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Honor Roll: This Week's Top Bank Blogs (Oct. 25-31)

Our favorite banking technology-related blog posts from around the Web (October 25-31, 2009):

Our favorite banking technology-related blog posts from around the Web (October 25-31, 2009):Scoping New Territory: USAA Indicates Decision to Market Its Mobile Banking Platform

Javelin Strategy & Research reports that USAA, one of the first banks to develop a mobile RDC capability for the iPhone, is "preparing to enter the mobile fray as a software vendor." Javelin's Beth Robertson wonders what this means for other vendors currently in the space and whether banks will be comfortable buying mobile services from another bank. ---

BBVA Compass is on the Right Track with Overdraft Fees

BBVA Compass has joined a growing number of large US banks that have announced policy changes, writes Celent's Bob Meara. Because many of those changes relate to transparency and fee moderation, US Banks may start to regain public trust. "If more broadly adopted, they may also stave off regulation working its way through congress," Meara suggests. ---

Exterminate Bad Experiences RightNow

Forrester's Bruce Temkin investigates RightNow's new corporate mantra: ridding the world of bad experiences. "I've seen many vendors create missions like this; announcing audacious statements about how they want to be perceived. Most fail miserably. But RightNow's announcement is different from most," Temkin writes. ---

Accuracy - How Come No One Talks About It?

Initiate's Rick Clement's wonders why the accuracy of master data doesn't seem to be as valued as performance or scalability. "Without accurate master data the business processes that depend on those data can be inefficient, ineffective, and costly or increase business risk," he writes.

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