Barclays Kicks Off Fintech Startup Accelerator December 09, 2013The bank announced a new startup accelerator next year, the first of six it plans to launch over the next three years. Bank M&A Volume Down, But Value Up November 26, 2013The aggregate value of deals announced in Q3 was $6.65 billion, the highest since he second quarter of 2011.
Bank of America Offers Financial Education Videos for Customers November 22, 2013The bank has partnered with the Kahn Academy to launch a new financial education campaign for its customers. Big Banks and Receivables Mass Data November 04, 2013In our third article on receivables data, we describe how banks can leverage and implement a real mass receivables data strategy. U.K. Treasury Creates Payments Regulator October 10, 2013The goal of the new office is to increase competition in the payments industry in the U.K.
Bank of America: Building A Sleeker, More Efficient Bank October 08, 2013Bank of America's Bridget O'Connor oversaw a huge legacy system conversion while also fashioning the bank's branches for the future. Top Challenges Facing Bank CIOs Over the Next Year October 04, 2013Bank Systems & Technology asked several industry experts for their take on what will be the next big issue bank technologists will tackle in 2014. Understanding The Banking System's Role In the Post-9/11 World September 11, 2013A new book outlines the role the U.S. Treasury Department has played in the war on terrorism. SAP Names New Global Head of Financial Services September 06, 2013Ross Wainwright will take over from Simon Paris, who is assuming a new role within the company.
Why Contact Centers Are Key To Banks' Multi-Channel Strategies August 22, 2013Jerry Silva, newly named head of the global retail banking practice at IDC Financial Insights, says poor performance in the call center can scuttle banks' efforts to improve customer experience. Jerry Silva To Lead Global Retail Banking Practice At IDC Financial Insights August 20, 2013Areas of focus for the long-time financial technology industry expert will include IT governance, customer channels and back office. Regulators Take Closer Look at Bitcoin August 14, 2013The Senate committee on homeland security and the New York State Department of Financial Services are both examining new ways to regulate virtual currencies. Dodd-Frank 1073: New Opportunities for Banks August 06, 2013The amended version of the controversial Section 1073 of Dodd-Frank that can improve the remittance business for banks that get up to speed on compliance. Fintech Vendor M&A Activity Down First Half of 2013, Study Finds July 29, 2013A new report by Berkery Noyes showed vendor mergers and acquisitions diminished in the first half of 2013, but a pickup in M&A activity may be on the horizon. D+H To Acquire Harland Financial Services July 24, 2013D+H will enter the core banking market with the acquisition, while expanding its presence in the U.S. and combining its lending solutions with Harland’s portfolio. Branch Closures Outpace Openings by Nearly 1,000 Over Last 12 Months July 22, 2013According to data from SNL Financial, areas with a median household income below $25,000, posted their largest number of net closures since 2010.
Stressed Out? Mid-Tier Banks Come Under Fed Scrutiny July 06, 2013Banks with between $10 and $50 billion in assets will now have to undergo Fed stress tests for the first time this year.
Intuit Selling its Financial Services Unit for $1 Billion July 01, 2013The sale does not include the popular personal financial management tool Mint.
Automating Quality: Best Practices for Banks to Meet Quality Mortgage and CFPB Regulations July 01, 2013Using dynamic digital documents for mortgage disclosure forms can help mortgage lenders keep up with the CFPB’s regulatory mandates and cut costs associated with document management. 3 Ways Cloud-Based Document Management Can Relieve Banking Pain Points June 26, 2013Implementing cloud-based document management solutions can help banks optimize workflow productivity and security.