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A Finextra Member

Niche market for cheques.

So ... Can I see in the future, a time when RyanAir might provide free booking services for people who chose to pay by cheque?

16 Dec 2009
Robert Siciliano

Facebook Newest Portal for Social Media Identity Theft

Imagine trying to log into your online accounts one after the other and being locked out. At first you think the site you are visiting screwed up but then it keeps happening over and over again no mat...

15 Dec 2009
Robert Siciliano

Child Identity Theft Protection

In a blog I guest contribute to called “NextAdvisor” they offer the following advice on child identity theft protection: The following post in our Reader Question series is an actual user submitted qu...

15 Dec 2009
A Finextra Member

SEPA Direct Debits - the best kept secret in payments

It's been over a month now since the SEPA Direct Debits (SDD) scheme was launched - hurrah! But has anyone noticed? Within our tight knit payments community we have been shouting about the benefits of...

14 Dec 2009
Dirk Kinvig

What are you thinking?

We've unleashed another exciting update to the Community Section of Finextra. Call me Ebeneezer, if you will, but just because Christmas is around the corner, I don't think it's time yet to allow the ...

14 Dec 2009
Finextra site news
Bo Harald

Too civil civil servants

The public sector is increasingly outsourcing service production - and thus giving more space for the sector's management to do much more important work - policy making, driving change, creating ruleb...

13 Dec 2009
Innovation in Financial Services
Bo Harald

From division of labour to interactive value creation

Teemu Arina drew my attention to Esko Kilpi's blog and I picked out extensive quotes (emphasis mine) - full post certainly worth reading: "Division of labour reduces organizational effort and co...

13 Dec 2009
Innovation in Financial Services
Robert Siciliano

Merchant Credit Card Transaction Monitoring

Security professionals intuitively think proactively. Our job is to predict and prevent what the bad guy will do next. My job specifically is to instill this mindset into you, the consumer, SMB or ...

12 Dec 2009
Keith Appleyard

Facebook - take care to check your Privacy Settings

Facebook has changed the way its privacy settings operate, asking users to change their settings even if they had already been set. Users logging on this week are presented with a new screen that the...

11 Dec 2009
Whatever...
Navin Rammohan

Possibly branding can save banking!

My favorite definition of branding, one that I read a long time ago goes like this - brands are about people and ideas and great brands are built when people and ideas come together. Sadly, most bank ...

11 Dec 2009
Elizabeth Lumley

The PSD 'what ifs'

Today's Innovation in Payments rountable, sponsored by the Visa Europe Research Fellowship at the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, was filled with many 'what ifs' in regards to the Paymen...

10 Dec 2009
Dirk Kinvig

Finextra Community Private Profiles

We have rolled out another new feature for Finextra Community members. When you log into the Finextra Community and view your private profile there is now a new section called, "My colleagues&quo...

10 Dec 2009
Finextra site news