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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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

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

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

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.

The Connected Future Of Kitchen Technology

PYMNTS

As kitchen technology rapidly evolves, with automated solutions entering the mainstream, remaining at the forefront of restaurant innovation will require more than just individual automated devices. As kitchen technology company Welbilt CEO William C.

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

Mastercard Debuts NextGen Contactless Technology

PYMNTS

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.

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.

Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

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.

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.

System 201

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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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!

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

PYMNTS

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). .

How branches are embracing next gen technology

ATM Marketplace

Technology is continually advancing as every industry deals with unique challenges. Banks and financial institutions are no exception. Banks are dealing with automation, regulation, digitalization and disruption to meet with the needs of customers.

Rho Technologies Unveils Corporate Card

PYMNTS

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

Report: Price Of Jumia Technologies Expected To Soar In 2021

PYMNTS

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

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.

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.

Emerging Technologies, Services Drive Payment Rail Innovation

PYMNTS

CEO Jacky Lee explored in a previous PYMNTS interview why the correspondent banking system still remains so sticky, and what third-party financial technology firms can do to mitigate the most significant international money-moving pain points for companies.

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.

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?

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.

Banking is what we do and technology is how we do it

Chris Skinner

A decade ago, we talked about the financial crisis, technology, regulations and compliance.

GE Appliances Promises Smarter Technology

PYMNTS

GE Appliances (GEA) has introduced what it’s calling a smart technology to improve a product’s life cycle. SmartHQ Solutions, GEA said in a Thursday (June 25) announcement , is the first solution in the industry to connect these technologies. “In

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.