Barclays Financial Services Hackathon
The Finextra website reported that Barclays Bank sponsored a major hackathon. A Barclay spokesman said: “It’s about our staff co-creating solutions with external teams; coming together for 36 hours to work on specific customer and business solutions – an intense burst of idea storming and experimental hacks to build innovative prototypes and minimum viable products or features for customers. Rapid collaboration through hacks helps fuel and accelerate innovation to benefit customers and clients across the globe.” The effort demonstrates how the bank is shifting its focus even further towards open innovation.
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