2021

Blockchain takes on forgeries, counterfeits

Mobile Payments Today

Counterfeiting is an absolutely massive industry, logging in trillions of dollars every year. It can be a big threat both to consumers who unknowingly purchase these products and retailers as well looking to sell legitimate products.

The personalities driving today’s banking consumers

Accenture

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a rapid uptake of digital banking around the world. The incredible speed of the adoption has rewritten some of the fundamentals of the industry, including how consumers behave and what they expect from banks in 2021.

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Cash Forecasting During an Unstable Economy

Perficient

Covid-19 has turned the world’s economies upside down. As preventative measures (such as lock-downs) continue, uncertainty abounds. This uncertainty is making it difficult for companies to gain a clear picture of their finances.

Ripple Could Seek IPO Following SEC Settlement

PYMNTS

Cryptocurrency startup Ripple could make a move to go public once the Silicon Valley blockchain platform settles its lawsuit with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Cointelegraph reported Thursday (April 29), citing SBI Group CEO Yoshitaka Kitao.

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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.

MoneyGram braces as Western Union joins it under Walmart's roof

Payments Source

Remittances Retailers Earnings Walmart Western Union MoneyGram

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Digital wallet adoption: how providers can sustain a competitive advantage.

Mobile Payments Today

Alexis Zukierman is the Business Development Manager at Intive, a global digital software and design company that accelerates digital transformation for products and services.

GreenPath Financial Wellness’s AI Approach to Finance Coaching

Mobile Payments Today

Through a partnership with eGain, GreenPath has launched a Virtual Finance Coach. This innovative AI-powered Coach shares friendly step-by-step guidance based on the customer’s interests, financial priorities and founded behavioral principles

QR Code: It's cool again

Mobile Payments Today

John Minor is Chief Product Officer for PayNearMe. John shares his knowledge and expertise on QR code and why this formerly forgotten marketing tool has suddenly become on of the industry's favorite ways to pay

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Online Shopping Trends: Mobile Payments Are Mighty

Mobile Payments Today

The holiday online shopping trend jumped from over 13% in 2019, to nearly 20% in 2020, according to Mastercard. Jordan Reynolds leads the e-Commerce and Marketplace verticals at Ekata. He shares data and insight on how 2020 may have changed shopping forever

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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!

Virginia-based bank provides Bitcoin access at ATMs

Mobile Payments Today

Virginia-based Blue Ridge Bank is partnering with ATM operator BluePoint ATM Solutions and Bitcoin ATM software provider LibertyX to facilitate access to the cryptocurrency.

Dynamic PII: The key to fighting payments fraud

Mobile Payments Today

Is your company assessing online fraud with a deterministic approach or a probabilistic approach? Beth Shulkin, VP of Global Marketing at Ekata shares her view on the best way to assess fraud risk in the payments landscape today

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Congratulations, you bought a bank. Now what?

Accenture

The headlines are crowded with stories about bank mergers and acquisitions among middle market banks. This doesn’t surprise me. While M&A slowed down during the height of the pandemic, it’s ramping up fast now as a mechanism to spur growth and recovery.

Get in the game! What mobile app publishers can learn from gaming

Mobile Payments Today

Scott Tomkins serves as the Senior Vice President of Global Revenue for Digital Turbine. With over 20 years’ experience in the mobile app ecosystem, Scott has influenced mobile-first strategies for hundreds of top mobile properties.

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How to Choose an AI Vendor

This report explores why it is so challenging to choose an AI vendor and what you should consider as you seek a partner in AI.

PayPal Introduces New Fraud Protection Tool For Merchants

PYMNTS

PayPal is launching a new fraud protection tool to help merchants combat the growing problem of online fraud.

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The Most Influential Women in Payments, 2021

Payments Source

2021's Most Influential Women in Payments honorees demonstrate how a diverse background and a unique perspective can prove crucial in difficult times. Women in Payments

Contactless Payment: The future of public transportation

Mobile Payments Today

When it comes to moving forward, what type of payment structure can customers count on from public transportation? Jed Danbury, vice president at Computop, a global payment service provider, shares his thoughts on how customers can benefit on transit

Why digital laggards finally became part of the digital payment landscape

Mobile Payments Today

Bethany Ewing, customer marketing, mobile payments lead, Deloitte Digital and Peter Pearce, senior manager of financial services strategy for Deloitte Consulting share their insight on a study the company conducted on whether or not customers that migrated to a digital payments during the pandemic will continue to do so post-pandemic

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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.

Buy Now Pay Later: Why Millennials and Gen Zs are crazy for split payment options

Mobile Payments Today

Buy Now and Pay Later has become a trend during 2020 and looks like, given the appeal it has for Millennials and Gen Z's it will be part of the payments industry in the future.

Five reasons the cloud is a generational opportunity for payments right now

Accenture

The power of the cloud shouldn’t be news for any leader in payments today. Whether public, private, or hybrid, the cloud’s capabilities are widely known and beyond dispute. But cloud transformation is newly urgent.

Once-in-a-generation chance for banks in payments

Accenture

Payments is a hot topic for middle market banks. In fact, I think payments modernization is the most consequential transformation that they’ll make this decade. With the shadow of an aging payments infrastructure looming large, banks can’t stay on the sidelines. This is an existential issue.

Three innovative solutions shaping the future of the banking industry

Accenture

The Efma-Accenture Banking Innovation Awards are always a highlight of the year for me—and 2021 promises to be one of the most exciting competitions yet.

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.

In banking, sustainability is the new digital. Now what?

Accenture

This year´s reporting season has brought sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG)-related efforts to the forefront of international banks’ annual reports, including their future outlooks and bold pledges.

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The Digital Customer is Here to Stay – Five Principles to Keep Them Engaged

Accenture

In my first blog in this short series on how the behaviour of UK financial services customers has changed amid the pandemic, I looked at the way COVID-19 has accelerated consumers’ migration to digital banking services.

A note from the editor

Mobile Payments Today

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JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon Urges Cryptocurrency Governance

PYMNTS

Jamie Dimon , chairman and CEO of J.P. Morgan Chase , said he believes that it’s time for cryptocurrency oversight and told the Investment Company Institute (ICI) that a managerial framework should be instituted, etf.com reported.

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.