Welcome to the first interview of the Open Banking: Behind the Vault series where we are joined by experts in the world of Fintech to take stock of Open Banking so far and to engage in a bit of future-gazing.
At the end of last year, Hi Mum! Said Dad's Design and Strategy Director Tim Smith joined the lovely people at The Research Thing to talk about 'Design vs. Human behaviour'. Tim discussed his experience with accessibility design and his observations around how and why design can sometimes fight against us as people.
Welcome to the second interview of the Open Banking: Behind the Vault series where we are joined by experts in the world of Fintech to take stock of Open Banking so far and to engage in a bit of future-gazing.
We're delighted to feature alongside Snoop, in the first-ever Open Future World Case Studies ebook. The ebook aims to share some of today’s most interesting examples of open banking (and open finance). Read the featured Snoop case study in full here.
Open Banking. It’s a term that has been bandied around in tech and financial circles for what feels like a lifetime. But if we are honest, it has been a bit of a damp squib so far. The banks have complied and basic account aggregation exists but it’s hard not to feel a slight pang of disappointment considering all the rhetoric of its arrival heralding a sea change in the way financial services work in this country.
This week we'll go through some of our findings from testing voice skills from home, our thoughts on the future of voice after the Voice Global event and 3 things we've found interesting in insurance recently.
One in three passengers suffer from motion sickness in the car. This is becoming an increasing problem for children, with the popularity of using smartphones and tablets on a journey. Award-winning digital product and voice studio Hi Mum! Said Dad has devised an innovative voice game on Alexa Auto that mitigates car sickness for children.
After a successful beta and just under 12 months of hard graft, Snoop is officially open to the public and available on the App Store and Google Play. Snoop helps people spend, save and live smarter, using a clever combination of Open Banking and Machine Learning. To celebrate the launch, we’re dedicating this issue of H! Lites to all things Financial Services, highlighting our thoughts and work around FinTech and of course Snoop itself.
VOICE Global, a self-proclaimed 24-hour livestream at the forefront of conversational development, design, and artificial intelligence platforms, was a virtual event held this month with ambitious plans to live stream content on the topic of voice technology for an entire day… and it almost achieved those lofty heights, were it not for some technical issues.
This week, we go deeper into some fascinating aspects of product design and critically, how to go about figuring out what to build first.