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Níamh Curran

Níamh Curran

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The Future of Digital Identity: Separating the digital from the individual

27 May 2022

This is an excerpt from Finextra’s report, ‘The Future of Digital Identity 2022: Inclusive, secure, fit for purpose.’ The majority of the world's population now has some form of digital identity. These can come from our own social media presence, but also our banks and the companies we use. “We are not in control of the number of identities we have...

How banks can inspire consumers to make sustainable decisions

29 Mar 2022

Banks have a crucial role to play in promoting sustainable lifestyles among their customers. Information such as transactional data can now be leveraged to distribute sustainability advice and product recommendations to end-users. This approach doesn’t just make sense for the planet and institutions’ net zero journeys – it will prove beneficial fr...


Is ‘big cloud’ too big to fail? What cloud concentration risk means for the future of banking

04 Feb 2022

In the financial services industry, banks can no longer operate in the digital world without cloud technology. Adoption of the cloud has many organisations shifting focus from on-premise solutions to cloud models due to its flexibility, reliability and security. The cloud also removes the burden of maintaining and updating systems, allowing banks ...

The Future of ESGTech: Goal 12 - Responsible consumption and production

31 Jan 2022

Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns. This is an extract from Finextra's The Future of ESGTech 2022 report. Focus target 12.6: Encourage companies, especially large and transnational companies, to adopt sustainable practices and to integrate sustainability information into their reporting cycle. The focus of this Goal is the “mat...