Banking

Navigating the Future: ACI’s ATM Transaction Processing Trends

Banking

ISO 20022 – Expanding like no tomorrow

Merchants

Pay with my hand? No way!

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Banking

APP Frauds & Mandatory Reimbursement: What It Means for You

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Billers

How a Modern Payments Experience Can Help Credit Unions Gain and Retain Younger Members

I recently attended the 2024 America's Credit Unions Governmental Affairs Conference, where one of the speakers said something that caught my ear: Essentially, the younger demographic is not fully aware of the concept of a credit union, its unique characteristics compared to other financial entities and the reasons why they might want to consider banking with them.

Merchants

5 Ways Optimizing Reconciliation Boosts Merchants’  Financial Health

Every merchant must reconcile transactions, but not every reconciliation tool is the same. Outdated back-end platforms can result in merchants missing out on multiple performance gains, while an automated, orchestrated approach can put their business out in front.

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Merchants

The Complete Guide to Merchant Payments Orchestration

Payments orchestration platforms typically provide businesses with a single place to monitor and manage multiple payment systems, payment providers and multiple payment methods, allowing merchants to offer customers a wider range of payment options, while simplifying the payment process on the back end.

Billers

Top 3 Consumer Bill Pay Insights From the Latest ACI Speedpay Pulse Survey

Our latest bi-annual survey of consumers’ bill paying habits shows a large shift toward mobile adoption, indicating that Request to Pay is gaining traction. Plus, with faster payments more in demand than ever, the data reveals that 2022 is shaping up to be another year of big change for billers.

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Billers

Remote Customer Service Representatives Are Here To Stay – And So Are The Risks

The world has done a spectacular job of embracing remote work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands of jobs – and millions of workers – that previously seemed to be anchored to the workplace or workstation have been liberated.

Billers

Speed Is Everything: Why Faster Payments Should Matter to Billers

Developing the best possible payments experience for customers should be top of mind for every biller, and yet, consumers’ expectations for a faster payments process have largely been unmet. A new ACI Speedpay Pulse study reveals that if consumers don’t get what they want, they are willing to go elsewhere in order to get it.

Prime Time for Real-Time

Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?

Billers

10 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022

While many are making their resolutions for the upcoming year, organizations of all types must resolve to increase their cybersecurity and vigilance in the face of new and expanding threats. Here are my top 10 cybersecurity predictions for the new year.

Billers

Billing and Payment Experts Share Their Top Two Predictions for ‘22

With just a few days left in 2021, many consumers (and businesses) are ready to wrap up another challenging year and start fresh in 2022. In the world of bill pay, 2021 certainly sent many waves to billers in all industries in the form of mail delays, staffing challenges, and rising costs.

Data Security

Merchants

Data Is Evolving – Are Your Fraud Prevention Services Keeping Pace?

It’s a constant struggle – as consumer behavior evolves, so do fraud tactics, as fraudsters seek vulnerabilities exposed by rapid change. And there’s no disputing that the pandemic has changed consumer behavior and accelerated the adoption of digital payment methods.

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Billers

Understanding Alternative (Bill) Payment Methods

Apple first introduced Apple Pay on September 9, 2014, promoting it as “a new category of service that will transform mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay.

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Billers

Mobile Wallet Payments Are on the Rise — But What About for Bill Pay?

While consumers have spent more time at home and more time on their mobile devices, a growing number of them have set up mobile bill notifications — and billers need to take notice, especially when it comes to advances like mobile wallets.

Merchants

Merchants Don’t Need a Payments Gateway, They Need a Payments Hub

The term “payments gateway” over-simplifies what it takes to process a payment. The terminology comes from the early days of online payment processing, but has now entered the vernacular for all aspects of merchant payments, including online, mobile and in-store.