News & Commentary
Content posted in November 2004
Huntington Improves Teller Utilization
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Computerized staffing model matches supply and demand for teller services.
Bank Revises Availability Strategy
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Commerce Bank builds disaster-recovery site to ease compliance with regulations.
The Future of Software: Apps to Die For
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Service-oriented architectures may lead to the next transformative application, such as a hands-off tax return.
One Question For: Scott Thompson, Inovant
Commentary  |  11/30/2004  | 
How does Visa complete the complex updates of its global payment network without any system interruptions?
One Thing Leads to Another
Commentary  |  11/30/2004  | 
Last month's feature on bank branches included a description of a possible branch of the future, in which videoconferencing technology enables the outsourcing of the product expert.
NetBank Questions Branch Growth
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Internet banking business models don't die - they just go to hell and regroup.
Check 21
Commentary  |  11/30/2004  | 
In preparing for The Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act, which went into effect on Oct. 28, banks had to rethink their check processing and the technology needed to support it.
News & Rollouts
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Worth Its Weight in Gold
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
ICICI Bank integrates silos with Teradata system and turns data into a priceless asset.
No Traffic Jams Ahead
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
American Eagle Federal Credit Union boosts Web banking capacity with Certegy solution.
Product Showcase: Sibos
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Legacy: To Be or Not to Be in the Way
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Analyst says bankers are holding back real-time banking, not legacy systems.
Corporations Seek Bank Buy-In for Supply-Chain Standards
News  |  11/30/2004  | 
Market pressure forces corporate showdown with banks over standards.
A Helping Hand
News  |  11/29/2004  | 
Banks recognize that improved communications between IT and business managers is vital to successful project management. To help open the lines of communication, they are increasingly turning to third-party providers.
The Calculus of Basel II
News  |  11/29/2004  | 
Basel rules allow banks to choose how granular they want to get.
Reflections on Risk
News  |  11/29/2004  | 
Leading banks are pursuing new ways to achieve competitive advantage through superior risk management.
Exec News
News  |  11/29/2004  | 
Banks Face Reduced Payments Profits
News  |  11/29/2004  | 
Transactions will increase, but margins will decline.
BofA Acquires National Processing
News  |  11/29/2004  | 
In a move that will improve Bank of America's ability to deliver electronic payments solutions, the Charlotte, N.C.-based bank purchased National Processing for $1.4 billion.
Miller Time
News  |  11/29/2004  | 
JPMorgan Chase's Heidi Miller argues that paper must go.
Wells Fargo and S1 Launch Correspondent FX Service
News  |  11/29/2004  | 
Business customers gain expanded opportunties, facilitated by Web services.
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News  |  11/29/2004  | 
Credit Scoring Models Get Analytical Adjustments
News  |  11/29/2004  | 
Lenders update analytics to assess the likelihood of collections and recovery in new economy.
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News  |  11/29/2004  | 
Newer and more intelligent phishing attacks target bank customers globally.
Commentary  |  11/29/2004  | 
It must be the constant noise, bright lights and ever-present cigarette smoke, but there's something about Las Vegas - where I was attending BAI's Retail Delivery event as I wrote this column - that inspires philosophical ponderings and a sudden ability to find symbolism in the most mundane objects.
Credit Default Swaps Lead to Risk Management Challenge
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
Twenty-first century financial instruments require simultaneous monitoring of credit risk and market risk.
Case Study: Websense Helps Penn National Comply
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
Insurer monitors Internet traffic to ensure protection against threats and compliance with corporate policies.
Biller-Direct: Separating Truth From Fiction
News  |  11/23/2004  | 
In electronic bill presentment and payment, billers have garnered most of the traffic. But are they delivering the goods?
Oracle Releases Risk Hub
News  |  11/16/2004  | 
Software will consolidate risk information from other systems
ID Under Lock and Key
News  |  11/16/2004  | 
Banks face mounting pressure from consumers to take action against identity theft. Are they moving fast enough to beat the hackers and phishers?
Online Bill Pay Makes Strides
News  |  11/16/2004  | 
Online bill payment has made some significant strides in the past two years. In 2004, Celent estimates that 17.7 billion bill payments were made by consumers in the US.
XBRL Moves Toward Adoption
News  |  11/9/2004  | 
Adoption of standard requires motivation, technical standards, taxonomies, software and implementation, says XBRL chair.
The Privacy Lawyer: Privacy Policies and The Patriot Act
News  |  11/9/2004  | 
Make sure your counsel can guide you when government or anyone else comes knocking.
Improve Bill Pay to Unlock Online Banking Profit
News  |  11/9/2004  | 
Much of the profit contribution of online banking comes from the minority of online bankers that use bill payment.
Credit Scoring Models Getting Analytical Adjustments
News  |  11/2/2004  | 
Lenders use analytics to assess the likelihood of collections and recovery, along with the chance of falling behind on payments in the first place.
Data Demands Respect
News  |  11/2/2004  | 
Acxiom has quietly made a billion-dollar business out of handling data for companies including Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and MBNA America.


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