A brief history of IT in the banking industry

1920-...

IT room of the Banque Nationale pour le Commerce et l'Industrie (BNCI), equipped with IBM 705 computers, around 1960 - © BNP Paribas Historical Archives


Technology plays a key role in the banking industry, maximising the efficiency of transactions and services. Over the decades, banking practices have changed significantly due to information technology. And the BNP Paribas group has often positioned itself at the forefront of such developments. Let us take a look back at a century of innovation, from the 1920s to the present day.

 

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To go further :
Pierre Mounier-Kuhn, Mémoires vives – 50 ans d’informatique chez BNP Paribas, Paris, 2013

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