Every Thursday, Leda Glyptis, 11:FS Chief of Staff creates #LedaWrites. This week she turns her attention to the problems behind procurement and how to decide whether to build, buy or partner.

Build or buy? That’s the existential question that’s been gnawing at every banker for years. Now, with the rise of fintechs, there’s a third choice. Partner. For a while partnering lived in its own silo and was never part of the wider transformation discussion. But now it’s playing a role in the build or buy discussions.

Leda explores how these choices make bankers deeply uncomfortable and why asking yourself the big existential questions of what you are, why you exist and how you exist are vital for your business to thrive.

Read the whole story at Fintech Futures.