25 October 2014


Ketharaman SwaminathanGTM360 Marketing Solutions - Pune

Fate Of Predictive Analytics After Obama Credit Card Decline

19 October 2014  |  2873 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

President Barack Obama’s credit card got declined in a New York restaurant. The likely reason, to quote Obama himself, was “…I guess I don’t use it enough, so they thought there was some fraud going on.” While this is the most high profile example of predictive analytics going awry, it’s not the first and it certainly won’t be the last. Many of u...

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Lu ZurawskiACI Worldwide - London

What I talk about when I talk about running

10 October 2014  |  2016 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Dodging the rains, I have just returned home after a run. I prefer to cycle but a run was a necessary and efficient way of re-balancing the calorific excesses of the previous day. As one of the kids has pinched my headphones, there was to be no inspirational high-beat music today, My internal sound track was instead formed from thoughts from an in...

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Ben PooleFinextra - London

World Retail Congress 2014: The Future Is Now!

29 September 2014  |  2139 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The first morning of World Retail Congress 2014 in Paris featured a one-on-one interview conducted by the event’s founder and chairman, Ian McGarrigle, with Anne Cairns, president, International Marke...

Simon DickinsonFIS Global - Birmingham

Putting your pounds with your post

23 September 2014  |  1596 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Post Office’s foray into financial services is picking up pace. Building on the success of the Travel Money Card, it launched the Post Office Money Card - a prepaid MasterCard with support from Ra...

Jane AdamsCurrently looking for a job - Edinburgh

Security versus convenience - am I never satisfied?

23 September 2014  |  1408 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

One of the biggest aggravations involved in dealing with banks and credit card issuers is their security checking process when you contact their call centre. Questions, questions, so many questions. S...

Ketharaman SwaminathanGTM360 Marketing Solutions - Pune

Apple Puts Banks Squarely At The Center Of Mobile Payments

10 September 2014  |  4855 views  |  3  |  Recommends 1

Like many, I’ve long held that nothing is broken with plastic cards for instore payments and made the case for mobile wallets to stick to gift, loyalty, ID and other forms of non-payment cards (see ...

Derek CorcoranAvoka - Manly

The Amazon Credit Card - They've got it right!

06 September 2014  |  2763 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

Amazon, the world's largest online retailer, has just offered me a credit card. And they did it right...Amazon recognizes that banking is a companion activity. It's something we do in support of somet...

Elton Canewriter & tech geek - Brisbane

Contactless payments are not a choice

29 August 2014  |  2946 views  |  4  |  Recommends 0

If you want a new debit or credit card in Australia, you're getting PayWave or PayPass - there's no choice. And Australian police forces, and at least some consumers, don't like it. Police are bemo...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Coin Card delays launch to Spring 2015, upset backers

22 August 2014  |  5147 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

If you've been waiting for news regarding Coin Card, then you've got a longer wait than expected. Coin launched with HUGE fanfare in November of 2013, promising to revolutionize your credit card by al...

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Balazs FejesEPAM Systems - Meilen

No More False Starts: Time For mPOS To Get Unified

19 August 2014  |  1754 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The move to mobile point of sale (mobile POS) is radically changing the face of customer interactions and payments in certain sectors, particularly in retail, as both customers and merchants grow incr...

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