Generation startup: The payment conundrums for Gen Z businesses
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Generation startup: The payment conundrums for Gen Z businesses

By Johannes Kolbeinsson, CEO at PAYSTRAX Gone are the days of traditional office jobs. The combination of a global lockdown and flexible working has motivated younger people to ditch the usual office 9-to-5. Many instead are following passion projects and side hustles.  Gen Zs are more entrepreneurial-minded than any other generation, with a Morning Consult…

Amadeus partners with Taxera to bring e-Invoicing technology to partners worldwide
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Amadeus partners with Taxera to bring e-Invoicing technology to partners worldwide

Automated solution will standardize back-office procedures – freeing resources for travel sellers e-Invoicing to be mandatory in growing number of markets from 2024 Travel technology company Amadeus has signed a new partnership with Taxera Technologies, a next-generation global tax compliance platform. The agreement will see e-Invoice technology shared to travel sellers worldwide, offering access to…

How Finservs Can Mitigate Security Risks in the Age of Digital Transformation

How Finservs Can Mitigate Security Risks in the Age of Digital Transformation

By Maurice Uenuma, VP & GM, Americas at Blancco Heightened customer demand for new digital services from their financial institutions is driving financial services organizations to change how they operate technologically, and how they do business in general. Well-established institutions embarking on digital transformation journeys must migrate legacy systems and embrace cloud data storage as…

Cloudsmith takes pride of place on prestigious UK & Ireland tech leaderboard
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Cloudsmith takes pride of place on prestigious UK & Ireland tech leaderboard

Belfast-headquartered Cloudsmith, a cloud-native software supply chain management platform, has earned a top spot on a prestigious list of trailblazing tech companies. Backed by the Financial Times, the Sifted 100 showcases innovation and excellence in the UK and Ireland’s 100 fastest-growing startups. Notably, Cloudsmith, whose platform is used by the global brands like Vinted and…

In the Digital Age – Your Adversary = CYBERCRIMINALS!

In the Digital Age – Your Adversary = CYBERCRIMINALS!

By Roger Smith, Care Managed IT, Director of Client Security In the bustling digital marketplace of today, you might recall a forewarning from a decade ago – “Cybercrime – A Clear and Present Danger”. For many of you, running the gamut from SMEs to nonprofit entities, this cautionary tale resonated, yet seemed distant. Fast forward to today,…

How attackers weaponise generative AI through data poisoning and manipulation

How attackers weaponise generative AI through data poisoning and manipulation

By Gabriel Moss, software engineer, Advanced Technology Group, Barracuda Networks Inc The generative AI models that today power chatbots, online search queries, customer interactions, and more are known as large language models (LLMs). The LLMs are trained on vast volumes of data and then use that data to create more data, following the rules and…

Defragmenting payment systems: Using embedded finance to build a lucrative marketplace

Defragmenting payment systems: Using embedded finance to build a lucrative marketplace

By Francesc Altisent, VP of Product, Payments & Banking at Mangopay Ever since the inception of online shopping, payments and ecommerce have been intertwined. Payment providers allow for ecommerce platforms to securely process payments without worrying about the infrastructure and security. For ecommerce, it’s one less thing to worry about, but for fintech companies, it’s…

New report reveals latest borrowing trends
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New report reveals latest borrowing trends

Lenvi’s 10th borrowing report trends in UK lending and borrowing A new report1 revealing the latest trends and future predictions in UK lending and borrowing has been launched by Lenvi, the leading provider of lending software and solutions. The 2024 borrowing report is the 10th released by Lenvi, the firm which powers lending technology for the likes of Barclays,…

David Boyd on Australia’s Changing Credit Card Market
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David Boyd on Australia’s Changing Credit Card Market

How has the credit card landscape evolved in Australia over the last decade or so? Australia’s credit card market has evolved significantly over the past decade or so. When my brother Andrew and I first launched CreditCardCompare.com.au back in 2008, the options available to consumers were relatively limited compared to the diverse range of products…

Payroll reporting ‘missing’ for majority of businesses
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Payroll reporting ‘missing’ for majority of businesses

– 80% of payroll leaders and businesses unable to use payroll reporting for informed decision-making– 45% of leaders lack visibility into payroll operations– Many teams will be unable to deliver accurate and timely pay processing, their top objective for 2024. Payroll teams are lacking in visibility and transparency, leaving them unable to fulfil their core…