Rethinking

Why Rethinking?
We’ve redefined core banking. Now our thought leadership series brings fresh thinking to industry issues – examining the future of banking through the lens of technology, strategy, operations and culture.

Upcoming webcasts

Accelerating banking modernisation while staying in control
Accelerating banking modernisation while staying in control
14
Jul 2022
,
3:00 pm
BST /
10:00 am
EST
In this webinar, we will be joined by our alliance partner, KPMG, to talk about the strategic and tactical considerations to achieve business model clarity and execution discipline for banking transformation.
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Reimagining compliance on the journey of banking modernisation
Reimagining compliance on the journey of banking modernisation
22
Sep 2022
,
3:00 pm
BST /
10:00 am
EST
In this session, we will draw from the experiences of former regulators, banking compliance executives, core provider, and operations specialists and delve into two important topics: benefits that bank’s compliance function can drive from modern core systems, and how to build a sustainable compliance modernisation journey.
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On-demand webcasts

Modern core banking debunked
In this webinar, we will discuss the core banking systems that are prevalent in the market and explain the key differentiators of modern core systems, as well as the organisation and talent requirements to get on a sustainable path for core modernisation.
Speakers include:
  • Laura Merling, Chief Transformation and Operations Officer, Arvest
  • Emily Heffelman, Digital Banking Core Modernisation Leader, Accenture
  • Emmanouil Votsidis, Head of Sales Engineering, Thought Machine

What defines a modern banking experience?
In this webinar, we discuss how connectedness and openness enable banks to deliver superior banking experiences, ultimately driving customer acquisition and increasing customer loyalty
Speakers include:
  • Dharmesh Mistry, CEO, AskHomey
  • Sairam Rangachari, CTO and Co-Founder, Tandym
  • Barry O'Connell, Managing Director, Thought Machine

Deliver modern customer experiences
In this webinar, we discuss how banks can effectively deliver better customer experiences and drive business growth with real-time data.
Speakers include:
  • Dorel Blitz, VP of Strategy and Business Development, Personetics
  • Nick Holt, Senior Director of Solutions Engineering, Marqeta
  • Brad Mroz, Partnerships Manager, Thought Machine

Decoupling the core from product configuration
In this webcast, we review the pros and cons of different core architectures, as well as architectural considerations in segregating financial products from the core.
Speakers include:
  • Clay Adams, Chief Executive Officer, Mascoma Bank
  • Raphael Reznek, Chief Technology Officer, Mascoma Bank
  • Liam Leahy, MD, Sales, EMEA & Americas, Thought Machine
Turbocharging banking with real-time data
In this webcast, we discuss the characteristics of next generation core banking systems.
Speakers include:
  • Atul Choudrie, Chief Commercial Officer, Monese
  • Hassan Miah, CEO and Founder, Paybby
  • Scott Jarrell, Partner, Americas Forensic Data Analytics Leader, EY
  • Brian Dempsey, Director of Partnerships, North America, Thought Machine
What is cloud native, and how do we get there?
In this webcast, we discuss the characteristics of next generation core banking systems.
Speakers include:
  • Nicole Barry, Customer Cloud Engineering Manager, Google
  • Nicole Lanza, Banking Cloud leader North America, Accenture
  • Tobias Palmborg, CTO, SEBx
  • Fabian Siddiqi, Director of Cloud Engineering, Thought Machine
The DNA of next-generation banking
In this webcast, we discuss the characteristics of next generation core banking systems.
Speakers include:
  • Paola Papanicolaou, Executive Director, Global Head of Innovation, Intesa Sanpaolo
  • John Kain, Head of Business Development for Banking and Capital Markets, Amazon Web Services
  • Brian Dempsey, Director of Partnerships, North America, Thought Machine

Whitepapers

The truth about cloud native core banking
The truth about cloud native core banking
To take full advantage of cloud computing, core systems need to be built in, and for, the cloud.
1
September
2021
COMING SOON
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Transform banking. Transform core.
Transform banking. Transform core.
To take control of the future, banks need to start by rebuilding their core in the cloud.
1
June
2021
COMING SOON
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Videos

Episode 8 | Building an all-new digital bank
Kerry Harrison, Director of Client Delivery at Thought Machine, and Rajay Rai, CIO at Trust Bank backed by Standard Chartered Bank, discuss how to build a highly performing digital bank from scratch
Episode 7 | Rethinking: Fintech culture
Our Director of Recruitment and D&I Natalie Brock In conversation with Martina Nordenson, Chief Operations Officer at UNQUO by SEBx.
Episode 6 | Leveraging data in the cloud
Our Engineering Director Yannis Psorakis in conversation with Craig Wellman, Director of Financial Services at Microsoft.
Episode 5 | Rethinking: Legacy migration
Our COO Gareth Richardson in conversation with Sean O'Donnell, CTO for Financial Services as Publcis Sapient.
Episode 4 | Rethinking: Microservices
Thought Machine's Peter Dudbridge in conversation with Dave Kerr from McKinsey & Company.
Episode 3 | Rethinking: Banking CX
Our APAC MD Nick Wilde in conversation with Peony Wu, CCO of Mox Bank
Episode 2 | Rethinking: Building a fintech company
Introducing our new video series, Rethinking. We’re speaking to experts in banking and technology who have re-defined their industry.
Episode 1 | Rethinking: Digital banking
Introducing our new video series, Rethinking. We’re speaking to experts in banking and technology who have re-defined their industry.

Sponsored thought leadership

A clear path ahead: migrating to digital core
Migrating toward digital core banking is filled with challenges, especially as the project comes face-to-face with the day-to-day realities of running the bank. Any new digital core banking system has to quickly deliver business benefits, co-exist with current systems and processes and will require different resources to be successfully implemented.
3
March
2022
Read time:
5
minutes
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Demystifying digital transformation in banking
To understand how U.S. banks are approaching digital transformation initiatives, Arizent and American Banker, on behalf of Thought Machine, surveyed over 100 banking executives on how their organizations are handling them, what they’re getting right and where there are opportunities for improvement.
6
October
2021
Read time:
3
minutes
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How banks can win at customer experience innovation
A new survey conducted by Arizent/American Banker—sponsored by Thought Machine—finds that the winning formula to support customer experience innovation is a dedicated focus on planning and teams, along with investments in critical infrastructure, such as core banking platforms.
15
September
2021
Read time:
4
minutes
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Bank Challenges Require Next Generation Core Platforms
Banks need to act fast, but can move slow – how can adopting modern technology, practices and culture allow banks to think quickly in a competitive environment? In this new whitepaper, Aite Group explores the promise of next generation core platforms built with native cloud technology.
21
April
2021
Read time:
5
minutes
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Truly Digital Core Banking: You Are More Ready Than You Think
New research from International Data Corporation (IDC) and Thought Machine reveals that Asia Pacific's banks are now ready for core banking transformation.
2
March
2021
Read time:
4
minutes
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Digital Core - Now is the Time; an IDC Whitepaper
Approximately 95% of banks in Asia are using second and third generation banking technology, severely limiting their ability to innovate, while increasing their costs. Banks must adopt fourth generation core banking technology to best meet the evolving needs of customers and remain competitive.
3
March
2020
Read time:
minutes
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