Digital: Savings bank


Gradually taking all employees on a journey into the digital future

Perhaps you feel the same way. Sometimes “digitalization” seems to have become a bit cliché. Promising, a curse, a job killer—the D-word brings out all sorts of fears and hopes. But, whichever way you look at it: the financial services sector is as unimaginable without digitalization as everyday life is without the Internet. That isn’t going to change. And that's a good thing if you see digitalization not only as a technology, but also as a changed state of mind. And if you don’t just talk about it but live it!

This issue’s topics:

Interview with Bernd Wittkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board, Star Finanz. The company has been shaping online banking in Germany for more than 20 years and, with the Sparkassen Innovation Hub, has created a central point for fintech companies to dock onto Sparkassen Finanzgruppe.

Platform banking: should savings banks offer services that are not from the world of banking? 

When young people plan to travel, the first thing that comes to mind is not necessarily a savings bank. This should be changed—together with a mixed team from zeb, an award-winning app idea is about to be brought to market.

With zeb.applied, zeb brings a team to the market that supports financial service providers to implement digital solutions.

This publication is only available in German.

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