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Technology and digital innovation

We answer the key questions you need to know around technology; from digital innovation in payments, to FinTech news, Blockchain, Big Data and more.

December 2016

From its inception in the summer of 1956, artificial intelligence (AI) has weathered several storms to now become one of the next major technology platforms with the potential to transform the wider economy. How does AI work in practice and what are its potential benefits for your business?

November 2016

Find out about how our online and offline shopping behaviours differ.

November 2016

This year’s annual conference brings together leading names from the worlds of business, politics and the media to discuss innovation, growth and prosperity in a world of disruption.

October 2016

Driverless vehicles - a new engine for economic transformation? The robotic fleet is set to transform industry, travel and the very shape of our communities.

August 2016

In 2015 over US$1bn was invested in Bitcoin, blockchain and associated technologies. Considering the significant investment this sector has been receiving, we look at how blockchain could be used by businesses.

June 2016

Traditional payment methods are developing at a rapid pace. How are businesses navigating this changing landscape? In an interview with Terence Trench, we consider what the future holds for payments.

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May 2016

Innovations from disruptive FinTech companies are challenging traditional modes of cash management. Is your business equipped to cope in this changing environment?

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February 2016

Sean Duffy, Head of Technology, Media & Telecoms at Barclays, explores some of the challenges and support on offer to high growth businesses, including access to finance.

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December 2015

In an age of analytics, financial institutions face the crucial task of using data to drive business value and revenue. Find out what Big Data is, how you can use it, and why data governance is critical.

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November 2015

Industry experts explore the theme of innovation within financial services, looking at how companies are challenging industry norms and using technology to improve how they interact with their customers.

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October 2015

At a recent event, senior leaders from Barclays and the Payment Systems Regulator presented their thoughts on digitisation, innovation and regulation.

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July 2015

Find out why the technologies around Bitcoin, especially Blockchain, are making their way into boardroom discussions and what it means for your business.

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May 2015

One in five charities in the UK don't have facilities to accept online donations, despite 61% of these thinking that online donations will increase in the next three years. Explore the changing landscape of charitable donations in the UK and discover top tips for introducing digital donation facilities.

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April 2015

By 2019, nearly £32bn of retail sales are predicted to be made via a mobile device; yet, only 18.6% of retailers think that m-commerce leads to increased sales. Our recent report examines how UK retailers are taking advantage of this growing channel.

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February 2014

Can investing in technology drive business growth? Two UK businesses, Skyscanner and MedicAnimal, share their experiences.

Our Head of Technology, Media and Telecoms, Sean Duffy also provides his view on the role technology is playing for businesses and the opportunities it can present.

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July 2013

With online businesses experiencing such significant levels of growth, the market offers exciting prospects for companies that are ready to embrace innovation. This research report reviews the opportunities and challenges for online businesses and examines examples of businesses that are adopting successful approaches to marketing, mobile and technology.

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