IT Pros Seek New Challenges
Salaries are up slightly, but employees want more than a pay raise -- they want engagement, according to our research.
Banks Grapple With The Challenge Of IT Resource Management
The ability to economically manage IT resources and also secure the best of those resources -- whether employees or software or business partners -- is an increasingly critical capability of bank CIOs and line-of-business executives.
Automating B2B Payments: The Next Frontier
Business-to-business payments have lagged far behind in switching from paper to electronic payments methods, but banks and their commercial clients could benefit from emerging automated B2B payments solutions.
3 Ways Banks Can Improve The RFP Process
In order to find the right technology -- and partners -- banks' requests for proposals must spur an open dialogue with potential vendors about their culture, strategy and future road map. Here are three approaches that work.
Electronic Signature — Part I: Challenges and Business Justification
This article - the first in a two part series - looks at the successes some banks have had with e-signature adoption and examines some of the remaining barriers regarding regulation and organizational silos that still exist in adopting e-signatures in the financial services sector.
The PayPal vs. Square Battle: Who’s Your Money On?
After PayPal launched a program last week offering free transaction processing for merchants who switch to its point of sale card reader, Square hit back yesterday by announcing it will be offering a P2P payments service via email.
How to Detect Wire Fraud When No Two Attacks Are the Same
Fraudsters have developed a variety of methods for initiating fraudulent wire transfers, but a security approach based on data and analytics from customer behavior can be an effective countermeasure to these wire fraud schemes.
The Evolving Branch Environment
While many banks are rethinking their long-term strategy for expensive branch networks, there are steps banks can take now to reduce costs and inefficiencies in the branch while providing a better customer experience.
Museum Opens Its Doors For Free Financial Education
As financial education becomes more paramount for financial institutions because of consumer and regulator demand, the Museum of American Finance is now offering a free financial education with free admission on Saturdays in a program sponsored by private equity firm Southport Lane.
Improving Business Analytics Through A Single Customer View
While many financial institutions are relying more on business analytics and intelligence for decision making, they need to first ensure the accuracy of the information feeding these statistics and ensure that each customer has a single record within a central database.
More Bang for the FATCA Buck
In the final article in a three-part series on FATCA compliance, we explain why banks need to look for solutions that help them collect and analyze customer identification information to help with compliance in multiple areas beyond FATCA.
Google Wallet Head Osama Bedier Quits
Osama Bedier, the head of Google Wallet, has quit the company after two years in charge in which the solution has failed to gain widespread appeal.