• Articles by Ivan Schneider

      • David Brasfield resigns as president of SBS Data Services to form new company; Barry D. Starling joins Raymond James Bank, FSB, as vice president and senior commercial real estate lending officer; Saul Caprio appointed director of business development for Wincor Nixdorf Banking Solutions.
      • Two Danish banks pilot a system that enables customers to obtain cash from an ATM using a mobile phone; French banks launch virtual credit card service; The Bank of N. T. Butterfield, Hamilton, Bermuda, renews its license agreement with ALLTEL Information Services.
      • Wright-Patt Credit Union signs ATM partnership agreement with Cleveland-based KeyCorp; SunTrust Banks implements automated loan review system from DiCom Software Corp.; Fifth Third Bank chooses the InTrader real-time funding and investment portfolio system from SunGard; Waypoint Bank selects Fiserv CBS as its new core processing provider.
      • Windows Security Challenge, a contest aimed at honing the skills needed to secure Microsoft Windows 2000 networks, to be held this July in Seattle; S1 hosts Webinar for senior bank executives looking to grow small business services.
      • Bank of America, SouthTrust Bank and State Employees Credit Union will launch the Visa check acceptance system, called Visa POS Check Service, which could significantly reduce paper check handling and fraud costs.
      • Gomez's most recent Banking Scorecard, which measures the quality of e-commerce offerings, reveals that many institutions are investing in functionality and customer service initiatives that demonstrate a better understanding of online customers' needs and behavior patterns.
      • Ed Mollahan of J.P. Morgan Investor Services appointed to the Private Equity Standards Board; Thomas Makmann named president and chief executive officer of Network Storage Solutions; James E. Rohr of PNC Financial Services Group selected chairman of the board for BITS, the Technology Group for The Financial Services Roundtable.
      • Deutscher Sparkassen Verlag to install the ANDiS card and application management system from Bell ID; Close Brothers (Cayman) Limited merchant bank selects automated accounting and administration system from Global Investment Systems (GIS); Goldfish Bank Limited engages Sanchez Computer Associates to provide custom development and support services for a new banking products.
      • Victory Capital Management selects BISYS to support its private labeled Individual(k) retirement plan; Whitaker Bank Corporation of Kentucky implements a core processing solution from Precision Computer Systems; VirtualBank selects a workflow product from Ultimus to enhance internal efficiency and productivity.
      • Pocket PC Summit, the only conference and exposition dedicated exclusively to the Pocket PC platform, will take place this May in Philadelphia; U.S. Bank joins NACHA; BAI's TransPay 2002, a multi-faceted transaction processing and payments conference, will take place this May at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif.

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