2021

Winning the last mile of cloud transformation

Accenture

As banks turn to the cloud to transform their operations and catalyze growth, many are still searching for silver linings. Our multi-sector survey, Modern Cloud Champions, found that 65% of banks are not capturing the full value they expect from the cloud.

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QR Code: It's cool again

Mobile Payments Today

John Minor is Chief Product Officer for PayNearMe. John shares his knowledge and expertise on QR code and why this formerly forgotten marketing tool has suddenly become on of the industry's favorite ways to pay

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Key Components of a Strong Sanctions Compliance Program

Abrigo

Create an effective sanctions program Considering the current economic and political environment, it is crucial that financial institutions maintain a strong sanctions compliance program (SCP). Would you like others articles like this in your inbox?

The Digital Customer is Here to Stay – Five Principles to Keep Them Engaged

Accenture

In my first blog in this short series on how the behaviour of UK financial services customers has changed amid the pandemic, I looked at the way COVID-19 has accelerated consumers’ migration to digital banking services.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Bitcoin stronger than ever

Daily Fintech

Bitcoin hit $55,000 for the first time since mid-May, as cryptocurrency prices continue to rise in October. Bitcoin exceeded $55,833 according to Coinmarketcap on Friday. Ilias Louis Hatzis is the founder and CEO at Kryptonio wallet.

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Time to Sell Your Business? Make the Most of it.

FirstInternet

Thinking about selling your business? It’s likely to be one of the biggest – and most difficult – decisions you’ll ever make. But one thing is certain; it takes serious preparation for a sale to be successful.

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Blockchain takes on forgeries, counterfeits

Mobile Payments Today

Counterfeiting is an absolutely massive industry, logging in trillions of dollars every year. It can be a big threat both to consumers who unknowingly purchase these products and retailers as well looking to sell legitimate products.

How Mexico’s Central Bank Plans To Move Payments To Digital

PYMNTS

In Mexico, the pandemic is moving the needle toward digital payments — specifically mobile payments — to become more widely embraced by businesses and consumers alike. Slowly.

Cash Forecasting During an Unstable Economy

Perficient

Covid-19 has turned the world’s economies upside down. As preventative measures (such as lock-downs) continue, uncertainty abounds. This uncertainty is making it difficult for companies to gain a clear picture of their finances.

Digitally Transforming the Engagement Experience for Financial Institutions

Customer experience has become a key differentiator. Learn how to launch your digital transformation by incorporating two customer experience trends into your digital transformation strategy: self-service & personalization.

Rebeca Romero Rainey: The spirit of innovation

Independent Banker

Photo by Robert Severi. A spirit of innovation and can-do attitude will serve you well this year, helping you remain ahead of the curve and address issues that arise. Dream big. Start small. But most of all, start.”

Tech giants risk squeezing out banks, French watchdog warns

Payments Source

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Fintech Deals to Watch: Growing in the Digital World

Gonzobanker

Hot embers continue to glow in the fintech market that GonzoBanker mothership Cornerstone Advisors serves. According to CB Insights, US fintechs raised $14.6B in the most recent quarter. While that’s lower than the prior quarter, it’s up 121% for the year.

Justice for Victims of Human Trafficking – One Transaction at a Time

Abrigo

Identify Human Trafficking via Transactions Banking professionals run across many types of transactions pointing to human trafficking. Here are tips to spot them from Love Never Fails Founder Vanessa Russell. You might also like this webinar: "Human Trafficking - Close to Home" WATCH .

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.

Delight customers with easy and invisible payment experiences

Accenture

In early 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic shut down many everyday services, people discovered new ways of doing things—like grooming their pets or styling their own hair. Doing these things involved mainly online purchases.

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Evergrande is the trigger to a crypto economy

Daily Fintech

China has banned Bitcoin more times than I can remember. On Friday, China declared that all crypto transactions are illegal driving a sell-off of Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies. The market value of the world’s cryptocurrencies tanked to a low of about $1.8

A new administration spotlights cross-border payments

Mobile Payments Today

Matt Montes is U.S. general manager at Paysend and has nearly 30 years of financial services experiences, most recently serving as president of Catalina Card Services. He founded and led AccountNow, the first online D2C prepaid debit card company in the U.S.,

Digital wallet adoption: how providers can sustain a competitive advantage.

Mobile Payments Today

Alexis Zukierman is the Business Development Manager at Intive, a global digital software and design company that accelerates digital transformation for products and services.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Virginia-based bank provides Bitcoin access at ATMs

Mobile Payments Today

Virginia-based Blue Ridge Bank is partnering with ATM operator BluePoint ATM Solutions and Bitcoin ATM software provider LibertyX to facilitate access to the cryptocurrency.

Robinhood May Sell Shares Directly To Users If It IPOs

PYMNTS

Robinhood is considering selling shares directly to its users if it opts to hold an initial public offering (IPO).

Contactless Payment: The future of public transportation

Mobile Payments Today

When it comes to moving forward, what type of payment structure can customers count on from public transportation? Jed Danbury, vice president at Computop, a global payment service provider, shares his thoughts on how customers can benefit on transit

ICBA’s 2021 National Community Bank Service Award winners

Independent Banker

This year’s winners: Left: Central Valley Community Bank, People’s Choice Award; Middle: Kennebec Savings Bank, Exceptional Community Bank Service Award; Right: Cross River Bank, Emerging Service Program Award.

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.

The Most Influential Women in Payments, 2021

Payments Source

2021's Most Influential Women in Payments honorees demonstrate how a diverse background and a unique perspective can prove crucial in difficult times. Women in Payments

Get in the game! What mobile app publishers can learn from gaming

Mobile Payments Today

Scott Tomkins serves as the Senior Vice President of Global Revenue for Digital Turbine. With over 20 years’ experience in the mobile app ecosystem, Scott has influenced mobile-first strategies for hundreds of top mobile properties.

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How Cryptocurrency is Affecting BSA Initiatives

Abrigo

Cryptocurrency continues gaining traction. As the cryptocurrency industry continues to expand, financial institutions must remain vigilant to thwart cybercriminals. Want more BSA training and articles emailed to you? Takeaway 1 The cryptocurrency industry has expanded quickly.

Will these innovation trends shape banking’s future?

Accenture

The Efma-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards are set to return on November 18th for a virtual celebration of banking’s best and brightest. With a record 816 innovations submitted by 275 institutions in 73 countries, I’m excited to see what this year has in store.

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

Check out our latest ebook for a guide to the in-depth, wide-ranging candidate and company data offered by ZoomInfo Recruiter — and make your next round of candidate searches faster, more efficient, and ultimately more successful.