TSYS Inks Partnership With National Golf Course Owners Assn.

PYMNTS

16) that it has been named the official payment processing partner of the National Golf Course Owners Assn. In a press release, TSYS said the not-for-profit organization is the only trade association dedicated exclusively to owners and operators of daily-fee, semi-private, private and resort golf courses. We are looking forward to working with golf course owners and operators over the coming years to help them fulfill their payment needs.

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3 Steps for Creating a Bank Sales Training Course

Bank Innovation

A simple walkthrough on creating a bank sales training course. See how to train and assess communication skills through dialogue simulations. Sponsored Technology simulation TalkMaster

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Of course we need to rip up the roads

Chris Skinner

Of course we need to rip up the roads, because our mode of transport has changed dramatically. A great example of this change is just the very nature of the … The post Of course we need to rip up the roads appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I often write some things that I don’t believe, such as yesterday’s blog about the fact that we don’t need to rip up the roads.

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Why Fintech has made finance courses obsolete

Disruptive Finance

Finance is changing at a dramatic pace – from robo-advisors to Artificial Intelligence, from big data to blockchain -, but many universities have barely adapted their finance courses, and include no reference to technology or innovation.

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Data: Blockchain's course correction

Payments Source

Very few organizations have adopted blockchain technology for any meaningful day-to-day use. But a change could be afoot. Blockchain Cross border payments

Investors reward Diebold for course corrections

Payments Source

It often takes an underlying development, such as a major executive change or the launch of a new product or partnership to excite investors, but Diebold Nixdorf stock prices jumped Wednesday in the wake of a solid, but not outstanding, fourth quarter earnings report. ATMs Fintech Earnings Diebold Nixdorf

10 Online Big Data Courses and Where to Find Them 2016

Dataconomy

For young students, there are full degree programs and specialized courses to prepare them for the data-driven world. The post 10 Online Big Data Courses and Where to Find Them 2016 appeared first on Dataconomy. Data Science 101 Courses data science education online courses Resources

Pro-cash legislators on collision course with Amazon's retail ambitions

Payments Source

Battle lines are hardening in the fight against stores that eschew cash, as New York City’s Committee on Consumer Affairs plans to hear arguments Thursday on a proposal to ban cashless stores like Amazon Go. Compliance Retailers Point-of-sale Cash Digital payments Amazon New York

Why eBay changed course with Adyen, PayPal: Control, data, cost and user experience

Mobile Payments Today

Ralf Gladis, CEO of Computop, examines why he believes PayPal made the change

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Fed Stays The Course On Rates; Will Stocks Dip?

PYMNTS

Two words came from the Fed chair last week that show that — election shocker notwithstanding — monetary policy will stay the course. The more things change, the more they may stay the same … when it comes to interest rates. Those two words were “relatively soon” — as in a rate hike will be in the cards in the near term. Perhaps next month? Maybe so, though if not, within the subsequent month or two. Janet Yellen reserved the right to shift the rate hike outlook should that be needed.

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Springboard Launches Course To Help You Build A Data Science Career

Dataconomy

Thousands of data science learners complete their education in Springboard’s mentored data science courses and they’ve given Springboard courses an average rating of 4.9/5 on CourseReport and Switchup. Springboard is a leader in data science education.

Why Banks’ Risk Function Cannot “Stay the Course”

Accenture

In an earlier post I talked about risk management spending and whether money is being allocated to the right places. Managing the investment across finance, risk and technology is important, but it isn’t the only step banks and financial institutions. Read more.

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Euro Exim Bank signs deal with Ripple on correspondent course

The Paypers

(The Paypers) Euro Exim Bank has signed up for payment network RippleNet, putting Ripple ’s digital currency XRP on a potential path to replace correspondent banking

GSE reform, CFPB underwriting rule are on collision course

BankThink

Absent some policy change, nearly a third of the loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could be in violation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Qualified Mortgage rule in two years. Qualified mortgage rules GSEs GSE reform Housing finance reform Qualified Mortgages Kathy Kraninger FHFA CFPB Fannie Mae Freddie Mac

NYC opens Blockchain Center, staying course after bitcoin sinks

Payments Source

New York isn’t giving up on the digital-ledger technology that makes Bitcoin and other tokens work even after last year’s collapse of the cryptocurrency market. Blockchain Bitcoin New York

Starbucks, Amazon on a collision course in retail innovation

Payments Source

Neither Amazon nor Starbucks could be described as a traditional retailer. But they both use their shared headquarters city as a playground for developing digital and in-store innovations that all merchants and payment companies will have to respond to the years ahead. Retailers Mobile payments Loyalty and rewards Washington China

Square puts itself on a collision course with the biggest terminal makers

Payments Source

As companies mature out of their startup phase, their sales growth curves begin to flatten and costs start to rise — unless, of course, they change their business model. And that’s exactly what Square is doing to maintain its startup-style growth. Mobile point-of-sale Point-of-sale Earnings Square

FINTECH Circle, ADGM introduce fintech education courses for the UAE

The Paypers

(The Paypers) Abu Dhabi Global Market and FINTECH Circle have launched a new range of fintech edecation courses for the United Arab Emirates

IT Sligo launches e-invoicing course for EU compliance

The Paypers

(The Paypers) The Institute of Technology Sligo has launched an online e-Invoicing course to train companies in time for the EU’s compliance deadline of April 2019

CFPB on Collision Course with Trump's Justice Department

American Banker

The Dodd-Frank Act allows the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to litigate its own cases independently of the Department of Justice — except before the Supreme Court. If the landmark PHH v. CFPB case makes it that far, how will a Trump Department of Justice respond?

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Drone Company Flytrex Secures $7.5 Million

PYMNTS

Flytrex claims to have the first “golf course delivery system” in the United States, as well as an aerial mail delivery program in the Ukraine. For the golf course deliveries, Flytrex delivers items to customers at previously selected geofenced locations.

Has EMV issuance already run its course?

Payments Source

Now two years on from the U.S. EMV liability shift, chip cards are commonplace in American wallets. But the benefits of EMV cards — a longer five-year lifespan and a reduced need to reissue in the event of fraud — have muted the demand for new cards. EMV Payment cards Payment fraud Fraud liability

Chapter 11 Watch: Austin Reed Bids Farewell, Staples Plots A New Course

PYMNTS

Retailers are entering that time of the year where high temperatures settle over just about every part of the continental U.S., so blaming poor sales on equally poor weather won’t be a viable tactic much longer. No, now that May has given way to June, the lowest-achieving merchants out there have nothing but the warm light of day in which to reflect on their follies. Granted they’re still solvent enough to actually reflect on said mistakes. Bankruptcies.

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CFPB on collision course with Trump's Justice Department

Payments Source

Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., President-elect Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Justice, could play a key role in the fate of the agency. Law and regulation Dodd-Frank Retailers Donald Trump CFPB

U.S. bank CEOs see Fed staying the course after market chaos

BankThink

banks don’t see 2018’s wild ending as reason enough for the Federal Reserve to reverse course. Leaders of the biggest U.S. Monetary policy James Gorman Brian Moynihan Jamie Dimon Federal Reserve FOMC

Sign up for our email course and get your finances in shape

CFPB

Our 21-day email course can help you meet your financial goals. Get tools delivered to your inbox. Info for consumers Online resources Financial education Debt collection Financial empowerment

Charting their own course: the move from globally harmonised regulation

The Banker Technology

Cracks are emerging in the post-crisis drive to harmonise global financial regulation, with policy-makers diverging in everything from payments to data residency. The effects could be profound, as Danielle Myles discovers

Charting their own course: the move from globally harmonised regulation

The Banker

Cracks are emerging in the post-crisis drive to harmonise global financial regulation, with policy-makers diverging in everything from payments to data residency. The effects could be profound, as Danielle Myles discovers

On Course: Deals To Drones Companies To Hold Steady In 2016

CB Insights

Drones may still be having a land-grab moment. Startups in the category have already seen significant investment, with venture funding booming by 214% in 2015. And now the category is evolving beyond hardware, with investments and activity moving to drone … Continued. Drones Funding & Dealflow Internet of Things Robotics

Walmart's complex payments a crash course for new merchant lobby chief

Payments Source

New Merchant Advisory Group chief John Drechny will push open standards for payments acceptance and security technology that doesn't impact customer experience. Retailers Payment processing Tokenization PCI Edit License

Data Privacy and AML Rules on a Transatlantic Collision Course

BankThink

The contradictory nature of data privacy and anti-money-laundering rules in the U.S. and E.U. pose a big challenge for multinational banks. But the financial sector can help fix the problem by establishing industry standards that balance national security with individual rights. law-regulation

CFPB reverses course on key part of debt collection proposal

BankThink

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said banks and other first-party creditors are responsible for the accuracy of information on consumer debts. Policymaking Distressed Debt Richard Cordray CFPB

How GIS maps help banks chart course for branches, lending

BankThink

More and more banks are using advanced geographic information systems to help make decisions around branch consolidation, lending in low-income communities, monitoring fraud and even deploying talent. Branch management Branch network Predictive analytics Big data Auto lending BB&T

European Parliament to host blockchain and virtual currencies course

The Paypers

(The Paypers) The European Parliament has revealed plans to host a conference to educate members of the European Parliament about distributed ledgers and virtual currencies

China Charts the Course for Next Phase of Global E-Commerce

Payments Source

Payments providers experienced in cross-border transactions need only look to the Asian market to find the next golden opportunity. technology online global

Has the renminbi's internationalisation rise been thrown off course?

The Banker Technology

The renminbi is now the world's fifth most popular international payment currency, and has the fourth placed Japanese yen in its sights. Financial policy reform and the introduction of new clearing centres have been crucial to this rise, but will the troubles the Chinese economy has experienced in the past few months derail its progress

FHFA on collision course with Congress over Fannie, Freddie

BankThink

FHFA Director Mel Watt warned Thursday that to prevent a potential draw on the Treasury Department by the government-sponsored enterprises, he is willing to act unilaterally to rebuild capital at Fannie and Freddie. Housing finance reform GSE reform Housing Sailthru NMN origination no display Mike Crapo Sherrod Brown Mel Watt FHFA Fannie Mae Freddie Mac Treasury Department

Jack Ma's strategy is on a collision course with Donald Trump's agenda

Payments Source

The U.S.-to-China to-China payments corridor is one of the biggest in the world, according to the most recent World Bank data. It is dwarfed only by the U.S.-to-Mexico to-Mexico corridor, which the Trump campaign targeted as part of its border wall plan. Cross border payments Compliance Jack Ma Donald Trump Alipay MoneyGram

Knowledge Series – Hottest skills for Analytics in 2018

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Blog analytics career Analytics Certification analytics course career in Analytics Hottest skills for 2018 AnalyticsAs companies try to match up and adapt to the modern workforce, they are not leaving any measures aside to attract the top tech talent. Data analytics and statistics have become a routine line of work in almost all industries, and along with it comes the various programming languages and tools to make the data analytics intervention and integration more effective.

Digital customers shouldn’t have to navigate an obstacle course before you help them

Matt Wilcox Pro

Last week, a friend of mine, also in marketing, posted this after fighting his way to live chat on Adobe’s website: “Adobe live chat is immensely helpful—once you get there. First you must prove your worthiness. You must navigate a maze, undergo a colonoscopy, pass a written exam on String Theory, run a gauntlet (blindfolded), sacrifice

Give Your College-Bound Student a Crash Course in Personal Finance

Hopewell Federal

Does your young-adult student need a crash course in personal finance? A financial literacy survey by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) reveals that the majority of adults say they learned the most about personal finance from their parents.

Getting into Data Science: A Guide for Students and Parents

Dataconomy

A data scientist, of course! Kids can take coding courses to see if. Data Science Data Science 101 Courses data science education PlanningWhat do you want to be one you grow up? Though ultra popular, the modern field of data science is relatively new.

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For those who missed the Internet, Fintech is an opportunity we might not see twice

Disruptive Finance

Career Startup Startups Around Fintech in 8 hours Entrepreneurs Fintech Opportunities Imperial College Kabbage Oxford Fintech Course Rob Frohwein startupsThese are not my words, but those of Rob Frohwein, CEO of Kabbage.