Electronic signature — Part I: Challenges and Business JustificationMay 22, 2013This article - the first in a two part series - looks at the successes some banks have had with e-signature adoption and examines some of the remaining barriers regarding regulation and organizational silos that still exist in adopting e-signatures in the financial services sector.
The PayPal vs. Square Battle: Who’s Your Money On?May 22, 2013After PayPal launched a program last week offering free transaction processing for merchants who switch to its point of sale card reader, Square hit back yesterday by announcing it will be offering a P2P payments service via email.
How to Detect Wire Fraud When No Two Attacks Are the SameMay 21, 2013Fraudsters have developed a variety of methods for initiating fraudulent wire transfers, but a security approach based on data and analytics from customer behavior can be an effective countermeasure to these wire fraud schemes.
The Evolving Branch EnvironmentMay 20, 2013While many banks are rethinking their long term strategy for expensive branch networks, there are steps banks can take now to reduce costs and inefficiencies in the branch while providing a better customer experience.
Museum Opens Its Doors For Free Financial EducationMay 17, 2013As financial education becomes more paramount for financial institutions because of consumer and regulator demand, the Museum of American Finance is now offering a free financial education with free admission on Saturdays in a program sponsored by private equity firm Southport Lane.
Improving Business Analytics Through A Single Customer ViewMay 13, 2013While many financial institutions are relying more on business analytics and intelligence for decision making, they need to first ensure the accuracy of the information feeding these statistics and ensure that each customer has a single record within a central database.