Accenture at Sibos
Policymakers and regulators expect banks to be at the forefront of building a global economy with net-zero carbon emissions. Banks have a unique opportunity to expand their businesses, become sustainable companies and lead the charge to net zero. However, our global survey suggests they face quite a few internal challenges. How can these be addressed and what help and resources do banks need for their journey?
The emergence of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) raises many questions about how they will work with existing payment systems. We’ll explore what banks, central banks and payment networks need to do to ensure interoperability between the existing and the new. We’ll also discuss how fragmentation of the global financial system can be avoided and debate which CBDC model is most likely to win out in the future.
The adoption of AI across the financial industry has the potential to streamline and optimize processes ranging from credit decisions to quantitative trading and financial risk management. Join this session to unlock your possibilities.
Many now see the migration of core applications and processes to the cloud as an essential next step for them, and for many, payments is top of the list for ‘cloudification’. Hear first-hand from Nationwide Building Society on their own journey to the cloud, and how their payment modernization program helped them improve the scale, resilience and long-term viability of Nationwide’s payments infrastructure.
Did you ever think you’d be asking, “Should I buy a piece of land in the metaverse?” Well, many traditional banks have started. Not only to buy land but to build stadiums, lounges and branches. When will the first stock exchange and asset manager open in the metaverse? Will you be one of the first investors? And what are the factors that might influence your strategy?
To drive profitability in today’s macroeconomic climate, business models must adapt to the latest financial innovations. Modern banking technology enables banks and other financial institutions to respond effectively to the changing environment, by tapping into an ecosystem of best-in-class providers.
Rabobank Chief Digital Officer Anton Rutten and Murex CEO and co-founder Maroun Eddé join Thomas Syrett to set out and substantiate the benefits of frequent upgrades, a scaled agile way of working, leveraging continuous integration and adopting cloud infrastructure. They will also touch on unleashing new strategic avenues around flexible scaling and mutualization.
Accenture is a sponsor of the Perfect Pitch competition, in which a selection of emerging fintechs battle it out to demonstrate their value to the banking industry. During the live final the innovative start-ups will be assessed across nine categories in three streams – Leadership, Society & Sustainability, and Partnership – by a panel of expert judges and a voting audience. Among the judges determining the winners will be David Treat, Accenture’s Metaverse Global Co-Lead and Technology Incubation Global Lead.
Accenture is a sponsor of this special networking event which celebrates the inspirational women who have helped shape and lead the financial industry and the world as a whole. Open to all Sibos delegates, it features guest speaker Edurne Pasaban, the Spanish alpinist who became the first woman to climb all 14 of the world’s peaks over 8,000m. She will share her perspective on how women can work together to deliver positive change in the industry and in life in general. Jacky Fox, Accenture’s European Security Lead, will be interviewed for SibosTV.