Mobile Point of Sale: Moving Beyond Micro-Merchants November 18, 2013A European startup is introducing a new pricing model for mobile point of sale solutions aimed at attracting larger merchants. Automating Mortgage Loan Processes for Faster, Mobile Client Service November 01, 2013The Bank of Tennessee has rebuilt the IT infrastructure behind its lending operations to help it compete with bigger banks. Gartner: Majority of Banks Will Turn to Cloud for Processing Transactions By 2016 October 16, 2013Gartner released its IT predictions for vertical industries yesterday, which included forecasts on the growth of cloud in banking and changes in consumer behavior. Low Value Transactions: A Mobile Payments Dilemma October 15, 2013Lowering processing costs cloud open up an opportunity for mobile payments to gain traction in low value payments. TD Bank Rolls Out Mobile Check Deposit September 19, 2013The bank announced this week it is introducing the popular mobile banking capability for users of its iPhone and Android app. New Oracle FLEXCUBE Upgrade Helps with FATCA Compliance August 13, 2013Oracle’s newest release of its FLEXCUBE core banking product includes tools to help with regulatory requirements and launch new delivery channels. Wolters Kluwer Launches Monitoring Tool for Loan Portfolios August 06, 2013Wolters Kluwer Financial Services rolled out a stand-alone manager tool that monitors loan portfolios in real-time.
Javelin Report: Improving Mobile Account Opening A Must July 25, 2013A new study suggests that banks need to conform their account opening process to the mobile device to attract mobile-centric customers. Accenture Augments Mortgage Offerings With Mortgage Cadence Acquisition July 16, 2013Accenture says the acquisition will help clients cut cycle time and costs while increasing flexibility to comply quickly with new regulations. Transforming Compliance into a Competitive Advantage June 17, 2013Wells Fargo worked extensively with ACI Wordlwide on simplifying and consolidating processes to comply with Dodd-Frank 1073, but the investment created new efficiencies that they believe offer an edge over the competition. Lloyds Banking Group Keeps It Simple With BPM June 10, 2013The U.K.'s largest bank has identified 200 initiatives that need to be completed in order to simplify the entire banking organization. Automating B2B Payments: The Next Frontier May 28, 2013Business-to-business payments have lagged far behind in switching from paper to electronic payments methods, but banks and their commercial clients could benefit from emerging automated B2B payments solutions. 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. The Evolving Branch Environment May 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.
Fees On Real-Time Foreign Account Transfers Could Generate $1.1 Billion for Banks, Study Finds May 14, 2013New research from FIS shows that a number of consumers, particularly those that use foreign account transfers, would be willing to pay a fee to get their payments processed in real-time by their primary bank. Real-Time Payments Offers Opportunity to Build Customer Loyalty, Study Finds May 06, 2013Consumers are not only interested in real-time payments, but they’d prefer their primary financial institution to be their real-time payments provider, a recent FIS study suggests. New ACI Platform Aims to Help In Adapting to Change in Payments April 23, 2013ACI Worldwide’s new payments platform targets the difficulty banks are having in updating aging legacy systems to deal with new changes in the payments market. Fiserv Launches Consulting Service Targeting Community Banks and Commercial Lending April 11, 2013The bank technology vendor is offering a new service that provides consultant reviews and strategy recommendations for smaller banks looking to better their commercial lending business, while also announcing its first new client on the DNA platform since its acquisition of Open Solutions. Strategic Allocation of Technology Funds is Critical to Ensuring Maximum ROI March 06, 2013Bank IT spending is expected to grow modestly this year so banks will have to be thoughtful about investing in technologies that provide a better customer experience and reduce costs and inefficiencies. Check Scanners That Detect Fake I.D.'s Help One Bank Fight Fraud January 30, 2013Check scanners from CTS North America have been enabled with technology that detects fake I.D.'s that have helped one community bank secure branch transactions and can authenticate remote check deposits.