Posts Tagged ‘Payments’

COVID-19

Expect the Traditional Payments Ecosystem to Change, Fast

During times of crisis, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic, how you treat your employees and your customers speak volumes about your values. The communications I have received from my financial institutions regarding the coronavirus outbreak focus on predictable messages – “we are here to help you 24/7,” “our call volumes are high, look at […]

Streamlining the Manufacturing and Automotive Treasury Function

The strategic vision of the manufacturing and automotive treasury function is to deliver efficiency, control, and scalability. The logical structure for this transformation includes several key components: business events, centralized demand deposit accounts with banking connectivity, and a reporting data warehouse. A comprehensive finance and treasury transformation program can help improve cash and liquidity management, […]

How Blockchain Can Disrupt Financial Services

This table below highlights how blockchain can disrupt various aspects of the financial services industry. If you are interested in learning more about blockchain, download our new guide titled “Getting Ahead with Blockchain in Financial Services.”

[Guide] Getting Ahead With Blockchain In Financial Services

If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you keep hearing that blockchain is the next transformative technology. And while you want to make sure you’re fully informed and in a position to exploit any opportunities this technology could bring to you and your organization, you still don’t fully understand what blockchain means. Moreover, based on […]

7 Ways To Fix Your Relationships With Clinical Sites

In our nearly 20 years of working with the life sciences industry, we’ve spoken with countless pharmaceutical, medical device, and contract research organizations (CROs) about their relationships with clinical sites and investigators. We’ve listened to their struggles and the things they’ve done to try to make things better, including what’s worked and what hasn’t. We’ve […]

European Millennials Hungry For (Good) Mobile Payment Technology

A new report published by Ipsos MORI, a market research company, and VocaLink, a global payments partner to financial institutions and governments, indicates that European millennials are struggling to adopt mobile payment technology. While more than half of the ~4,000 millennials from Germany, Italy, UK, and the Netherlands that took part in the study exhibit deep […]

R11: Cloud ERP – Payment Processes 101 (series: 1 of 10)

Your company decided to use a new checking account for AP payments.  Now, the new bank account needs to be added to Oracle Cloud ERP.  Where to start? Over the upcoming weeks, I will be writing about the system configurations required for adding bank accounts for use in Accounts Payable Payments in Oracle Cloud ERP. […]

R11 – Fact #6 Payables – Payments

From the Home Page, the user can access the Payables landing page and work areas to perform tasks and monitor activities.  As seen in an earlier blog, there are three work areas under Payables.  They are Payables Dashboard, Invoices and Payments.  Today’s blog will show you aspects about the Payments work area. The user can […]

5 Powerful Ways To Leverage Social Media In Financial Services

  Heavily regulated industries, such as financial services, are often slow to adopt new technology. That’s why it’s no surprise that social media is a scary place to play for financial institutions. But, as with most things in business, if you don’t play, you can’t win. 

The 18 Unicorns In FinTech

  A few days ago, I shared a list, a much smaller list, of unicorn companies that sit in the healthcare and biotechnology industries. To refresh your memory, a unicorn is a technology-related organization with a valuation of more than $1 billion, typically a start-up, and with no real track record of success. In a recent report, […]

Mobile Payments Rising In Popularity, Especially Outside The U.S.

  Have you heard? Some retail establishments, in countries like the Netherlands, don’t accept cash anymore. As I mentioned in a previous post, digital money is making big waves – everywhere. While it’s starting to make a serious dent in the United States, the use of mobile payments are much more widespread in other countries. […]

One Way Digital Technology Is Changing FinTech

  I really don’t like carrying cash. And, the only reason I do is because that’s all my barber accepts. I prefer using digital money. Huh, digital money? According to Investopedia, digital money is “any means of payment that exists purely in electronic form.” In other words, think of digital money as using any payment […]

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