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Welcome to The Human Chain

We are a UK-based practice specialising in business and
technology consultancy working to help our clients
understand the changing markets and bring digital
products and services to market.

Welcome to The Human Chain
UK-based Business and Technology
Consultancy

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Our Work

We help clients understand changing market conditions
and develop focused digital products and services.

Our work is in the telco, financial services, transit and
wider commerce verticals, with current expertise
in identity, multi-factor authentication, biometrics,
digital wallets and client on-boarding.

Our work
Developing focused
digital products
and services

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Digital Services Toolkit

We have developed a structured process and
software framework designed to facilitate the
rapid creation of web and mobile services, using
a range of modern enabling technology modules
and standardised interfaces.

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Digital Services Toolkit
Rapid creation of web
and mobile services

Media

Announcements and Press Releases
Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2016 - Newsletter
[3 March 2016] The Human Chain have authored a newsletter to summarise their highlights from this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. View Newsletter >
PSD2 - Presentation Download
[2 February 2016] Brendan Jones presents the fundamentals of PSD2 to the Smart Payments Forum in London. Download Presentation >
Download Open Banking – The Future of Payments White Paper
[December 2015] Brendan Jones, senior banking consultant with The Human Chain explores the business and technical implications of PSD2 and what this means to payment organisations. Download White Paper >
FirstPartner's new 2016 Blockchain Ecosystem Market Map
[4 December 2015] FirstPartner’s new 2016 Blockchain Ecosystem Market Map helps to decrypt the sector with a clear summary overview of the emerging ecosystem, players, technologies and trends. Read More >
FirstPartner and The Human Chain working together at Cartes 2015
[17 November 2015] The Human Chain and FirstPartner, the market insight and proposition developent company will be working together at Cartes 2015. Please e-mail sales@thehumanchain.com to arrange to meet one of our team at this event.
PSD2: Threat or Opportunity – The Human Chain Comment
[19 October 2015] Brendan Jones, Business Consultant with The Human Chain discusses the threats and opportunites of the recently revised and approved Payment Services Directive (PSD2). Read More >
The Human Chain and Gradiant partner for Biometrics 2015
Oxford, UK, and Vigo, Spain [8 October 2015] Management and Technical consultancy The Human Chain has teamed up with biometrics specialist Gradiant to showcase the two companies’ biometric technologies and multi-factor authentication solutions at Biometrics 2015, which is taking place in London, UK, from 13-15 October 2015.
The Human Chain and The Digital Catapult Partnership
[September 2015] The Human Chain and The Digital Catapult are working collaboratively in the area of Personal Data and Trust. Read More >
Events
The Near Field Club – 26 May 2016, London
Tim Jefferson will again be chairing and speaking at the most innovative event for everything Near Field Communications, Smartex’s Near Field Club in London on 26 May 2016. This event provides a combination of very focused speakers and open debate in a unique format that provides attendees with real industry knowledge and insight. To arrange a meeting at this event, please email sales@thehumanchain.com
Money20/20 Europe - 4-7 April 2016, Copenhagen
Tim Jefferson will be chairing the Amex Partner Networking Event and educational panel discussion at Money 20/20 Europe – a new, world class platform for the entire Payments, Financial Services and Retail Ecosystem to connect, collaborate and innovate. The Human Chain will also be supporting clients and partners at the event with identity, authentication and biometrics consulting. To arrange a meeting at the event contact sales@thehumanchain.com
Mobile World Congress - 22-25 Feb 2016, Barcelona
Mobile World Congress – is the largest and most important annual gathering for the mobile industry and related digital industries, in Barcelona, Spain from 22nd-25th February 2015. This world-class exhibition, award-winning conference programme, and outstanding networking opportunity is the only place to be if you’re in mobile, an industry that has mobile users and apps, or are looking to find help to develop new mobile and digital propositions. The Human Chain team will be there, contact us at sales@thehumanchain.com to arrange a meeting.
Transport Card Forum – 7 Dec 2015, London
The Human Chain will be attending this event supporting customers and partners in the use of open loop payment credentials and mobile in transit ticketing. This event is where the major players in the UK transit market gather to hear the latest updates on transit ticketing in the UK and also discuss how transit ticketing and information services are evolving using existing payment and mobile technologies such as NFC, contactless and BLE. Please email sales@thehumanchain.com to arrange to meet one of our team at this event.
Vendorcom - Identity & Authentication Special Interest Group - 25 Nov 2015, London
The Human Chain will be participating with Vendorcom and The UK Cards Association in this event, where there will be a fresh look at identity and authentication in payments. This is a core area where The Human Chain is working at present with clients and partners, so we look forward to driving the thinking within the changing world of payments. Please email sales@thehumanchain.com to arrange to meet one of our team at this event.
Cartes 2015 – 17-19 Nov 2015, Paris
On 17-19 November 2015, the only place if you are in the payments, identity and authentication business is CARTES SECURE CONNEXIONS in Paris. This is the world’s leading trade show for Secure Payment, Identification and Mobility, and is changing its name to Trustech. The name change TRUSTECH reflects the evolution of the industry, where Trust in the security of sensitive data is critical for the development of new applications and use cases, in our increasingly connected world. If you are part of the international secure-connection community, and need help define future strategies, develop and deploy new products and services in this space, please email sales@thehumanchain.com to arrange to meet one of our team at the event, who will be working with FirstPartner the market insight and proposition development company, who we are partnering with at Cartes 2015.
The Near Field Club – 9 Nov 2015, London
Tim Jefferson will again be chairing the most innovative event for everything Near Field Communications, Smartex’s Near Field Club in London on 9 November 2015. This event provides a combination of very focused speakers and open debate in a unique format that provides attendees with real industry knowledge and insight. To arrange a meeting at this event, please email: sales@thehumanchain.com
Biometrics 2015 – 13-15 Oct 2015, London
The Human Chain will be exhibiting with our partners Gradiant at Biometrics 2015 in London. At the leading showcase for all types of biometric technology in government and commercial solutions, The Human Chain will be demonstrating Gradiant’s awarding winning face and voice recognition functionality integrated with our Mobile Authentication Adaptive Manager federated identity demo in the exhibition area. If you want to meet with either The Human Chain or Gradiant at the event please email: sales@thehumanchain.com or come to our stand in the exhibition area.

 

Downloads

Download Open Banking – The Future of Payments White Paper





    About Us

    The Human Chain is a business and technology consultancy, who bring new product introduction and innovation expertise and experience to our clients and partners.

    We have many years experience of digital product and service development and introduction using structured, lean and agile business and technology consultancy methodologies.

    We focus on bringing digital commerce solutions to market such as digital wallets, payment, identity and authentication products and services, within the financial services, telco, eGov and commerce sectors.

    DST

    Digital Services Toolkit (DST) is a lean, agile and iterative process and software framework to facilitate the rapid creation of web and mobile services, using enabling technologies and standardised interfaces.

    Clients and Partners

    Case Studies

    New Product Development

    Service Realisation

    Payment

    Contact Us

     Magdalen Centre, The Oxford Science Park, Oxford, OX4 4GA, UK


    +44 (0) 1865 784386
     

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