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Recent Activity in Mobile Payments – PayPal, Apple, Google Wallet, Barclays Pingit and ISIS

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  September 24, 2013

There has been a flurry of activity recently in mobile payments. Here are a few of the key ones: PayPal – New Wallet, BillMeLater, Beacon Device & Order Ahead features...

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Mobile Payments – The Revolution is on Hold?

by Rajesh Kandaswamy  |  September 13, 2013

Smartphones have become wildly popular rapidly. Everyone agrees that mobile payments using these phones will make our plastic cards obsolete. But, this has not taken off. The commonly identified culprits...

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Euro Crisis: What is the Connection between Hypothecation and the Future of Money?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 20, 2011

Contributed by David Furlonger On the weekend, I read a rather alarming commentary by David Stockman European Banking System is on the Verge of Collapse. While this analysis clearly highlights...

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The Euro Crisis - Are IT Professionals Prepared for the Fallout?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 8, 2011

Contributed by David Furlonger Today's WSJ suggested the Euro currency was finished: Banks Prep for Life After Euro This is another news article, in a continuing stream, that has become...

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ZYNC – Right Idea, but Wrong Approach

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 6, 2010

Last summer I wrote about the importance of segmentation in banking (see here).  Alistair Newton and I have also written about the value of letting customers create their own cards...

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Hype Cycle for Financial Services Payment Systems, 2009

by Kristin Moyer  |  August 25, 2009

Christophe Uzureau and Kristin Moyer here.  Our "Hype Cycle for Financial Services Payment Systems, 2009" is now published (and available to Gartner clients). Due to the current economic environment, there's...

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Card Management Software is on a Path to Extinction

by Kristin Moyer  |  June 22, 2009

The financial crisis has already had far reaching impacts and consequences on consumers, financial institutions and the vendors that serve them.  Even before the crisis, payments was in flux due...

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Investment in Card Management Software on the Rise

by Kristin Moyer  |  June 10, 2009

Despite severe market conditions, I am seeing an acceleration of the implementation of new card management software.  Inquiries from Gartner clients regarding card management software selection processes has increased more...

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The Opportunity of Divestiture in the Banking Industry

by Kristin Moyer  |  April 2, 2009

Kristin Moyer and Rick DeLotto here.  The recent announcement that Fifth Third will be selling a stake in its payment processing unit  is a reminder of the looming divestiture that is beginning...

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Is Now the Right Time to Take On PayPal ?

by Kristin Moyer  |  February 25, 2009

Alistair Newton here. With numerous parts of the global financial services industry suffering at the hands of sub prime, credit crunch and general evaporation of customer confidence, for many their...

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