Kristin Moyer

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Non-Bank Payment Providers will Supplant Banks

by Kristin Moyer  |  February 9, 2009  |  Comments Off

Christophe Uzureau here.  By 2013, nonbank payment institutions will supplant banks and become the payment solutions for online social networks. Amazon Payments, Moneybookers and PayPal are nonbank payment solutions involved with conversational media, such as blogs and social networks. They are using online communities and social networks to offer: Client services and marketing – One [...]

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Defining Social Media in the Banking Sector

by Kristin Moyer  |  February 5, 2009  |  16 Comments

We’ve been writing and blogging about Web 2.0 and financial social networks (FSNs) a lot over the past 12-18 months (What Banks Can Learn from the White House, Social Lending Will Challenge Bank Customer Relationships, P2P Social Lending Networks Morph Into Investment Networks).  Gartner clients I’ve spoken with this week have asked that we take a step back [...]

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Rip a Page out of Kermit’s Book

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 14, 2009  |  Comments Off

I’ve got four young boys, the youngest being three and the oldest being seven years old.  This week we stumbled on Kermit the Frog singing, “It’s Not Easy Being Green.”  Until recently, the same thing could often be said of small banks (“It’s Not Easy Being Small”) and their ability to innovate technologically and compete with larger regional [...]

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Transparency – It’s not just for the US President-Elect

by Kristin Moyer  |  November 10, 2008  |  2 Comments

Stessa Cohen here. I was born and raised in Washington, DC, literally inside the Beltway. My father even worked on Capitol Hill for a few years in a profession that has been made mostly obsolete by video. He used to tell stories of smoking cigars after work with Democrat and Republican senators alike. Many of [...]

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Social Networks and Your Bank: Be Like Angelina Jolie

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 14, 2008  |  1 Comment

Stessa Cohen here.  What does Angelina Jolie have to do with banking?  Angelina Jolie tattoos the longtitude and latitude where each of her children were born on her arm. She just added 2 more tattoos.  All the kids, all the locations, in one spot. Easy to find. Are your locations as easy to find, all [...]

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Help Wanted: Leadership and Advice

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 13, 2008  |  1 Comment

Last week was the worst ever for the history of Dow Jones Industrial Average, with a 22% drop over a period of eight trading days. Markets around the world are reeling, with both established and emerging economies experiencing dramatic three-month stock index changes:  US (-24.7%), Japan (-36.7%), UK (-27.3%), Brazil (-40.9%), Russia (-61.4%), India (-24.4%) [...]

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