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 Cynthia  Ramsaran

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News & Rollout: Taking ATMs to the Next Level, and more

Arab National Bank deploys Level Four ATM suite.; CreditXpert's Fraud Detective; Quaero, NetReflector Marketing Solution; Docucorp Introduces Processing Tool; BMO Deploys Verint; NAB Implements SunGard; Caixa Catalunya Standardizes on BMC

Powerful Way to Pay

Smart System's RFID technology allows football fans to score quick snacks and rewards.

Blade Runner

Commerzbank N.A. deploys Egenera BladeFrame system.

To Serve and Protect

Bank invests in Stratus server to support systems consolidation and business continuity.

Echoes of the Mortgage Boom

Mortgage lenders are finding success in leveraging systems that were implemented during the refi boom.

News & Rollouts

Flexible Platform; Searchspace Boosts AML Solution; InfoVista Releases IP Telephony Product; Vontu Introduces Monitoring Tool; Recent Rollouts

Canning Spam

Bank of Rhode Island taps Postini e-mail security service to reduce spam.

Managing More With Less

Stillwater National Bank streamlines consumer lending without committing extensive resources.

Running Ahead of the Pack

To gain competitive advantage, Union Bank of California is constantly seeking improvement through technology innovation. Next on its list: server consolidation, network upgrades and imaging solutions.

News & Rollouts

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

The Intelligence Factor

Enterprisewide business intelligence tools can help banks cut costs, improve compliance and boost customer service.

A Helping Hand

Banks recognize that improved communications between IT and business managers is vital to successful project management. To help open the lines of communication, they are increasingly turning to third-party providers.

BofA Acquires National Processing

In a move that will improve Bank of America's ability to deliver electronic payments solutions, the Charlotte, N.C.-based bank purchased National Processing for $1.4 billion.


Newer and more intelligent phishing attacks target bank customers globally.

The Technology Elite: Banking’s Most Effective CIOs

A definition of the role of today's financial services CIO would have to be as complex as the job itself. Faced with a frenzy of mergers and acquisitions, demands to streamline and integrate legacy systems, compliance requirements and customer service challenges, banks' top technologists have more on their plates than ever before.

New Products

Wachovia Builds Next-Generation Platform; Source Technologies' MICR Laser Printer; Postini E-mail Perimeter Manager; Office 3.0 From Equitrac

Wiring Funds Faster

First National Bank of Arizona uses Fundtech's browser-based payment tool.

News & Rollouts

Disbank Defends Against Fraud; Fair Isaac's Enterprise Decision Manager; IBM Unveils eServer p5 Systems; FTI Releases StreetEnterprise 6.3; Recent Rollouts

The Rigg Is Up

Banks cannot rely only on technology for compliance.

Big Deals

Wells Fargo Picks Carreker; Newburyport Taps M&I; Misys, Stefanini Partner; PwC Teams With PlanView; Cardtronics Selects NCR; BNP Paribas Taps AT&T; ABN-Amro Singapore Selects VASCO; Benchmark/AssureTec Deal; Abacus Selects COCC; Rabobank Picks PINPOINT

Quality vs. Deception in Managing IRDs

When it comes to preparing for the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act (Check 21), financial institutions are concerned that fraud and quality issues might cancel out the benefits of the Act.

News & Rollouts

Sovereign Bank's Growth; EMC's Proven Solutions; Metafile's Portal Module; Keynote Introduces WebIntegrity 3.0; South Side Consolidates With FundsXpress; Fortis Bank Rolls Out Risk Managment Tool; Banco do Brasil Deploys Fair Isaac;

Knowledge Is Power

The recipe for successful enterprise content management (ECM) can include all sorts of ingredients to capture, store and retrieve documents.


Card companies are finding new ways to profit from the growing market of prepaid cards.

KeyCorp Keeps It Clean

Bank detects and prevents technology problems as an ongoing strategy to maintain quality service.

The Buzz on Basel II

Banks leverage enterprise management technologies to get head start on compliance.

Dynamic Duo

The CIO and CCO relationship is crucial in executing excellence in compliance.

Outsourcing Obstacles

Banks can save money with offshore outsourcing, but they need a plan to navigate the choppy waters.

2004 Fed Forecast: Enhanced Electronic Payments

Claudia S. Swendseid, SVP of the committee, spoke with Bank Systems & Technology's Cynthia Ramsaran on the organization's goals for 2004 and what it is currently doing to move the financial services industry gracefully from paper to electronic checks.

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