Computing, Finance, Innovation »

[29 Jan 2009 | 0 Comments]

It's been nearly 15 years since Stanford Federal Credit Union started offering online banking services to all it's customers and the revolution of internet banking began, in that time the fundamental service offered has remained largely static.The years have seen various developmen... [More]

Finance, Innovation »

[20 Jan 2009 | 0 Comments]

'Blue sky' thinking in the financial services industry may not be fashionable (quite enough to keep us busy in the here and now), but for a short time I wanted to forget the current troubles and write a short series of posts that look at consumer aspects of the industry beyond the next year ... [More]

Computing, Finance, Innovation »

[12 Jan 2009 | 0 Comments]

Today Chris Skinner wrote about Microsoft Tag, the latest means of using images to represent textual data or URLs.  Chris rightly links these to Quick Response (QR) codes but I think misses one important difference about these tags compared to what we've seen before... [More]

Finance, Innovation »

[19 Dec 2008 | 1 Comments]

My post on creating a client-side mashup between a traditional bank website and Wesabe got noticed by The Bankwatch with Colin's coverage on the idea here.  Colin (quite rightly) points out that the idea is a one-off and requires a degree of technical know-how, if nothing else the idea was to a... [More]

Innovation »

[8 Sep 2008 | 1 Comments]

As I go through the process of looking at the innovation capability where I work I’ve been thinking recently about the different means of providing innovation within a business along with some advantages and disadvantages. This is not talking about different targets (or types) of innova... [More]

Innovation »

[23 Jul 2008 | 1 Comments]

James Gardner has been blogging recently about how an idea alone is ‘valueless’, quantifying this as an idea with little or no concept of execution. I’m not at all surprised that this has prompted some strong comments and it’s something that I’m not sure I agree... [More]