Along with bankers and consultants, BS&T asked several technology providers and experts for their views on the prospects for financial technology in the new year. The common thread among their visions: optimism.
Krispy Kreme's rise (no pun intended) and decline presents a classic cautionary tale to any organization that cares about profitable growth, brand value, business intelligence capabilities and management responsiveness (that is, every business).
Passwords are still the dominant method of securing data, but with blurring network borders, higher stakes transactions and stricter regulations, you need more powerful tools to prevent unauthorized access.
Most people are aware of the applicability of smart cards to payments, but have seen many programs fail in the US. Industry estimates of when smart cards will have a strong US presence range from five to 10 years and beyond. Celent does not expect them to have a significant presence for at least seven years.
First National Joins the Party; Mitek's QuickStrokes Recognition Tool; IBM Enhances Workplace Solutions; Fuego's BPM 5.5; Bank of India Deploys Misys; Hancock Implements AlterPoint; Hancock Implements AlterPoint; Maybank Rolls Out Welcome