How Prepared Is Your Bank For Digital Disruption? October 21, 2013Digital transformation is going to change banks’ relationships with their customers and will require an over-arching strategy for dealing with those changes. How Prepared Is Your Bank For Digital Disruption? October 21, 2013Digital transformation is going to change banks’ relationships with their customers and will require an over-arching strategy for dealing with those changes. IPad Account Origination App Helps Fairwinds Credit Union Engage New Customers October 17, 2013Growing out of a partnership with University of Central Florida, the credit union has opened more than 1,500 student accounts with the new app. What Banks Should Know About Disaster Recovery in the Cloud October 11, 2013The cloud offers faster recovery from disasters, but banks need to be on the same page with their providers on issues like data ownership and interoperability. Tablet-Friendly Websites a Must for Banks September 30, 2013A report from Corporate Insight finds that, slowly but surely, financial services firms are rolling out new websites with clear, tablet-friendly features in mind.
Apple, Always the Elephant in the Mobile Payments Room September 26, 2013As Blackberry and Samsung have enabled NFC on all of their new handsets sold in Canada, Apple has conspicuously refused to join the growing mobile payments market. Geography, Collaboration and Innovation in Canada’s Mobile Payments Market September 25, 2013Canada’s major banks, telcos and IT companies are all neighbors in Ontario, and have been quick to partner on mobile payments solutions. EMV: A Game Changer for the USA September 20, 2013The standard brings personal security benefits to cardholders, but EMV can also be a game changer for payment service providers.
Wells Fargo Prioritizes Paperless September 19, 2013The bank has completed more than one billion e-receipt transactions at ATMs, as it seeks to be more environmentally friendly and offer customers more choices. Worldwide Tablet Shipments To Reach 227 Million in 2013 August 29, 2013However, IDC reports that figure is slightly down from a previous forecast of 229 million. Jack Henry Launches Expedited EMV Implementation August 27, 2013The program is available to financial institutions and does not require direct project involvement by card brands for the install.
MasterCard, Visa Team Up on EMV Chip Technology July 30, 2013The partnership is designed to speed the introduction of EMV cards in the U.S. market.
ProfitStars Rolls Out Simplified Online Bill Pay July 25, 2013ProfitStars has released new products from iPaySolutions for one-click bill pay and easier deployment of mobile products and services. U.S. Bank Adds Square to its Digital Wallet Options July 18, 2013The bank said customers can now link their U.S. Bank credit, debit, or prepaid account to the Square application to make purchases from their smartphone.
Wells Fargo Adds Text Receipt Option at ATMs. June 28, 2013The new option adds to the existing ability for customers to receive an e-receipt to their online banking inbox or personal email account.
Credit Unions See Strong Membership Growth June 20, 2013Data from research firm SNL Financial finds that credit unions gained nearly 700,000 new members in Q1 2013.
Learning The Business: How To Develop The Banking IT Leaders Of Tomorrow June 10, 2013Future IT leaders need business acumen and skills in addition to technical knowledge. Here's how three banks are using leadership development programs to provide those skills. Android, iOS Dominate Smartphone Market; BlackBerry Falls May 20, 2013A report from research firm IDC Financial Insights also found that Windows Phone gained market share. Banks Must Approach Third Party Contracting Differently in Today’s Highly Regulated Environment May 16, 2013Vendor management is becoming more important from a compliance standpoint as regulators scrutinize banks’ third-party relationships, and achieving that compliance begins with crafting a clearly defined contract. Simplicity Bank Streamlines Mobile Device Control May 10, 2013Simplicity Bank gains automated controls and improves mobile device security without adding headcount by adopting AirWatch Mobile Device Management.