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September 29, 2022
Aite-Novarica Group’s Commercial Banking & Payments team is excited to once again meet in person on October 19th in New York City for the fifth annual Innovation in Cash Management & Payments Forum. Banks and businesses have undergone significant changes since the last time we were able to hold this event in person. As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic and new technologies,...
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September 28, 2022
The talent gap is affecting every industry, and commercial lending is no exception. The commercial lending space is mentally taxing, requires hard work, and can be a hard sell to younger members of the applicant pool. This last component is so challenging for commercial lending managers that it’s their primary barrier to growth. The formal credit training programs run by large banks in many...
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September 26, 2022
Call it the banking speech heard around the fintech world. Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael Hsu’s September 7th speech at the TCH + BPI Annual Conference—and his commentary regarding the potential systematic risks under-regulated fintechs place on the U.S. financial system—reverberated across the bank and tech world. The cause and effect of his language is consequential, but how did we...
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September 21, 2022
As open enrollment season approaches, the demand for a streamlined, end-to-end customer experience escalates. While employees start to weigh their options, benefit administrators and plan sponsors without an action plan for modernized member enrollments face a tricky road ahead. Frictionless enrollment hinges on technology and automation enablement on the front and back end; that much is...
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September 21, 2022
Research on the financial sector can often forget to account for a critical perspective: the point of view (POV) of practitioners. It can be easy to spend so much time on recently acquired data, news headlines, and the macro-trends impacting the field that the experiences of industry practitioners can get marginalized. At best, forgetting to account for practitioners’ POV within...
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August 24, 2022
In my latest blog post, I covered Banking-as-a-Service, one of the two main trends driving the ongoing service evolution in corporate banking. We discussed these factors earlier in the summer as part of a webinar hosted by NTT DATA that I moderated. I’ll be discussing the other main trend in this post: supply chain finance (SCF) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. SCF...
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August 22, 2022
Today’s consumers are becoming increasingly environmentally conscious. A whopping 85% of consumers reported prioritizing sustainability more in their purchase habits over the last five years, and millennials and Gen Z appear more likely than older generations to opt for sustainable options when available. These environmental priorities can be hard to reconcile with the world of finance,...
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August 17, 2022
Earlier this summer, I had the opportunity to moderate an interesting and thought-provoking webinar hosted by NTT DATA to discuss the ongoing transformation of corporate banking that has been underway for several years now and is still growing strong. This transformation is being driven by multiple factors, including evolving regulations, increasing customer-centricity, efficiencies in cross...
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August 2, 2022
On June 16, Brex announced that it plans to leave the small and medium-sized business (SMB) market and will close current clients’ accounts by August 15, 2022. Brex is a fintech vendor based out of San Francisco that focuses on cash management and business credit cards. The company, valued at over US$12 billion, advertises easy-to-access capital and financial services for fast-scaling companies...
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July 28, 2022
This week, the tech giant Amazon announced that it is acquiring One Medical for US$3.9 billion. The bet is that purchasing One Medical, a primary care practice that offers direct-to-consumer services through a membership, will help Amazon expand its Amazon Care platform with additional data and both in-person and virtual services. Amazon has made forays into the world of healthcare before—...
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