Banks around the world are looking to simlify domain architectures and application integration as a means to reduce costs and deliver more competitive products. Discover how your banking application environment can evolve with BIAN to address these needs through the adoption of industry standards for application integration.


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June 13, 2024

AI as your wingman: turbo-charge your organizational productivity

Presented by: BIAN and ArcOne

AI and Standardization are revolutionizing the banking industry, turning once-impossible tasks into manageable challenges. Explore how an AI- and Banking- framework can be applied to augment and enhance key personas within a bank, specifically focusing on revenue management. Learn how AI can be leveraged to maximize revenue and profits, while simultaneously building trusted relationships with customers in a “plug and play” environment.

May 23, 2024

Driving a New Banking Era:Convergence of Payments and Global Standardization

The webinar “Driving a New Banking Era: Convergence of Payments and Global Standardization” addresses how the integration of advanced technologies and the adoption of international standards are transforming the banking sector.During the session, case studies will be presented, including the success story of Frame Banking™ with Banco Estado de Chile, exemplifying how technology facilitates the transition to agile and customer-centric banking systems.
Join us for an enriching discussion that will offer key insights into the future of banking.

August 29, 2023

BIAN Business Capability Model

Statement of Alignment with the BIAN Service Landscape

A discussion on the purpose and usage differences of the BIAN Service Landscape (SL) vs. the BIAN Business Capability model (BCM) and how business scenarios can be used to relate these two perspectives.

April 5, 2023

Building a Better Banking Data Architecture by using BIAN

The financial industry is rapidly evolving, and banks need to keep up with the changing times by upgrading their data architecture. A solid data architecture is essential for banks to keep up with the fast-changing regulatory demands and to meet customer needs.
Solid data-ownership and data-usage are becoming more and more a pre-requisite for solid and successful Financial Institutions.

In this webinar, we will focus on how to build a better banking data architecture as a strategy for success.

December 13, 2022

BIAN Content Release 11.0

In this webinar BIAN will give an overview of the BIAN content, deliverables and what has changed since the previous version.

September 28, 2022

BIAN Tech: The New Portal, Apps and APIs

A sneak peek into the upcoming BIAN Apps and API enhancements.

See how the BIAN toolset will get you started with the vast content of BIAN and help you in your BIAN implementation journey, using all the BIAN deliverables, with their linkage to the BIAN Semantic APIs, who are now even more enriched with a full linkage to BIAN’s Business Object Model.

April 7 & April 8

BIAN + SmartBear: Enabling Open Banking Adoption and FinTech Innovation

Join us for this informative webinar where we will explore best practices in the API lifecycle and the future for digital financial services. We will cover:

  • Standards & governance trends in the Fintech API development space
  • Benefits of open banking and partner ecosystem connectivity
  • A live demo of the BIAN model and landscape APIs using SwaggerHub

March 30, 2022

Digitizing the core | Re-shaping the future of banking

BIAN & Virtusa – Join us for an interactive discussion with leaders from Virtusa, Thought Machine, Lloyds Banking Group, and BIAN to learn the roadmap and critical success factors for core banking transformation.

How to adopt BIAN in your existing framework or how to start from scratch using BIAN is an increased challenge we are getting confronted with.

B.I.A.N. Services GmbH with its experts and trainers will give you an overview of BIAN approaches that are available and a preview of trainings that will be developed to support you in your architectural journey.

December 14, 2021

Modernize the Core for end to end customer experience

Learn how Salesforce as an open platform unifies data with BIAN standards into a modern Microservices Architecture for Banking.  In this webinar, Salesforce will share two retail banking examples where integrating with core systems enables a single master customer record closer to the engagement layer, allowing banks to build true end to end omni channel experiences.

November 10, 2021

Core Banking Platform Transformation at a top North American Bank

A top 3 North American Bank modernized their legacy core banking ecosystem that had been highly customized over the years leading to increased costs, complexity, and inflexibility, thereby creating an urgency to modernize to achieve agility, differentiated capabilities and technology parity.

The Bank engaged Cognizant Consulting to drive the transformation strategy, design and roadmap. Our approach pivoted on progressively modernizing the core banking ecosystem by unbundling the existing monolith, making the target state streamlined, flexible and agile using a Domain Driven Design approach that leveraged BIAN as the guiding framework.

June 29, 2021

Coreless Banking in the Digital Era: The PNC Story

In this webinar, Zafin will introduce an approach for core modernization, hollowing out the core through externalization as well as including the value of Zafin’s cloud-native SaaS product- and pricing- platform, in expediting next generation modernization in banking.

PNC Bank will outline their path to modernization, including the usage of BIAN Service Domains, BIAN APIs and Zafin’s product- and pricing- platform, to reduce revenue leakage, strengthen product governance and increase profitability.

June 17, 2021

BIAN Book – 2nd Edition (fully revised) preview – A framework for the financial services industry

The BIAN Book provides the reader with a thorough understanding of BIAN’s architecture and how it can be used to support an organization on its journey to becoming an agile business organization and developing an application platform.

April 15, 2021

BIAN – The essential foundation for a modern digital bank (recording will follow)

hosted by our partner Van Haren Learning Solution

BIAN has been flagged off as the essential foundation of todays modern digital bank by major banks, banking solution providers, and industry observers. If you are wondering how and where to start, we invite you to join us for this informative webinar conducted by BIAN practitioners to help embark on this exciting BIAN journey! A must for all current and aspiring banking technology professionals.

April 14, 2021

Comparison of BIAN Semantic APIs with implementation-level APIs in Lending and Product domains

BIAN Semantic API specifications are often misunderstood as ready-to-use specification that can be given to developers or used as contracts between vendors or system integrators.

Semantic APIs help us understand responsibilities, control record and operations of a service domain on semantic level, and can inform, but not replace our design of REST APIs on implementation level.

Join us to understand this key difference using example of Asseco REST reference APIs in Product and Lending domains.

March 9, 2021

BIAN & ACTUS combine their global standards and leverage open-source platforms

This webinar will explain and demonstrate how the ACTUS open standard, which integrates with the BIAN service domains, is being used to extract and map the contractual terms of financial products from the operational systems of record of a small bank. The solution is used to perform forward-looking cash flow analysis of the bank’s entire balance sheet using the financial contract type algorithms of the ACTUS standard.

March 4, 2021


BIAN (Banking Industry Architecture Network) has been flagged off as the essential foundation of today’s modern digital bank by major banks, banking solution providers and industry observers. If you are wondering how and where to start, we invite you to join us for this informative webinar conducted by BIAN practitioners to help embark on this exciting BIAN journey! A must for all current and aspiring banking technology professionals.

December 1, 2020

In this webinar the South African Bank ABSA, will share details of their BIAN API adoption journey in partnership with TCS to achieve their goal of becoming ‘The Digital Bank of Choice’.

In this webinar BIAN you will get introduced to a User Journey Modeling using BIAN as the most important component of The Panorama Banking Blue Paper Series.

Panoramic Banking is the leading strategy program of SPD Bank and also indicates the banks are close to a mixed industry operation in China.

November 3, 2020

BIAN Release 9.0, from Open Banking Enterprise Architecture to Open Semantic APIs

In this webinar BIAN will give an introduction in the BIAN release 9.0 of the Banking Industry Reference Architecture. We guide you through the content of the BIAN release 9.0 digital repository and show how to navigate through the BIAN architectural artifacts.

October 22, 2020

CIBC & Santander – A BIAN adoption Journey

In this webinar, CIBC will showcase BIAN’s value proposition in their architectural journey and share the lessons learned in adopting the framework. Santander will demonstrate how they are using BIAN as a functional language — the journey (so far!) toward fully compliant Domain Driven landscape. Based on our members adoption approach a Guide for BIAN Adoption has been created to support you in your adoption journey that we will share with you at the end of the session.

October 13, 2020

A cloud-native approach to accelerate BIAN implementation, in the open source way

The issue for many firms is to translate the BIAN semantic specification into a production environment that enables modular configuration of banking services — given the complexity of legacy, unquantified challenges and development risks.

Red Hat, IBM, and Epiphany BIAN members will present the outcome of a four month proof of concept using the BIAN Service Domain specification, Semantic APIs and open source.

July 28, 2020

Adoption of BIAN APIs in Day-to-Day development by USA Based Bank, PNC

In this webinar, PNC Bank will discuss how they have adopted the use of the BIAN Service Landscape and BIAN APIs in their approach to modern software development. This will include an overview of how BIAN has been integrated into the bank as a whole as well as how it is used in their day-to-day delivery.

July 14, 2020

BIAN Coreless Bank initiative aims to promote a more efficient and effective approach to modernising banking software

In this 1-hour webinar we will provide you an insight in the construct of the PoC and he will demo the software and some of the technology participants will share their lessons learned.

July 9, 2020

BIAN Certifcation by Van Haren – Recording

July 1, 2020

Introduction to the BIAN Landscape and some testimonials of BIAN implementations

In this webinar BIAN will briefly make you familiar with the Banking Industry Reference Architecture. An overview of the BIAN artifacts and what it can be used for, the most important concept, the Service Domain will be explained.

June 29, 2020

Global Open Banking Initiatives and the added value of the BIAN Open Standards

An introduction to Open Banking around the world, classifying them into Regulatory-Mandated, Regulatory-Encouraged and Market-Driven initiatives, looking at the common trends in terms of Financial Institutions and Products in scope, Consent Management and Technical Security Standards, also highlighting how the BIAN open standards can be used to leverage these initiatives to drive innovation.

June 15, 2020

BIAN & ACTUS PoC – The Power of Algorithmic Financial Contracts

In the webinar we will cover the lessons learned mapping ACTUS to BIAN, demonstrate the PoC and discuss some of the powerful insights and perspectives the ACTUS algorithmic data can support looking beyond the examples of the PoC. The analytical engine for the PoC is provided by Ariadne Business Analytics.

Creating BIAN’s Financial Industry Data Model

June 8, 2020

In this webinar we will introduce the BIAN Way of creating Financial Industry Data Models.

BIAN & ArchiMate’; a focus on Information Architecture

May 11, 2020

ArchiMate is the standard language Enterprise Architects express their Architecture in.
It was a logical step for BIAN to use ArchiMate as the notation to describe the Service Landscape and underlying materials.

Implementing the BIAN Specifications by using the Semantic API User Guide

April 29, 2020

The webinar presents the key content and highlight changes, enhancements and extensions made to the BIAN standard in the latest revision.

November 20, 2018

BIAN Takes A Big Step Toward The Promise Of Standard Banking APIs by delivering the first wave of their Open API’s to the Financial Services Industry.

How Capability Thinking can help Architect Banking

July 11, 2018

Is Ecosystem the new hype or is it here to stay? And if so, what does it entail and how could banks use the underlying philosophy?

Semantic APIs, as defined by the BIAN 5.0 Landscape

November 21, 2016 Download presentation The Service Landscape 5.0 release is being coordinated with the publication of the BIAN semantic API guidelines. These describe how the high level semantic BIAN…

BIAN Service Landscape 5.0 provides a foundation for open APIs

November 16, 2016 Download presentation With Service Landscape (SL) 5.0, BIAN has significantly expanded the business model to better represent a loosely coupled network of service dependencies. Every Service Domain…

Modelling future financial industry networks/ecosystems using an enhanced BIAN model

December 8, 2015 External drivers like digitization, changing customer behaviour, and specialization force traditional financial institutions to break up their value chains. Additionally, new players from outside the industry (non-banks)…

Leveraging BIAN in an RFI/RFP Process

May 27, 2015 There are many ways BIAN provides value to the Financial Services Industry. In this webinar we will show how a bank and software providers use the BIAN…

How to ‘cloud-enable’ the banking industry by using the BIAN Service Landscape

September 23, 2014 The cloud is everywhere, and yet for most banks its adoption and impact has been limited. The cloud may be considered as one option for accessing ‘infrastructure’…

BIAN Service Landscape 3.0 – Webinar

April 15, 2014 The new release of our industry standard framework contains over 180 business scenarios for banks. Developed by BIAN’s international network of leading banks, banking software developers and…

Webinar: Implementing BIAN Service Domains using the IFX Business Message Specification

December 16, 2013 BIAN and the IFX Forum are pleased to demonstrate how their respective standards can be mapped to a bank’s current IT landscape and using the standards together…

Integrating the TOGAF’ Standard with the BIAN Service Landscape

November 18, 2013 The Webinar focus on the recently published White Paper: “Integrating the TOGAF’ Standard with the BIAN Service Landscape”by Paul Bonnie, ING, Thomas Obitz, KPMG LLP (UK).…

Bank Case Studies Webinar by Scotiabank and Credit Suisse

October 16, 2013 There are many ways BIAN provides value to the Banking Community. We are pleased to have 2 of our members, Credit Suisse and Scotiabank, share how they…

BIAN sets the standard for rapidly developing banking channels to build upon!

July 2, 2013 — With the explosion of e-banking, mobile banking and social media, Channels is one of the most interesting workgroups within the BIAN Organisation! In this Channels Webinar,…

BIAN Service Landscape 2.0

February 26, 2013 — Hans Tesselaar, BIAN Executive Director and Guy Rackham, BIAN Project Architect lead through the Webinar and give you a deep insight and introduction to the BIAN…

Collaboration between BIAN & TOGAF

February 14, 2012 — There are synergies in using BIAN in combination with TOGAF, an open industry consensus framework and method for enterprise architecture. When applying TOGAF in a banking…

The BIAN Service Landscape as a Reference Model for SAP

August 10, 2011 — Based on the publication of the BIAN Service Landscape 1.5, Jens-Peter Jensen, Chief Solution Architect, Financial Services at SAP highlights the role of BIAN in the…

BIAN Service Landscape 1.5

July 20, 2011 — The BIAN Service Landscape 1.5 is a comprehensive set of semantic specifications defining unique and discrete business recognizable IT capabilities. The BIAN Service Landscape presents a…

Standardization of Lending Services: A Peek Inside

June 29, 2011 — Simplify integration and reduce technology costs: Standardization paves the way for easier reuse of functions in heterogeneous environments. Anjali Joglekar, Product Manager in the Product Group…

BIAN Working Group Party

May 24, 2011 — Jörg Wiederspohn, Senior Development Architect in the area of Master Data, SAP AG and Chairman of the BIAN Working Group Business Partner give an insight on…

Making SOA Mature: BIAN helps Credit Suisse to improve its IT

April 19, 2011 — Claus Hagen, Head of Integration Architecture, Credit Suisse gives an overview of Credit Suisse’s experiences with applying SOA on the enterprise level and how they have…

BIAN Introduction and Why ING joined BIAN

March 23, 2011 — The Chairman of BIAN, Steve van Wyk, Chief Technology Officer ING Group, Head of Operations & Information Technology Banking and Karin Fischenbeck, Secretary General of BIAN…