guarantees of success. Is there a way to increase the odds?

Top Treasury Technology Innovations to Watch in 2021

TMI asked treasurers which technologies they would most like to learn about in 2021.

The Potential of Quantum Computing in Trade Finance

Tradeteq CEO Christoph Gugelmann explains how quantum computing has the potential to global trade.

BIS: Cyber-attacks on Financial Sector Never Been Greater

The connected nature of business today means it has never been more important for treasurers to recognise the risks impacting their partner ecosystem.

Remote Control: Can Treasury Break Free From the Office for Good?

To what extent can treasurers operate effectively away from the office?

Adopt Me: Why Innovations Must Be Humanised

As book titles go ‘Technology Is Dead’ is likely to pique the interest of more than a few treasurers, given that the profession is frequently bombarded with messages to the contrary. TMI spoke to its author, Chris Colbert, to find out more.

Specialist Treasury Technology: A Breed Apart?

Are treasurers ready to abandon their love of TMSs and migrate to best-of-breed solutions instead?

Digital RFPs: No More Pain, Many More Opportunities

With change in the air, Treasury Delta makes exploring new options as pain-free and advantageous as possible.