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IBSi’s thought leadership is deep and practical, resulting from 30+ years of assisting global clients in the Banking and Financial Technology world.

Our clients value our independent analyses, super-specialist reputation, in-depth knowledge, and global perspectives on Financial Technology. All of this, combined with IBSi’s global ecosystem of readers, subscribers, and viewers, makes our thought-leadership services a very attractive value proposition.

Be it a carefully curated webinar, featuring industry leaders discussing global Banking and Financial Technology topics, a whitepaper that showcases an organization’s competencies and helps position it as a breakthrough leader, or a case study, that highlights the impact and success a product has had since its implementation in a Bank or Financial Institution, you will find what you need here.

Whitepapers that help convert

Do you spend a lot of your time figuring out the best way to communicate your company’s thought leadership and innovations? Whitepapers are often the answer, and prove to be an effective method to show-off thought leadership and help open doors to potential clients.

Our whitepaper expertise is deep and consists of a library of 60+ whitepapers conducted for global clients, across technology areas.

Some reasons why clients leave their whitepaper strategy to us:

  • We’re super-specialists on everything Financial Technology. Our knowledge is in-depth, all the way down to key systems, their versions, and their global use cases.
  • 30+ years of legacy in the global Financial Technology world. We’ve lived the digital transformation alongside our clients. Together.
  • Our teams bring deep operational and hands-on knowledge in designing IT strategy and executing system implementations for banks. In short: We know what banks and financial institutions want and care most about.
  • Our expert research teams recommend 3-4 topics based on the client’s strategy and target audiences
  • Content is primary and secondary research-based, and is authored by IBSi research team members, consisting of subject-matter-experts across technology areas. A truly research-focused approach to thought leadership.
  • Fast tracked and efficiently conducted with a first draft ready within 4 weeks.
  • IBSi’s vast global network gives us the ability to offer strong pre, during, and post-whitepaper support across marketing, research & editorial content

Typical IBSi Whitepaper Program Outline

  • Fast tracked and customized to client needs. All done within 4 weeks or less.
  • Post an initial call, IBSi’s research team recommends 3-4 topics based on the client’s strategy and target audiences
  • Client finalizes strategy, selects topic, and jointly develops a table of contents along with IBSi.
  • Program kicks-off between client’s product specialists and marketeers and the IBSi team
  • IBSi’s primary research approach includes 3-5 in-depth conversations with industry executives and key client contacts, conducted by IBSi’s lead analysts. Additionally,  this also includes conversations and insights with IBSi’s group company, Cedar’s consulting teams, consisting of individuals with first-hand banking advisory knowledge and experience.
  • IBSi’s secondary research approach includes external analysis of data and trends, using research platforms and tools, along with strong internal analysis using IBSi’s proprietary knowledge base of over 10,000 pages of research, news articles, vendor intelligence, platforms, rankings, and lots more.
  • A final whitepaper output is developed and clients are given the opportunity to suggest iterations. Launch strategy is activated.

IBS Intelligence helped us develop an insightful whitepaper titled “Distributing Financial Products The New Paradigm”. The IBSI team was able to simplify a fairly complex topic related to the role of Order Management System (OMS) in structured financial products. This white paper helped us in our marketing and communication strategy to global audiences.

- Milind Kulkarni CEO, FinlQ

The IBS Intelligence research team developed an insightful and high-quality whitepaper titled: Digital-Only Bank - a full range of opportunities in the European financial sector. It was developed in a fast track mode with robust secondary and primary research involving banks and other industry experts. IBSI vigorously supported Sopra Banking Software in marketing and content syndication.

- Alexandra Michel Former Head of Product Marketing, Sopra Banking

The need for digital banking has never been greater than it is now, especially in the Covid-19 pandemic situation. In light of this, IBS Intelligence helped us develop a very insightful white paper titled, ‘Importance of Digital Banking Platform in Post COVID-19 Environment’. This paper captures the market trends (expectations of external and internal stakeholders) thoroughly, and shows that a strong and a timely research process was utilized. This together with a well curated webinar has helped, and will help us, effectively communicate and position ourselves with our global audiences.

- Harris Marcou Business Development Manager, NETinfo

IBS Intelligence assisted us in developing a thought leadership whitepaper on payment as a service that was based on extensive research. It helped us get an expert view with shared knowledge from both IBS and BPC clients. The report was a hit from its launch and continues to help position BPC and its new paytech Radar Payments as a thought leader in the space. If you're looking to put together a Financial Technology focused whitepaper, IBS Intelligence is the perfect partner.

- Nadia Benaissa, Marketing Director, BPC & Radar Payments

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May 13, 2022

The continually changing landscape, cutting-edge competition, and rising customer expectations have become a general thumb rule to adapt to in practically every industry, including banking and financial institutions. As a result, to provide quick service to their consumers, banks and financial institutions must keep up with current innovations. The rise of embedded finance and Baas […]

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May 10, 2022

The rapid evolution of technology across all industries is revolutionising customers’ expectations around digital transactions. Quality of service at the right price is table stakes but today’s customers also expect an intelligent and a seamless digital experience. Artificial intelligence is facilitating disruption through incoming trends like Web 3.0 and the Metaverse. In this digital age, […]

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April 28, 2022

As digital payments are becoming a norm and mobile payments primary mode of payments, many countries in APAC are gradually moving towards becoming a cashless economy. Banks need to facilitate this trend to build a superior and seamless customer strategy. This whitepaper explores the role of digital payments in building a superior customer strategy. It […]

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April 27, 2022

Customer acquisition has always been one of the top agendas for banks and financial institutions. This whitepaper, developed by IBS Intelligence and Temenos, analyses the dynamics and drivers of customer retention and looks at the various strategies currently in play within the European banking industry. The objective of this whitepaper is to give the reader […]

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April 27, 2022

The purpose of this executive briefing document is to provide insights into the evolving payments strategy of financial institutions, understand the current challenges financial institutions are facing, and how they are planning to tackle these challenges. The executive briefing document starts with an outlook on the payments landscape in the MEA region and provides a […]

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