Community Banker Sounds the Alarm
Against superior technological firepower and the expansionary ambitions of larger banks and credit unions, community banks may be faced with a difficult choice: gear up on technology, or sell.
Opening the BS&T Mailbag
In the same way that movie moguls check out the overnight box office receipts, television executives pore over Nielsen reports and Red Sox fans monitor their blood pressure, I have made it a daily habit to check out our Web statistics.
Clearing and Settlement
Technology can be a powerful ally for banks looking to streamline their clearing and settlement processes and mitigate settlement risk. But to effectively compete in the global arena, financial institutions will have to adopt standards and work together.
Wachovia Builds Next-Generation Platform; Source Technologies' MICR Laser Printer; Postini E-mail Perimeter Manager; Office 3.0 From Equitrac
Who Goes There?
Excel Bank Minnesota picks Datakey smart card solution to authenticate network users.
Lazaro Campos, Head of the Banking Industry Division, SWIFT (La Hulpe, Belgium)
GE Brings SWIFT to Life
Corporate treasury seeks automation, information and simplification through adoption of financial messaging standards.
Proprietary interfaces are out, and common message standards for banks (and their clients) are in.
PNC's New Risk Officer; James Monroe Taps Fouse; TowerGroup Hires Sales VP; National City Promotions; Bottomline Execs Move Up
Citi Deploys Reveleus; Southwest Licenses AFS; M&I Bank to Use; STB Teams With COCC; ICBA Extends Contract; Georgia C.U. Offers EBP; First Hawaiian/BANKLINK; FTI Finds Volante; ING Canada Selects Fincentric ING; Keycorp/Digital Dispatch
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Secret Service and Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute release insider-threat study.
My Kind of Town
It must be a great time to be a sign-maker (or to buy stock in one), based on what I'm seeing in the neighborhoods where I work and live.
Pegging the Right Outsourcing Strategy
As outsourcing takes hold, the provider landscape is shifting and so is the way decisions are made. CIOs must consider: What's the key value proposition and what differentiates my business from those of competitors?