Gartner Predicts Rise of External Social and Cloud-Based Banking Services January 07, 2012In its new report, Gartner gives advice to banks on how to stay relevant despite its prediction that external social web and cloud-based products will make up a quarter of consumer-driven banking services by 2015. Citi Introduces Facebook Rewards App January 03, 2012The new application allows Citi ThankYou Rewards members to pool and share their earned points via Facebook. U.S. Bank Encourages Social Networking Among Small Businesses Via Facebook October 19, 2011The bank recently launched the "Look Up With US" Facebook challenge to give small businesses a chance to network with each other and to win $5,000. Social Media Expertise Is A Joke May 19, 2011Everyone's talking social media, but no one has all the answers. Want to reap the benefits of increased customer sentiment, transparency, trust and recommendations that social media offers? Don't worry about the ROI. Dive in and give it a try. Banks Mining Social Networks with Analytics Tools May 05, 2011With the help of social media analytics tools, savvy banks including Citi, SunTrust, ING Direct and First Tennessee are listening to and gleaning useful insight from social media conversations. New Online Community Aims to Spark Conversation on Electronic Payments, Financial Services February 22, 2011The Payments Authority, a nonprofit supporting electronic payments, has launched B2BSynergy.org as an online meeting place for bankers, vendors and business owners. Blurring the Lines Between What's Public and What's Private January 14, 2011 Wealthy Under-50s Getting Richer, But Long for Better Financial Technology January 11, 2011Appealing to rich investors under 50 could win banks $18.6 billion in revenue, Cisco research finds. 90% of Companies Use Social Networking Internally, Survey Finds January 11, 2011Yet only 10% of them consider their internal social networking systems successful, according to InformationWeek Analytics research. Three Ways to Play Smarter with Mobile and Social Networking December 16, 2010Generally speaking, people aren't that aware of the risks involved with mobile commerce, banking and social networking. Changes in IT and Computing Platforms Drive New Concerns and Approaches to Security November 04, 2010Ernst & Young's 2010 Global Information Security Survey finds organizations are increasing security spending in response to new risks from mobile, cloud and social networking. Heads Up, Bankers: Gartner Identifies Top 10 Strategic Technologies for 2011 October 21, 2010Heads up, bankers: Gartner identifies top 10 strategic technologies that are likely to have “significant impact” on businesses in 2011. Alliant Credit Union Selects Geezeo for PFM December 02, 2009Alliant Credit Union selects Geezeo for PFM; credit union will integrate solution with online banking offering; aims to increase retention, attract new generation of members. PNC's Tom Kunz Cracks the Gen Y Code With Targeted Products September 17, 2009Contrary to what many bankers believe, PNC Financial's Tom Kunz says, electronic channels will be the key to forging stronger customer relationships with the new generation of banking consumers. Generational Differences, Budgets Challenge Banks' Leadership Growth Initiatives July 01, 2009Generational differences and tighter budgets are among the challenges banks face as they grow their future crop of leaders. Performance and Productivity Management Key to Banks’ Long-Term Survival May 19, 2009 Banks at Leading Edge with Twitter Usage May 12, 2009 S1 Enterprise Launches Social Networking Site March 30, 2009 Banks Need to Keep Relevancy, Openness in Mind for Web 2.0 November 21, 2008Relevance and openness are keys to making a bank's Web 2.0 initiatives work. Visa, Facebook Target Small-Business Owners With Social Networking July 23, 2008The Visa Business Network offers banks a captive community of small-business owners.