standard bank

Affordable & Reliable Internet Access Critical to Economic Growth, Standard Bank Says

Image sourced from Regent Lighting. In the post-COVID-19 environment, access to digital devices and the internet has become a must-have for school assignments, healthcare, communicating with friends and family, finding a job, or starting a business. Yet many South African families remain unconnected and are thus excluded from the opportunities that connectivity provides. According to The State of ICT in South Africa report, most South Africans cannot afford to connect online due to data costs, and lack of internet-enabled devices. Data costs in South Africa are notoriously high when compared to other emerging markets, with research showing that SA’s data costs are about six times higher when compared to other emerging economies. “But the pandemic, which has accelerated the reliance on digi...

The Cloud Computing Skills Landscape in SA According to Standard Bank’s Yasirah Sakadavan

We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. By clicking “Accept All”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. However, you may visit “Cookie Settings” to provide a controlled consent.

Standard Bank Boosts its Shari’ah Banking with AWS Technology

We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. By clicking “Accept All”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. However, you may visit “Cookie Settings” to provide a controlled consent.

How Businesses Can Benefit From a Data-Driven Culture

Lasath Punyadeera, Head, Personalisation, Standard Bank. In a world with increased competition and ever-evolving customer expectations, companies are using data now more than ever to make more informed business decisions. This approach to using data has been integrated into almost every industry, with financial services being one of the front-runners. The value of data and analytics lies in its ability to solve real world problems through precise integration of data, statistics, mathematics, and technology. However, to harness the power of data and make informed data-driven decisions, a data culture remains a prerequisite and must exist at the heart of an organisation. The use of historical data and traditional data points has always formed an integral part of a bank’s decision-making proc...

2021 in Review: 10 Biggest Stories You Clicked On

We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. By clicking “Accept All”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. However, you may visit “Cookie Settings” to provide a controlled consent.

Standard Bank Sees Contactless Payments Boom During SA’s Black Friday

We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. By clicking “Accept All”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. However, you may visit “Cookie Settings” to provide a controlled consent. You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are looking for Dates Online. So we reimagined what a dating should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get to meet Beautiful people, chat and make money in the process. Earn rewards by chatting, sharing photos, blogging and help give users back their fair share of Internet revenue.

Iron Mountain SA Appoints New Managing Director

We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. By clicking “Accept All”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. However, you may visit “Cookie Settings” to provide a controlled consent. You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are looking for Dates Online. So we reimagined what a dating should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get to meet Beautiful people, chat and make money in the process. Earn rewards by chatting, sharing photos, blogging and help give users back their fair share of Internet revenue.

Standard Bank to Launch Innovation Lab with Amazon Web Services in SA

We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. By clicking “Accept All”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. However, you may visit “Cookie Settings” to provide a controlled consent. You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are looking for Dates Online. So we reimagined what a dating should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get to meet Beautiful people, chat and make money in the process. Earn rewards by chatting, sharing photos, blogging and help give users back their fair share of Internet revenue.

Telkom Appoints New CEO of Consumer

We use cookies on our website to give you the most relevant experience by remembering your preferences and repeat visits. By clicking “Accept All”, you consent to the use of ALL the cookies. However, you may visit “Cookie Settings” to provide a controlled consent. You Deserve to Make Money Even When you are looking for Dates Online. So we reimagined what a dating should be. It begins with giving you back power. Get to meet Beautiful people, chat and make money in the process. Earn rewards by chatting, sharing photos, blogging and help give users back their fair share of Internet revenue.

“Dire Implications” for Financial Services Unwilling to Digitise, says Standard Bank

Image sourced from Regent Lighting. Digitisation is driving the convergence of industries across the globe resulting in traditional financial services groups contending with a range of new competitors, says one of SA’s big four banks – Standard Bank. According to the findings of a report by world-renowned platform economy expert Sangeet Paul Choudary and Standard Bank’s Wholesale Clients Digital unit, the implications could be dire for financial services organisations that are unwilling to adapt their strategies in these changing times. Standard Bank’s newly released paper, titled The Power of the Platform Economy for Financial Services, looks at the fast-growing platform economy, in which value-creating interactions are facilitated by digital intermediaries. It unpacks the new opportuniti...

Chasing the Unicorn: The Global Search for Cloud Skills

Whenever there is a new technology trend or an evolution of how organisations service their customers through technology, we have subsequent demand for new or enhanced IT skills. The recent increase in cloud computing has created an increased demand for cloud-related skills and we are currently in a cycle where the global demand for cloud skills outstrips the supply. We simply don’t have enough skilled cloud engineers in the market to satisfy the demand. Cloud Skills On Demand As more organisations accelerate their cloud adoption strategies, we also have cloud providers themselves looking for cloud skills globally to meet the increased utilisation of their cloud services as they simultaneously scale up to introduce more cloud regions and availability zones across the world. Amazon Web Serv...

The Real Cost of Not Engineering for Agility

Natasha Anderson, Practice Lead: Software Engineering Standard Bank Group. /* custom css */ .tdi_4_2a2.td-a-rec-img{ text-align: left; }.tdi_4_2a2.td-a-rec-img img{ margin: 0 auto 0 0; } As Practice Lead for Software Engineering, I have always seen my role as being a champion for engineering improvement, promoting collaboration and continuous learning among the engineering community in my organisation. While these foundational aspects are important to organisations that leverage technology as a business outcomes enabler, the continuous pressures of a fast-changing world, exacerbated by COVID-19’s impact on our economy has allowed me to view the relationship between engineering and business success through an additional lens, which I wish to share with you. As the pandemic unfolded in the p...

  • 1
  • 2