Banking Sector Getting a Digital Makeover

Enterprise Security Magazine | Monday, June 17, 2019

FREMONT, CA: The risk of being sidelined by stagnant technology in an ever-growing market is compelling every business to undertake digitization. To keep in pace with the evolving technology, the financial institution also needs to embrace digital disruption. Financial institutes run on the idea of heightened satisfactory policies but the involvement of traditional techniques in banking is slowing down the customer delivery services entirely. To improve commercial experience an efficient, rapid, operative, and effective business practices need to be undertaken by banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI). Research by Accenture shows a 5 percent increase in return on equity by emerging market banks, hence proving the relevancy of digital transformation in the financial sector.

Digital disruption has contributed to the financial industry with artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), blockchain, omnichannel banking, and big data to combat the digital drive. Presently, AI power chatbots are trending in the customer service sector and helping prominent financial institutes to reshape banking assistance. From automation to real-time responses, the chatbots are managing customer interaction 24*7 and elevating the social services of financial institutes.

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ML and AI are the primary triggers for digital disruption in the banking industry. Integration of ML into the financial platform has the power to solve debt collection problems and complex nuances to drive the customer-centric strategies forward. AI program understands data sets to make predictive analysis assist bank supervisors and managers in strategizing and optimizing the future process.

Millennials are accepting new technology and digitization to uplift their experiences with open arms. Omnichannel banking provides users with one-stop financial assistance by using utilizing powerful, holistic interfaces.  Digital channels powered by AI grants financial institutes with a futuristic platform for exceptional banking experience.

Implementation of ledger technologies has become quite popular with the present management crowds. Blockchain technologies, along with smart banking, will not only save time in achieving third-party transaction but also helps in reducing the infrastructural and transactional cost. The cryptic ledger approach of blockchain secures the assets of banking efficiently and improves the data quality ultimately. 

Financial institutes with a growing number of customers deal with a massive influx of data and failure to manage the information systematically invokes a significant failure to the bank itself. Big data with the integration of AI and robo-advisors maps segregated data sets for performing real-time systematic analysis.

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