The Impact of Digital Transformation and FinTech on the Finance Professional

  • Volker Liermann
  • Claus Stegmann

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Volker Liermann, Claus Stegmann
    Pages 1-6
  3. Automation, Distributed Ledgers and Client Related Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-12
    2. Volker Liermann, Sangmeng Li, Norbert Schaudinnus
      Pages 13-28
    3. Martina Bettio, Fabian Bruse, Achim Franke, Thorsten Jakoby, Daniel Schärf
      Pages 29-44
    4. Gereon Dahmen, Volker Liermann
      Pages 45-70
  4. Bank Management Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-98
    2. Simon Valjanow, Philipp Enzinger, Florian Dinges
      Pages 99-115
    3. Volker Liermann, Nikolas Viets
      Pages 117-137
    4. Volker Liermann, Sangmeng Li, Victoria Dobryashkina
      Pages 139-162
    5. Markus Thiele, Harro Dittmar
      Pages 163-176
    6. Volker Liermann, Norbert Schaudinnus
      Pages 177-191
    7. Richard L. Harmon
      Pages 225-237
  5. Regulatory Aspects

  6. Methods, Technology and Architecture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 269-270
    2. Volker Liermann, Sangmeng Li, Victoria Dobryashkina
      Pages 271-304
    3. Volker Liermann, Sangmeng Li, Norbert Schaudinnus
      Pages 305-340
    4. Eljar Akhgarnush, Lars Broeckers, Thorsten Jakoby
      Pages 341-356
    5. Eva Kopic, Bezu Teschome, Thomas Schneider, Ralph Steurer, Sascha Florin
      Pages 357-370
    6. Volker Liermann, Claus Stegmann
      Pages 381-383
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 385-414

About this book


This book demystifies the developments and defines the buzzwords in the wide open space of digitalization and finance, exploring the space of FinTech through the lens of the financial services professional and what they need to know to stay ahead. With chapters focusing on the customer interface, payments, smart contracts, workforce automation, robotics, crypto currencies and beyond, this book aims to be the go-to guide for professionals in financial services and banking on how to better understand the digitalization of their industry.​ The book provides an outlook of the impact digitalization will have in the daily work of a CFO/CRO and a structural influence to the financial management (including risk management) department of a bank.


digitalization Customer interface bitcoin Payments & smart contracts hyperledger decision optimization Workforce automatization Robotic process automation financial risk management integrated planning Machine learning deep learning Data lakes

Editors and affiliations

  • Volker Liermann
    • 1
  • Claus Stegmann
    • 2
  1. 1.ifb AGGrünwaldGermany
  2. 2.ifb Americas, Inc.CharlotteUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-23718-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-23719-6
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Industry Sectors
Finance, Business & Banking