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Payments Alone May Not Pay the Bills

30 April 2011  |  3762 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

I came across an enterprising man who worked as a driver and doubled up as the neighborhood milkman. In the initial months, he found himself collecting and carrying large amounts of money on a daily basis, which became quite unwieldy with his day job. To make matters worse, with outstanding dues, leakages in collections and a host of challenges po...

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Tim TylerMisys - London

Coupons and Payments - What Do We Have To Lose?

26 April 2011  |  4304 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Electronic coupons appear to be all the rage at the moment, with the rush to the front seemingly being led by Groupon. Throwing themselves in to the fight now are Google (with Google Offers) and Facebook (with Facebook Deals) - so there might be an assumption that there is scope for considerable growth in this market. Do banks need to keep a wary

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

ATM transactions heading south

24 April 2011  |  5603 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Accelerating decline in use of cash clearly reflected here and in card transaction statistics in Finland (even without costs being visibly charged for ATM withdrawals..). Good news for all. On EU leve...

Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

e-invoicing ice hockey stick

24 April 2011  |  4434 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It took time to get it going - but this is looking good (statistics covers only Finvoice - similar growth in other local standards). In a couple of years time paper or e-mailed PDF invoices will be as...

Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

e-id services and e-commerce payments 2010 in Finland

24 April 2011  |  4631 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Excellent growth figures - on EU levels the e-id volume would be 1,5bn. All public sector id-transactions are presently done by banks. This is extremely cost efficient (economy of reuse) and naturally...

Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Amazing e-banking growth - again

24 April 2011  |  4690 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I would have thought the transaction growth would have petered out in Finland - when most customers have used it for years - and now there are 5,2m e-banking contracts (a population of 5,4m and some p...

Tim TylerMisys - London

Location, Location, Location

21 April 2011  |  5067 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

So we have heard in the press that iPhones now record location information in a 'hidden' file. Not that Apple are tracking you, just that this information is logged. Lots of people record their loca

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Get the journey right, stop focusing on the destination

20 April 2011  |  3986 views  |  5  |  Recommends 0

If you are thinking of a trip you have any number of options to get there. You can travel by car, by bus, by train, by ship or by air. Depending on the distance you might walk, or ride a bike. You can...

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Real Time Economy presentation

18 April 2011  |  3813 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0


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Next: Algorithmic Banking?

15 April 2011  |  4592 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

Algorithmic trading has made the headlines, most often negatively. The underlying idea is that computers can make, on a broader scale, better decisions than a trader. On the other hand, criticism is r...

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