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Contactless cards tap into the new normal of physical distancing

Mobile Payments Today

Contactless payments offer the same strong security as EMV cards but how do they stack up against the needs of consumers who are now dealing with the aftermath of COVID-19? Jaime Topolski, the director of payment card products at Fiserv gives his insight on contactless cards

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SWIFT To Create New Cross-Border Real-Time Rails

PYMNTS

SWIFT , a global provider of secure financial messaging services, announced Wednesday (Sept. 16) that its cross-border platform will be retooled to enable financial institutions to deliver instant transactions.

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How Your Asset/Liability Management Model Makes Budgeting and Forecasting Easier

Abrigo

Key Takeaways A good asset/liability management (ALM) model has a wealth of information and tools that can be used in the budgeting process. An ALM model can help budgeters consider the impacts of the pandemic on balance sheets and strategies.

Banks don’t have to be big to be bold

Accenture

I’m a person who likes to make a positive difference in everything I do. This blog is no exception. Beginning with this first post, I’ll share honest perspectives, creative solutions—and even a few bold ideas—for middle market banks to achieve their strategic agendas and differentiate in the market.

Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning

Across all sectors, companies are learning that they can transform their businesses by embracing Intelligent Process Automation, or IPA. With the pairing of AI and RPA, IPA adds a new layer of intelligent decision-making processes to automated RPA tasks. By automating repetitive work, and adding the ability to automate intelligent decision making, intelligent automation frees up your most valuable resources – your employees – to spend more time on higher value and more strategic work. But in order to reap the rewards of Intelligent Process Automation, organizations must first educate themselves and prepare for the adoption of IPA. In our ebook, Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning.

Why 3D imaging holds key to a touchless future

Mobile Payments Today

As the world continues to adapt to a new way of life, businesses will need contactless technology to remain competitive. 3D cameras can help pave the way to a asfer future

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How Your Asset/Liability Management Model Makes Budgeting and Forecasting Easier

Abrigo

Key Takeaways A good asset/liability management (ALM) model has a wealth of information and tools that can be used in the budgeting process. An ALM model can help budgeters consider the impacts of the pandemic on balance sheets and strategies.

Swift to focus on transaction management to fuel faster payments

Payments Source

After two years of helping banks connect globally to domestic faster payments rails, Swift is planning to expand on that concept. Cross border payments Faster payments SWIFT

Millennial Marketshare: How Financial Institutions Can Grab an Unfair Advantage

Mobile Payments Today

Born between 1981 and 1996 and numbering over 75 million, millennials have become the largest demographic group in the US, according to the Brookings Institution

Deloitte Becomes First Of Big Four To Break Up Business

PYMNTS

Deloitte will be the first of the “Big Four” auditors to break up its business after selecting a new auditing board to undertake the task, according to a report from The Telegraph.

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The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

7 Reports Your ALM Model Can Provide to Manage Changes Ahead

Abrigo

Key Takeaways ALM professionals often inquire about reports they can run using their ALM models to help manage their financial institutions. It's a good question, because the impact of changes are often hard to discern in the short term -- the focus of our typical reports.

5 Things Your Bank Should Be Doing Now to Not Get Acquired Later

Banker to Banker

It was only two years ago when we were in the golden age of banking. The ten-year treasury was above 3%, loan growth was strong, funding cost was low, and credit quality was near its high - if not at record highs for some banks.

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How FIS sped 6 million EBT cards to feed needy kids during the pandemic

Payments Source

When the pandemic shut classrooms across the U.S. this year, the federal government looked for a quick solution to prevent millions of needy students who typically receive meals at school from going hungry. FIS Coronavirus Payment processing Cards

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How Brands Can Turn B2B Buying Into A Positive Experience

PYMNTS

"The Amazon experience" is now a worn-out catchphrase in the world of B2B eCommerce. As more manufacturers and other sellers migrate their sales strategies online, they're seeking to please online shoppers the same way Amazon has done for individual consumers.

How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning

Banks have always relied on predictions to make their decisions. Estimating the risks or rewards of making a particular loan, for example, has traditionally fallen under the purview of bankers with deep knowledge of the industry and extensive expertise. But times are changing. Today, banks realize that data science can significantly speed up these decisions with accurate and targeted predictive analytics. By leveraging the power of automated machine learning, banks have the potential to make data-driven decisions for products, services, and operations. Read the white paper, How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning, to find out more about how banks are tackling their biggest data science challenges.

7 Reports Your ALM Model Can Provide to Manage Changes Ahead

Abrigo

Key Takeaways ALM professionals often inquire about reports they can run using their ALM models to help manage their financial institutions. It's a good question, because the impact of changes are often hard to discern in the short term -- the focus of our typical reports.

Choosing a Bank Hedge Provider

Banker to Banker

The economic consequences of Covid-19 have altered average credit quality and created a flat and shallow yield curve. Community banks are working diligently to support their local communities and survive in these challenging times.

Apple-Fortnite clash exposes a major weakness of digital payments

Payments Source

Apple's legal dispute with Epic Games, the publisher of Fortnite, has exposed a potential nuclear option that the Cupertino, Calif.-based based tech giant can use against any company that sells online. Mobile payments Digital payments Retailers Apple Pay Apple

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Standard Chartered Reports Blockchain Letter Of Credit Transfer Between Thailand, Vietnam

PYMNTS

Standard Chartered has announced the completion of the first cross-bank Letter of Credit (LC) transaction over blockchain, between Vietnam and Thailand, according to a report from FinanceFeeds.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

How To Save Up For Your Maternity Leave

BankBazaar

In spite of a six months’ paid maternity leave that you’re entitled to in India, there are still some exigencies that you will need to financially prepare for during your maternity leave. . Motherhood can easily be considered as one of the most momentous occasions that mark a woman’s life.

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Lean Six Sigma and PPP Forgiveness SBA Submission Improvements

Banker to Banker

As any lean six sigma practitioner will tell you, banks need to continuously define problems, measure against benchmarks, analyze, improve, and control their PPP Forgiveness application process.

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Alibaba is in talks to invest $3 billion in Grab

Payments Source

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is in talks to invest $3 billion in Southeast Asian ride-hailing giant Grab Holdings Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. Grab Gig economy Alibaba

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Visa's Click To Pay Rolls Out In Canada

PYMNTS

To reshape the digital checkout experience for retailers and shoppers, Visa Canada has unveiled the extension of Click to Pay to Canada.

How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning

Banks have always relied on predictions to make their decisions. Estimating the risks or rewards of making a particular loan, for example, has traditionally fallen under the purview of bankers with deep knowledge of the industry and extensive expertise. But times are changing. Today, banks realize that data science can significantly speed up these decisions with accurate and targeted predictive analytics. By leveraging the power of automated machine learning, banks have the potential to make data-driven decisions for products, services, and operations. Read the white paper, How Banks Are Winning with AI and Automated Machine Learning, to find out more about how banks are tackling their biggest data science challenges.

DevOps: what it is, what it does and the benefit to banks

ATM Marketplace

DevOps is key for a bank looking for an organizational transformation. Larry Gordon, co-founder and CEO of xOps, shares his insight and experience in security, DevOps and digital transformation and why banks should be looking toward it for the future

Stablecoin News for the week ending Wednesday 16th September.

Daily Fintech

Who will be first! Here is our pick of the 3 most important Stablecoin news stories during the week. This week we have seen an interesting argument play out. Who should be first to innovate at scale in Digital Currencies?

Retailers are pushing mobile apps, but not always security

Payments Source

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic forced retailers and consumers alike to consider the benefits of shopping via a mobile app, providers of shopping and loyalty apps were seeking partnerships with security vendors to deploy fraud prevention technology.

Lenders Brace For Wave Of Hotel Closures

PYMNTS

The impending demise of the Hilton in Times Square is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what experts believe will be a wave of hotel closures across the country. The 44-story landmark hotel in the heart of Manhattan, which is set to shut down permanently on Oct. 1, has lots of company.

Pressure Points: How to Ensure Your B2B Pipeline Passes Inspection

This eBook highlights best practices for developing a pipeline management process that helps sales leaders and their team C.L.O.S.E (you’ll see what we mean in this eBook) more revenue through data-driven prospecting, stage analysis, and subsequent sales enablement.