PSD2 and the API challenge for Open Banking

The advent of PSD2 means banks have to up their game on interoperable access to data and transactions. But Open Banking faces an API challenge

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BIAN Academy

Interested in getting more knowledge on BIAN? BIAN Online Training, BIAN Interactive Trainings or Individual Inhouse Training

BIAN offers a series of shorter more targeted training modules, which delve into key topics in more detail.

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The Future of Banking

BIAN Open Day

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Service landscape

Service Landscape simplified

The BIAN model is based on a service-oriented architecture that defines the standard business capabilities that make up a bank- such as payments, loan offerings or trading facilities.

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BIAN Issue New API Guidelines to Support Global Open Banking Drive

BIAN Service Landscape 6.0 also includes a more in-depth IT model and architecture for credit cards, an area in which the model is over a decade old and in need of disruption.

BIAN Service Landscape 6.0
About BIAN

BIAN Members

The Banking Industry Architecture Network (BIAN) is a collaborative not-for-profit ecosystem formed of leading banks, technology providers, consultants and academics from all over the globe.

Together this network of professionals is dedicated to lowering the cost of banking and boosting speed to innovation in the industry. Members combine their industry expertise to define a revolutionary banking technology framework that standardises and simplifies core banking architecture, which has typically been convoluted and outdated. Based on service oriented architecture principles, the comprehensive model provides a future-proofed solution for banks that fosters industry collaboration.

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The main advantage of participating in BIAN is the ability to gain increased knowledge from work in progress on service standards

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White papers

A list of white papers from BIAN members and/or non-members.

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