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John Gessau

Director, Product Management

Posted on: Monday, October 20, 2014

Wow. What a month in the world of mobile payments.

So much has been said and written since Apple Pay was announced on September 9th, up to its official launch today. If I had dollar for every time Apple Pay was mentioned in the press and in blogs, well…

Michael Kyritsis

Lead Solution Consultant

Posted on: Monday, October 20, 2014

Should you move your payments infrastructure to the cloud?

There are many providers – and applications – of cloud computing, and much has been said about them in the media. But not all cloud providers satisfy payments industry requirements, leaving a short list that typically comprises mainly PSPs and PED manufacturers.

Lu Zurawski

Solution Practice Lead

Posted on: Friday, October 17, 2014

Mobile Payments: And now it’s Facebook’s turn…

Chances are you have been hearing a lot about mobile payments lately. Thanks to the likes of Apple Pay, everyone wants a piece of the action, with Google and Amazon working on plans to enter the market. Even PayPal has been forced to respond to Apple’s announcement in what is becoming a very noisy space indeed.

Gabrielle Lukianchuk

Vice President, Solution & Product Marketing

Posted on: Thursday, October 16, 2014

CMOs Must Ignite Customer Obsession into Growth

In the consumer-driven markets of today, customers have more power than ever. This reality gives the stewards of customer loyalty, CMOs, more responsibility and opportunity to ignite growth.

Michael Kyritsis

Lead Solution Consultant

Posted on: Wednesday, October 15, 2014

If it must be secured, let's be smart on how we go about it

As a retailer that accepts card payments, you are obliged to spend a considerable amount of money on securing your payment systems (as stated in my previous post), but just like tying knots, there are many different ways to secure something, and knowing which approach to follow could prevent a disaster.

Scott Fitzgerald

VP Product Line Manager

Posted on: Wednesday, October 15, 2014

3 New Ways COOs Can Increase Profitability by 20%

The role of the COO is rapidly changing and efficiency is no longer enough.  Today, COOs are expected to engineer business value. By turning transactional billing systems into ‘always on’ avenues for audio & video interaction with customers, COOs are positioning central operations for profitability and growth.

Scott Fitzgerald

VP Product Line Manager

Posted on: Monday, October 13, 2014

CFOs Turn the Digital Revolution into Profitable Growth

The role of the Chief Financial Officer is rapidly changing. No longer are CFOs just responsible for managing the financial risks, planning and M&A. They are becoming the architects of driving business value.

Stephen Peters

Vice President of Solutions Consulting, Asia Pacific & Japan

Posted on: Monday, October 6, 2014

Cross-border flows are increasing with astounding speed in Asia-Pacific and more specifically China

Transaction banking in China and across Asia-Pacific as well as credit card processing insights were highlighted at ACI’s Customer Connect held earlier this summer in Hangzhou. This well-attended event brought together management from China’s main banks and card processing organizations as key participants.

Sandra Horn

Principal Product Marketing Manager

Posted on: Thursday, October 2, 2014

What's UP at Sibos: Day 4 "Real time is all the time and about how we interact with the customer," courtesy of ACI's Craig Ramsey

Sibos is an annual conference, exhibition, and networking event for the financial industry. This event has grown into a premier business forum for the global financial community to debate and collaborate in the areas of payments, securities, cash management and trade.

Craig Ramsey

Transaction Banking Solution Lead

Posted on: Thursday, October 2, 2014

Digitalisation - Mind the Gap

Digitisation or Digitalisation? Whichever is the correct term, we've seen it prevalent at Sibos this year.