Banking and IT: Computer says no | The Economist

by Scott Smith

That is good news for start-ups such as Metro Bank, which wants to open more than 200 branches in Britain by 2020. With such grand designs, isn’t Vernon Hill, one of the bank’s founders, tempted to build an IT system of his own? “I hate programmers,” replies this dyed-in-the-wool entrepreneur. “They only cause trouble.

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