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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Insights on Innovation in the Corporate World: Putting Ideas into Action

By Kathleen Demol on 17 September 2018

Let’s talk about innovation... How does this word make you feel nowadays? Do you feel confident as in “I’ve got this”, or do you feel shivers rolling down your spine? Well, more often than not, it seems that it is the latter. How come?

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GDPR inside-out after 25 May: What was it all about and what's next?

By Rudi Oltenfreiter on 05 July 2018

A few weeks ago, the much-discussed General Data Protection Regulation (or GDPR for short) went into effect. It’s a directive with far-reaching consequences for companies that process personal information of EU citizens or are located within the EU. You’ve probably noticed it yourself by the sheer amount of emails asking for approval to keep using your contact information.

AE helps its customers become and stay GDPR compliant and treat this regulation both as leverage and as an opportunity instead as just another legal compliance project. In this post we’ll cut through the fog around GDPR and provide answers to some commonly asked questions. We’ll also tackle the impact of the GDPR on companies and their business processes.

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Recap of Finovate Europe 2018: Trends and Technologies

By Leen van Wambeke on 18 May 2018

A few weeks ago, the FINOVATE EUROPE 2018 was held in London, a major event for everyone who wants to stay abreast of the main challenges, new business models and innovative technologies in the financial sector.

Our colleagues Patrick Van den Broeck and Frederick Beernaert traveled to London to scout out the latest trends and new technologies for us, and love to share their findings.

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