Keeping the Bank Account at the Center of Payments April 11, 2014Changing consumer behavior in payments is something banks cannot ignore.
FIS Rolls Out New PFM-Based Mobile Solution April 10, 2014GenNOW is intended to allow banks to compete with alternative financial providers.
Will Banks Wake Up to the Competitive Threat of Bitcoin? March 24, 2014Banks can help prevent disintermediation by digital currencies by providing faster payments. How Banks Should Respond to the New Players in Payments March 10, 2014New challengers are proving that banks don’t have all the answers to solving problems in payments, so what should (or can) banks do about them? clearXchange Adds Capital One to P2P Payments Network February 20, 2014clearXchange gets a boost from adding a new bank, and considers new strategies to attract users. How Banks Can Stay On Top of Customer Expectations February 19, 2014Banks need to cater to the online, always-on-the-go consumer.
Let's Be Friends: Banking & Merchant Trade Groups Launch Cybersecurity Partnership February 14, 2014After weeks of finger-pointing regarding responsibility for responding to recent card breaches, 13 trade groups say they will cooperate on information sharing and improved card security technology. Agility: The New Generation of Successful Banks January 10, 2014Identifying and understanding customer segments will not be as important to the future success of institutions as developing agile organizations with innovative cultures. Forrester: PayPal Most Trusted Provider for a Digital Wallet December 04, 2013A new survey found that more consumers would trust PayPal than their bank or card issuer to be their digital wallet provider. 2014 an Uncertain Year in Mortgage Industry November 15, 2013New regulations and likely declines in loan origination levels portend a difficult year for mortgage bankers. Better Customer Experience: It’s In The Details November 04, 2013Collaboration and determination are needed if banks are going to achieve a differentiated customer experience that truly sets them apart. Breaking Payment Silos: Technology That Bridges EMV, Cloud and Mobile Payments October 16, 2013Banks can gain customer loyalty by providing a single view of their customers’ different payments mechanisms as they adopt EMV and mobile payments. Banking Transformation: How Do We Get There? September 22, 2013By helping financial institutions to develop digital banking strategies that optimize mobile, analytics and cloud solutions, SAP aims to double its revenues in financial services by 2015. 4 Ways Banks Can Improve Their Fraud-Fighting Efforts August 09, 2013Banks are investing more than ever in fraud detection and prevention efforts. Here are recommendations for getting the most out of those investments. How To Reach the Fast-Growing Underbanked Population July 08, 2013The underbanked population is growing quickly and is adopting mobile-based financial services at an impressive clip, offering a big opportunity to financial institutions that provide a differentiated mobile experience. How Big Data Can Drive Mobile Payments Adoption June 18, 2013How banks decide to use their customer data to make relevant coupon offers to consumers will determine their place in the mobile payments ecosystem. How Financial Institutions Can Use Big Data and Converged Data Sets to Improve Customer Loyalty May 31, 2013Using big data with an omnichannel strategy and new methods of customer engagement like gamififaction can help banks improve their customer loyalty programs. Google Enables Payments Through Gmail to Garner Google Wallet Adoption May 17, 2013With Google Wallet under-performing in the last couple years, Google is now integrating its wallet into Gmail to allow users to send money through the popular email service. Trust Revisited: How Banks Can Redefine Relationships One Swipe at a Time May 15, 2013Banks have lost a great deal of public trust since the financial crisis, but they can recover some of that trust by fulfilling consumers’ desire for innovative and convenient mobile solutions. FDIC Insurance Added to Bluebird Debit Program from American Express and Walmart March 26, 2013American Express and Walmart are adding new checking capabilities to their Bluebird debit joint program designed for unbanked consumers, which also now offers FDIC insurance for account holders.