Category: Digital Transformation


Connecting the “Missing Middle” of Authentication and Authorization with PortX’s Identity and Access Management
June 8, 2021

Connecting the “Missing Middle” of Authentication and Authorization with PortX’s Identity and Access Management

in Cloud , Fintech , IT Management , Open Source

Today, developers have access to a vast number of excellent, hypermodern integration platforms that provide excellent tooling options for developers. However, when we designed PortX, our team went beyond simply curating best-in-class open source solutions for technical users to building a platform that also enables non-technical users. With this reimagined design, business users can accomplish […]

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The Essential Regulatory Changes Needed to Drive Equitable Financial Inclusion of the Underbanked
June 3, 2021

The Essential Regulatory Changes Needed to Drive Equitable Financial Inclusion of the Underbanked

in Financial Inclusion , Fintech , Microfinance

In his last blog, Steve Haley, Director of Economic Development, redefined financial inclusion as “equitable access and usage of safe and connected savings, credit, insurance, and payments.” The focus is on “equitable” because different products and services are required to provide the same opportunity for individual customers to thrive. And “connected” because the underbanked pay […]

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Ensuring High Availability and Resiliency at Scale for PortX’s Cloud-Native Infrastructure
June 1, 2021

Ensuring High Availability and Resiliency at Scale for PortX’s Cloud-Native Infrastructure

in Cloud , Fintech , IT Management , Open Source

When a node failed in production for one of our biggest clients, it didn’t result in multiple support tickets, hours of manual tracking, or development work to correct the issue. Instead, the system healed itself within seconds of the outage without a single service disruption. To simply say that this was a win for our […]

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Webinar Recap: Enable Innovation with Agile API-Led Integration Architecture
May 27, 2021

Webinar Recap: Enable Innovation with Agile API-Led Integration Architecture

in API Management , Banking Core Integration , Digital Transformation

For banks and credit unions, digital transformation initiatives have a common starting point – the need to deliver faster or integrate a new product or service. Financial services are evolving faster than ever before. To keep up, CTOs, CIOs, and CXOs scramble to speed up innovation, create faster processes, or realize new efficiencies to respond […]

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7 Strategies for the Digital-First Banking CEO
May 20, 2021

7 Strategies for the Digital-First Banking CEO

in Banking Core Integration , Digital Transformation , Fintech

“How do I position myself for the CEO role at my bank (or credit union)?” We get this question a lot from high-ranking executives at community-size financial institutions (FIs) who are in line for this promotion. But banking isn’t what it used to be. It’s not even what it was last year. Our customers are […]

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Redefining Financial Inclusion
May 13, 2021

Redefining Financial Inclusion

in Financial Inclusion , Fintech , Microfinance

Part of ModusBox’s mission is providing access to “reimagined financial services.” These are products and services that have been purpose-built to drive financial inclusion. Unfortunately, in my line of work, I experience conflicting viewpoints over the meaning of financial inclusion. So, I’d like to take this opportunity to “reimagine” what financial inclusion means to me.  […]

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Visa Selects ModusBox for Accelerator Program and Development of New Financially Inclusive Services
April 22, 2021

Visa Selects ModusBox for Accelerator Program and Development of New Financially Inclusive Services

in Announcements , Financial Inclusion , Fintech , Microfinance , Mojaloop

We are thrilled to be joining Visa as an inaugural participant in its Accelerator Program – a newly-created initiative aimed to drive innovative financial services across the company’s global network. Our proof of concept will focus on connecting the brand’s world-renowned financial services to Mojaloop as part of our effort to unlock financially inclusive services […]

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Six Software Design Principles That Make PortX a Financial-Grade Integration Platform
April 9, 2021

Six Software Design Principles That Make PortX a Financial-Grade Integration Platform

in API Management , Banking Core Integration , Cloud , Fintech , Open Source

The PortX Integration Platform is our integration hosting platform focused on connecting applications for financial services companies of all sizes. PortX is different from your standard run-of-the-mill iPaas in that we purpose-built it as the “integration platform for the rest of us.” What do we mean by that? Developers are a scarce resource that should […]

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Rating and Review: Integrating with Jack Henry’s Symitar Banking Core
April 6, 2021

Rating and Review: Integrating with Jack Henry’s Symitar Banking Core

in Banking Core Integration , Fintech , Tips and Tricks

ModusBox delivers critical integrations for our bank and credit union customers by implementing a flexible API layer to enable the rapid development of new products and services. A key benefit of this approach is banking core independence from vendor-lockin. We have developed many learnings and insights from our experiences integrating with several banking cores. If […]

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