Who are the most influential FinTech people in the Twittersphere? After analyzing thousands of accounts, we created a list of people that every FinTech enthusiast or pro should be following.
Java reflection allows us to peek inside objects that we don't know, find their classes and then call methods and set fields. Great, but how can we use this practically in the "real world"?
BUX is creating a whole new stock market trading experience by combining concepts from gaming, mobile messaging and trading. We do this with a very small team consisting of 3 mobile and 3 backend developers. In this presentation, Joost van de Wijgerd will talk about the Reactive Architecture that BUX has built for their backend services.
Twenty years ago we were just learning how to hook up the new Java language to our relational database to run queries. Five years later and the first IMDGs are starting to appear on the scene and things get faster. Another 5 years and we get NoSQL, finally we can get rid of the ORM, NoSQL works nicely with IMDGs too. Then comes Hadoop and for some bizarre reason we start to see ORM coming back – something’s wrong. What next?
The challenging environment of digital disruption is impacting the banks, software deployment cycles must speed up in response to this. In this session, Matt Saunders explains why containerisation, specifically implemented via the Docker Datacenter toolchain is a key tool in solving this dichotomy.
JAX Finance 2017 brought together experts from around the world. Our devoted photographer Tracey, has captured some moments so we could share them with you all. Hope you had as much fun as we did!
Pascal Bouvier, Venture Partner at Santander InnoVentures and general FinTech Influencer, talks to us about the future identity of financial institutions and explains his rule for the "evolve or die" theorem. Further on, he adds the variable of what he calls the data wars to the calculation of FinTech.
An article by John Davies about how the payment industry is constantly changing. He breaks down the current payment and banking system, clarifies how big the challenge is for legacy banks and rates cryptocurrencies as rather critical.
APIs are the key to creating powerful product ecosystems in FinTech but banks have not interiorized this fact just yet. In the following interview with FinTech Influencer David M. Brear, you will find out why FinTech is still in its infancy.