Technology can help democratise financial services

Technology can help democratise financial services

Financial services updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Financial services news. The writer is professor of financial economics at Imperial College London The economic damage wrought by the pandemic has been partly masked by the extraordinary levels of support infused by governments worldwide. Come September, many pandemic

Bank of Ghana To Launch Pilot CBDC Project In Partnership With German Technology Firm

Bank of Ghana To Launch Pilot CBDC Project In Partnership With German Technology Firm

Ghana is one of the few African countries that is hopping on the cryptocurrency train. The country is particularly taking concrete steps towards embracing this innovation. During the Fifth Ghana International Trade and Finance Conference in Accra, The Vice President of Ghana – Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia – said that African governments should embrace virtual currencies.

Ogeechee Tech to Launch New Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program This Fall

Ogeechee Tech to Launch New Manufacturing Engineering Technology Program This Fall

Photo courtesy OTC Ogeechee Technical College will be launching a new Manufacturing Engineering Technology program this fall. August 23 will mark the first day of classes for the new Manufacturing Engineering Technology program at Ogeechee Technical College. The new program offers a degree, a diploma, and two certificate options for completion. “Our Manufacturing Engineering Technology

Central Bank of the Future project concludes with insights on technology, calls for financial inclusion

Central Bank of the Future project concludes with insights on technology, calls for financial inclusion

As the role of central banks evolves, innovations that will boost financial inclusion need to be at the forefront of all actions they undertake. That’s the conclusion of the two-year Central Bank of the Future research project, conducted by the Ford School of Public Policy’s Center on Finance, Law & Policy, with support from the

New Jersey Institute of Technology Makerspace Gets a Classroom Makeover — Spaces4Learning

New Jersey Institute of Technology Makerspace Gets a Classroom Makeover — Spaces4Learning

Campus Technology New Jersey Institute of Technology Makerspace Gets a Classroom Makeover By Mira Korber Walk into the Makerspace at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and you will see Computer Numerical Control machinery; waterjet cutters; high-tech 3D printers for metal and plastic; and whiteboards full of ideas, to-do lists, and calculations. While the spacious

Amazon Snags Ford’s Top Technology Executive

Amazon Snags Ford’s Top Technology Executive

The employee swapping between the automotive and technology industries continued as Ford Motor’s Co.’s Chief Technology Officer Ken Washington is moving over to Amazon as vice president of software engineering. Ken Washington is the latest executive to either leave Detroit for Silicon Valley or vice versa. Ford officials confirmed Washington’s departure to the online retail

Addressing the unbanked and creating new opportunities: How technology is driving a revolution in finance

Addressing the unbanked and creating new opportunities: How technology is driving a revolution in finance

With nations across Africa having some of the highest percentages of the unbanked in the world, NCBA Bank has turned to digital innovation to improve the lives of many people across its home nation of Kenya and, increasingly, across other East African nations, like Uganda and Tanzania. Eight years ago, NCBA Bank established a digital

UC Clermont to host Manufacturing Engineering Technology info session at Grant Career Center June 17

UC Clermont to host Manufacturing Engineering Technology info session at Grant Career Center June 17

UC Clermont Manufacturing Engineering Technology students learn hands-on, marketable skills in the college’s new lab at Grant Career Center in Bethel. Photo/Danny Kidd Submitted by UC Clermont College. UC Clermont will hold an in-person information session to highlight the Manufacturing Engineering Technology program located at Grant Career Center in Bethel, Ohio, on Thursday, June 17

How Change Resistance Hurts Innovations In Manufacturing Technology

How Change Resistance Hurts Innovations In Manufacturing Technology

Founder and CEO of Engineering Intent Corp. (Medfield, Massachusets). getty The greatest opportunity for profitable innovation in the manufacturing sector exists in customizable, one-of-a-kind, engineered products. The demand for unique products and solutions has never been greater, and it is spreading across a wide swath of industries, from material handling to aerospace and from plant floor