Predictions for 2021: The World is a Digital Place

Payments Dive

2020 was a difficult year in many aspects, but it also challenged the payments industry to find new solutions to work through the limitations of the pandemic. Seth Brennan, CEO of North Lane Technologies, a payments industry veteran, shares his thoughts on the year ahead

Stem raises $20M to streamline music industry payments

Payments Dive

Startup Stem Disintermedia, which aims to bring its financial payout tools to a broader sector of the music industry, lured investments from merchant payments player Block and the major fintech venture firm QED Investors to fuel its growth

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It’s Back to the Future for Payments

Accenture

The pandemic changed the industry forever. It feels like the industry…. This blog is based on my keynote presentation at the 2021 Payments Canada SUMMIT Payments leaders probably feel like they are living in the future right now. Digital adoption has exploded across all age groups.

AI drives the Industry 4.0 transformation

Dataconomy

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CMBS Lending on the Rise: Uncover 10 Common Myths of Securitized Lending

CMBS Lending is an established and growing industry that is, once again, rising to the top as a significant source of permanent loan financing. Learn the truth about CMBS lending and why it might be the best financing solution.

Payments industry makes a tempting target for hackers

Payments Dive

The industry might not be experiencing a major uptick in cyberattacks as a result of Russia's war on Ukraine, but that doesn't mean it shouldn't be on high alert, cybersecurity professionals say

3 Payments Trends to Watch in 2021

Payments Dive

While COVID-19 has certainly had an impact on every industry, certain trends that began in 2019 continued to develop in 2020, and some of them may even blossom fully in 2021 As 2021 rapidly approaches, many of us are hoping for better days after the whirlwind year of 2020.

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Maritime industry navigates rising digitalization tides

Daily Fintech

The post Maritime industry navigates rising digitalization tides appeared first on Daily Fintech.

Stem: A fintech solution helping the music industry prosper

Payments Dive

The music industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus. Concerts and tours are cancelled leaving those in the industry, from the novice to the veteran, scrambling for revenue.

Restaurant Industry Report: Change And Technology On The Menu

PYMNTS

The National Restaurant Association , the country’s (and world’s) foodservice trade association, released its annual State of the Restaurant Industry report on Tuesday (Jan.

The Non-QM Market Experiences a Remarkable Comeback: Check Out the Industry Guide

As the commercial lending market evolves, non-QM loans are becoming increasingly popular. Check out this eBook for a detailed look at the benefits of non-QM loans, how to maneuver your way through, and what the future may bring.

GenNx360 Acquires B2B Industrial, AMW Packaging

PYMNTS

New York private equity firm GenNx360 Capital Partners has acquired B2B Industrial and the assets of AMW Packaging Supply , which will give the company a boost in the industrial packaging space, according to a press release.

Shall We Chat? Using Chat to Engage and Sell a Customer

Payments Dive

Hannes shares his thoughts regarding this unique type of commerce and what it could mean to the mobile payments industry moving forward Mobile Payments Today interviewed Hannes Van Rensburg, chief commercial officer for Clickatell's on the subject of chat commerce.

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The Payments Industry Was Ready

PYMNTS

As most businesses and industries have struggled over the past 12 weeks, the payments industry was ready with the necessary infrastructure, products and services to support the digital shift.

Growth in digital payments: A cross-industry view

Accenture

The post Growth in digital payments: A cross-industry view appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog. Digital payments are gaining popularity as cash usage declines around the world.

How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning

Banks have always relied on predictions to make their decisions. Estimating the risks or rewards of making a particular loan, for example, has traditionally fallen under the purview of bankers with deep knowledge of the industry and extensive expertise. But times are changing. Today, banks realize that data science can significantly speed up these decisions with accurate and targeted predictive analytics. By leveraging the power of automated machine learning, banks have the potential to make data-driven decisions for products, services, and operations. Read the white paper, How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning, to find out more about how banks are tackling their biggest data science challenges.

Where the rubber meets the road: digital payments and the trucking industry

Payments Dive

The trucking industry was content with its payment processing for years until the pandemic hit. Mobile Payments Today interviewed Justin King, Senior Vice President, product and innovation for Comdata on how the industry has moved forward with digital payments

Lemonade CFO On The Insurance Industry’s Innovation Dilemma

PYMNTS

He recently told Karen Webster about how new market entrants can rethink aspects of the industry that no longer work for the policyholder or insurance company, and which parts should be preserved to drive the evolution of the sector overall.

What Covid-19 Is Doing To Industrial CRE Loans

South State Correspondent

While several commercial real estate (CRE) sectors are showing signs of stress, the industrial sector is one of the few bank credit lines that are improving.

8 of the biggest issues facing the banking industry

American Banker

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How to Overcome the Pain Points of Your CRM

CRM software is a powerful tool when used correctly, yet another obstacle to a sales team’s efficiency when it’s not. Leveraging research and commentary from industry analysts, this eBook explores how your sales team can get back valuable time by overcoming some pain points with your CRM, such as low adoption rates, integrations, and data quality.

2021: What to Expect After a Year of Disruption

Accenture

Undoubtably, 2020 was a year of massive upheaval that put an increased spotlight on the state of digital transformation across industries around the globe.

AI in manufacturing: The future of Industry 4.0

Dataconomy

The industrial revolution, which took place in the last several years, has been the most significant transformation ever faced by the industrial sector.

Retail Industry Groups Support New Stimulus

PYMNTS

Retail industry trade leadership likes what it sees from Washington so far. Retail National Retail Federation News Paycheck Protection Program Retail Industry Leadership Association stimulus

Following COVID-19: How the virus is affecting the mobile payments industry

Payments Dive

Mobile Payments Today is doing its best to provide news and updates regarding how the coronavirus is affecting the payments industry. We'll update this story with the lastest headlines

How ZoomInfo Helps Overcome the Top Pain Points of Inside Sales

Recent digital transformation has shifted the B2B landscape by ushering in the era of buyer empowerment. With more access to user reviews, analyst opinion, and industry research, decision-makers are more informed than ever while navigating what is now known as the “buyer’s journey.”

Reliance Industries Weighs Purchases Of Retailer, Delivery Companies

PYMNTS

India’s Reliance Industries is in talks to buy online furniture retailer Urban Ladder in a transaction valued at as much as $30 million, the Times of India reported on Monday (Aug.

How mobile payments are changing the restaurant industry

Payments Dive

Mobile payment acceptance is leading to rapid change in the restaurant industry, impacting everything from credit card use to delivery and online ordering as well as customer loyalty

Three innovative solutions shaping the future of the banking industry

Accenture

The post Three innovative solutions shaping the future of the banking industry appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog. The Efma-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards are always a highlight of the year for me—and 2021 promises to be one of the most exciting competitions yet.

ATM industry looks to federal lifeline amid COVID-19

Payments Dive

As relief and funding packages are being debated in Washington, the National ATM Council looks to how these new laws will affect business

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The Impact of Direct Dials on Sales Productivity

Leveraging the latest industry research, this eBook highlights the impact of direct dial phone numbers on sales productivity with the goal of empowering reps to have more conversations with prospects, and consequently, schedule more meetings, increase opportunities, and close more business - fast.

Why the insurance industry should prioritize digital payments

Payments Dive

The insurance industry needs to consider how their payments technologies match up with increasingly disruptive trends in the financial services space

How Payments Is Powering The Travel Industry’s Return

PYMNTS

The global pandemic has left no industry unscathed, but the travel business has the unfortunate distinction of being the sector that was slammed first and hardest, Colin Smyth , head of travel at payments platform Flywire , told Karen Webster in a recent conversation.

Shellfish Industry Tries DTC Strategy

PYMNTS

shellfish industry was headed into 2020, the big concern was climate change. In order to understand how the pandemic has impacted the shellfish industry, it’s important to have some background into how it works, using oysters as an example. As the U.S.

Making the Case for Real-Time Payments

ATM Marketplace

With over 20 years of experience in the payments industry, Harris is working to make programmable payments the standard for any industry. He shares with ATM Marketplace he knowledge and insight on the topic of real-time payments in the industry

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.