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How a long road trip made me a better leader

Accenture

This summer I did something extraordinary. I unplugged. Really unplugged. Over the course of nearly two months, my 11-year-old son Evan and I traveled over 11,000 miles from Charlotte, NC, to the Oregon coast and back hauling a vintage 1971 Airstream camper.

Biden to Name CBDC Advocate Saule Omarova to Lead OCC

PYMNTS

President Joe Biden has announced that he plans to nominate Saule Omarova for Comptroller of the Currency and Claudia Slacik as Member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation, according to a White House press release.

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Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 22nd September.

Daily Fintech

Why are Regulators worried about stablecoins? Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. Equally, why is the Crypto industry one minute welcoming and then in the next wary of regulation. Simple.

New Disclosures under CECL: What Banks & Credit Unions Need to Know

Abrigo

CECL disclosure requirements for 2023 filers and others New disclosures are required under CECL in some cases. Here’s how they’re changing for financial institutions. See below for key takeaways of this article. Stay updated on all things CECL.

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Pandemic Response: Lessons Learned From COVID-19

In March 2020, the world was hit with an unprecedented crisis when the COVID-19 pandemic struck. This whitepaper reviews lessons learned from applying AI to the pandemic’s response efforts, and insights to mitigating the next pandemic.

Unlock the promise of Open Banking market infrastructure

Accenture

Open Banking allows customers to share access to their banking data with trusted third parties, which then provide the customer with a better banking experience. Its adoption has been uneven around the world, with some regions quickly introducing it while others take a more cautious approach.

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Digital Health Ecosystems Part 3: Emerging Possibilities, Unfettered Potential

Daily Fintech

This concluding part extends the narrative from insurtech orchestrators (Part-1) and pioneers like Discovery’s Vitality (Part-2) to emerging ecosystem impacts, based on examples of Manulife and John Hancock, its US subsidiary.

3 Traits of a Strong Loan Reviewer – Video

Abrigo

The DNA of an Effective Loan Reviewer Independent loan reviewers need certain competencies or traits. Consultant Ancin Cooley explains in this video. Would you like other content like this in your inbox? .

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Banking Technology Vision 2021: Key trends for UK and Irish banks

Accenture

For the past 21 years, Accenture’s Banking Technology Vision has pinpointed the emerging tech trends with the greatest potential to disrupt businesses and the industry. I’ve been with Accenture for 16 of those years.

Bitcoin Daily: El Salvador Now Third in Global Bitcoin ATM Count; Central Bank of Russia to Delay Digital Asset Exchange Payments; Magnum Real Estate Accepts Payment in Bitcoin; Christie’s to Auction NFTs

PYMNTS

El Salvador now has the third-largest network of cryptocurrency ATMs, which amounts to 70% of all South American crypto ATMs, Cointelegraph reported, citing data from Coin ATM Radar. The country is third only compared to the U.S. and Canada, according to the report.

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

This Week in Fintech ending 24 September 2021

Daily Fintech

This week our experts brought you the following insights based on their experience as investors, entrepreneurs & executives.

Dodd/Frank-CFPB: Small Business Lending Data Collection Rule

Abrigo

Data on Loans to Small Businesses is CFPB's Focus A proposed rule requires a wide variety of lenders to begin collecting new data on small business loans. . You might also like this whitepaper: "Beyond PPP: Propel Growth and Profitability with Technology.". DOWNLOAD.

Market Commentary: Week of September 20, 2021

SWBC's LenderHub

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UK FinTech Monneo to Accept Crypto for Invoice Payments

PYMNTS

European FinTech startup Monneo has partnered with cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase to enable payment of invoices in cryptocurrencies, UK Tech News reported on Wednesday (Sept.

AI in Manufacturing

Manufacturers want to deliver the best products on the market as quickly and ethically as possible. Learn how to solve your most urgent manufacturing and business needs with an enterprise AI platform.

Epic v. Apple: The metaverse will not be monopolized

Daily Fintech

Apple makes big bucks from its App Store since it launched it in 2008 with an initial 500 applications. The app ecosystem has grown into more than five million apps and into a huge business, with users spending $380 billion worldwide on in-app purchases. In 2020, Apple made $72.3

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How to move from transactional to relational banking

ATM Marketplace

If there is one constant need for banks, it is the need to acquire new customers and to convert them into lifelong customers; however, accomplishing this task is no easy feat.

Beyond Texting – Augmented Chat for Banks and Credit Unions

Strategically Speaking

Text messaging is one of the most popular ways for users to reach friends and family. With its immediacy and simplicity, it seems like an obvious way for banks and credit unions to send alerts, updates, and more. And yet, text messaging has relatively few viable use cases in financial services today.

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China Seeks Gold Medal for Digital Yuan Rollout Ahead of Winter Olympics

PYMNTS

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) are in various stages of development, launch and use around the globe — but one might argue that in Europe and the United States, it’s all a case of playing catch-up with China. February looms as a red-letter month, then, for the CBDC landscape.

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Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.

XBRL News from down under, about climate and certifications

Daily Fintech

Here are the three most relevant developments in the world of structured reporting we became aware of in the course of last week. 1 New era for Australian data collection as APRA connect goes live Congratulations to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority!

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4 experts share digital banking insights at Bank Customer Experience Summit

ATM Marketplace

Digital banking is here to stay, but doing it properly requires the right practices and tools. Four experts at the Bank Customer Experience Summit, held in Chicago from Sept. 13 to 15, shared insights into how to succeed in various areas of digital banking

Community Banks’ Early Technology Investment Pays Off During Pandemic

ABA Community Banking

Community banks that invested more in technology before COVID-19 made more loans and took in more deposits during the pandemic than did community banks that invested less in technology, according to a new FDIC report.

Banking M&A Activity On a Hot Streak Again

PYMNTS

M&A activity is heating up substantially after a pandemic pause, with the latest deal involving Valley National Bancorp’s acquisition of Bank Leumi announced Thursday (Sept.

Build Trustworthy AI With MLOps

Machine learning operations (MLOps) helps companies deliver machine learning applications in production at scale. Discover the importance of secure MLOps in the four critical areas of model deployment, monitoring, lifecycle management, and governance.

American JP Morgan cat lands among the UK digital bank pigeons and Big Five high street bank cats

Daily Fintech

Our London banker techno entrepreneur, Howard Tolman, is on holiday today so I am covering for him with a story he suggested. Our 2017 post looked at the chances of Challenger Banks breaking the massive bank concentration in the UK.

Triton Supplies Cash in Small Spaces

ATM Marketplace

UK-based ATM deployer works with Triton Systems to create an ATM perfect for locations where space is at a premium

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CFPB Names New Members to Community Bank Advisory Council

ABA Community Banking

The CFPB today announced the appointment of new members to its Community Bank Advisory Council. The post CFPB Names New Members to Community Bank Advisory Council appeared first on ABA Banking Journal. Community Banking Newsbytes

US Investigation of Binance Widens to Include Alleged Market Manipulation

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The U.S. investigation into crypto exchange Binance has expanded to include possible insider trading and market manipulation, Bloomberg writes. The inquiry has included the officials looking into whether Binance or its staff made money by taking advantage of its customers.

The Business Value of MLOps

As machine learning models are put into production and used to make critical business decisions, the primary challenge becomes operation and management of multiple models. This report highlights some of the most impactful benefits of MLOps tools.