It’s Back to the Future for Payments


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. The post It’s back to the future for payments appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog.

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


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COVID-19, Digital Payments and the Future of Cash

Payments Dive

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the use of digital payments and moved the debate over a cashless society to a near-term consideration

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

Payments Dive

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

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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.

Seizing the $300 Billion Opportunity in Payments


Many banks today are not seeing the returns on their investments in payments modernisation they hoped for. New research from Accenture confirms that only a handful of banks have unlocked material business value from their payments modernisation…. Uncategorized cloud Payments

'Open Banking' is What 'Banking' Has Rapidly Become

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Fintech Digital payments Payment processing APIs

The Challenge and Impact of ISO 20022 for Banks


The global adoption of ISO 20022 is the most far-reaching and widely underestimated development in payments today. ISO 20022 is complicated and can seem downright mysterious even to payments specialists. Payments ISO 20022 migration

Making the Case for Real-Time Payments

ATM Marketplace

Brady Harris is the CEO of Dwolla, a company that provides access to real-time payments for businesses. With over 20 years of experience in the payments industry, Harris is working to make programmable payments the standard for any industry.

Walmart eyes payments opportunities

Payments Dive

With PayPal’s former CFO on board, the retail behemoth is assessing its prospects in the payments arena near and far

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.

Digital Payments are Here to Stay

ATM Marketplace

Ruston Miles, founder and advisor of Bluefin Payment Systems takes a long look at how the coronavirus pandemic affected the payments industry and how that changes the future.

JPMorgan buys payments firm Renovite

Payments Dive

bank is buying the payments company as competition in the checkout and card processing ecosystem mounts The biggest U.S.

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The U.S. Pandemic Recovery is a Chance to Improve Digital ID

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Risk Authentication Payment fraud

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Mesh Payments raises $60M

Payments Dive

The payments company hopes to gain more business-to-business payments market share as the demand for expense management services rises

How to Avoid the Pain and Cost of PCI Compliance While Optimizing Payments

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security, Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars, and Steve Andrews, President & CEO of the Western Bankers Association 

In this webinar, we have a great set of panelists who will take you through how Zero Data strategies can be used as part of a well-rounded compliance and security approach, and get you to market much sooner by also allowing for payment optimization. They’ll share how to grow your business faster and minimize costs for both security and compliance

Feds crack down on improper payments

Payments Dive

A federal government report released this week takes aim at the problem of fraudulent public benefit payments, which mushroomed to $281 billion for fiscal year 2021

The Retail and Tech Firms That Could Upend Mainstream Banking

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Fintech Retailers Digital payments Gig economy

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Merchants Must Cater to the Distracted Shopper

Payments Source

Contactless payments Digital paymentsThe post-pandemic world requires serving multitasking consumers. exec and Card Forum: Contactless presenter Bradley Riss discusses how that works in a preview of our virtual conference.

Oracle adds restaurant payment acceptance

Payments Dive

By partnering with Dutch payments processor Adyen for the new service, Oracle aims to become a one-stop shop for restaurants, an industry analyst said

FedNow chases real-time payments front-runners

Payments Dive

real-time payments system next year in the form of FedNow, but it’s an open question as to whether, or how, consumers and businesses will adopt instant payments The Federal Reserve plans to unleash a U.S.

Payments companies swap out CFOs

Payments Dive

Amid macroeconomic pressures, FIS, PayPal, MoneyGram and Shift4 all appointed new CFOs this week. The trend may also mean they’re paying more for them

CFPB spotlights payments risks

Payments Dive

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is “carefully monitoring” payments innovations and the risks they pose to consumers, the agency said in a recent report

LeafLink, Bespoke Financial push cannabis payments

Payments Dive

LeafLink and Bespoke are building up their business in cannabis payments as their CEOs count on a rebound in prices for reefer

B2B drives Q2 payments growth: Nacha

Payments Dive

Healthcare and peer-to-peer payments also rose during the quarter over last year, the clearing house that runs the national automated system said

Can payments embrace both innovation and security?


It’s an exciting time to be in payments—new technologies and business models are opening up more opportunities and markets. The post Can payments embrace both innovation and security? Payments cybersecurity Payments Innovation

Consumers demand contactless payments for transit: Visa

Payments Dive

Public transport is expected to become a driver of contactless payment usage, especially as environmentally conscious commuters get on board, suggested a survey by card network company Visa

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Payments firms battle for talent

Payments Dive

Hiring and retention are a top challenge for payments companies right now. Here’s what they’re doing to stand out from the crowd and win talent

FIS adds real-time payments, CBDC services

Payments Dive

The payments processor is pitching real-time payments and central bank digital currency services to countries and central banks to aid them in advancing their financial systems

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Central Payments snags $30M

Payments Dive

The banking-as-a-service company wants to expand its reach as it spins off from the Central Bank of Kansas City

Big tech pushes passwordless for payments

Payments Dive

Google, Microsoft and Apple this month began a big, new push in their campaign for a passwordless standard that's aimed at improving digital identity verification, including for payments

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QR code resurges for payments

Payments Dive

“Businesses that have consigned QR technology to the tech graveyard would be wise to give it another look,” writes Mike Storiale, Synchrony’s VP of innovation development

Cannabis payments companies focus on compliance, creativity

Payments Dive

In the cannabis business, federal illegality has kept many banks and payments companies on the sidelines. That's opened the door for young companies that are using the ACH network to facilitate cannabis payments in states where it’s been legalized

Ramp jumps into cross-border payments

Payments Dive

The fintech startup is adding services as it targets a bigger bite of the $120 trillion business-to-business payments market

How can banks make online bill payments cool again?


As the 21st century began, banks revolutionized bill payments by introducing online bill pay. They simply had to log on, enter their biller information and make payments electronically. The post How can banks make online bill payments cool again?

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Payments buyout burst in August signals more M&A

Payments Dive

A burst of acquisitions in the payments industry this month portend a jump in deal-making for the remainder of the year