Jakarta, 25 July 2020 – PT Jalin Pembayaran Nusantara (JALIN) encourages the optimization of Indonesia’s digital banking system by holding a webinar discussion, “Banks and The New Normal: Surfing The Wave of Crisis to Win The Future” to face all challenges towards the banking industry, especially amidst the Covid-19 situation.

 “Responding to current developments in the banking industry, where the Covid-19 Pandemic has forced us to ‘surfing the wave’ by creating the best innovations and collaborations to help create a better future, for the citizens and the continuity of the banking industry,” as explained by the President Director of PT Jalin Pembayaran Nusantara, Boyke Yurista at the Jakarta Webinar Series, Saturday (25/7).

500 audience members had joined the webinar series, the contributors varied from the people of the banking industry and the public. The presenting speaker has been in the digital banking industry for a long time, Rico Usthavia Frans, Bank Mandiri’s Director of Information and Technology, Y.B Hariantono, BNI’s Director of Informational and Operational Technology, Jasmin, Bank BTN’s Distribution and Retail Funding Director, Indra Utoyo, Bank BRI’s Digital, Technology and Information Director as well as Achmad Sugiarto, Digital Strategy Expert from PT Jalin Pembayaran Nusantara.

With the current development of the world’s condition, the banking industry is expected to be able to adapt to the conditions that have directly changed people’s lifestyle and consumption behaviour that was proven to increase the e-commerce transaction traffic up to 300 percent for food and grocery materials, health products, sports equipment and many more.

The aim of the webinar discussion is to answer the challenges as well as to find solutions on how we can win towards the storm of disruption that are currently coming towards us, even more so towards the banking industry that need to survive to be able to maintain the sustainability of the economy.

“It is hoped that this webinar can be the platform for the banking industry to keep on synergizing and innovating and therefore can be the winner within this era of disruption that we are currently facing,” add Boyke.

The webinar, initiated by PT Jalin Pembayaran Nusantara presents how the banking industry needs to be able to change their ‘mindset’ to keep on moving within the crisis and the after effect by establishing a business strategy within this time of uncertainty.

Furthermore, to help find opportunity to face this storm by optimizing all available tools, as well as digitization to anticipate continuous changes.

In accordance with today’s webinar discussion result, to be able to surf the crisis wave and its aftermath then digitization is the ultimate choice as well as a change in mindset to keep on synergizing and innovating.

With the banking industry’s digitization, it is hoped that it will give a sense of ease and efficiency for the society to further empower the micro, small and medium enterprises sector and to push the local economic growth.

In dealing with business challenges within the New Normal Era, banks also need to imply and combine conservative and aggressive strategies to secure ongoing businesses, by creating other businesses that are oriented towards customer spending behaviour.

To help find opportunity within the pandemic that has an unavoidable change in the health, social as well as potentially economic industry.

“Therefore, the banking industry needs to weave synergy within the financial ecosystem and non-finance that can be the strategic steps in realising the aspirations of a national inclusive economy,” end Boyke.

Jalin has been present to serve the national banking through Links switching. In the future, Jalin is ready to anticipate the banking business and payment industry growth, especially the physical and non-physical channel through Switching and Managed Business Services.