31 Jan 2024

Coining a new phase: how digital assets will change us

Cindy He | Manager, Industry & Innovation, ANZ Institutional

The changes taking place with digital assets could be as pivotal to the global economy as the invention of coinage in 630 BCE. But how will it impact you?

22 Jan 2024

The artificial intelligence opportunity

Dr Maria Milosavljevic | Chief Information Security Officer, ANZ

Artificial Intelligence is not new, but its applications are exploding. Collaboration is required for it to reach its full potential in a safe manner.

24 Nov 2023

Removing fragmentation risk from CBDCs

Suresh Rajalingam | Head of Oceania, Swift

The payments landscape is evolving rapidly – but could this disrupt the global economy if emerging digital currencies and traditional institutions find it difficult to co-exist?

31 Oct 2023

Using artificial intelligence to fight fraud and scams

Sascha Thiel | Head of Business Platform Services, ANZ

There are new helpers in the battle against online scammers. AI, machine learning and data analytics are revolutionising our ability to protect ourselves.

19 Oct 2023

Savings for a roof over your head, and for rainy days to come

Maile Carnegie | Group Executive - Australia Retail, ANZ

The Saver Plus program has helped 53,000 people save more than $27 million. It’s also helped people like Danielle with her long-term saving goal of home ownership.

18 Oct 2023

Using design to combat economic abuse

Meg Dalling | Customer Advocate, ANZ

Research shows banks are often first to learn someone is in an abusive relationship. How should banks respond to help ensure the cycle of abuse is disrupted?

07 Sep 2023

Partnering to foster innovation

Brett Foley | Managing Editor, bluenotes

How does a large financial institution act and think like a lean start-up? By working with innovation partner 1835i to identify new technologies to help navigate the fast-changing digital world.

06 Sep 2023

Central banks tangle with the digital currency conundrum

Brett Foley | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Opinion is divided on the future of central bank digital currencies. Australian regulators have been studying potential use cases, but will they kick the can down the road?

27 Jul 2023

Is card surcharging justified or does it encourage rorting?

Steve Worthington | Professor at Swinburne University

While it touches us daily, most people are unaware. Every merchant has their costs, including the costs of accepting payments. But is surcharging just a regulatory approved justification for an extra charge?

15 Jun 2023

Fintechs: the meteor missed but left a tale…

Andrew Cornell | Past Managing Editor, bluenotes

In 2015 fintechs were tolling the doom of dinosaur banks. In 2022 their combined market value had halved. But they’re coming back – on the back of the dinosaurs.

15 May 2023

Collaboration is needed for central bank digital currencies (CBDC)

Julie Bolan | Head of Payments, APAC at Swift

Banking sector should keep a close eye on the rapidly evolving world of Central Bank Digital Currencies.

02 Feb 2023

Hey ChatGPT, build me a bank…

Andrew Cornell | Past Managing Editor, bluenotes

AI, web3, DeFi, Big Tech, fintech, Metaverse, private capital, the forces arrayed against traditional banking continue to mass.