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Mobile payment and the business of predicting

Published on February 15, 2013 By Matt

For a while it looked as though Google Wallet was going to take the world by storm. At least, last year many an expert predicted as much. This year, they are predicting instead that the likes of banks, Visa and Paypal will grab and run with that ball. In Gigaom.com, Kevin Fitchard writes, “Google and [...]

Will mobile apps make brick-and-mortar banks obsolete?

Published on August 6, 2012 By Matt

More financial institutions are beefing up their mobile channels to provide more variety and convenience to existing customers and boost customer acquisition figures. However, some industry analysts say that this strategy may backfire and only quicken the pace at which brick-and-mortar banks become less utilized by consumers. Analysts say there are several features – ranging [...]

A Look into the Retail Financial Services Symposium

Published on March 21, 2011 By Matt

Welcome to the new world of banking.  If last year was the year that saw the rulebook rewritten, 2011 will be the year companies transform their business plans to meet the new challenges and embrace opportunities. One area those opportunities will be prevalent is within technology and innovation.  At the Retail Financial Services Symposium I [...]