Guarantee Trust Bank Ltd.
Banking & Finance.
& Corporate Banking
Considered as Africa's best bank, Guaranty Trust Holding Company PLC also known as GTCO PLC is a multinational financial services group, that offers retail and investment banking, pension management, asset management and payments services, headquartered in Victoria Island, Lagos.
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Harvard Business School Case studies
Best Digital Bank in Nigeria
GTConnect would provide an ecosystem to consumers that offers social interactions,
banking services, eCommerce, news & updates on a single interface. Additionally it
provides a revenue generating platform for vendors and content providers to market their
content over the platform.
Through new GT Connect application,
non-account holders of GT Bank Nigeria
can be directly reachable. Appending
other prominent service segments apart
from the basic banking features of the
application, attracts all age group the
The start of discovery phase of the solution. This involved, identification & understanding the vision, objectives and goals resulting in defining the starting point.
Identify and prepare workflows. In depth Analysis of the Workflow carried together with defining the business model of the product, and identification of the busienss cases.
Technical feasibility checks, risks identifications, dependencies, deriving multiple technical options, aligning the technical options with the business needs, and creation of POC helping in selection of the right approach and technology selection.
This started with understanding the current IT & software infrastructure of GT Bank, together with currently existing platforms and capabilities. Understand the purpose of each applications & modules.
Wireframes & prototypes created to convert the user journey into user experience on the platform. Defining the architecture, product design, modules, interfaces and data for the system to satisfy specified requirements.
Identification and selection of the priority features based on the business goals. Preparation of the product roadmap considering priority feature releases for the MVP.
Multivendor ecommerce marketplace platform design, and development plan to enable buyers & sellers to connect & transact.
Definition & designing of digital Payment solution leveraging Electronic Payment technology for Convenient Bill Payments & Collection.
Merchants onboarding to leverage payment software solution
Bill generation through bill payment app
System design for custom banking software development solution enabling digital payments for all users and the entire bouquet of GTBank services to account holders
Solution design for Custom content publishing software platform development providing content creation solution, to engage the platform users through the digital publishing solution.
Design for Custom Chat application development to build community of visitors via engagement & transaction processing
Plan for Custom app marketplace development to enable app developers to get enterprise applications tested by community before actual launch
Technical design for developing free website builder and custom website design solution & Provide IT infrastructure as a service (hosting) to small businesses through no-code website development
Man hours of
Man hours of
built in 8 weeks
APIs from 6 third-parties
POCs created for
To complete the prototype of all applications in short period of time is like magic. Cannot imagine completing this in 8 weeks without the dedication & expertise of Hidden Brains team.
Edufon Japhet (Group Head, Business Solutions, GT Bank)