Mon.Oct 19, 2020

Millennials Will Lead The Voice Commerce Revolution


Consumers across all age demographics have radically realigned their lives over the last eight months. To say that we aren’t quite the same people we were a year ago might seem overly dramatic.

Your journey to cloud: How to select your provider(s)


In my previous post in this series on the journey to cloud, I looked at the guiding principles that can help your organisation navigate its route. With those in place, the next step is to select your cloud service providers. I’ve made that the focus of this latest post.

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Synthetic Identity eBook

Mobile Payments Today

In this eBook, you will learn why synthetic identities can be difficult to detect

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Malware Hits Banks By Mimicking Video Conferencing App


Brazilian bank accounts are being hit by a new malware, called Vizom by IBM, that makes use of familiar overlay attack tactics to hijack devices in real time, according to a report by ZDNet. Disguising itself as a commonly used video conferencing tool, Vizom spreads through phishing campaigns.

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5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

Digitise for Efficiency and Agility


This series of blogs looks at the future of banking in Growth Markets in a post-COVID-19 world.

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Coupa, American Express Team On Virtual Cards


American Express is working with Coupa on a new partnership to use virtual cards for Coupa's B2B solution, a press release says.

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The Value of Pre-Authorization Screening

Mobile Payments Today

Key stakeholders in the online payments ecosystem are rethinking the way payments are processed, with a renewed emphasis on linking digital identity back to the human behind the transaction in advance of the card network's authorization stage which we refer to as pre-authorization

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Google Cloud Gets Into Mortgages With AI-Powered Tool


Google Cloud is aiming to innovate the mortgage industry with its new artificial intelligence (AI) tool called Lending DocAI. Sudheera Vanguri , product manager lead at Google, said in a b log post on Monday (Oct. 19) that the mortgage industry is just one of many verticals being transformed by AI.

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The Single Secret To Building a Profitable Bank

Banker to Banker

Last week a seven-year-old asked us what banks do. That question got us to pause. How do we explain a whole industry to a seven-year-old in less than a minute, keep his interest, and do justice to the answer? The simplest answer is that banks allow customers to change the timing of their cash flows.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Why Amazon Created A Separate Brand For Designer Fashion


Shopping is increasingly done remotely, but when it comes to luxury goods, appealing to high-end consumers requires personalized digital connections and a memorable experience, Zornitza Stefanova , founder and CEO of global luxury-shopping platform BSPK told PYMNTS.

The Single Secret To Building a Proftiable Bank

Banker to Banker

Last week a seven-year-old asked us what banks do. That question got us to pause. How do we explain a whole industry to a seven-year-old in less than a minute, keep his interest, and do justice to the answer? The simplest answer is that banks allow customers to change the timing of their cash flows.

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Deep Dive: Accelerating Cross-Border Payments With Cloud Technology


Digital payments form a critical facet of the world’s economy, facilitating the flow of tens of trillions of dollars among individuals and businesses each year.

BSA and AML Day National 2020 Celebration


Honor BSA/AML Professionals on October 26th Professionals across the nation are encouraged to celebrate National Financial Crime Fighter Day. . Share your story! Read More. History of BSA/AML Day Learn why BSA/AML Day was created and the significance of the day.

The Empowered Consumer

When it comes to working with the empowered consumer, AI has the power to help your business thrive by leveraging your own data to better understand your customers. Read our ebook, The Empowered Consumer, to learn more about how AI can help you connect with your customers.

New Cloud-Based Card-Issuing System Aims To Standardize Payments Security


Entrust , an identities, payments and data protection firm based in Minneapolis, on Monday (Oct.

Visa, Mastercard invest more in digital issuance as consumers look beyond branches

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Visa on Monday made an investment in Global Processing Services, which powers the payment rails for several challenger banks and fintechs. It's similar to a January investment Mastercard made in Marqeta, an open API card issuing and processing platform.

Saving Main Street From Its Downward Pandemic Spiral


Consumers crave certainty, and they work pretty hard to minimize the risk of making a bad choice. That’s why once consumers find something that works, they stick with it. And it’s why other people’s thoughts and actions factor so heavily into their decision to try something new.

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Powell says Fed's digital currency should complement payments system

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Other central banks have considered phasing out cash as they explore digital currencies. Should the idea take hold in the U.S., Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said it would not replace the physical dollar. Federal Reserve Jerome Powell Digital currencies IMF Cross border payments AML Digital payments Libra Facebook

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Turning Loyalty Points Into Digital Currency For Latin American Consumers


When performing at their highest and best level, the various rewards points offerings designed by card issuers can be very sticky engagement tools for consumers, turning their card spending into a method for generating value.

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How a fintech startup plans to speed up capital markets payments

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Capital markets play a key role in a modern economy because they move money, stocks or bonds from people who have them to those who need them to execute trades, secure equities or invest. But as core a function as this is, it hasn't been very fast. Faster payments APIs

Closing The B2B Trade Credit Gap With AI, Machine Learning


Although the COVID era continues to have an outsized impact on small businesses, frontline lending experts say SMBs have recently begun to catch a break when it comes to getting loans through FinTechs and other non-bank lenders.

Election Special!

SWBC's LenderHub

It is now 15 days ‘till the general election! We see four apparent electoral scenarios (Democratic control of the House of Representatives does not appear to be contested): Republicans hold the Senate and the White House. Republicans hold the Senate, but Democrats take the White House.

Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust

The new DataRobot whitepaper, Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust, outlines eight important lessons that organizations must understand to follow best data science practices and ensure that AI is being implemented successfully.

Late Payments Present Challenges For SMBs Amid The Pandemic


Late payments plague vendors and suppliers throughout the world, with small businesses often left holding past-due invoices. This week’s B2B Data Digest highlights the prevalence of late payments globally — in addition to the ways that FinTechs and governments are aiming to tackle this challenge.

Ant's non-payments ambitions make Alipay a global power

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Alipay’s assembling a portfolio to stitch together a multinational financial services ecosystem. The mobile payments titan’s IPO will provide an enormous war chest to develop new services, turbocharge international expansion, and fund acquisitions, says Intrepid Ventures' Eric Grover. PayPal Ant Financial Mobile payments Mastercard China Visa WeChat China UnionPay

2021: The Year Business Payments Go Digital And Lose The Paper Check


The shift away from legacy payments processes was well underway before the pandemic, but COVID-19 is creating fresh urgency to move to cloud-based digitized systems, David Disque , president at CSI (Corporate Spending Innovations) told Karen Webster in a recent conversation.

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ABA Honors Seven Banks With Brand Slam Marketing Awards

ABA Community Banking

The American Bankers Association honored seven banks today with its Brand Slam awards for bank marketing judged by a panel of 124 volunteers with Certified Financial Marketing Professional credentials.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.