Predictions for 2021: The World is a Digital Place

Mobile Payments Today

Seth Brennan, CEO of North Lane Technologies, a payments industry veteran, shares his thoughts on the year ahead 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.

Technology is business

Chris Skinner

Another interesting nuance of the FinTech Bank is the integration of business and technology. I’ve referenced this a few times, but wanted to be explicit that these banks think technology is business and business is technology. Auditors, compliance, … The post Technology is business appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. This is clearly demonstrated in their microservices team structures and agile thinking.

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Trade Gap Challenges Are Tackled by Technology

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The interactions between buyers and suppliers can be smoothed significantly by advanced technologies, including platforms. That network will help bring blockchain technology into international trade finance with real-time insight into workflows, payments, purchase orders and invoices.

Check the video: The age of technology is here

Mobile Payments Today

Despite the rise of automation, technology can't replace the human-to-human interaction. New technology and video kiosks helps businesses provide a personal touch in a technological world Or can it?

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5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

The diversity of financial technologies

Chris Skinner

I do adjust the … The post The diversity of financial technologies appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I was listening to questions at a meeting this week where one of the audience asked if I needed to adjust what I say on my travels, to suit the culture of different countries. I thought about it for a second, and realised that I don’t. Fintech Grid

Robinhood Buys Communications Platform Say Technologies for $140M

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Robinhood announced Tuesday (August 10) that it has signed an agreement to acquire investment communication platform Say Technologies for about $140 million as an all-cash deal, subject to customary purchase price adjustments. Read More: Say Technologies is Joining Robinhood.

Mastercard Debuts NextGen Contactless Technology

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Mastercard has applied new quantum-resistant technologies in order to develop a new kind of contactless payment, according to a press release emailed to PYMNTS.

Castles Technology Buys Spire Payments

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Global payment solutions provider Castles Technology has acquired Spire Payments , a provider of electronic funds transfer at point of sale (EFTPOS) systems, the company announced in a Thursday (Oct.

Delivery Hero Pours $200M Into German Grocery Firm Gorillas Technologies

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Delivery Hero has plans to invest in Germany’s Gorillas Technologies , a grocery startup, as part of a $1 billion funding round, according to Bloomberg Thursday (Sept. Retail delivery Delivery Hero ecommerce etailer gorillas Technologies grocery delivery News What Is Investing?

Trusted AI 102: A Guide to Building Fair and Unbiased AI Systems

The risk of bias in artificial intelligence (AI) has been the source of concern and debate. High-profile examples demonstrate the reality that AI is not a default “neutral” technology and can come to reflect or exacerbate bias encoded in human data.

Are you in banking or technology?

Chris Skinner

That realisation is a simple but important one, and it is this: dealing with technology is very different to dealing with money; furthermore, dealing with money through technology is very different to dealing with technology through … The post Are you in banking or technology? I’ve had a lot of conversations with bankers and technologists, and realised something recently.

2020: a decade in technology

Chris Skinner

Here are his top 10 things … The post 2020: a decade in technology appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. As a regular BA traveller, I’m always pleased to pick up their magazine Business Life as it often has some interesting articles.

Some banks are technology companies

Chris Skinner

I know that systems like Erica, short for Bank of AmErica, are up and running … The post Some banks are technology companies appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Case Studies Digital Bank Grid Innovation Numbers Opinion TechnologyI was having a chat about Artificial Intelligence (AI) in banking the other day. It was an interesting conversation, although most of the examples were for customer service via Chatbots, which doesn’t impress me much.

Technology Unlocks Credit Union Member Partnership Opportunities

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Partnering up with technology providers to provide a range of services is huge when you look at the numbers [like the membership growth],” Lotz noted. Amid those technological shifts is the rise of contactless payments. The value proposition of the credit union (CU) is changing.

MLOps 101: The Foundation for Your AI Strategy

Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) allows organizations to alleviate many of the issues on the path to AI with ROI by providing a technological backbone for managing the machine learning lifecycle through automation and scalability.

AI is not a technology change but a cultural one

Chris Skinner

If you are a customer of Chinese financial services group Ping An, … The post AI is not a technology change but a cultural one appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Grid Opinion TechnologyI just picked up a Financial Times article talking about how Artificial Intelligence (AI) will change the way you deal with money. It’s actually more about the Chinese internet giant Ping An, and how they’re changing finance using AI.

Commoditization, Optimization or Transformation: What’s in Your Core Wallet?

Gonzobanker

It has become crystal clear that digital transformation is now the largest technology initiative for regional and community financial institutions. Core Processing Digital Banking Technology core system technology core system vendors core transformation

A Future-Ready Approach: Journey to the Cloud

Accenture

Banks need a clear approach to eliminate their legacy technology debt and attain future-ready systems. This series of blogs looks at the future of banking in Growth Markets in a post-COVID-19 world.

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Clocktower Technology Ventures: Understanding Latin America's Fragmented Payments Landscape

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Cash still is the method of choice for most Latin American consumers, and the online payments ecosystem is fragmented from country to country, said Adriana Saman , principal of venture capital and financial service innovation firm Clocktower Technology Ventures.

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.

Transforming core banking with the right technology

Accenture

The post Transforming core banking with the right technology appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog. We all know the industry is rapidly moving to digital.

Digital Technologies Drive Innovation In Retail, Payments

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In retail technology, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions ’ new Elera system aims to supplant in-store IT systems with a new cloud-enabled technology.

Six contactless technologies for restaurants in a post-pandemic world

Mobile Payments Today

Restaurants looking to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic should consider a series of contactless ordering and payment technologies that will help bring customers back in a secure and healthy environment

Throwing technology over the wall

Chris Skinner

The … The post Throwing technology over the wall appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Fintech Future Grid Innovation Opinion TechnologyI was listening to someone talking about monolith versus microservices structures recently, and they likened it to an old car versus a new one. Old cars were made of metal and welded together into a solid machine where, if any part breaks, you have to replace the whole machine.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

Trends In Retail Technology And Consumer Spending

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And sellers are adopting biometric-based verification and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to attract shoppers and keep fraudsters away. Today In Data Commerce Consumer Spending Innovation News payments Retail Technology Today in Data

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Amazon’s Biometric Tech Lets Seattle Whole Food Shoppers Pay by Hand

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Amazon is launching biometric technology at Whole Food stores in Seattle that gives shoppers the ability to pay with a scan of their palms, Reuters reported on Wednesday (April 21). .

Open Banking—lessons in technology, security and APIs

Accenture

One of the main reasons it took so long to define the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) is the challenge around technology and the development of the necessary application program interfaces (APIs)…. Uncategorized APIs Banking Technology Open Banking Secure Customer Authentication (SCA

Banking on technology to power up trade finance

Accenture

Indeed, technological innovation, shifts in corporate behavior, regulatory changes and increasing market competition are fundamentally changing the trade finance market. The post Banking on technology to power up trade finance appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog.

Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust

The new DataRobot whitepaper, Data Science Fails: Building AI You Can Trust, outlines eight important lessons that organizations must understand to follow best data science practices and ensure that AI is being implemented successfully.

Banks need to be technology giants

Chris Skinner

It started as a ledger system a thousand years ago so that pilgrims could travel to the Holy Land under the … The post Banks need to be technology giants appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. I got into one very interesting discussion with a digital banker. He was underscoring how important data is in banking, and referenced the fact that banking started with data.

Report: Price Of Jumia Technologies Expected To Soar In 2021

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Analyses of investor sentiment and other factors point to the price of Nigeria-based online marketplace Jumia Technologies soaring through 2021 and beyond, London Loves Business reported. International Africa ecommerce international Jumia Technologies logistics News Retail Stocks What's Hot

But I Really Like My Technology Vendor!

Gonzobanker

In a recent survey of banks and credit unions about their technology vendor contracts, Cornerstone Advisors found that more than half of these financial institutions allow emotional factors to influence their negotiation processes. Technology Vendor Financials Tell the Story.

Rho Technologies Unveils Corporate Card

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Fintech Rho Technologies announced on Thursday (May 13) by a press release emailed to PYMNTS that it is launching the Rho Card. B2B Payments B2B News Rho Technologies virtual card What's Hot In B2B

Reaching Unreachable Candidates

Speaker: Patrick Dempsey and Andrew Erpelding of ZoomInfo

What is ZoomInfo for Recruiters? Find and connect with the right talent to fill roles fast with more data, basic search, advanced search, candidate and company profiles, and export results. Watch this On-Demand Webinar today to see how ZoomInfo for Recruiters can work to get your talented candidates results.