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PIN on glass is not yet acceptable for debit payments?

PIN on glass is not yet acceptable for debit payments?

Entering a PIN on a physical pad of numbered buttons has just surpassed being a 50-year old technology, created with the first ATMs. The current security requirements around PIN management and transmission, ISO 9564, dates [...]

The dark web has a silver lining

The dark web has a silver lining

The dark web has been in existence since the 1990’s but has become a household word lately through ads from identity protection companies that offer to monitor the dark web. The ads warn a [...]

Credit unions: Is it time to decline fallback?

Credit unions: Is it time to decline fallback?

Fallback occurs when a credit or debit EMV chip card cannot be read at a chip terminal when inserted and is processed by swiping the mag stripe. Fallback is typically seen in a market where [...]

Thought Leadership: First National Bank of Apple?

Thought Leadership: First National Bank of Apple?

There’s been lots of hype claiming that Zelle, the recently launched P2P service by several major banks and credit unions, is the “Venmo killer”, alluding to the fact that financial institutions are staving off [...]

Data analytics: Are taxicabs the new Polaroid?

Data analytics: Are taxicabs the new Polaroid?

Polaroid is a MBA business school classic case study of a company whose management was blindsided by innovation, even when indicators were present, but ignored. Polaroid’s peak employment was 21,000, and by the [...]

What is sublimation and how do I avoid it?

What is sublimation and how do I avoid it?

When anything solid turns into a gas without first becoming liquid, that's sublimation, according to Wikipedia. When the surface layer of snow or ice turns into fog or steam without melting, this is an example [...]

Can credit unions break the 4 minute mile?

Can credit unions break the 4 minute mile?

“To make technological break-throughs, we need to reconstruct the mental model we have about technology. We can’t look at technology based on how it affects what we do, in our daily lives or in [...]

I ♥ content

I ♥ content

They say “cash is king” but so is content in the world of marketing. PR & communications plans have evolved from the days when our focus was solely on press releases, print ads, radio and [...]