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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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

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.

Givingli Taps Blackhawk Network For eGift Technology

PYMNTS

Givingli recognizes that technology, mobile lifestyles and an increasing demand for contactless payment options are paving the way for gifting innovation,” Brett Narlinger , head of Global Commerce at Blackhawk Network, said in the announcement. “We

Rho Technologies Raises $15 Million For AP Integration

PYMNTS

Rho Technologies , the FinTech behind Rho Business Banking, has raised $15 million in a Series A round, according to a press release. B2B Payments accounts payable B2B banking funding Investments News Rho Technologies What's Hot In B2B

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.

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.

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.

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.

Can self-service technology securely reduce COVID-19 risk?

Mobile Payments Today

Technology that allows consumers to control kiosks remotely holds an important clue Can people be sure that self-service devices are being properly maintained to reduce the risk of spread of coronavirus?

Castles Technology Buys Spire Payments

PYMNTS

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.

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. This year, the magazine has a great write up of forecasts for things that will happen in the 2020s by Tim Hulse. Future Grid

Trends In Retail Technology And Consumer Spending

PYMNTS

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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The Recruiting Crossword Puzzle

Test your recruiter-brain with this crossword puzzle, which reveals the best ways to move forward in your efforts with every answer!

Airports Expand Range Of Digital Identity Technology

PYMNTS

Now, CLEAR's touchless technology is able to connect identity to health insights to help people feel confident walking back into the office.". Among the segments affected by the pandemic, air travel remains near the top of the list when it comes to industries that have been hard hit.

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.

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.

Why B2B Contact and Account Data Management Is Critical to Your ROI

64% of successful data-driven marketers say improving data quality is the most challenging obstacle to achieving success. Given data’s direct impact on marketing campaigns, reporting, and sales follow up, maintaining an accurate and consistent database is a top priority for B2B organizations. This latest eBook aims to help marketing leaders understand the impact of data management on their company’s ROI.

Digital Technologies Drive Innovation In Retail, Payments

PYMNTS

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

Augmented Reality Adds 3D Technology To Boost Retail Conversions

PYMNTS

Vince Cacace , CEO of Vertebrae, told PYMNTS that AR in 3D has become a high-demand technology for all kinds of products and retailers. “We Retail AR Augmented Reality ecommerce Innovation News Technology VertebraeNothing counters disruption like another disruption.

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.

The Advantages of Utilizing Point-of-Sale Mobile Payment Technology

Mobile Payments Today

Any business can now conveniently accept mobile payments, which has become an invaluable part of many businesses’ services and operational workflow

3 Mistakes Organizations Make While Developing ABM Programs

While B2B research suggests organizations are thriving through successful ABM programs, getting just one campaign off the ground is more difficult than it seems. From building an account universe to understanding to orchestrating sales and marketing alignment around touchpoint and messaging, there are a number of variables to consider before launching a program.

FinTech Cloud Technology Fuels Banking Innovation

PYMNTS

As cloud technologies emerge to help financial institutions (FIs) drive digital innovation, Finastra has introduced its Fusion Payments To Go offering for small and medium-sized banks.

GoDaddy Agrees To Buy Poynt To Boost Digital Payments Technology

PYMNTS

Goldfarb brought up GoDaddy's acquisition of Sellbrite , whose technology helped to plug businesses into digital markets or social media, as an example of helping SMBs get ahead online.

Deep Dive: Accelerating Cross-Border Payments With Cloud Technology

PYMNTS

New cloud-based technologies have shown much promise in securing cross-border payments and making them faster and more transparent. Integrating the SWIFT network is often a financial and logistical challenge for banks, which must have the networking technology located at their branches.

Wachter helps retailers integrate customer engagement technology

Mobile Payments Today

Matt Tyler, director of IoT, Wachter, discusses how the network technology integrator identifies the turnkey solution that works to address the challenges retailers face in attracting new customers

Five Essential Pieces of a Prospecting Solution

As organizations chase new revenue targets, B2B sales leaders must examine cutting edge prospecting solutions that proactively help reps identify, connect with, and close qualified buyers faster. This eBook aims to help B2B sales leaders better understand the five essential features your prospecting solution must include.

Can Technology Save Bank Branches?

Bank Innovation

PREMIUM - When was the last time you went to your bank branch to deposit money? Still thinking? That's because most of the daily banking activity has shifted from branches to the smartphone. But that's not to say people don’t use bank branches at all. They do, but not for the same reasons as they […]. Corporate DataBank Mobile Online Open Fintech Operations Payments Premium Retail Bank of America DBS Bank HSBC Samsung

Is the world being democratised through technology?

Chris Skinner

Some countries are still reliant on cash whilst others are … The post Is the world being democratised through technology? Someone told me I should start a travel blog, as I fly more than most pigeons do. But I’m not sure my travel blog would be read so much. However, it does make me reflect on travel and money. appeared first on Chris Skinner's blog. Digital Bank Fintech Grid

Automakers expand connected car ecosystem with payment technologies

Mobile Payments Today

Automakers from Honda to GM and Hyundai see mobile payment technology as a key component in developing connected car technology

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)…. The post Open Banking—lessons in technology, security and APIs appeared first on Accenture Banking Blog. Uncategorized APIs Banking Technology Open Banking Secure Customer Authentication (SCA

Afresh Raises $13M For Fresh Food Management Technology

PYMNTS

Afresh Technologies has raised $13 million in a Series A extension round to expand its fresh food management technology that helps grocers reduce food waste. Investments Afresh Technologies funding grocery News What's Hot