Why Businesses Can’t Ignore US Cybersecurity Framework February 14, 2014Industry leaders and President Obama call the framework just a first step in creating a cybersecurity playbook for 16 US critical infrastructure sectors. But this is more than just a reference manual. Amazon Planning New P2P Payments and Kindle Point of Sale Systems January 30, 2014The company is looking to hire help for a new P2P payments system to go head-to-head with PayPal, and is accelerating a Kindle point of sale project. Customer Experience Lessons From Walmart November 08, 2013Former Walmart CEO Lee Scott discussed the changing consumer landscape, and the big box store's foray into financial services, at BAI Retail Delivery 2013. PayPal Is The Most Trusted Brand For Mobile Wallets, Says Survey October 24, 2013PayPal tops Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon as the most trusted brand for mobile wallets according to a survey by Javelin Strategy and Research. Amazon Launches Digital Currency for Kindle Fire Customers May 13, 2013After filing an application for a mobile wallet patent last month, Amazon continues to make moves in payments by adding a new digital currency, Amazon Coins, for its app store. How Apple and Amazon Will Shape Mobile Payments April 22, 2013Apple and Amazon will continue to drive customer expectations and create big shifts in the retail world even if they don’t release a mobile payments solution. Oracle Launches New Compliance and Risk Management Solutions February 22, 2013New Oracle Financial Services Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act Management targets pending FATCA requirements; expanded Oracle Financial Services Enterprise Risk Management suite addresses challenges around stress testing and model risk management. New Study Highlights Growing Importance of Mobile Payments July 09, 2012IDC Financial Insights 8th annual Consumer Payments Survey found a significant increase in the use of mobile payments. Mobile Payment Transactions to Surpass $171 Billion in 2012 May 29, 2012Gartner predicts the number of mobile payment users will reach 212.2 million in 2012, up from 160.5 million in 2011. Amazon's Kindle Fire Heats Up Tablet Banking App Development April 20, 2012Bank of America and Citi confirm that providing a unique experience on each mobile device, including Amazon's tablet, is a key part of a customer-centric mobile strategy. Obama Nominates Dartmouth President to Lead World Bank March 23, 2012Jim Yong Kim may be the next to head the World Bank after its current president steps down in June. Citi Releases Kindle Fire App March 08, 2012The Citibank (Kindle Fire Edition) app is designed specifically for the tablet's size, operating system and resolution. Wells Fargo's Mobile Banking App for Android Now Available On Amazon January 10, 2012Wells Fargo furthers the reach of its mobile banking channel by making its mobile app available for download via the Amazon Appstore for Android.
Aman Narain on Standard Chartered's Custom-Built Internet and Mobile Bank October 03, 2011Global Head of Online and Mobile Banking Aman Narain scored a hit in 30 countries with Standard Chartered's custom-built Internet and mobile bank. What Bank Technology Project Managers Can Learn from the Ambush of Osama Bin Laden May 09, 2011The ambush of Osama Bin Laden contained hundreds of lessons for ordinary project managers. Q&A: Lamar Chesney, SunTrust's CPO, on Managing Spend and Bringing Vendor Relationships to a "Nirvana" State August 27, 2010The bank is using software to manage contract compliance, philosophy to manage supplier relationships. PyraMax Bank Rolls Out iPhone App June 03, 2010Letting Wisconsin residents bank via iPhone.
New York City's Underbanked Population: Growing and Mistrustful of Banks February 25, 2010New York City's underbanked population: New research show 13 percent of New York City households lack bank or credit union accounts. Recalculating Risk: The New Rules of Risk Management February 25, 2010New data management and risk analytics tools are giving banks such as ING, HSBC and Union Bank insight into enterprisewide risk exposures and a head start on Basel II rules. Observers Say Obama's Proposed Bank Fee Wouldn't Work, Won't Happen January 12, 2010Idea of charging already-subsidized banks with fees they could simply pass on to customers doesn't seem to be catching on.