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Banks rethink branch operations on back side of COVID-19 threat

Mobile Payments Today

Major banks are reviewing plans to relaunch branch operations after the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., but executives and experts say some key changes in bank operations will likely continue going forward

What will the world be like when #coronavirus ends? (Part One)

Chris Skinner

Most of the people around the world have savings that can last them less than a month.

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How Are PPP Loans Forgiven? What We Know Now

Abrigo

Key Takeaways The process for how PPP loans will be forgiven is developing, but lenders can look to guidance so far for key information. Borrowers will be able to request forgiveness eight weeks after the loan is funded; they must provide evidence that expenses should be forgiven.

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The top eight ways COVID-19 will impact payments

Accenture

We’re living through extraordinary times right now. The COVID-19 pandemic is changing business—and much else—forever. The global payments ecosystem has proven resilient in the face of the pandemic.

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!

Is Brazil the next big thing in fintech?

Mobile Payments Today

Spurred on by rapid change in government regulations and millions of underserved consumers in the finanical space, Brazil may be on the verge of becoming a major player in the global fintech space

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TSB’s virtual assistant launched in five days through IBM 

Bank Innovation

based TSB Bank gave its customer service a five-day makeover in the midst of the global pandemic with the launch of its “Smart Agent” chat function, helped by its technology partner IBM Services.? “We

4 Sure Signs Your PPP Loan Will NOT Be Forgiven

Abrigo

Key Takeaways Borrowers must document how their PPP loans are used Borrowers must maintain employee and compensation levels At least 75% of the loan must be used for payroll and other permissible expenses Borrowers must have "economic need" for a PPP loan.

Visa’s Jack Forestell On Helping SMBs Fast Track Into The Digital Age

PYMNTS

After many weeks and months of social distancing, the world is now actively and audibly wondering when the economic recovery will begin. Visa ’s Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer Jack Forestell told Karen Webster that it’s the wrong question to ask.

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Banking is not about relationships. It’s about secrets

Chris Skinner

Britain’s Got Talent is running right now in the UK and I really enjoyed this comedic sketch by Baptist Minister Allan Finnegan.

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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.

BMO Harris spotlights women in fintech mentoring program

Bank Innovation

BMO Harris Bank and Chicago-based incubator 1871 have unveiled plans for their annual fintech mentorship program, and this year they are shining a light on female-led fintechs.

Getting Your Financial Institution in Shape for Loan Workouts Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

Abrigo

Key Takeaways Federal and state banking regulators have eased coronavirus workout pressures. There are several criteria a borrower must meet in order for a loan modification to be eligible. Lenders should develop a comprehensive workout strategy.

Mnuchin Now Says All PPP Loan Recipients Will Face Audits

PYMNTS

Businesses that borrow money through the federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) can expect to be audited before the loans are forgiven, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told The Wall Street Journal.

What will the world be like when #coronavirus ends? (Part Two)

Chris Skinner

I hesitate to write that headline – after all, none of knows when or even if this pandemic will end – but what I do know is that, in this time of crisis, there are lots of things changing: our beliefs, our priorities, our views, our relationships.

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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.

Weekly Wrap: Video tellers, RBC’s personalized app and Citi’s innovation labs

Bank Innovation

Banks are accelerating their technology projects in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Whether its Happy State Bank pushing out video teller machines or TSB Bank launching a virtual assistant in five days, banks are trying to find new ways to connect with customers during times of social distancing.

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Artificial Intelligence Scenarios Strengthen Your BSA Program

Abrigo

Key Takeaways. You must be able to explain any artificial intelligence used in your BSA program. BAM+ includes five machine learning scenarios that are fully transparent. AI will never replace the necessary human element of BSA. Abrigo introduced five new machine learning scenarios.

Mastercard: Half Of Consumers Now Using Contactless Payments

PYMNTS

As nations put limitations into place to support social distancing in February and March, Mastercard reported that a significant share of consumers tapped into contactless payments for purchases.

Does #coronavirus mean being rude to people?

Chris Skinner

I grew up in a time that was not politically correct. We used to have names for people who did not fit with our thinking, that were often derogatory and rude. Then, as I grew up, the world globalised and inclusion became more the norm.

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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.

Another one bites the dust: RBS shutters Bo app 

Bank Innovation

The Royal Bank of Scotland and its subsidiary NatWest are shutting down Bo, the bank’s stand-alone personal finance app, in the latest example of a big bank digital offshoot’s failure to gain traction with consumers. “Bo

Banking Regulators Release April 2020 BSA/AML Examination Manual Updates

Abrigo

Key Takeaways The FFIEC updated four sections of the 2014 BSA/AML Examination Manual. The updates are not revisions nor do they include changes to current regulatory expectations. Your BSA/AML examination should be based on risk as justified in your enterprise-wide risk assessment. .

US eCommerce Up 49 Pct; Curbside Pickup Soars 208 Pct Since April 1

PYMNTS

As the coronavirus shows no signs of abating, customers are opting to make their purchases without setting foot in stores, CNBC reported. Dozens of retailers, from Dick’s Sporting Goods to Walmart , have added contactless shopping services, and it’s caught on.

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Things worth reading: 27th April 2020

Chris Skinner

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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!

RBC revamps direct investing on mobile app

Bank Innovation

Royal Bank of Canada is slated to launch a personalized direct investment experience for customers on its mobile app in three weeks.

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Our 20 Point Bank Checklist For Returning to Work

Banker to Banker

While we discussed our framework for deciding WHEN to call bank employees back to the branch lobbies and workplace ( HERE ), in this article, we cover HOW.

Moving Augmented Reality Out Of The Living Room

PYMNTS

Shopping, like everything else in the business world, is falling into pre- and post- coronavirus pandemic reference points. Many retail technologies have benefitted from that schism, among them augmented reality (AR).

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Things worth reading: 30th April 2020

Chris Skinner

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Data-Driven Marketing 101

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