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This is no Black Swan

Chris Skinner

As the coronavirus gripped Europe and America in March and April, it was clear that banks had a number of issues to deal with. Suddenly shuttering branch doors, closing head office and asking staff to stay at home, became the modus operandi for all.

Diebold Nixdorf talks the future of self-service banking after COVID-19

Mobile Payments Today

Simon Powley, head of global advisory consultant services with Diebold Nixdorf, addresses how self-service and omnichannel banking will affect financial institutions following the COVID-19 pandemic

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Shopify’s push into finance: Opportunity or threat to banks?

Bank Innovation

E-commerce platform Shopify has debuted a business checking account and payment installment option for customers, and financial institutions should take note of the opportunity — or threat —industry analysts say. The Canadian company, which has a market cap of $82.5

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Will Cannabis Banking Turn Over a New Leaf After COVID-19?

Abrigo

Key Takeaways Cannabis-related businesses have thrived during the pandemic, without help from the federal government. Despite their continued growth, CRBs remain largely underbanked. Perceptions around banking CRBs are changing as well, opening the door for more financial institutions.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

This PPP Forgiveness Staffing Model Could Help You Out

Banker to Banker

It is around this time that many banks are trying to determine the amount of staff and effort that will be required to process all their PPP Forgiveness Applications that are now ready to be filed.

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Uber, Grubhub merger would scramble food delivery platforms

Mobile Payments Today

A proposed merger between Uber and Grubhub would have profound implications on an already hyper-competitive food delivery industry in the U.S., potentially putting added pressure on small, independent restaurants

Overstock CEO: Why Immunity Passports Could Move Blockchain Tech Mainstream

PYMNTS

In the early days of enforced social distancing measures, there was a presiding confidence that any economic disruption would be temporary and fairly short. Analysts were nearly universally predicting a “V-shaped” U.S. recovery — a fast drop with a quick stop, then a rapid reset back to normal.

PPP Forgiveness Timeline: What Lenders Need to Know

Abrigo

Key Takeaways The PPP forgiveness process is a major concern among community financial institutions, and many worry about having the resources to handle it.

Next-gen central banking | Pillar 1: Harness the power of data

Accenture

Our first post identified five areas central banks should focus on to become the digital regulators of tomorrow. Let’s take a closer look at the first pillar.

The 2019 Technographic Data Report for B2B Sales Organizations

In this report, ZoomInfo substantiates the assertion that technographic data is a vital resource for sales teams. In fact, the majority of respondents agree—with 72.3% reporting that technographic data is either somewhat important or very important to their organization. The reason for this is simple—sales teams value technographic data because it makes essential selling activities easier and more efficient.

Unicorns and incumbents are equally challenged in this crisis

Chris Skinner

I’ve often questioned the valuations of unicorns in technology, whether it be Uber or Revolut. And here we are in lockdown world and the valuations of most unicorns are crashing overnight. Monzo’s value is down 40 percent, and FinTech funding is at a three year low.

How the coronavirus lockdown transformed MoneyGram

Payments Source

The challenge posed by digital-only remittance services has prompted a rapid change at MoneyGram. Money transfers Cross border payments Remittances Digital payments Coronavirus MoneyGram

Demand For Faster Payments Skyrockets

PYMNTS

If you want to know how consumers feel about faster payments, talk to the millions of Americans who still have not received stimulus money as of mid- to late-May. The U.S.

FinCEN Issues Advisory on COVID-19 Related Medical Scams Transactional Red Flags for your Suspicious Activity Monitoring Program

Abrigo

FinCEN issued an advisory on May 18, 2020 to alert financial institutions to medical scams related to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as new SAR key terms for reporting these scams.

The Time-Saving Power of Intent Data for Sales

By using the power of intent data, capturing buyer interest has become more feasible for sales. Not only that, but using it will save immense time during your workflow; a win-win on all fronts.

Open Banking—lessons in technology, security and APIs

Accenture

As I mentioned in my last post, the journey to Open Banking has been long and full of challenges for most banks in Europe.

Coronavirus must lead to a more inclusive society, says Jamie Dimon

Chris Skinner

If you didn’t spot it the other day, there was a headline that caught my eye: Jamie Dimon says coronavirus crisis is ‘wake-up call’ for a more inclusive economy I smiled and seethed, as it was covered widely with the words above combined with says the billionaire.

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How Community Banks are Developing Lending Opportunities

Banker to Banker

The future path of the economy is currently unpredictable.

Why Hyperledger Says It’s Prime Time For Blockchain

PYMNTS

Is now the prime time for blockchain ? As COVID-19 has disrupted supply chains worldwide, Brian Behlendorf , executive director of Hyperledger , told Karen Webster that the pandemic has spurred a shift in thinking about new use cases for permissioned blockchains.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your Database Management Strategy

Forward-thinking marketing organizations have continuously invested in a database strategy for enabling marketing processes. Download this ebook to learn how to maintain a strategy that includes refreshed information, database cleanses, and an accurate analysis at the same time.

Hackers in Your Home – DNS Hijacking

Abrigo

Key Takeaways Hackers are attacking personal DNS networks inside homes. The World Health Organization has been a big target by hackers. There are steps businesses and individuals can take to protect their networks. .

Navigating the Open Banking journey

Accenture

European banks have, over the last two years, been navigating an interesting and complicated journey into the world of Open Banking and PSD2. Here at Accenture, we have gained extensive Open Banking experience working with more than 50 banks globally.

Nothing is going to be the same

Chris Skinner

I was relaxing watching a rock concert whilst self-isolating. It made me realise the way it was. 60,000 people sweating next to each other at an open venue, mingling each others juices together. Ah, those were the days. Nothing is going to be the same.

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Can digital ID work without AI, blockchain and consumer ownership?

Payments Source

Getting rid of passwords is easier in concept than practice, with hundreds of initiatives designed to build something more digital, flexible and transportable. But none have taken hold, causing one developer to try an approach that rejects most of the prevailing methods.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

How The Stage Was Set For The Pandemic’s Great Digital Shift

PYMNTS

It may feel like the pandemic has always been here. That there was no “before” this — before the worry about microbes, social distancing and sheltering in place.

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Stablecoin News for week ending Tuesday 26 May 2020

Daily Fintech

The case for Stablecoins as the driver for massive change. . Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week: This week we go all in on the bullish case for stablecoins and why they are the key catalyst to changing our financial system.

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Banks can be heroes and do right by customers, especially now

Accenture

If I look at the last 10 weeks, while there has certainly been a lot of admirable hustling and improvisation in the banking industry, my conversations with executives have also been characterised by a lot of regret.

Things worth reading: 26th May 2020

Chris Skinner

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