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Why self-service banking is essential in a post-pandemic world

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ATM Marketplace spoke with Simon Powley, head of global advisor consultant services with Diebold Nixdorf, on how self-service and omnichannel banking will affect financial institutions post-pandemic

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What’s the point of an office?

Chris Skinner

There are lots of headlines and articles talking about the end of the office. You think about it, and it kind of makes sense. In a digital age, why do we have to go to a physical office? Why do we all cram ourselves into buses, cars and trains every … The post What’s the point of an office?

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PPP Forgiveness Timeline: What Lenders Need to Know


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

Uber, Grubhub merger would scramble food delivery platforms

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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

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!

15 Items That Will Trip Your Borrowers Up in The New PPP Forgiveness Application

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


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.

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


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.

Overstock CEO: Why Immunity Passports Could Move Blockchain Tech Mainstream


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.

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.


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.

Visa’s digital dollar concept opens a door to central bank currencies

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The U.S. Patent office published a Visa patent application to create a technology gateway that could allow central bank currencies for any nation to be digitized. Digital currencies Digital payments Visa Libra Cryptocurrencies

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


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.

Why Hyperledger Says It?s Prime Time For Blockchain


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.

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.


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.

Navigating the Open Banking journey


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.

Hackers in Your Home – DNS Hijacking


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. .

How Banks Can Guide FinTechs Through Their First Economic Downturn


From competitors to collaborators, the FinTech boom introduced a field of opportunity for traditional financial institutions to team up with an industry newcomer to become more agile and modern with their own product offerings.

The Finanser’s Week: 11th May 2020 – 17th May 2020

Chris Skinner

The main blog headlines are … Dealing with a crisis: FinTech versus Bank The chasm between start-ups and incumbents is massively exposed by coronavirus.

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Marketing-Led Post-COVID-19 Growth Strategies

Businesses are laying off workers, shutting their doors (some permanently), and struggling to react to the radical destruction that coronavirus (COVID-19) is doing to our society and communities. Most have already sustained massive damage, and we still have yet to see the scope of impact of the global pandemic that has upended the globe. Any return to normalcy may seem far-off, but sales and marketing are on the front lines of restarting the economy. When the dust settles, we have a responsibility to turn our shock and grief into fierce determination, and lead the charge of responsible, strategic, sustainable future growth. However, there’s no team better suited to lead that charge than the marketing department. Marketers are uniquely positioned to provide creative solutions to aid their organization in times of change and chart a course for navigating success.

How the coronavirus lockdown transformed MoneyGram

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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

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


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.

Demand For Faster Payments Skyrockets


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.

Here’s what the new normal looks like

Chris Skinner

There’s lots of talk about civil unrest, an unjust society, the need for a universal basic income, a change in attitude towards everything from capitalism to socialism to democracy to inclusion. Good discussions but hard to know how it plays out. In many countries, people are suffering so much.

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Remote workplaces become coronavirus cybercrime havens

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Fraudsters are licking their chops at the prospect of businesses and financial services extending remote working because of the coronavirus pandemic. Ransomware Fraud detection Phishing Verizon Malware Cyber attacks Coronavirus

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Sprinting to the ideal design solution alongside our clients


It would be an understatement to say that our typical ways of working have been pushed to the limit by recent events.


Amazon?s Patrick Gauthier On How Retail Will Reinvent Itself And Recover


The last several weeks have certainly made for unexpected and unprecedented times for consumers and all players in the retail ecosystem and left a lot of businesses standing at a crossroads as they face the back half of 2020 and questions about what to do next.

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Things worth reading: 18th May 2020

Chris Skinner

Marketing Ops: The New Revenue Hero

As data continues to play a starring role in today’s B2B organizations, both marketing and sales operations professionals are poised to solidify their place as critical revenue drivers. In particular, the evolution of the Marketing Operations (Ops) role has created a new standard in marketing and has become a vital component of an organization’s success.