RBL Bank Collaborates with Google to Advance Next Generation Customer Experience
by Shrutee K
RBL Bank to offer intuitive AI-based recommendations through its digital platform, Abacus 2.0
Collaboration will see RBL Bank working with Google across its products to accelerate digital transformation and deepen customer engagement
New Delhi, India, Jan. 10, 2022 – RBL Bank and Google today announced a strategic collaboration to fuel the Bank’s customer experience strategy and expand its value proposition to serve its rapidly growing customer base through its digital platform, Abacus 2.0. This collaboration will enable better customer data management, and analytics, enabling effective cross-selling within the Bank’s large customer base and subsequently reducing the cost of customer acquisition, significantly. Through Abacus 2.0, the Bank aims to provide a superior and holistic one stop solution to its existing and new customers, to seamlessly deliver its different product offerings across channels.
RBL Bank currently has over 4 million urban retail asset and liability customers with a business goal to grow this base to 12-14 million over the next three years. To achieve this, RBL Bank will leverage Google Cloud’s secure and scalable infrastructure for seamless customer on-boarding. It will also be the technology foundation for a powerful product-agnostic customer acquisition engine that delivers more inclusive access to multiple products such as payments, deposits, insurance, credit card, investments, secured loans and more.
Working together, RBL Bank will also enhance its customer acquisition and product promotion using various digital solutions that Google offers across digital channels.
Surinder Chawla, Head Branch and Business Banking, RBL Bank.
Leveraging Google Cloud’s local infrastructure shall help RBL Bank to scale its platform and services and meet local regulatory and compliance requirements.
Bikram Bedi, Country Head of Google Cloud in India said, “Cloud technologies enable banks to offer their customers a fast, secure and intuitive experience. We are thrilled to help RBL Bank advance their digital roadmap and harness the power of the vast solutions Google has to offer to create and deliver valuable new services to their rapidly growing customer base.”
About RBL Bank: RBL Bank is one of India’s leading private sector banks with an expanding presence across the country. The Bank offers specialized services under five business verticals namely: Corporate & Institutional Banking, Commercial Banking, Branch & Business Banking, Retail Assets and Treasury and Financial Markets Operations. It currently services over 9.97 million customers through a network of 445 branches, 1,435 business correspondent branches (of which 271 banking outlets) and 386 ATMs spread across 28 Indian states and Union Territories.