Studies & Reports



Asia mass affluent banking survey
Study Nomura Research Institute, March 2015
Mass Affluent Banking is a key focus for many banks in Southeast Asia, and more broadly for banks throughout other parts of Asia as well. The reason, as one banker described it, is that even though less…

Keywords : Affluent/Private

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Next steps in cyber security
Study Deloitte, March 2015
Deloitte and Efma conducted a survey of 80 professionals across the financial services sector, 70 percent directly from banking institutions. 35 percent of respondents work in the IT department of their…

Keywords : Cybersecurity/Authentication

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Digitisation in practice: Transforming investment services for affluent clients
Study Objectway, March 2015
Efma and Objectway are delighted to present our joint publication: “Digitisation in Practice: Transforming Investment Services for Affluent Clients”. The purpose of this report is to provide…

Keywords : Affluent/Private , Operational excellence/Cost efficiency , Digital/Mobile channels

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Alternative client acquisition strategies
Study Efma, March 2015
For years, branches have been the traditional and main client acquisition channel for retail banks. In the current context, this equation is set to evolve as overall consumption habits (e.g. wide adoption…

Keywords : Customer acquisition , Customer

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World Insurance Report 2015
Study Capgemini, February 2015
The World Insurance Report 2015 from Capgemini and Efma analyzes the major disruptions Insurers of the Future are likely to face, including: changing demographics, evolving customer demands, technology…

Keywords : Insurance Products & Services , Operational excellence/Cost efficiency

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Retail banking in emerging countries
Regional review Orange Business Services, January 2015
This report from Orange Business Services and Efma brings together insight and opinion from experts from across the retail financial services industry to discuss the current state of play in emerging…

Keywords : Bank Products & Services , Sustainable development , Operational excellence/Cost efficiency

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Going digital: The banking transformation road map
Study Efma, A.T. Kearney, January 2015
Banks worldwide are looking to improve their digital capabilities: from delivering omni-channel experiences, to one-click straight-through-processing to enhanced app suites and customer tools - change…

Keywords : Operational excellence/Cost efficiency , Digital/Mobile channels

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Retail banking in CEE - The benefit of the crisis: Gaining efficiency
Study Efma, Sberbank, December 2014
Roland Berger Strategy Consultants and Efma, kindly endorsed by Sberbank Europe, conducted a holistic review on gaining efficiency and governance model optimization efforts in the CEE banking region.…

Keywords : Operational excellence/Cost efficiency , Strategy

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From the traditional banking system to the customer-centric financial ecosystem
Study Efma, November 2014
Indra and Efma are proud to announce the release of the ‘From the traditional banking system to the customer-centric financial ecosystem’ report. It deals with the following themes: - Where…

Keywords : Customer experience , Strategy

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Efma yearbook 2014: A review and analysis of the global retail banking industry
Study Efma, November 2014
The third edition of Efma’s global yearbook is a statistical review of the retail banking industry, and is unique in providing a global perspective on the industry. We have profiled 31 countries…

Keywords : ATM , Branch , Card , Bank Products & Services , Payments , Credit

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