How to stay awake in meetings

Chris Skinner

A long while ago, I had an early start to get to a meeting. By mid-afternoon, with lunch firmly … The post How to stay awake in meetings appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. 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. Grid Humour

DOJ, State AGs To Meet On Antitrust Suit Against Google

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The meeting is seen as among the last steps before commencing the court action. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is putting the finishing touches on its antitrust lawsuit against Google that could be filed as early as this week, sources told The New York Times.

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Can you recognise a fraudster when you meet one?

Chris Skinner

Equally, a … The post Can you recognise a fraudster when you meet one? I’ve pointed out many times that it’s easy to scam people online and defraud them. I even once got a phone call from an elderly gentleman asking me if he had really won £1 million on the Financial Services Club lotto. I had to let him down gently. appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Crime Grid

Travel Meets Connected Commerce

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By 2021 – about a year from now – over 20 percent of all payments globally will be made with a mobile wallet. As usage grows, brands are responding with expanded mobile features and more end-to-end experiences.

Cold Calling Tips and Tricks

In recent years, cold calling has become synonymous with rejection and failure. But the numbers aren't that clear; while less than 2% of today’s cold calls actually result in meetings, 78% of decision-makers have taken an appointment or attended an event as a result of a cold call. What’s the verdict?

Meet 2020’s Newest Influencers

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Influencers have had a rough couple of weeks, as consumers’ tastes have rapidly drifted away from the high-gloss, incredibly curated and aspirational Insta-lifestyle that only a month or two ago was a staple of online life in the U.S.

Open Banking APIs Meet B2B Payments

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Steady digitization in stale B2B payments and the open banking movement are two closely related and increasingly exuberant expressions of money’s digital makeover.

University of Toronto launches fintech bootcamp to meet local labor demand

Bank Innovation

To meet the demands of this growing industry, the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies is partnering with education services company Trilogy to launch […].

Digital Disruption Meets Automotive Repairs

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It’s a cliché (but a true one) to say that the automotive world, and the culture attached to it, is undergoing a massive, historic change — thanks to digital and mobile technology, and a shift in consumer preferences. Cars and trucks are becoming rolling centers of commerce and payments. Ridesharing and other programs are changing the concept of what it means to be a driver, rider and user of transportation in general.

Gas stations struggle to meet October chip card deadline

Bank Innovation

While chip cards are becoming a mainstay at brick-and-mortar retail checkouts, gas pump payment technology lags behind. Visa and Mastercard have given U.S.

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.

The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting

Chris Skinner

The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting. The post The bank calls for an Open Banking meeting appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I posted this on twitter earlier and it’s proven so popular that I thought I would share with all. Humour

Tuesday: Join the ‘Regulators’ and Financial Institutions’ Pandemic Responses’ Zoom meeting (Subscribers Only)

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EST, Bank Innovation will host a Zoom meeting for subscribers titled “Regulators’ and Financial Institutions’ Pandemic Responses: What Do We Know, What Can We Know, and When Can We Know It?” On Tuesday at 12 p.m.

Elastic Path reveals how retailers can meet changing e-commerce demands

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In an interview with Retail Customer Experience, Elastic Path Chief Strategy Officer Darin Archer details the importance of deploying flexible e-commerce systems

Hecklers Taunt Wells CEO During Annual Meeting

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Wells Fargo ‘s interim CEO faced critics at the company’s annual meeting in Dallas. One of the wonderful things about shareholder democracy in this country is that we have meetings like this,” Parker said. Activist Bruce Marks, who was thrown out of the annual meeting two years ago, demanded that directors reveal what they knew about abuses, and called on the bank to support a program to aid car buyers.

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.”

mCommerce Rises To Meet Digital 3.0

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Mobile commerce hasn’t been a focus during the pandemic, but recently retail apps and other usage patterns are starting to appear as more than a blip on the Digital 3.0 radar. Consumers have adopted using mobile for restaurant orders. According to data cited in the June edition of the PYMNTS “Order Ahead Mobile Tracker,” 25 percent of consumers have increased their usage of third-party apps, with their primary incentives being cravings for specific types of food and low delivery costs.

Meeting The Pressure For Faster, Safer, More Seamless Systems

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The global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic slowed some parts of normal life to a crawl, while others saw their paces quickened unexpectedly. Financial services remains a growing segment, and the needs in both consumer and treasury banking are expanding and becoming more complex.

Central Bankers Set April Meeting To Talk Digital Money

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Central bank leaders from six countries and the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) have planned an April meeting to discuss digital currencies and the parameters involved for launching their own, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Thursday (Feb.

Subscription Payments Meet Emerging Markets

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Subscription-based offerings can be key to helping business-to-consumer (B2C) companies establish long-running relationships and lock down more predictable revenue streams. Effective subscription offerings require careful strategizing around payments, however. Should customers’ recurring payments fail, due to credit cards expiring or other issues, this could produce involuntary churn in which otherwise willing customers are accidentally dropped.

Meeting the growing demand for mobile debit, ATM funds access

Mobile Payments Today

As consumers shift to online banking, the ATM also has been impacted by the quest to go digital. Kamesh Tumsi, VP of product strategy at Fiserv card services, gives us the scoop on the digitizing of ATM transactions

Facebook Puts Support Behind Data Movability Law Before FTC Meeting

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Amid an approaching Federal Trade Commission (FTC) meeting, Facebook has advocated for rules that make it simpler for users to move media to a competing technology firm, Reuters reported.

Fintech and blockchain: Where Silicon Alley meets hyperconverged infrastructure

Bank Innovation

You may not have heard of the term “Silicon Alley,” but I am sure you are aware of the game-changing financial technology that is emanating from it. Silicon Alley” was initially coined in the mid-1990s as a way to group media startups housed around the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan. I hope that doesn’t give you […]. Sponsored

Fintech and Blockchain: Where Silicon Alley Meets Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Bank Innovation

You may not have heard of the term “Silicon Alley,” but I am sure you are aware of the game-changing financial technology that is emanating from it. Silicon Alley” was initially coined in the mid-1990s as a way to group media startups housed around the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan. I hope that doesn’t give you […]. Cryptocurrency Daily Post 4 Exclusive Operations Sponsored Blockchain cloud banking Nutanix

Wardrobe: Recommerce Meets The Sharing Economy In Bid To Become The ‘Airbnb of Fashion’

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The reCommerce business has met the sharing economy. That’s the oversimplified view of the business model adopted by Wardrobe , a new kind of peer-to-peer fashion rental company that on Tuesday (Sept. 8) is breaking out of its New York City beta test and into a nationwide launch.

Meeting The New Challenge Of Rolling Out PSD2 And SCA

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Another example, he said, is building in biometrics, which meet authentication requirements but greatly speed up the process.

Join our ‘Fintech in the Age of Coronavirus’ Zoom meeting (Subscribers Only) 

Bank Innovation

For insights into these questions, Bank Innovation and INV Fintech, its sister banking innovation services platform, will present a special Zoom meeting on […]. How will banking and fintech business models be impacted by this unprecedented coronavirus pandemic? What is the role of innovation in response to these rapidly unfolding events? How will banks and startups work together?

When AR Meets Social Networking

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Small- and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) lack the financial buffers of their larger corporate counterparts and so are especially vulnerable to cash flow interruptions. These smaller players find it especially important to be sure they are paid on time and have the most efficient accounts receivable (AR) practices they can.

Back-to-School Retail Meets Digital 3.0 FIT Framework

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If consumers are splitting their bets, retailers need to let shoppers know they’re prepared for either online or in-school scheduling, and essentially meet the consumer where she is. The retail industry is facing its first sales event of the pandemic with the coming of back-to-school sales. And while some of the sales projections are solid, the fundamentals for success are still wavering.

Meet Pavlok, Wearable Payments Newcomer

Bank Innovation

Did you catch the season finale of Shark Tank last week? Yikes. For those who didn’t: the product pitched in the above episode, Pavlok, is a wearable device that uses zaps, taps, beeps and vibrations to train the human mind out of bad habits, such as smoking, nail biting or Read More. Payments Technology Wearables NFC Pavlok payments

IoT Meets Yoga Pants

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Pants. Most people wear them at some point, but few of us spend much time wondering if pants are living up to their fullest potential. We can safely say that pants have lived up to their minimum commitment as a garment — they do a great job of covering one’s lower half, for example — but even that definition is up in the air as pop icon Kim Kardashian proudly demonstrates here. So what does it mean for pants to be doing their best work?

Meeting SMBs Halfway In Their AP Transformations

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Meeting SMBs Halfway. What’s more, with continued market volatility and an uncertain future for many firms, offering technology that can be flexible enough to meet the changing needs of an end-user is also key. “So, meeting them halfway, both work-wise and money-wise, is important.”

The Vicious Circle Of Physical Retail Meets The Virtuous Circle of Digital

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In May of this year, PepsiCo launched two DTC sites, it said, to meet consumers where they now live, work and shop — which is via digital channels. If your business touches retail in any way, it might pay to follow a few important breadcrumbs.

Fintech and blockchain: Where Silicon Alley meets hyperconverged infrastructure

Bank Innovation

You may not have heard of the term “Silicon Alley,” but I am sure you are aware of the game-changing financial technology that is emanating from it. Silicon Alley” was initially coined in the mid-1990s as a way to group media startups housed around the Flatiron neighborhood of Manhattan. I hope that doesn’t give you […]. Sponsored

Meet Canadian Bank BMO’s Virtual Assistant BMO Bolt

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EXCLUSIVE – Welcome BMO Bolt, Bank of Montreal’s virtual assistant on social media platform Facebook Messenger. The bot, announced today, was created in partnership with conversational banking technology company Finn.AI. BMO customers shouldn't get too excited about handing over control of their financial lives to the bot yet, though. This chatbot provides only unauthenticated information,Read More.

Fintech Must Meet Cleantech. Fast.

Daily Fintech

The post Fintech Must Meet Cleantech. Jessica Ellerm is a thought leader specializing in Small Business and the Gig Economy and is the CEO and Co-Founder of Zuper, a neowealth disruptor in Australia. It’s hard to think about much else in Australia right now, other than bushfires.