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David Hooper

How do we solve the ‘trust puzzle’ so Canadians use open banking?

December 9, 2022 Open banking is being hailed as the new frontier in financial services, but are Canadians excited about it? Do they even know what open banking is? The answer to both questions is undeniably “no.” To date, open banking has been...

david hooper
David Hooper

‘Read only’ is NOT enough: we need ‘write’ capability for open banking to deliver real value

December 6, 2022 In this eight-part article series, we explore Canada’s journey to implement an ‘open banking’ system, the first phase of which is set for launch in fall 2023. This is the fourth article in the series. To write or not to...

Franck Descubes
Franck Descubes

Navigating open banking in Canada: Applying new strategies and tactics to thrive

November 2, 2022 As Canada advances towards an open banking system, many people are wondering what the early returns of this transformative process might look like? Open banking is expected to transform the financial services marketplace, but it won’t happen overnight. Speed of...

Ashok Reddy
Ashok Reddy

A digitally enabled ‘agent experience’ can drive growth for today’s life insurers

October 19, 2022 The need for speed has never been greater for life insurance agents as they compete to meet the fast-evolving demands and expectations of today’s connected consumer. In our mobile digital economy, agents expect the commissions they earn to be processed...

Roy Kao
Roy Kao

How are Canada’s banks positioned for the leap into an open banking ecosystem?

September 23, 2022 Open banking will transform the country’s traditional banking models and blur the boundaries, roles, and offerings of an array of providers. As financial services become increasingly digital and API driven, it will enable dramatic improvements in customer-approved financial data sharing...

Ashok Reddy
Ashok Reddy

Forward-looking insurers are embracing modern Policy Administration Systems

August 22, 2022 In today’s fast-changing, hypercompetitive business environment, forward-looking life insurance organizations are pursuing modern digital capabilities that will help them bring innovative new products and services to market as quickly and efficiently as possible.

Aline Tannous
Aline Tannous

Open banking in Canada: Ready for a brave new financial world?

August 9, 2022 Turning our gaze to Ottawa, the federal government has targeted 2023 for the launch of the first phase of open banking in Canada. Earlier this year, they appointed the nation’s open-banking lead, Abraham Tachjian, to develop a made-in-Canada solution.

marc campbell
Marc Campbell

In Canada, CGI is on a DE&I journey to create real, actionable change

March 2, 2022 One of the main pillars of our Canadian DE&I strategy is ‘Taking Action For Representation’ – pursuing diverse growth at all levels of our organization and creating a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities around us.

Réjean Rhéaume
Réjean Rhéaume

Protection of personal information and Bill 64: 6 good reasons to begin compliance efforts immediately

November 24, 2021 The Act to modernize legislative provisions as regards the protection of personal information (known as “Bill 64”) has just been adopted by the Québec National Assembly, with effective dates staggered up to 2023. It may appear tempting to wait. However...