MasterCard Uses Social Media to Rebrand Its Mobile Wallet Through Real-Time Monitoring May 03, 2013MasterCard’s Conversation Suite tool allows it to monitor social media conversations in real-time in 43 different markets and 26 different languages. First Data Names JPMorgan Co-COO As Its New CEO April 29, 2013Frank Bisignano, who also led JPMorgan's mortgage banking business in the wake of the mortgage crisis, will lead payments management company First Data at a time of great change in the payments industry. Putting Big Data to Work for Financial Services Companies April 18, 2013By starting small, growing organically and striking the right balance between gaining the desired insight and becoming overloaded with data, financial services firms will truly recognize the gains they can make E-Signatures Deliver Savings and Efficiency for Royal Bank of Canada March 18, 2013RBC has used e-signatures to cut down on administrative tasks for its mobile retirement planners, saving time and costs in investment transactions. What Banks Need To Know About Vendor M&As February 22, 2013Consolidation among players in the bank technology vendor space is heating up again. What factors are driving this trend, and how will it affect their bank customers? MasterCard Advisors Partners With Analytics Firm Mu Sigma On Big Data February 07, 2013The two companies announced a new partnership today to create new business intelligence by combining MasterCard’s consumer purchasing database with Mu Sigma’s analytics staff and techniques. Bank Systems & Technology’s Top 10 Stories of 2012 December 27, 20122012 was an eventful year in banking technology, with the rise of mobile, increased regulatory pressure and multi-channel integration among the hot topics. Here are Bank Systems & Technology's most popular stories of the year. The Case For ‘Progressive Renovation’: Legacy Systems Are Not Equipped for Today’s Multichannel Banking December 04, 2012The emergence of new disruptive market entrants is forcing banks to accelerate their core systems modernization efforts. Growth and product innovation hang in the balance. Mobile Payments Will Top $1 Trillion by 2017, Report Finds November 16, 2012IDC Financial Insights, a research firm, released a new study predicting rapid growth in m-commerce and NFC payments over the next five years. New SAS Solution Processes Big Data Quickly for Marketing October 12, 2012SAS High-Performance Marketing Optimization runs marketing tests with large amounts of customer data in minutes. Information Lifecycle Governance: Aligning Information Stakeholders to Improve Information Economics October 08, 2012To address numerous problems stemming from paper-based governance processes, BNY Mellon has embraced a cross-functional Information Lifecycle Governance program. Here’s how the initiative is transforming the institution’s legal, records and IT After Much Fanfare, Isis Launches with Pragmatic Expectations July 31, 2012Isis, the NFC-based mobile wallet venture formed by AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless, finally is gearing up for its long-awaited launch at the end of the summer. ING-DiBa Upgrades to SAS Analytics Platform to Improve Data Analysis July 16, 2012German bank ING-DiBa is switching to SAS Analytics solutions to increase the speed, efficiency and depth of its data analysis reports. Bank IT Spending on the Rise July 16, 2012Latin America and the Middle East are growth regions, while North America and Europe remain stagnate at best, according to an IDC financial Insights report. 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. Keeping ATM's Relevant: New NCR System Combines Mobile and ATM Channels June 13, 2012With the new NCR Mobile Cash Withdrawal system, customers won't need to bring their debit cards next time they visit the ATM -- just their smartphones. Consumers Want Bank-Offered Prepaid Cards, Survey Says May 24, 2012According to research from Market Rates Insight bank customers and credit union members say they are more likely to use prepaid reloadable cards if offered by their financial institution. China to Top Japan in IT Spend by 2013 May 17, 2012According to a new report issued by IDC financial Insights, IT spending in China will reach $173 billion in 2013. BofA, Amex, Fidelity Among Top FI Tablet Apps in Mobile Report May 09, 2012Corporate Insight's Mobile Monitor study focused on tablet-specific apps. American Express Tops FI Social Media Report April 12, 2012Research from Corporate Insight also indicates that financial services firms prefer Twitter to Facebook.