Topics: straight-through Perspectives: Banks Begin Lending Again March 04, 2010 Paperless Workflow Helps BOCM Expand Lending March 04, 2010 Under Barbara Perino's Direction, IT Helps Washington Trust Compete With the Big Banks September 17, 2009At 209-year-old Washington Trust, Barbara Perino has overhauled legacy systems, developed customer insight capabilities and built an infrastructure that supports the community bank's growth strategies. SIBOS NEWS: New Reconciliations and Corporate Actions Products from SmartStream September 14, 2009 Bridge Bank Uses SunGard Sierra for FX September 02, 2009 Treasury Services Are Proving to be a Beacon Amid the Dark Economy for Banks June 21, 2009With the retail banking industry struggling to stay afloat, banks' treasury services departments are increasingly proving their worth amid a turbulent economy and showing that there still is strength left in the financial services industry. Silanis Brings STP Capabilities to E-Signatures January 29, 2009Silanis' ApproveIt Web Server 3.0 E-Signature Process Management Solution addresses business complexity via STP capabilities for banks and financial institutions. Financial Supply Chain Management Continues to Evolve August 19, 2008Financial supply chain management continues to evolve as a promising business line for banks, particularly as corporate clients look to maximize efficiencies during the economic downturn. But creating connections among all the participants in the supply ch Microfinance Making Headway In Serving Underbanked March 27, 2008 Transaction Processing Not Enough to Succeed In Commercial Banking September 28, 2007Banks will need to move away from the transaction processing model to become the advisers of choice for their corporates. Lenders Focus on Customer Relationships August 01, 2007Faced with the realization that the boom times are at an end, lenders are looking inward and developing strategies to boost customer relationships. Banks Using Security to Increase Customer Trust and Their Bottom Lines May 24, 2007Banks are starting to realize that safeguarding customer data can reap rewards that go well beyond simple compliance and actually boost their bottom lines. Corporate Clients Increasingly Favor Card Payments, Visa Says May 08, 2007Survey finds that banks' corporate clients understand the value of e-payments. Aite Urges Consolidation of Wire and ACH Systems March 30, 2007Study urges convergence of wire and ACH systems. Aite Group: Wholesale Payments to Become More Electronified in 2007 February 01, 2007Checks' dominion in commercial payments will fade as e-payments promise efficiency and information control. Banks Redoubling STP Efforts in Lending Practices November 01, 2006Banks are redoubling straight-through processing efforts in lending to cut costs and improve customer service. Pay It Forward February 26, 2006 Perspectives: Enterprise Content Management August 30, 2005Enterprise Content Management ECM can be a critical component of straight-through processing. In addition to helping banks cut costs through automation, enterprisewide content management has the power to reduce risk, improve customer service and facilitate LexisNexis: Is Identity Fraud An Identity Crisis? November 18, 2002Norman Willox of LexisNexis addresses some of the challenges in addressing the growing problem of identity fraud. STP Forces Payment Industry To Reconsider XML July 16, 2002The movement toward straight-through processing is forcing NACHA and other payment systems to take a closer look at XML technology.