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THE INNOVATION JUGGERNAUT
Top 10 Innovators of the Decade

Banking's Top 10 Innovators of the Decade
Bank Systems & Technology presents 10 individuals whose vision and persistence have helped shape the 21st century banking experience.

Bank Customers Forcing Changes to the Status Quo
To meet regulators' and customers' demands, banks are finding innovative approaches to providing financial services.

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property
Financial services firms are built on innovation. But protecting those advances is a full-time job.

CASE STUDIES
Austin Bank Maximizes Mobile Banking Availability and Continuity
For its virtualized environment, Texas-based Austin Bank taps Virtual LoadMaster by KEMP Technologies to cost-effectively ensure mobile banking high-availability and improve business continuity.

BB&T Detects Check Duplicates with Assist from CONIX
BB&T leverages CONIX Systems' Dupe Detective to catch check image duplicates before they are processed, saving the bank time and money.

RISK WATCH
Tipping Point for Identity Management
The advent of cloud computing and the expansion of the mobile channel underscore the need to rethink identity and access management, according to Michael Versace, IDC Financial Insights, and Sally Hudson, IDC.

EXECUTIVE WATCH
Former BB&T Exec Joins SunTrust as Head of Treasury & Payment Solutions
Eric Brewer has joined Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks as executive vice president and head of treasury and payment solutions.

Central Pacific Bank Names New CIO
Central Pacific Bank (CPB) appointed Glen Blackmon as EVP and CIO.

FROM THE EDITOR
The Costs of Zero Sum Thinking
When innovation is viewed as a zero-sum game it's inevitable the outcomes will be disappointing.

FEATURE
How to Build a Secure Mobile App
While it's a relatively new channel, mobile banking is growing rapidly, and apps are emerging as consumers' mobile solutions of choice. How do you ensure your app is secure?

PAYMENTS WATCH
BofA, Chase And Wells Fargo Unveil New P2P Payments Network
Dubbed clearXchange, the new network will allow customers of the three banks to send payments to any email address or mobile phone number.

New P2P Payments Network clearXchange Receives A Warm Welcome From Would-Be Competitors
Person-to-person electronic payments solution vendors are excited for the potential that bank-owned clearXchange has for spurring adoption in the market.

INDUSTRY WATCH
Google Reinvents The Wallet
Google Wallet, a partnership between Google, MasterCard, Citibank, First Data and Sprint will bring mobile NFC payments to the masses this summer.

As Flood Waters Rise, First Tennessee Relies On Disaster Preparedness Process
CIO Bruce Livesay discusses the importance of planning ahead and employee management as the bank weathers severe storms.

Regions Launches Permanent Online Disaster Recovery Site
Following the spring floods and tornadoes that affected the southeast, Regions Financial Corp. has made a disaster-preparedness site a permanent online feature for customers.

Customer Discontent: Uncaring Banks Not Winning Consumer Trust
The masses don’t feel so positive about financial institutions, according to Corporate Executive Board’s quarterly Consumer Financial Monitor report. How can banks beat the perception?

Deloitte's New U.S. Financial Services Head Advocates Strategic Approach to Compliance
Bob Contri foresees a heavy focus on Dodd-Frank compliance, the mortgage market, and data management.