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Banking for Humanity?

Chris Skinner

I was asked to speak to the theme of Banking for Humanity at a conference the other day, and it made me realise that the five areas I’ve recently been blogging about came together nicely. First, there’s financial inclusion which is the theme of Digital Human.

Apple's Supreme Court defeat could signal significant changes in mobile app sales

Mobile Payments Today

Apple's defeat in a high-profile Supreme Court case could open competition in the mobile app consumer market

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Things worth reading: 15th May 2019

Chris Skinner

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A WhatsApp Rumor Challenges a Challenger Bank

Bank Innovation

It was only a matter of time before confidence in the financial system would be tested by false information on social media. Britain may be getting a glimpse of what could spark the next run on a bank.

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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!

Toast Launches Payroll Software For Restaurants


Restaurant management platform Toast has launched Toast Payroll & Team Management, a payroll and HR solution designed for the restaurant industry, the company said in a release. The new service makes payroll easier by automating it, and it also streamlines onboarding and reduces compliance risk.

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What’s holding you back from modern banking operations?


In the first of a four-part series, our team of guest bloggers will share how getting to simplified, future-ready bank operations may be more easily imagined. . Customers want and expect fast, seamless and personalized service, 24/7 across multiple channels.

BankMobile’s White Label Strategy Takes Form with T-Mobile Partnership

Bank Innovation

Digital-only bank BankMobile is offering its technology and services to other companies to maximize reach, a 'white-label' strategy that offers access to millions more users.

Japan’s Uniqlo Hacked; 460K Accounts Compromised


Japan’s Fast Retailing, the company that owns the Uniqlo retail chain, said that data from upwards of 460,000 customer accounts was compromised by hackers from April 23 to May 10, according to a report by CNBC.

Unintentional bias drives the gender gap in fintech

Payments Source

We must challenge ourselves with transparency by neutralizing gender-specific language in company job advertisements to reach a more diverse pool of candidates and drive responses, writes Nicole Baxby, an account director at Featurespace.

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.

A ‘Dead Branch’ Contingency Plan for the New Digital Reality


What would financial institutions do if, in the next three years, 80% of servicing transactions and half of all new deposit/loan sales still being done in branches moved to digital channels?

Carrier billing in Latin America - 2019 market report by Fortumo

Mobile Payments Today

Fortumo's latest market report gives an overview of the mobile payments landscape in Latin America: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Chile and Ecuador

Business Expense Card Company Pleo Raises $56M In Funding Round


Danish FinTech company Pleo, which touts a “business spending platform” that simplifies the expense management process for employees, has raised $56 million in a series B funding round, according to a report by TechCrunch.

You can’t manage what you don’t measure

Insights on Business

“I don’t have enough data,” is something that I have never heard from a client. The real challenge today is finding the right data. Fundamental to sales performance management (SPM) is what we call Sales Performance Measurement.

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.

Amadeus Teams With Elavon, Mastercard To Facilitate Flight Payments


Amadeus, the travel technology solutions company, announced on Tuesday (May 14) that it has teamed up with Elavon and Mastercard to facilitate payments for Thai Airways.

Digital stored-value cards are stuck in the past

Payments Source

It’s no overstatement to suggest that stored value plays a role in nearly all of our daily lives. This suggests that the digital transformation of these instruments should be life-changing. But that hasn’t happened—yet, writes Chris Demetree, CEO of Lazlo 326.

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Bitcoin Gets Second (Or Third, Or Fourth) Wind


Fundamentals? Or merely a blip? A 60 percent surge in a month – for anything, really, be it stock or bond or digital currency – is nothing to sneeze at, but it could be something to see with wonder. Or to make one wonder why.

Join Perficient at #Kscope19

Perficient Financial Servies

Kscope19, ODTUG’s user conference known for providing a rich opportunity for networking and education on Oracle technologies, is about five weeks away, taking place June 23-27 in the Emerald City, better know as Seattle!

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.

JPMorgan solves a fintech's pain point with Real Time Payments

Payments Source

The Clearing House's Real-Time Payments Network has been slow out of the gate, but it's getting some much needed adoption via a collaboration between personal financial management fintech Digit and JPMorgan Chase. Real-time payments ACH Fintech JPMorgan Chase

JD.com Continues To Automate Logistics With $55M Stake


JD.Com, the Chinese Amazon-like online marketplace, has invested further into its logistics network with a 376 million yuan (about $55 million) investment in Jiangsu Xinning Modern Logistics for a 10 percent stake, according to a report by TechCrunch.

Petal's rewards use AI to fill gaps in credit data

Payments Source

Petal's getting aggressive with its incentive marketing by approaching consumers with limited credit histories, and it's betting artificial intelligence can handle the higher risk. Loyalty and rewards Credit scores Payment cards Fintech

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Clouds Trend in 2019: DevOps as an Enabler

Perficient Financial Servies

The following blog comes from an interview with Perficient’s DevOps Consulting Director, Sean Wilbur, and is part of a series on cloud trends with experts from within Perficient. With cloud adoption soaring , businesses are being forced to find further advancements to stay ahead of the competition.

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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!

Danish Prosecutors Charge Another Former Danske Banker, Bringing Total To Nine


Prosecutors in Denmark have filed preliminary charges against another former executive of Danske Bank in relation to one of the biggest money-laundering scandals in the world, according to a report by Reuters.

A taller ladder: Secrets to thwarting ATM attacks

ATM Marketplace

As the ATM industry focuses on mitigating risks against black box and malware-based cyberattacks, criminals have reverted back to more low-tech attack methods to access cash — the latest being transaction reversal fraud

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How Sainsbury's cashier-free store differs from Amazon Go

Payments Source

Sainsbury’s has launched the U.K.’s s first mobile-only checkout-free grocery store, inviting comparisons to what Amazon Go is doing in the U.S. But their models are far from identical. Retailers Mobile payments U.K.

Sweden’s Anyfin Notches €8M; Oman Arab Bank Debuts NFC Rewards


Welcome to The Axis, your late look at payments news from around the world. Coverage includes Sweden -based Anyfin ’s €8 million extended Series A funding round.

Data-Driven Marketing 101

This eBook highlights how data-driven strategies empower marketing campaigns through personalization tactics.