Digital strategy for the world we live in

Hey BizCover Insurance, Welcome to the Internet

Hey BizCover Insurance, Welcome to the Internet

May 27, 2017

For the last few years I have been using BizCover for business insurance. It has been very competitive and convenient. Until now. A couple of weeks ago, my bank noticed a suspicious transaction on my account and alerted me. After a quick call, we realised that it was entirely fraudulent – which meant that my card number had been compromised and needed to be...

ANZ Bank Retains Most Valuable Banking Brand for 2014

ANZ Bank Retains Most Valuable Banking Brand for 2014

Feb 20, 2014

Rankings. I can take them or leave them. But Brand Directory’s evaluation of banking brands for 2014, in association with The Banker, does an interesting job of placing a monetary value on the intangible asset that is an organisation’s brand. And this year, as shown below, ANZ pips CommBank at the post, to take out first place in the Australian rankings. In...

SocietyOne Eyes Off Disruption in Personal Lending

SocietyOne Eyes Off Disruption in Personal Lending

Mar 4, 2013

For decades, many Australian business sectors have been asleep at the wheel – underinvesting in digital technology, employee skills and strategic thinking. Which sectors? They’re the ones people complain about on Twitter and Facebook – retail, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and financial services. And you can add utilities into that list (but that’s a subject for...

A Little Joy to Start Your Week

A Little Joy to Start Your Week

Dec 10, 2012

Flashmobs tend to feel too smug to be joyous. But this one produced for Spanish bank, Banco Sabadell works wonderfully. As explained: Earlier this summer, the bank brought together 100 musicians and singers from the Orchestra Simfonica del Valles, Amics de l’Opera de Sabadell, Coral Belles Arts, and Cor Lieder Camera to perform the anthem of the European Union...

News Analysis: Google Takes on Financial Services

In the UK, Google is set to launch a new financial services division with a new credit business the first product to market. As Adam Clark Estes reports, the initial offering will provide businesses with a small line of credit linked specifically to Google’s AdWords program. A number of items within the announcement are worthy of attention: It’s a new product...