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What U.S. Banks Can Learn from Credit Union Australia’s Core Upgrade

BTN reports: What U.S. Banks Can Learn from Credit Union Australia's Core Upgrade CUA’s challenges, and its ultimate success, could prove to be instructive for U.S. banks that have been holding off on replacing core systems due to the expense and disruption related to such a large project. Source: What U.S. Banks Can Learn from  Continue Reading » [Source: BTN]

23 Apr 2014 09:19

Community Banks Carve Out Niche with Environmental Focus

BTN reports: Community Banks Carve Out Niche with Environmental Focus Some banks have built their entire strategy around being ecofriendly while others dabble in this area. Regardless, being environmentally conscious can help bring in new business. Source: Community Banks Carve Out Niche with Environmental Focus. [Source: BTN]

22 Apr 2014 10:12

Five Ways Video Can Extend Bankers’ Brains

Banktech reports: Five Ways Video Can Extend Bankers' Brains Here’s how video can make bankers more knowledgeable and agile in their day-to-day interactions. Source: Five Ways Video Can Extend Bankers' Brains. [Source: Banktech]

22 Apr 2014 10:02

Ally Bank’s Mobile Strategy

Banktech reports: Ally Bank's Mobile Strategy The direct bank uses the mobile channel as one of the primary ways to maintain its financial relationship with customers. Source: Ally Bank's Mobile Strategy. [Source: Banktech]

18 Apr 2014 10:59

Improving Security In the Fast-Paced World of Mobile

Banktech reports: Improving Security In the Fast-Paced World of Mobile Looking at the biggest threats banks face in mobile with BITS’ security expert Jim Pitts. Source: Improving Security In the Fast-Paced World of Mobile. [Source: Banktech]

18 Apr 2014 10:58

Banks Add Mobile Money Management to Attract Millennials

BTN reports: Banks Add Mobile Money Management to Attract Millennials Banks are aiming to add personal financial management features, including goal-based savings vaults and cash flow forecasting, to standard banking apps like mobile check depositing. Their goal: Turn Gen-Y into a loyal client base. Source: Banks Add Mobile Money Management to Attract Millennials. [Source: BTN]

17 Apr 2014 10:59

Chinese Web giant Baidu launches mobile wallet

Finextra reports: Chinese Web giant Baidu launches mobile wallet Search engine provider Baidu has become the latest Chinese Web firm to move into the mobile money arena, launching a payments and wealth management … Source: Chinese Web giant Baidu launches mobile wallet. [Source: Finextra]

17 Apr 2014 10:59

Qapital takes PFM to the next phase with proprietary account integration

Finextra reports: Qapital takes PFM to the next phase with proprietary account integration Swedish financial management start-up Qapital is preparing to launch in the US with a service that enables users to track their spending, set savings … Source: Qapital takes PFM to the next phase with proprietary account integration. [Source: Finextra]

16 Apr 2014 09:10

Westpac Aims to be First to Unlock Mobile Apps with Fingerprints

BTN reports: Westpac Aims to be First to Unlock Mobile Apps with Fingerprints The cutting-edge bank — it already offers smart watch apps — is testing the technology on its employees’ mobile devices and, if all goes well, it plans to roll it out to its customers by late summer. Source: Westpac Aims to be  Continue Reading » [Source: BTN]

16 Apr 2014 09:09

The London Fintech Boom — TransferWise And Others Hit Record Numbers

TechCrunch reports: The London Fintech Boom — TransferWise And Others Hit Record Numbers  Slowly but surely a revolution has been taking place in financial technology, or fintech as we call it these days. These days fintech’s hottest sphere is not in Bloomberg terminals but in disruptive cloud startups, using the Internet as a route around  Continue Reading » [Source: TechCrunch]

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Next to being founder and editor at BANKNXT, Jelmer de Jong is Global Head of Marketing at Backbase, a software company formed in 2003 that delivers Bank 2.0 online and mobile portal solutions for financial institutions around the globe. Jelmer has focused his career on internet and mobile innovation. He began as an entrepreneur with a company that helped SMBs to sell products online and later joined a start-up to build one of the first global online and mobile trading platforms in the perishable industry. At Backbase, he specialises in marketing the next generation of online and mobile technology to banks and financial institutions so they have the tools to create a superior online, customer experience in the engagement banking era.
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Written by  10 Jun 2013 04:10

Taking the Road: FinTech Road Show

BANKNXT is happy to announce its partnership with the FinTech Road Show. See discount code at the bottom of this post. On Tuesday afternoon, June 18, Disrupting Finance Dublin kicks off at AIB HQ (Bankcentre, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4) and focuses on innovations in financial technology and services. This conference is the first day of the  Continue Reading »

Written by  03 Apr 2013 06:25

Banking Silos & The Effect of New Wave Web Experiences

Long gone are the days where a successful digital marketing campaign meant a recently updated website, a few banner ads and a weekly newsletter. Today, it’s not about showing your customers what you want them to know, it’s about showing them you know what they want. Digital marketing now demands an all-inclusive attitude that recognizes  Continue Reading »

Written by  26 Nov 2012 08:59

Bank 2.0: From Vision to Reality

The biggest challenges to joining the Engagement Banking era and implementing a Bank 2.0 (or Bank 3.0 anyone?) strategy are not only expectations or perspective, but also impediments within the banking systems and infrastructure. Planning for multi-channel, customer-centered, development is difficult. Banks “Get” the Vision. Can They Implement? We all know the need for customer  Continue Reading »

Written by  22 Nov 2012 06:20

No Excuse For Poor UX In Banking

There is no longer an excuse for a poor UX. Our world now also requires that banks ensure their customers are given the same kind of experience regardless of where they are located or what they are doing and this experience must be available across devices: laptop, desktop, mobile, tablet… etc. Along the way simplicity  Continue Reading »

Written by  26 Jul 2012 11:39

The Multi-Channel Banking Challenge

Banks seem to have never fully “gotten” the Internet. Only after intense consumer pressure did they even start building Internet banking capabilities and they did this by pushing their existing applications, screens, processes and tools to the Web, simply by adding a new interface. We call this approach “inside-out”—thinking from the banks’ perspective instead of  Continue Reading »

Written by  09 May 2012 12:08

Live at FinovateSpring 2012 – day 2

Day 2 of FinovateSpring, letting you know who is demoing what: Wipit Wipit is a mobile payment solution that focusses on the cash preferred. The can fill their wipit app on their phone at retail stores with money and then transfer or pay bills with it. BehavioSec BehavioSec uses user behavior to secure online and mobile banking,  Continue Reading »