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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Who has a problem if even the Bos can be robbed?

21 August 2008  |  3108 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Customers may well ask what chance they have if even the bosses of the banks are victims of fraud. Marcus Agius and Andy Hornby can't simply ignore the problem can they? What do shareholders really think? There have been rumblings from downunder about focusing on social networking sites as the root of the problem. Cobblers. A lot of social networki...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

HSBC gets down to business with social networking

21 August 2008  |  3215 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It's nice to see HSBC getting into online networking, and with a good bankable idea. It could pay off in providing the bank with a modern image because let's face it, the average start-up will be making significant use of the web. A little look at the site reveals a bit of a cluttered screen designed for 800x600. Virtually all of us run at least 1...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Will that be Super Regular Premium Plan Super or...

19 August 2008  |  2582 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I recently looked at some superannuation sites. I am going to mention my thoughts on a few. I'll start with Tower. Will that be a Super Regular Premium Plan, or will you have the Regular Premium Plan ...

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Peter J CooperCooper Sydney - Sydney

True Medal Tally - Australia leads Great Britain on Day 10

18 August 2008  |  3409 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Our original True Medal Tally version one posted late last week generated some amusing remarks about the race for the wooden spoon once you allow for per capita productivity. But the Aussies have tak...

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Peter J CooperCooper Sydney - Sydney

True Medal Tally - Financial modelling meets sport

15 August 2008  |  3517 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

OK, enough of the boring medal count from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Lets get serious. What are the rankings once you take population into account (per capita) and income (Gross Domestic Product or ...

TagsOnline bankingWholesale banking
Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Absa have put ATM's in the mobile picture

15 August 2008  |  4181 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

I see the Absa move as being a smart one, except for the methodology, but we'll see how they go. I have been suggesting it for a while and it's nice to see I have been beaten to the punch by Absa. I c...

TagsCardsRetail banking
Stanley EpsteinCitadel Advantage Ltd - Modiin

Something is rotten ....

13 August 2008  |  3633 views  |  3  |  Recommends 1

I have been watching unfolding events in the banking world with a sense of incredulity and rising trepidation. It's like watching a train crash in slow motion. It just seems like it is one debacle aft...

TagsDealing roomsRisk & regulation
Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Mobilisation - the future is fonancial transactions

05 August 2008  |  2438 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I look back over 100 blogs I've written and have a look at the major issues discussed. Faster transactions, security, identity and whether smart cards or mobiles or a mixture of both would be the best...

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