May 14, 2024
FINATIV: INSIGHT

May 2024 Welcome to the latest edition of Finativ Insight. We open this issue with a case study showcasing how a leading automotive leasing broker drives operational excellence with Finativ Focus's help. They have achieved impressive results by optimising deal flow and customer service without increasing costs, including immediate capacity increases, enhanced customer satisfaction, and […]

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May 13, 2024
Case Study: Driving Operational Excellence in Automotive Leasing

In an era of rapid growth and fierce competition, operational efficiency is key to success for businesses across sectors. This is particularly true in the automotive leasing industry, where streamlining processes and enhancing customer service can make all the difference. One leading automotive leasing broker recently grappled with these challenges as exponential organic growth put […]

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May 7, 2024
Why Don’t All Projects Go to Plan?

Whether we are looking at the news, or receiving a business update, we hear constant talk of issues with projects – delays to airport projects, cancellation of rail projects, overspend on infrastructure, bugs in new software. Within the finance services sector, in our daily lives, we are, I am sure, all uncomfortably familiar with projects […]

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May 7, 2024
How to Enter the Renewable Energy Asset Financing Market

Recently, we’ve spoken with a number of funders looking to enter the renewable energy financing market, or to significantly grow their existing limited offering in this space.  The rationale for their decision is twofold and compelling – firstly, it’s a rapidly growing economic sector that offers strong opportunities and higher profitability for finance companies; and […]

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May 7, 2024
Uniting Business and IT Through Agile Team Dynamics in Digital Transformation

Previously, in this series, looking at some of the common themes emerging from the Technology & Innovation Forum, we addressed the topic of education and identified a dependency on company culture. This article will consider the critical role of Agile Teams in bringing IT and business together to effect digital transformation and positively impact business […]

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March 28, 2024
FINATIV: INSIGHT

March 2024 “Create new revenue streams, outflank competitors and redefine customer experiences” are just some of the potential benefits of generative AI. In this edition of Insight, Simon Potts’ article highlights areas for review and development and points towards our AI Readiness Assessment and creating your organisation’s own AI vision. Christian Roelofs pinpoints the challenges […]

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March 27, 2024
Can UK SMEs Surmount the 2024 Refinancing "Great Wall"?

I recently attended a session on global insolvencies and was confronted with a startling projection: the UK's SME debt refinancing requirements in 2024 tower over those of any other country, forming a seemingly insurmountable "Great Wall." This alarming visual underscores the immense challenges UK businesses face in the coming years as they navigate a landscape […]

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March 27, 2024
Bridging the Gap Between Business and IT: The Importance of Education and Culture

As we approach the first anniversary of launching the online, (and now monthly) format of the Technology & Innovation Forum, a review of our previous content has revealed several recurring themes. While the topics addressed - Organisational Structure, Data, Microservices, and AI - were deliberately chosen based on member requests, the summaries, conclusions, and recommendations […]

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March 7, 2024
The AI Imperative for Asset Finance

For forward-thinking asset finance companies, generative AI is rapidly shifting from futuristic possibility to strategic imperative. While the disruptive potential of technologies like generative AI and traditional machine learning is undeniable, realising a true competitive edge requires thoughtfully charting the path ahead. The generative AI wave is already starting to reshape the industry landscape. Early […]

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January 3, 2024
FINATIV: INSIGHT

January 2024 2024 – a new year and new opportunities. In this edition of Insight, we highlight the step-change performance potential in supply chain finance and BNPL.  Following a successful engagement in Q4, we introduce a new product - 'Finativ Focus' – a high-speed, low-risk way to drive capacity and productivity gains, with costs aligned […]

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