XaaS: create your own adventure

XaaS: create your own adventure

Digital transformation has generated a business environment where nobody wishes to be left behind. In 2019, the expansion of APIs and financial marketplaces, on the strength of open banking, has helped to promote Everything as a Service (XaaS), and infrastructure democratization by association.

Lean UX: what it is and how it helps users

Lean UX: what it is and how it helps users

Gantt charts, SWOT analysis, personas, empathy maps, focus groups, scope canvas… the documentation UX professionals deliver to their customers sometimes becomes an end in itself, rather than a means to achieve a better product for the user
APIs are everywhere, but... what about their documentation?

APIs are everywhere, but... what about their documentation?

In a connected world, APIs are the glue that keeps all the parts that form our day-to-day lives in place. The same way the power of glue depends on the material it is used on and the knowledge of its properties, APIs are only as useful as their documentation allows for.

Four interesting ideas that harness big data

Incorporating solutions, tools and features that harness data analysis is becoming a must for innovative businesses. In this article we examine four of the many ideas that are in the market right now.

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GSMA, the global trade association of the mobile industry, organizes in Barcelona a new edition...

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Keys to choosing an API for your product or service

Keys to choosing an API for your product or service

An API is an open door. In which to enter and what to find? Formally an API is a precise specification on how a software module communicates with another. Returning to the simile of the door, it is, for example, Twitter ringing Google's bell to ask for our data and thus avoiding having to fill out forms again.
Leading platforms in mobile payments, the currency of the 21st century

Leading platforms in mobile payments, the currency of the 21st century

Cellphones are increasingly being used to make financial transactions. It is estimated that by 2019 the total value of the mobile payments made worldwide will exceed one thousand billion dollars. Coupled with the growth of mobile banking, the smartphone is set to become the most important bank branch ever.
APIs under control

APIs under control

The speed at which fake news travels has endorsed application programming interfaces. The danger is there, but it's easier to avoid if we have the APIs under control.
Mark Boyd: “Las APIs nos permiten convertirnos en cocreadores de nuestras vidas”

Mark Boyd: “APIs enable us to become the co-creators of our lives”

Mark Boyd is an analyst and freelance writer on the API industry. He runs Platformable, a consulting firm that helps companies and public bodies generate value through the use of APIs.

Open banking: as it was in 2018, as it will be in 2019

They say 2018 was the year of open banking. While 2019 will be the year in which it puts down roots. The opportunity is immense, collaboration is critical, and trust is key, but customers must be given incentives to embrace the new concept.

Data APIs, essential in the development of smart cities

What role can a bank play in urban management? Can it contribute in any way to its traditional financial function? The answer is yes. In this article we explain how data APIs, and specifically Paystats, are driving the advance toward smart cities.

How does the fintech sector use APIs?

And, what does the future hold for the banking business? The cutting-edge developments in the industry are coming via technology, which is being harnessed to improve the products and services offered to customers. We take a glimpse at the future via ten of the hottest APIs in the sector right now.
Ebook: Big Data in 'fintech' ecosystem
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Ebook: Big Data in 'fintech' ecosystem

Learn how financial institutions are betting on the Big Data and Artificial Intelligence through APIs that help banks to define products, segmenting customers and detect possible fraud. Throughout...

Ebook: union of bitcoin and APIs
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Ebook: union of bitcoin and APIs

Bitcoin and APIs are acquiring becomes increasingly important consideration in financial sector. Find out in this ebook what is blockchain and the importance of bitcoins, among many other things...

Mobile web and monetization
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Ebook: Mobile web and monetization

Google's two latest projects refer to the websites of the future and are mostly focused on content loading speed and user experience. These two issues have become an obsession for Google, not only...

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    Customers
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    Payments provide third party apps the ability to offer pre-authorized users wire transfer services.
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    Loans enables consensual access to customers pre-approved loans and conditions.
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    Notifications
    Receive real time notifications of operations performed in BBVA by your pre-authorized users.
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    Alipay connects your business with the online payments leader in China.
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    With SEL you will profile your users so you can offer them what they want.
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    Business accounts
    Download the account statements of your business customers in the standard format AEB43.
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    PayStats Download
    PayStats allows you to dive into BBVA cards purchase data and drive your business intelligence.
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    Receive in real time the most relevant information about your banking operations.
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