How to stay awake in meetings

Chris Skinner

A long while ago, I had an early start to get to a meeting. Leaving home before sunrise, I went from subway to train to taxi, and arrived bright eyed and bushy tailed. However, as the day went on, my battery started to run dry.

How to get rid of the legacy

Chris Skinner

It doesn’t have to happen. You can have an overlay of middleware to deal with it. You don’t need to change those old systems. And … The post How to get rid of the legacy appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

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How To Become A Crorepati


Watch the video to know more. ?. Want to become a crorepati? Watch this video to know how you can accumulate Rs. The post How To Become A Crorepati appeared first on BankBazaar - The Definitive Word on Personal Finance.

Ten chairs: how to change the bank

Chris Skinner

I was in the middle of a conversation about how to change the bank, when we started talking about the boardroom issue.

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How to be a Unicorn (Part One)

Chris Skinner

Marko Wenthin, co-founder of solarisBank, recently contributed to my blog and, as a mate, has sent some great insights about starting up a FinTech firm which I thought I would share of FinTech banks last week.

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How to be a Unicorn (Part Three)

Chris Skinner

He began with funding and then moved on to the issues you face once you secure that funding. In this final part, he focuses upon why it may be better to focus upon B2B2C, rather than just B2C. Marko Wenthin is contributing this week.

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PODCAST: Solving Instant Payments Ubiquity Problem


Their use of mobile devices fuels the expectation that what happens on the other side of a click or a swipe will be delivered in real time — or as close to it as possible. That expectation increasingly extends to how consumers want to access their money.

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How to make a small island a big centre for FinTech

Chris Skinner

They range from islands like Belize and Puerto Rico to Mauritius and Barbados to Bahrain and Singapore. That’s a pretty diverse … The post How to make a small island a big centre for FinTech appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.

How to choose the right payment processor for your business

Mobile Payments Today

Choosing the right payment processor for your business, whether it be a retail shop, restaurant or service provider, is a critical decision that requires several major considerations, including security, PCI compliance, convenience and ease of use

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How To Make Commerce And Payments Smarter


Grocery shopping is getting much, much smarter as the pace of innovation heats up. So are mundane, often frustrating tasks, such as moving.

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How To Move Past Artificial Intelligence #Fails


The story of artificial intelligence to this point – at least when it comes to financial institutions – is arguably more about failure than success, even as the promise of the technology continues to grow. Journey to Yes. Executives today need to see it to believe it.”

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How To Trust And Verify In The Platform Economy Age


Platform economies want to make it easy for consumers to join. To illustrate: It may take a while to remember the last time you hailed a cab or rented a car on a business trip — testament to the pervasive inroads ridesharing companies have made into daily life.

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How to use ElasticSearch for Natural Language Processing and Text Mining — Part 2


Welcome to Part 2 of How to use Elasticsearch for Natural Language Processing and Text Mining. It’s been some time since Part 1, so you might want to brush up on the basics before getting started.

How To Pay The Millennial Workforce


Demand for instant and peer-to-peer (P2P) payments is heating up, and financial institutions (FIs) are seeking to cater to that need, knowing that if they don’t, their customers are likely to turn elsewhere. Dee p Dive: How RTP Has Changed the Bill Payments Game.

How to go beyond the mobile app during the transition to digital banking

Mobile Payments Today

The successful transition to mobile banking requires a seamless, intuitive user experience built into a mobile app.

Visa On How To Use AI Responsibly


To steal a line from the Marvel Universe, “with great power comes great responsibility.”. To steal another line from the Hippocratic oath, penned centuries ago, “first, do no harm.”. Perhaps the data sets are being examined in order to protect individuals and businesses from fraud.

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How to break free from legacy infrastructure

Insights on Business

Three years ago, a group of IBM Cloud experts, myself included, answered an important question still facing nearly every incumbent bank worldwide today: How can we rethink our architecture to better serve our customers with more innovative applications, through more agile, faster development?

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Fundbox CEO: How To Fix The ‘Net Terms’ Economy


Allow us to be blunt: The B2B finance and invoice settlement system is broken. Well, that’s not entirely true – things tend to work pretty well for the largest firms out there, as the largest buyers can basically set their own terms and essentially pay when they want.

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How to Mitigate Ag Lending Risks


To download the whitepaper, click here. As operational expenses and living expenses rise and commodity prices continue to decline or be flat, then cash flow generated from farm operations will not support the farm long-term. Pay strategies assess a borrower’s ability to pay back a loan.

How To Make Sure Stores Don’t Die


Among the defining endeavors of our time — at least for the worlds of payment and commerce — has been to bring brick-and-mortar retail stores into the new century. It’s a great time to be transforming retail,” Levene said.

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How to Woo a Bank

Celent Banking

When it comes time to choose a business partner, banks will favor those who help them execute their third party risk management (TPRM) responsibilities over those who begrudgingly comply. Banker’s Guide to Third Party Risk Management, Part 1: Strategic, Complex, and Liable.

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How To Build A Global Digital Identity Network


What does it take to build a global identity network? To that end, the global identity verification firm Trulioo said on Tuesday (Sept. 17) that it has raised C$70 million in new funding to scale into its next growth phase. Perhaps that’s not the way it’s going to go after all.

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How To Better Served The Unbanked In Nigeria


Among the biggest ongoing challenges and opportunities in payments – and a trend that will hold well into the 2020s, which are just about to start – is using mobile technology to bring more consumers into the formal financial sector. Nigerian banks don’t like to lend,” Hainy said.

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How To ‘Moneyball’ Restaurants


National treasure Kim Kardashian has taught us all a series of invaluable lessons over the years: how to break the internet, that there is no such thing as too much eyeliner and that, if you are on the phone with Taylor Swift, the smart money is on hitting the record button. The problem is that getting to that elite status is not all that easy. There was no way I was getting in because they didn’t know me and because I am only able to get out once every three months.

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Banking 101: How to Get a Debit Card

Deposit Accounts

Banking 101: How to Get a Debit Card Best Bank Account Interest Rates - Summary For July 9, 2019 Federal Reserve, the Economy and CD Rate Forecast - July 9, 2019 Federal Reserve, the Economy and CD Rate Forecast - July 2, 2019. Blog Banking 101: How to Get a Debit Card.

How to make your startup a success

Chris Skinner

Let’s say that it’s to make nice wooden caricatures of famous politicians. It still is, but when you go to a craft fare, the usual practice is cash only. What to do? So now you’ve moved your production to China. You have an idea.

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How To Turn Every Supply Chain Into A Custom B2B Marketplace


The emergence of online shopping and eCommerce inevitably seeped into the B2B world, leading to rising demand for corporates to make purchases online the same way they do as consumers. It’s a realization that Mark Johnson, CEO of Four51 , said came quickly to the industry. “In

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How To Keep Investment Platforms AML-Compliant


The global economy offers a wide range of opportunities for businesses to expand their reach, and promote their brands to new markets. What’s more, companies must also work to remain compliant with the laws in place across the different regions where they operate.

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How To Optimize Loan Performance

CU Direct

Read more » The post How To Optimize Loan Performance appeared first on CU Direct Blog. Rapid growth in credit union indirect lending programs has triggered more examiner scrutiny and additional emphasis on the performance of these programs.

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How To Motivate FinServ To Take Action On Cybersecurity


To those who understand the importance of cybersecurity, and the monumental risks that growing cyberthreats impose on organizations, safeguarding systems and data may be assumed to go hand in hand with digital transformation.

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How To Break The Disbursements Check Habit


There are many reasons for consumers to have a love/hate relationship with businesses that send them checks. There’s the unpredictability of knowing when they might arrive, as well as knowing when one will have access to those funds once they’re deposited.

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 How To Cut The Phishing Lines That Bind Us


To combat fraud — especially phishing — united we stand? The advent of mobile and app-based channels to lure victims to send money to fraudsters has been on the rise, with email and text-based communications the weapons of choice. As noted in the latest Digital Fraud Tracker , phishing attacks are up 76 percent this year compared to last year.

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How To AI: Cognitive Sourcing Meets The Supply Chain


On a perfect day, when everything goes exactly to plan, managing a supply chain is no easy task — particularly when procurement processes have to handle scores of suppliers spread out across the globe. It also has to give the user tools to act on it.

Citi: Why And How To Bring More Collaboration To Payments


That’s only half the story when it comes to the concept of working together for the greater good. The first part , released in March, focused on global payments and corporate responses to cross-border transactions. Consumers will have access to a variety of payment methods as a result.

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How to differentiate your mobile payments strategy

Mobile Payments Today

Keith McAuliffe, the general manager of the financial services sector for Solace, believes it's necessary for providers to to cultivate the right experience for individual audiences

How To Sell Sleeping Like A Baby (Literally)


billion business worldwide, and according to industry watchers, that figure is on track to grow to over $100 billion by 2023. And although pills and other chemical solutions for insomnia still make up the majority of the market, their share has fallen to 65 percent.

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How To Liquidate Investments


You may decide to liquidate your investments in case of emergencies, or when you reach your goals. We’ll tell you all about how it can be done easily as well as the tax implications. The first thing we do during a financial crisis is to liquidate any investments we may have.

How To Become A Better Trusted Advisor In Banking

Banker to Banker

IMPROVING BANK PRODUCT SALES A surge in alternative lenders and intense competition among banks has forced community bank lenders to further differentiate themselves and their institution. Many lenders are switching their professional focus from being a salesperson to being a trusted advisor.

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Banking 101: Cashier's Checks: When You Need One, How to Get One and How to Use One Safely

Deposit Accounts

Banking 101: Cashiers Checks: When You Need One, How to Get One and How to Use One Safely Square Cash App Review: What You Need to Know Before You Start Sending and Receiving Money Banking 101: What You Need to Know About Wire Transfers The Best Checking Accounts in April 2019.

How To Fix The B2B Payments In India


How long they wait varies. And India, where PayMate is based and does business in the B2B space, is not, yet, an exception to that rule. The good news, he noted, is that as a green field developing market, it lacks some of the legacy features that can act as weights to innovation.

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How To Get Conversational For Bank Search Marketing

Banker to Banker

“What do I need to open a checking account?” In years past, potential bank customers used to put in a utilitarian “checking account” to search banks offering checking accounts. and “What is the best savings account?”

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How To Use Goal Gradient Rewards In Banking

Banker to Banker

Forget athletes, citizens make more donations to a charity as that charity gets closer to its fundraising goal. Put a rat in a maze, and they will speed up as they get near the end as can smell the reward.

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Thawing the frozen middle (how to change the bank)

Chris Skinner

I sometimes think I’m too harsh on the financial community, with my continual banter about core systems change, lack of digital leadership, inability to see how critical digital is to their future and the impact FinTech is making on global financial structures. I sound like a broken record and rarely … The post Thawing the frozen middle (how to change the bank) appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog.