Backbase Connect 2016

Last week we hosted Backbase Connect 2016. Backbase Connect is our annual event in which we bring together partners and customers to share our company’s roadmap, product updates as well as sharing insights and customer success stories. We would like to thank our customers who decided to go up on stage and share their stories: Metro Bank, Che Banca!, PostFinance and Westpac. Also, we would like to thank all the attendees for the event, travelling from all over the world to meet us and attend this year’s edition.  

Webinar: The Uberization of Banking, with Simon Mathews

Yesterday we hosted our first webinar in 2016, ‘The Uberization of Banking’ and we are very happy we reached a record high attendance. Our guest speaker was Simon Mathews, the Chief Strategy Officer at Extractable. Regularly sought after to speak on innovation and experience topics, Simon leads the strategy and digital experience design teams at a leading digital experience design firm based in San Francisco. In this webinar, Simon talks about what banks and financial institutions can learn from Uber and its fellow disrupters in delivering better digital experiences to their customers. The top three takeaways of the webinar are: Innovation can emerge at any layer of banking and the more layers you can deliver on, the better it is…
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Launching our new wealth management accelerator at FinovateEurope 2016

Yesterday at Finovate Europe we demoed the latest edition of our Backbase Digital Platform, with a focus on wealth management. With the new wealth management accelerators we enable private banks and wealth managers to provide a superior digital banking experience, on any device, to their affluent and high net-worth customers. Our main point: the past year retail banking got a complete make over, but why does my private banking experience still look likes something created in the 90’s? That is about to change starting today. The response we got from the audience was great, see a highlight of the tweets: #Dutch #fintech @backbase developed #wealthmanagement solution #finovate #PrivateBanking #finovate #FinovateEurope pic.twitter.com/6hlB42k8X6 — FINTECH Tours London (@FINTECHTours) February 10, 2016 Good demo from…
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Gartner’s latest Critical Capabilities for Horizontal Portals report: Twice in the top 3!

We are very proud to again be included in an evaluation by one of the leading industry analysts. Our scoring indicates that Backbase is brings strong innovation to the marketplace, traditionally dominated by billion dollar companies that are still banking on legacy software. Our rating shows that we deliver a modern and agile alternative to the status quo. We are happy to announce our inclusion in the Gartner Critical Capabilities for Horizontal Portals report. Out of four use cases, We received the third highest score in the ‘B2C: Portals for Marketing, E-Commerce, Support’ and the ‘Portal as a Common Architectural Framework’ use cases. You can read the full report via: https://portal.backbase.com/2015/gartner-cc-portal.php In the 2015 Critical Capabilities for Horizontal Portals report, Gartner evaluated 13…
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New white paper: omni-channel banking and the digital transformation roadmap

Happy to announce that we just published a new white paper on omni-channel banking and the digital transformation roadmap. The white paper is based on the Omni-Channel Banking Survey conducted by Backbase and Efma, and completed by more than a hundred C-level bankers from across the globe. The report also contains the findings from more than 15 interviews with bank executives, as well as the 7 Habits of a Highly Successful Digital Bank, written by Roberto Ferrari, general manager of CheBanca!, the No 1 digital bank in Italy. The report highlights five important takeaways: New competitors in banking: The disrupters Discover how and why the market is changing – how it’s driven by customers, and by tech companies, startups, and neobanks….
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