The Future of AI in Financial Services

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The Future of AI in Financial Services

CFO Tech Outlook | Tuesday, August 03, 2021

The Future of AI in Financial ServicesAccording to research, internet and mobile banking adoption among U.S. consumers will climb to 72.8 percent and 58.1 percent, respectively, by 2024, making AI implementation vital for FIs hoping to succeed and compete in the evolving sector.

FREMONT, CA: Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning cover everything from chatbot assistants to fraud detection and task automation in banking. According to on banking survey, most banks (80 percent) are well aware of the potential benefits of AI.

Financial institutions' AI adoption (FIs) will be boosted by technology improvement, improved user acceptability, and altering regulatory frameworks. Banks that use AI can significantly improve the client experience by providing 24/7 access to their accounts and financial advisory services.

The Advantages of AI in Finance

The benefits of adopting AI in banking, such as task automation, fraud detection, and personalized suggestions, are immense. AI applications in the front, and middle office have the potential to alter the banking industry in the following ways:

AI-based chatbots.

AI in finance can be used to automate tasks, detect fraud, and provide personalized recommendations.

Providing frictionless client interactions 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Reducing the necessity for repetitious tasks.

Cutting down on false positives and human error.

Saving money.

FinTech: The Future of AI in Financial Services

With rising consumer demand for digital offerings and the threat of tech-savvy startups, financial institutions are increasingly adopting digital services—by 2021, global banks' IT budgets will have risen to 297 billion dollars. With millennials and Gen Zers increasingly becoming banks' largest addressable consumer segment in the United States, financial institutions are being pressured to expand their IT and AI investments to fulfill greater digital requirements. These younger customers prefer internet banking channels, with 78 percent of millennials never visiting a branch if they can avoid it.

While the shift from traditional banking channels to online and mobile banking was already underway before the pandemic due to the growing opportunity among digitally native consumers, the coronavirus accelerated the process as stay-at-home orders were implemented across the country and customers sought more self-service options. According to research, internet and mobile banking adoption among U.S. consumers will climb to 72.8 percent and 58.1 percent, respectively, by 2024, making AI implementation vital for FIs hoping to succeed and compete in the evolving sector.

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