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Jibun Bank thrives without a branch network
Date: Jul 28, 2016   |   Author: Research | Case Study
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ and local telco, KDDI, joined forces to create Jibun Bank, a mobile-only bank that has become the largest and most profitable mobile bank in Japan.
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Maybank, Malaysia: In search of efficiency
Date: Dec 21, 2015   |   Author: Clement Hu | Case Study
In an atmosphere of intense competition, sputtering economy, and ambitious regional expansion, Maybank is banking on a strategy to improve efficiency across the organisation.
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HDFC Bank: Digital and customer-centricity are the keys to competitiveness
Date: Sep 25, 2015   |   Author: Neeti Aggarwal | Case Study
HDFC Bank is adopting a holistic, bank-wide strategy of digital enablement for competitive differentiation. Nitin Chugh, Head of Digital Banking and Bhavesh Zaveri, Head of Operations discuss recent initiatives, key challenges, and the bank’s future plans.
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End-to-end services double HSBC’s intake of online banking customers
Date: Jul 19, 2011   |   Author: Research | Case Study
Strong user friendly interface and personalised services led HSBC to a successful pioneering role in advanced Internet banking services.
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Taiwan’s Taishin builds efficiencies into branch flow after extensive study
Date: May 30, 2011   |   Author: Research | Case Study
Speeding up of form-filling and non-cash workflows has led to efficiencies, but greater care needs to be given to ensure that customers understand the new processes.
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Alliance Bank scores with precision use of social media tools
Date: May 20, 2011   |   Author: Research | Case Study
Bold use of social media tools enabled Alliance Bank to garner rapid and overwhelming response to a new card product, enabling it to achieve a return on marketing investment within nine months.

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