• A glimpse into the future: Open Banking

    Hannes Cizek, Head of Group Digital Banking at RBI, presents his findings on Open Banking, published in the CEE Banking Sector Report 2018: If you would like to delve deeper into this topic, we recommend reading the latest edition of the CEE Banking Sector Report 2018, which you can download via: (Please note that you must […]

  • Agility vs. Fragility at Zagreb’s LEAP Summit

    Enkelejd Zotaj, head of IT at Raiffeisen Bank Austria d.d. Zagreb (RBA), held an inspiring speech at Zagreb’s LEAP conference. He talked about “Agility vs. Fragility”. Today, we want to provide you with a video of his speech. It is held in a TED talk style and lasts 20 minutes and is definitely worth watching. […]

  • Slido – The secrets of a top presentation

    by Zuzana Ziaranova, Tatra banka | In the third interview, Juraj Holub, marketing director of Slido, told us in our interview how to prepare a presentation to attract and keep the attention of the audience. Slido, an application created in Slovakia makes events more interactive and has become a favourite international tool for conferences in […]

  • “Innovation is like swimming” – guest comment by Kristian Luoma

    by Kristian Luoma, OP | Kristian Luoma runs innovation operations at OP – Finland’s biggest Financial Group. He has created services for millions of customers, including the award-winning Pivo Mobile Wallet. He is an expert in lean service creation and a public speaker about startup innovation and impact of technology to businesses. His background lies in the […]

  • IT revolution in Belarus

    During the last years, Belarus’ IT sector has received strong state support as it is one of the key fields of development. Particular attention is paid to the so-called Belarus High Technologies Park (HTP) located in Minsk – a special economic zone with a special tax and legal regime in the Republic of Belarus, the […]

  • Anti-Money Laundering Legislation and Crypto Currencies

    Previously, Oliver Völkel and his colleagues from the Austrian law firm Stadler Völkel discussed cryptocurrencies from a private law perspective as well as coins and tokens from a capital markets law perspective. In this follow-up blog post on Discover CEE Oliver Völkel and Leyla Farahmandnia focus on anti-money laundering legislation and crypto currencies. Enjoy the […]

  • Customer engagement solutions for banks

    This time we talked to Moxtra, participant of RBI’s Elevator Lab and leader in mobile-first embeddable collaboration services, offers an embeddable, omni-channel client engagement platform for financial services companies. Using Moxtra’s technology, clients and bank agents can collaborate around documents using secure messaging, e-signatures, voice layered over content and real-time meetings. Have a look at […]