Human Relevance and Authenticity in a Digital world

By Leen van Wambeke on 16 November 2018

At AE Financial Services we try to keep up with the various trends in our rapid changing landscape. Looking back at the various conferences which we attended in the last few months, it appears that the search for authenticity and human relevance in this digital world remains top on the agenda.

Seth Godin, one of the speakers at Supernova at the end of September, was probably the one who best summarized this quest for a human connection in his presentation in a few striking quotes:

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Putting the learning organisation into practice: the Crypto Currency Competition

By Gert Nelissen on 16 November 2018

The world we live in today is highly competitive. Competitors lurk around every corner, customers become increasingly demanding and new technologies are able to devour your existing business model. Knowledge, and - even more importantly - sharing it, are essential in such times. Organisations and people who learn faster and more efficiently take the pole position.

Equally within AE the acquisition and sharing of knowledge is important. There are several different ways to do this. In this blog post, we introduce you into how we creatively tackled this in our financial service community via an in-house crypto competition.

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Personalise your marketing strategy with Analytics

By Laura van Duijvenbode on 16 November 2018

Analytics have become indispensable in a personalised marketing strategy. Convinced of the value of data and the insights it can bring, one of our customers in consumer goods called on us for the launch of a completely new product. With AE’s help, they succeeded in reaching their target group more efficiently and achieving impressive results.

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Identification in the mobile world: a closer look on itsme®

By Leen van Wambeke on 17 September 2018

Itsme® is a mobile app that makes identifying yourself online significantly easier. Launched by Belgian Mobile ID (a consortium of Belgium’s three largest telecom operators and four major banks), the app enables users to identify themselves online using their mobile phone just as securely as they would using their eID. An important shift in the banking world, according to IT architect Sven Rosiers whom we interviewed about the application and the impact it will have on financial organisations.

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The impact of PSD2 on the financial sector

By Leen van Wambeke on 17 September 2018

Before the end of 2019, financial players must be compliant with the Payment Services Directive II. Commonly referred to as PSD2, the European directive concerns the development of new products and payment services, as well as their inclusion in a legal framework. Johan Luyts, Integration Expert at AE, discusses the changes this new payment directive brings about and elaborates on strategies banks can use to turn those challenges into opportunities.

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