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NY Seeks Bitcoin Exchange Regulations
News  |  7/24/2014  | 
Proposal would require state's digital currency dealers to follow strict anti-money-laundering and consumer protection rules.
Digital Wallets: High Awareness, Low Adoption
News  |  7/23/2014  | 
While an overwhelming majority of consumers are aware of mobile wallets, few use them for everyday transactions, a new survey finds.
Itís Time for Mobile Banking to Grow Up: How to Decouple From Online
Commentary  |  7/23/2014  | 
The initial step towards a mobile-first strategy has to be cutting the mobile channel loose from online banking.
Prepaid Card Costs Rising
News  |  7/22/2014  | 
A new report from CardHub also finds that prepaid cards are rising in popularity.
Surviving & Thriving in the Current Risk Management & Regulatory Environment
Commentary  |  7/21/2014  | 
How financial institutions can leverage compliance initiatives to improve their business with a 360-degree view of the customer.
Real-Time Payments: Imagination Realized, Commerce Evolved
Commentary  |  7/21/2014  | 
Why the move to real-time payments may happen sooner than you think.
3 Technology Gaps Facing Financial Institutions
Commentary  |  7/21/2014  | 
Effectively addressing these three shortcomings will lead to more efficient and better controlled processes, significant cost savings, and better analytics,
Creating a Client-Driven FATCA Program
Commentary  |  7/18/2014  | 
Financial institutions are earnestly undertaking the work necessary to comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), but are they focused on the right steps?
M&A Activity Down in Financial Technology Sector
News  |  7/18/2014  | 
The number of deals and overall value fell during the first half of 2014.
Top 3 Security Threats for Banks Ė And How to Address Them
Commentary  |  7/18/2014  | 
How can banks mitigate their biggest security risks in a rapidly changing fraud landscape?
Data Aggregation: Why Some Banks Succeed & Others Fail
Commentary  |  7/18/2014  | 
Some banks are improving in data aggregation and management. Here are three ways they're doing it.
Stress Testing: From Regulatory Burden to Catalyst for Business Transformation
Commentary  |  7/17/2014  | 
Stress tests are not just a check-the-box exercise.
How to Master the Branch-to-Online Platform Transformation
Commentary  |  7/16/2014  | 
How data and analytics can help banks as they look to build the branch of the future.
Identity Management Will Get a Mobile Makeover by 2017
Commentary  |  7/16/2014  | 
In the first of a two-part series, we explore how mobile will change user authentication and risk management in financial services.
What Is the Business Value of Social Networking?
Commentary  |  7/16/2014  | 
The first step any organization should take is an assessment of where social networking could help existing businesses and where staffs are already employing it.
The Benefits of Automating Data Management Tasks
News  |  7/15/2014  | 
How one bank is saving time and labor costs by automating data entry and migration between different IT systems.
Where in the World Should Banks Store Their Data?
Commentary  |  7/15/2014  | 
Deciding where to house and how to move data involves understanding the relevant legal regimes and the application of risk analysis.
Apple, IBM Will Woo Enterprises: Mobile Bombshell
News  |  7/15/2014  | 
The two former rivals join forces to sell enterprises on iOS hardware and business apps backed by IBM services. Can the duo dominate the enterprise mobile market?
5 Best-Practices for Bringing Big Data to Banking
Commentary  |  7/14/2014  | 
If there is one thing banks do not lack, it is data.
ISO 20022: If Itís Not Broke, Fix It?
Commentary  |  7/11/2014  | 
How the new ISO 20022 will change the business-to-business payments landscape.
The Devil Is in the Data
Commentary  |  7/11/2014  | 
Data must be a key priority when embarking upon transformation initiatives.
3 Non-Bank Payment Players to Watch
Slideshows  |  7/11/2014  | 
Banks are always at risk of being disintermediated in the payments space; here are some potential disruptors to keep an eye on.
Fraud Detection & the Customer Experience Continuum
Commentary  |  7/10/2014  | 
The key to fraud prevention lies not in the ability to detect, but in its ability to analyze.
5 Myths About Bank IT Security
Commentary  |  7/10/2014  | 
Banks have to change the way they think about security in the face of more varied and sophisticated threats. Here's five places to start.
Cause & Effect: If Banks Build It, Will Customers Come?
Commentary  |  7/10/2014  | 
Banks that provide or build out advanced functions will encourage customers to adopt an increasing number of new tools, leading to higher profits in the long term.
Are Mobile Payment Apps a Boon for Both Customers & Fraudsters?
Commentary  |  7/10/2014  | 
How fraudsters can take advantage of mobile transactions, and how banks can mitigate that risk.
Wells Fargo CDO Charles Thomas Talks Data & Diplomacy
News  |  7/10/2014  | 
Thomas took over as chief data officer for Wells Fargo in March, after serving in the same capacity at USAA.
Redefining the US Payment System
Commentary  |  7/9/2014  | 
How EMV, smartphones, and tokenization are changing the customer experience.
Setting the Stage for Growth of Holistic Payment Programs
Commentary  |  7/9/2014  | 
Banks can help corporate customers create holistic e-payment programs that gain management support and buy-in from accounts payable, procurement, and finance.
How Banks Can Overcome the Challenge of Data Overload
Commentary  |  7/9/2014  | 
Banks must master the use of unstructured data if they want to seize competitive advantage, enjoy productivity gains, and improve customer service.
Isis Flees Brand Tainted by Terror
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
There's no such thing as bad publicity, unless the publicity is really bad. Just ask the mobile payments service formerly known as Isis.
State Governments & the Future of Cyber Security Regulation
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
With Washington deadlocked by partisanship, it's falling to states to inspect banks' cyber security practices, and that could mean trouble for some small institutions.
Detours on the Road to Digital Banking
Commentary  |  7/9/2014  | 
Digital capabilities are being embraced as the key to future growth. But skills and accountabiliy gaps impede many firms, McKinsey research reveals.
The Challenges & Opportunities in Electronic Payments Fraud
Commentary  |  7/9/2014  | 
How banks can take a proactive approach to fraud prevention with systems integration and layered fraud monitoring.
Making the Case for Small-Business Mobile: Easier Than You Think
Commentary  |  7/9/2014  | 
Small-business mobile users typically pay for multiple bank products -- representing a revenue stream financial institutions can't afford to lose.
Eastern Bank Pursues Culture of Innovation
News  |  7/9/2014  | 
The Boston-based community bank has launched an innovation lab to create and sell new products.
Welcome to the New Bank Systems & Technology Community
Welcome to the New Bank Systems & Technology Community
Bank Systems & Technology Videos  |  7/8/2014  | 
For the first time, the bank technology community has an online destination where it can share ideas and content.
Become the Other CEO (the Customer Experience Officer): A 30-Day Challenge
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
A step-by-step guide to self-assess your bank's real customer experience in the digital era.
5 Keys to Success for a Mobile-First Strategy
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
Developing a mobile-first strategy requires prioritizing several key success factors.
Why Bankers Should Think Like Technologists
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
Banking at its core is a business that manages and prices risk. But it's also increasingly a technology business, as new competitive and cyber security threats show.
Consumers CU Expands National Footprint With Online Account Opening
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
Using Anderaís digital account origination solution, CCU projects a 30% increase in accounts opened online in 2014.
Interpreting Cyber Risk Trends
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
Verizon says 75% of financial sector breaches in the past decade involved web application attacks, DDoS, and card skimming.
How the Recent Growth of Auto Lending Is Changing Retail Banking
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
Automated solutions can help credit unions take advantage of the market growth in auto and personal loans as refinancing opportunities decline.
4 Trends in Banking IT Employment
Slideshows  |  7/8/2014  | 
Things are looking up for banking IT professionals -- with a few qualifications -- according to the results of the 2014 InformationWeek Analytics Salary Survey.
How Bank of America Leverages Startups to Drive Innovation
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
Engaging more with startups helps the bank solve difficult IT issues while exposing its own organization to new innovations.
Finger Lakes Federal Credit Union: Digital Growth Success
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
How one credit union boosted its digital adoption to connect with younger customers.
Penny for Your Thoughts
Commentary  |  7/8/2014  | 
Banks must learn how to use personal data for the benefit of both the customer and the financial institution.
BMO Streamlines Treasury & Corporate Payments
News  |  7/8/2014  | 
The bank is seeking to give its corporate clients a more consultative approach to treasury services.
Virtual Currencies Draw Fresh Regulator Scrutiny
News  |  7/7/2014  | 
Federal regulators are paying more attention to the growing use of bitcoin and other virtual online currencies.
Mind the Gap with Enterprise-Wide Stress Testing
Commentary  |  7/7/2014  | 
How to make the most of stress testing initiatives with a holistic model based on strategic business and risk objectives.
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