24 November 2014


Lu ZurawskiACI Worldwide - London

Payment walls are crumbling - is it time for Payments EBRD?

21 November 2014  |  1589 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Twenty-five years ago, the fall of the Berlin Wall saw the creation of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Its mission was to find capital to help re-build national infrastructures mainly in the former Eastern Bloc countries. It invested in long-term projects that are tricky to finance, recognising that “well-planned infrastructu...

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Marcelo DelimaSequent - Mountain View

Banks and Merchants Must Have Their Own Payment Apps

21 November 2014  |  1427 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Banks and merchants are under threat to lose millions of dollars in investment in their apps by allowing them to become obsolete because they don’t provide the most desired functionality of all: Payment. The reason is simple. A mobile app that offers a new and better way to perform a task that literally occurs multiple times in a day for each of us...

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Ganesh SrinivasanVolante Technologies - New York

Payment Factory - Data integration strategy that counts

21 November 2014  |  1043 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The benefits associated with the implementation of a payments factory have been achievable for some time now, with new, additional benefits and indeed challenges, being realized as payments processing...

Kieran ArighoLexmark International - Maidenhead

Challenger Banks Throw Down Gauntlet to Big Four

19 November 2014  |  1356 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

The emergence of a host of new players in the UK retail banking market is giving the traditional powerhouses food for thought. According to the Office of Fair Trading, the big four banks - HSBC, Royal...

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Matt WhiteFinextra - Toronto

The future of fintech: Money2020 v BAI Retail Delivery

18 November 2014  |  3937 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Anyone who spent the last fortnight at these two events will have been struck by the growing divide in the fintech industry: between old and new, physical and digital, Wall Street and Silicon Valley. ...

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Andrew OwensSunGard AvantGard - London

Could your corporate payments team be saving millions?

17 November 2014  |  1271 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I’ve written a few times on this blog about disparate payments processes within large corporations and then the benefits associated with centralising and standardising that process. One of the clear ...

TagsPaymentsTransaction bankingGroupPayments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Matt HooperCognia - Basingstoke

5 further bombshells that follow a PCI attack

13 November 2014  |  2423 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The news of a PCI breach is just the start of a host of issues – all of which can be crippling to a business. Many CIOs and compliance officers may complain about the burden that the Payments Card Cou...

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Asif FaruqueFinextra - London

Bringing quality back to the web: milliPay

05 November 2014  |  1605 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“We hope to change the way content can be consumed – there is quality content on the web and we believe in it. It needs to be financed – and people must be willing to finance it.” Whether you like it ...

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Lu ZurawskiACI Worldwide - London

How a Payments Project brought down a Government

04 November 2014  |  2142 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

The commercial horrors of Halloween seem to have gained popularity over the UK’s indigenous “Bonfire Night” on the 5th of November. So I thought I’d do my bit to push back for a less US-centric way of...

Steve EllisMetia - London

The social angle on Money2020

04 November 2014  |  956 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Social is a big part of Money2020 (in both senses). In a moment of mid-conference early morning jetlag I thought I'd run some numbers to see how much noise is being generated, by whom and to what impa...

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