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

Where payments meet politics

Payments Source

Kate Fitzgerald, senior editor at PaymentsSource, talks to Eric Grover, principal at Intrepid Ventures, about the political activities that hinder the expansion of payment systems. Compliance U.S. Digital payments Biden Administration China PayDirt

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Meet 2020’s Newest Influencers

PYMNTS

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.

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

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?

World Economic Forum Cancels Singapore Meeting

PYMNTS

The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Singapore is being canceled due to uncertainty surrounding new variants of COVID-19, dubious travel outlook, and the different speeds that vaccinations are being rolled out across the globe.

Travel Meets Connected Commerce

PYMNTS

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.

Arvest Bank On Using ITMs To Meet Customers’ Expectations For Personalization

PYMNTS

One of the major challenges in meeting these personalization expectations is the extended period of time it takes for some of these technologies to be developed and deployed.

NCUA Releases Annual Meeting Guidance

New York's State of Mind

NCUA yesterday released much needed guidance to Federal credit unions informing them that they had the right to postpone their annual meetings. NCUA’s clarification is a welcome relief to many credit unions which have been wondering how to both comply with their annual meeting obligations and state level orders limiting the number of persons who […]. Compliance Economy Regulatory annual meeting COVID-19 FinCEN.

Hong Kong To Meet With Big Tech On Data Law

PYMNTS

Hong Kong’s privacy commissioner for personal data will meet with the Asia Internet Coalition “as soon as possible” to better understand the group’s views. Proposed changes to data protection laws shouldn’t concern 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

Meeting SMBs Halfway In Their AP Transformations

PYMNTS

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.

mCommerce Rises To Meet Digital 3.0

PYMNTS

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.

Digital Disruption Meets Automotive Repairs

PYMNTS

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.

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.”

QSRs Transform Menus To Meet Pandemic Appetites

PYMNTS

Leading QSRs are adjusting their menus to meet both the financial demands of this difficult time and the dietary habits of COVID-era consumers. Many small QSR chains that meet consumers’ need for healthy meal options have also seen increased demand in the past year.

Hecklers Taunt Wells CEO During Annual Meeting

PYMNTS

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.

Open Banking Meets Instant Payments At The Online Checkout

PYMNTS

Last week marked the third anniversary of PSD2 , the regulation that launched open banking in the U.K. and Europe. And those three years have given rise to a slew of new companies capitalizing on that initiative all over the world, as well as established companies making their mark.

Dapper Boi On Deploying BNPL To Help Customers Flexibly Meet Their Gender-Neutral Clothing Needs

PYMNTS

Meeting consumers’ varied needs also required providing flexibility in pricing and payment, she noted. Charisse Pasche started Dapper Boi , a gender-neutral apparel and accessories label, with her wife in 2015 with a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.

The Empowered Consumer

When it comes to working with the empowered consumer, AI has the power to help your business thrive by leveraging your own data to better understand your customers. Read our ebook, The Empowered Consumer, to learn more about how AI can help you connect with your customers.

Digital Federal Credit Union On Innovating To Meet Members’ Digital Demands

PYMNTS

PYMNTS research confirms that the majority of credit unions (CUs) are meeting the challenge to offer digital services and products that members have come to expect. Some of the latest data holds good news for credit unions.

Open Banking fails to meet targets

Bobsguide

Despite having registered over two million users in the UK, Open Banking is still failing to meet its objectives of creating a more competitive retail banking landscape.

DOJ, State AGs To Meet On Antitrust Suit Against Google

PYMNTS

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.

Open Banking APIs Meet B2B Payments

PYMNTS

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

China’s WeChat Turns Away New Users While Meeting Mandated Upgrades

PYMNTS

For the time being, Tencent is no longer taking on new WeChat users while it undergoes technical upgrades that will adhere to new security mandates handed down by the Chinese government, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday (July 27).

Wells Fargo On How Open Banking APIs Can Help Meet Rising Consumer Payment Expectations

PYMNTS

Meeting consumers’ rising expectations for real-time payments means banks must work with their client merchants to expand this preexisting use. banks must prepare to meet these expectations. Supporting customers’ preferences is part and parcel of running a successful business.

Issuers Rush To Meet Consumer Demand For 'Cash Back' Crypto Cards, Despite Volatility And Risk

PYMNTS

It’s not quite cash back – not really as liquid as real cash – but the cryptos-as-rewards premise may be enough to boost those digital offerings more fully into mainstream commerce. Or maybe not – if volatility is a key determinant.

Subscription Payments Meet Emerging Markets

PYMNTS

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.

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

Mobile Payments Today

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

Central Bankers Set April Meeting To Talk Digital Money

PYMNTS

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.

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

Meeting Diversifying Wealth Management Needs in 2021

PopularBank

Leveraging more than 30 years of wealth management and industry experience, he effectively works with clients to meet their diverse and growing needs. The post Meeting Diversifying Wealth Management Needs in 2021 appeared first on Blog Popular Bank.

Uber Announces Seattle Price Hike To Meet Minimum Wage Law

PYMNTS

Uber trips will jump 24 percent in cost starting in the new year in Seattle, with the rideshare company raising prices to accommodate a new law requiring drivers be paid the city's minimum wage, GeekWire reported.

Meeting Consumers' Growing Demand For Local Commerce With Omnichannel Tools 

PYMNTS

Among the many quotable bon mots from the former U.S. House Speaker Tip O'Neill, the phrase "all politics is local'' has stood out, as advice to aspiring politicians to train their focus on the real issues people actually care about: the local ones.

Grocery Roundup: Walmart, Tesco Meet The New Digital Consumers

PYMNTS

Delivery done right meets a consumer’s needs including around delivery time — with Walmart’s partnership with HomeValet described by Ward as “one of many solutions we’re testing” to make people’s lives “more manageable.”.