Sat.Mar 21, 2020 - Fri.Mar 27, 2020

Can banks emerge stronger from the pandemic?

Bank Innovation

The Coronavirus pandemic is posing significant challenges to the banking sector, forcing financial services providers into contingency mode and already driving cost-cutting initiatives and branch closures. What damage will the coronavirus crisis create in banking?

ATM industry looks to federal lifeline amid COVID-19

Mobile Payments Today

As relief and funding packages are being debated in Washington, the National ATM Council looks to how these new laws will affect business

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Will coronavirus lead to a wave of bank failures?

American Banker

An uptick in closings is likely, but how many institutions go under and how fast will depend on a variety of factors, including the duration of the pandemic. FDIC Jelena McWilliams Capital Failures Deposit insurance Coronavirus Community banks Loan-loss provisions


Doing digital with big banks

Chris Skinner

In the next few weeks Doing Digital, my newest book, will be finally live on Amazon and all good book stores. It’s the result of two years primary and secondary research and, to pay it its due, has been featured in many interviews with me recently.

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!

Robinhood accused of offering snafu credits to squelch suit

Bank Innovation

Robinhood Financial Inc., facing lawsuits over crashes on its trading platform amid violent stock market swings, is now being accused of offering a “$75 goodwill credit” to dupe customers into waiving their legal rights.

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ID2020: What’s Needed For Digital Identity In 2020


Who we are, where we’re headed and what this all looks like on the “other side” of the pandemic are topics on everyone’s mind right now. So are vaccines. So is online shopping, with urgency. All of these subjects share a commonality: IDs.

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An interview with Mike Heffner, Appian

Chris Skinner

I don’t do many interviews on The Finanser, but had been planning a massive book launch over the next month, touring the world and spending $1000s on media engagement. Ah well.

LSB’s McCrary: Speed, not fund access, challenges banks now

Bank Innovation

Despite market strains caused by the novel coronavirus, providing funds for communities shouldn’t be a major issue for banks, according to Mike McCrary, first vice president of LSBX, Lincoln Savings Bank’s innovation lab.? “The

FATF Updated List of Jurisdictions with AML/CFT Deficiencies


Key Takeaways Albania, Barbados, Nicaragua among the countries added to the FATF watchlist. Trinidad and Tobago is removed from the FATF list. Iran and the DPRK are kept on the watchlist.

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.

Walmart Enacts No-Touch Protocols


Walmart is enacting no-touch procedures so that customers can shop more safely during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a report by USA Today.

Extinction Rebellion wins? Coronavirus and Climate Change

Chris Skinner

I got into an online argument as I said that the coronavirus was God’s way of letting Extinction Rebellion and climate activists win. Seeing his creation of humanity destroying his creation of everything, it took divine intervention to force us to stop flying, stop manufacturing and stop messing up our … The post Extinction Rebellion wins? Coronavirus and Climate Change appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Grid Opinion

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4 business challenges of COVID-19 and solutions to fight them  

Bank Innovation

While financial services companies large and small scramble to cope with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, there may be a silver lining to the gloom, according to Delos Advisors.

Abrigo Poll: Bankers Expecting a Recession for at Least 2 Quarters; Troubled Debt and Liquidity Top List of Concerns


Key Takeaways Three out of four bankers expect a recession will last at least two quarters Economic uncertainty has shifted questions regarding estimating the allowance for credit losses under CECL Managing troubled loans and liquidity top bankers' list of concerns.

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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.

Fed Plans Release Of Clean Cash As Virus Spreads


In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Reserve has plans to print new money that will not have come into contact with the virus, although this may not happen immediately, according to a report by CoinDesk.

A bank making a mark in mad bad times

Chris Skinner

The travel bans across Europe hit last week, we were told to stay at home, we are advised to self-isolate, our children’s schooling is cancelled, the supermarkets are working with face masks and social distancing … the world has changed.


Weekly Wrap: Coronavirus dislocation continues to rock fintech

Bank Innovation

In a week that saw the coronavirus pandemic amplify in the United States, the fintech sector continued to weather economic dislocation and uncertainty.

Federal Reserve Suspends Exams for Banks Under $100 Billion


Key Takeaways The Fed will temporarily suspend exams for banks with less than $100 billion in assets. Banks over $100 billion in assets will have some exam activity deferred. The Fed extended time for existing remediation responses by 90 days.

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.

Lyft Directs Drivers To Pursue Amazon Positions As Rides Decline


While the coronavirus forces consumers to stay inside, Amazon is joining forces with Lyft to attract drivers for grocery and package deliveries.

The Finanser’s Week: 16th March 2020 – 22nd March 2020

Chris Skinner

The main blog headlines are … #Coronavirus, cash and the breakup of the Eurozone I’m sitting staring at the wall. It’s been a long time now since being in a face-to-face meeting, conference or catching a flight. I’m staring at the wall. Thinking. Thinking.

Umpqua’s Go-To sees usage spike as customers avoid branches 

Bank Innovation

Portland-based Umpqua Bank, which has almost $29 billion in assets, is seeing a significant spike in volume on its Go-To app, a digital tool that allows customers to message a banker of their choice.

Banking industry groups seek help on COVID-19

Mobile Payments Today

Trade organizations and government officials are burning the midnight oil to help ATM operators and small businesses impacted by COVID-19, but owners are concerned that time needed for saving their businesses could run out before help arrives

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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!

Why Digital Identity Needs A New Normal – Now


Although every business wants to “future-proof,” actually doing it is much, much harder. As the first quarter of 2020 has been kind enough to demonstrate on a global scale, the future is an unpredictable place.

Things worth reading: 23rd March 2020

Chris Skinner

Things we’re reading today include … UK lenders banned from repossessing homes amid coronavirus crisis EU states ‘dragging their feet’ over financial transparency, report finds Advancing bank tech ‘broadens hack attack surface’ Economists told us what a pandemic could do.

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Digital dollars gain credence despite stimulus bill cut

Bank Innovation

While the proposal to distribute digital dollars was struck from the new $2.2 trillion stimulus bill designed to buoy the economy, the proposal alone could accelerate a more widespread adoption of a cryptocurrency. When Maxine Waters (D-Calif.),

A Five-Step Action Plan to Mobilize ‘Mobile First’


Financial institutions that are not ready to fully serve customers digitally face an existential threat.

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Data-Driven Marketing 101

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