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8 Trends for Healthcare in 2021

Perficient

Momentum in digital healthcare transformation… it’s massive, and much needed. As organizations adapt to new modes of care, demands on resources, and consumer expectations, payors and providers are eyeing opportunities to reduce costs, improve care, build awareness, and expand relationships. Here are 8 trends we’re currently tracking into 2021: TREND 1: The evolution of healthcare will be characterized by a reengineering of clinical care and operations around digital health and

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Fintech women of distinction

Payments Dive

NYC Fintech Women announced its second annual, 50 Inspiring Fintech Females awards. There were more than 400 nominations for recognition in five different categories. Mobile Payments Today interviewed a few of the winners to get their reaction to being selected and get their advice for women in the industry moving forward.

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Why ISO 20022 is a seismic shift for payments

Accenture

There’s no two ways about it: ISO 20022 is a complex new standard for financial services firms of every description. Inside that complexity lie some operational hurdles for payments players—but also tremendous opportunities. We can see why by looking at the ISO 20022 message format, which neatly encapsulates the high-level impact of the new standard.….

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Am I wrong about Hong Kong?

Chris Skinner

I got an amazing reply to my post yesterday. I cannot say from whom – that’s part of the thing – but it’s such a good reply, I’m sharing it here. For me, it shows how the internet has changed the world – I can write a blog from Poland, … The post Am I wrong about Hong Kong? appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Case Study: First Mid Bank Fast-Tracks New Market Entry in Commercial Lending

Discover First Mid Bank's Expansion Success with Our Case Study! Discover how First Mid Bank & Trust fast-tracked market expansion through advanced automation and compliance solutions. This case study reveals their journey from facing challenges in Texas' complex legal landscape to achieving rapid market entry with GoDocs' innovative commercial closing platform.

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Oracle, SWIFT Add Fast Cross-Border Payments For SMBs

PYMNTS

Oracle Banking Payments announced Wednesday (Oct. 7) that it is supporting SWIFT ’s latest service to speed effortless global cross-border payments for small- and medium-sized business (SMBs) and consumer markets. “We see great potential for banks that are competing against FinTechs and alternate networks when it comes to cross-border payments,” Sonny Singh , Oracle Financial Services’ executive vice president and general manager, said in a statement.

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US equities to experiment with DLT integration in settlements

Bobsguide

The US equities market may see a combined digital ledger technology (DLT) and legacy settlement solution, as accelerated settlements gain importance. “Moving towards that T+0 model is really around doing so as an industry and doing so with a way that doesn’t force.

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The Bank Underground Christmas Quiz

BankUnderground

Before Bank Underground goes off on its Christmas holidays, it’s time for the Annual Bank Underground Christmas Quiz! We hope you enjoy testing your knowledge on our festive themed questions on economics, finance and all things central banking…. 1) Why did the 2008 Financial Crisis push up the price of Christmas Trees in 2020? Please view this post in your web browser to complete the quiz. 2) Which of the following financially-named songs made it to number one in the UK charts?

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Leak reveals $2tn of possibly corrupt US financial activity

TheGuardian

Among those named in reports is Paul Manafort, an ex- political strategist for Donald Trump Thousands of documents detailing $2 trillion (£1.55tn) of potentially corrupt transactions that were washed through the US financial system have been leaked to an international group of investigative journalists. The leak focuses on more than 2,000 suspicious activity reports (SARs) filed with the US government’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).

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State Of Fintech Preview: Investment Trends To Watch

CB Insights

Our State Of Fintech Preview highlights key investment trends, funding activities, and projections for 2020 (as of 12/12/20). KEY TAKEAWAYS: . Deals and dollars could see a decline from 2019 despite deals bouncing back in Q4’20. Seed/angel share may drop off in 2020 while Series B rounds could gain the most share. Seed and angel deals are projected to fall to 37% of total deal activity in 2020, down from 42% in 2019.

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Exploring the Liability Shift: A Comprehensive Guide to Fraud Loss Responsibility and Mitigation

Shifting liability for digital fraud losses represents a significant challenge for financial institutions and payment service providers. In response to the global surge in digital fraud, regulators are introducing policies that transfer the cost of fraud from defrauded customers to financial institutions. ThreatMark’s newly released white paper, "The Liability Shift: Understanding Fraud Losses Responsibility and Mitigation," provides an in-depth analysis of this shift, its implications, and stra

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Why is it so hard for a fintech to become a bank?

American Banker

The success of some fintechs in getting bank charters this year only underscores how onerous the process remains for many others. That’s unlikely to change unless policymakers reconsider what it means to be a bank.

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Strengthening Our Global Delivery Capabilities with PSL

Perficient

We’re excited to announce that Perficient has expanded to South America with the acquisition of Productora de Software S.A.S. (PSL), a nearshore software development company based in Medellin, Colombia. With this acquisition, Perficient furthers our commitment to optimized global delivery as an approach to help lower delivery costs while maintaining high quality.

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Can blockchain transform cross-border payments?

Payments Dive

Cross-border payments are fraught with difficulties from long paper trails to complicated contracts/ Blockchain has emerged as a possible contender to streamline the process, however, but is it ready to tackle cross-border payments?

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3 Resolutions for Digital Banking Success in 2021

The Financial Brand

As banking executives define their 2021 goals, they must commit to improving digital experiences, leveraging data and honing human skills. The post 3 Resolutions for Digital Banking Success in 2021 appeared first on The Financial Brand.

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Live Demo: How to Achieve Reconciliation Zen

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

Automation generally supercharges any process and brings its value to the forefront. See how infusing automation such as ART (our month-end close solution), into your close can get you to the next level of closing. We will share a live demo of SkyStem's solution, ART and share the key elements of month-end close automation. Through ART, we'll take a look at: What month-end close automation entails Which process steps can and should be automated Benefits of achieving process automation, and Why i

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The future of payments post-pandemic (free research report)

Chris Skinner

During this quite period of time, it’s a good time for reflection and I was lucky enough to be commissioned to produce some research on how European FinTech influencers see the future of payments post-pandemic. I’m releasing the report today and here’s the opening summary: When the Covid-19 pandemic hit … The post The future of payments post-pandemic (free research report) appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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PayPal, Mastercard Add 5 EU Countries To Debit Card Offering

PYMNTS

PayPal and Mastercard are bringing the PayPal Business Debit Mastercard to more businesses in Europe. The companies said in a Wednesday (Sept. 23) announcement that the card is now available in France, Austria, Italy, Ireland and Spain beyond its current availability in the United Kingdom, Germany and the United States. Small businesses can have immediate access to their PayPal funds and unlimited 0.5 percent cash back on all of their eligible spending with the debit card.

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Biometric payment cards enter the spotlight as European spending habits shift

Payments Source

Biometric cards have garnered more attention in recent times through various trials, but the coronavirus pandemic looks set to accelerate their adoption with a series of major card issuers beginning to roll out the technology.

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Fund managers must accelerate digital transformation to overcome this crisis

Bobsguide

For fund managers battling against the fallout from the pandemic, the need for fundamental digital transformation has never been more urgent.

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The State of Automation in Financial Services 2024 Report

In this report, you’ll find a comprehensive analysis of survey responses from executives at banks, credit unions, and insurance companies concerning their organization’s current and future use of automation. The report’s key insights include: Which types of automation are saving organizations the most time and money How to overcome the biggest barriers to automation implementation and adoption Why automation investments will continue to grow over the next few years How much you could save in 202

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Thinking historically

BankUnderground

Austen Saunders. Central banks want to learn from history. They can do so by drawing on decades of work by economic historians, as well as their own archives which manifest layers of institutional memory. But the path from page to policy can be difficult to find. Central banks need therefore to invest in the capacity of their own staff to think historically.

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‘You can’t pay cash here’: how our newly cashless society harms the most vulnerable

TheGuardian

Retailers and banks have been pushing us to use contactless payments and online services for hygiene reasons. But many older, abused and unbanked people still depend on cash. What will happen to them? It had taken so much for Tina to get to the supermarket; to go home empty-handed left her in tears. Tina, 47, has conditions including chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression.

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Unbundling Bank Of America: How The Traditional Bank Is Being Disrupted

CB Insights

Bank of America and the traditional banking system is being disrupted across a wide variety of core revenue streams. . The banking industry has not been spared from the impact of Covid-19. Bank of America, for one, saw profits drop 16% year-over-year (YoY) in Q3’20 to $4.9B. The pandemic has also accelerated recent trends in banking, especially among the millennial demographic, which tends to favor digital banking and online brands over traditional banks.

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After opening-day fiasco, SBA upgrades lender portal with Amazon assist

American Banker

The agency overhauled its system for the Paycheck Protection Program on Wednesday. Lenders hope it addresses the access issues and a crash that bedeviled the effort’s first week.

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2024 Lending Outlook: Innovations and Evolutions in the Financial Sector

As we step into 2024, the lending landscape evolves rapidly with technology, regulations, and market dynamics driving change. For banks and financial institutions to stay competitive and meet the evolving needs of their customers, these drivers must be understood and engaged with. Lenders can anticipate significant transformation fueled by technological advancements, regulatory shifts, and changing consumer behaviors.

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Adjust report identifies 3 trends in mobile finance to keep an eye on

Payments Dive

As mobile finance takes up an ever-more central part of our daily lives, understanding the benchmarks and trends from within this fast growing vertical is more vital than ever. In order to answer these questions and more, Adjust has partnered with app Intelligence platform Apptopia to create the Mobile Finance Report 2020.

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Digital Banking for the Poor

Chris Skinner

I have a few friends around the world that I pick up on, and The World Bank and CGAP are amongst that crew. Therefore, when I saw that Peter Zetterli, senior financial sector specialist with CGAP, was blogging about financial inclusion I couldn’t but help reach out to him and … The post Digital Banking for the Poor appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Will you avoid companies that put profit before people?

Chris Skinner

I’ve been writing a lot about purpose-driven banking, a theme that resonates around the idea that business focus should be more than just making money. It should also focus upon doing good for society and the planet. So, I was particularly struck by this quote from Satya Nadella, CEO of … The post Will you avoid companies that put profit before people?

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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Financial Inclusion

Chris Skinner

I spent some time recently chatting with Joanne Dewar, Chief Executive Officer, Global Processing Services (GPS). I spotted GPS a while ago, and blogged about how they worked with Monzo, Starling, Revolut and more last October. Anywho, Joanne wrote a brilliant piece on the Nasdaq website the other day, which … The post The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Financial Inclusion appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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Addressing Top Enterprise Challenges in Generative AI with DataRobot

The buzz around generative AI shows no sign of abating in the foreseeable future. Enterprise interest in the technology is high, and the market is expected to gain momentum as organizations move from prototypes to actual project deployments. Ultimately, the market will demand an extensive ecosystem, and tools will need to streamline data and model utilization and management across multiple environments.