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Germaine Lang is the Managing Editor of SmartPayments with a strong creative and technical writing background across many industries. She also works to engage customers and relate their experiences with vendor products and services, positioning them as innovative thought leaders.

risk management hubs

Risk Management Hubs Offer Banks the Best Protection against Multi-Point Financial Fraud Attacks

The risk of cyber fraud continues to grow, even as ways to fight it become more sophisticated – like the use of artificial intelligence and risk management hubs. Partly to blame is the rapidly increasing...

/ February 12, 2020
innovation in the payments and banking Industries

Survey Reveals Integration Is the Biggest Barrier to Innovation in Payments and Banking

In a recent survey of AFP conference attendees, professionals weighed in on the most pressing factors currently influencing innovation in the payments and banking industries — from the rise of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in processes...

/ February 10, 2020
the value of customer banking data

Maximize the Value of Customer Banking Data to Build Long-Lasting and More Profitable Relationships

The banking industry is fiercely competitive, the only way to stay relevant and keep customers is to maximize the value of customer banking data and deepen your engagement with your customers. When you look at...

/ February 5, 2020
future of global payments and banking

The Future of Global Payments and Banking: What Are the Experts Saying?

Bottomline Technologies recently released its second annual look into the future of global payments and banking. The eBook, sponsored by Visa and the Fintech Power 50, is a treasure trove of insights and predictions from...

/ February 3, 2020
securities settlement processes

The Securities Settlement Process – What Does the Future Hold?

Change Is Just Around the Corner With so much movement in the securities settlement process landscape and new regulations on the horizon, it can be hard for Asset and Wealth managers to keep up. Especially...

/ January 21, 2020
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Manufacturers Face Unique Challenges When It Comes to Ensuring Accounts Payable Security

Complex Supply Chains Present Fraudsters with Multiple Points of Attack Never underestimate the importance of accounts payable security. By its nature, the manufacturing industry has always been associated with intricate processes and cutting-edge technology. Whether...

/ January 14, 2020
business payments

The Future of Business Payments: Q&A with Rick Burke, Head of Corporate Products, TD Bank

Just about everyone in the business payments space can agree that this is an exciting time to be in the industry. This is the third post in a three-part series that presents perspectives from industry...

/ January 13, 2020
business payments

The Future of Business Payments: Q&A with Kevin Phalen, Head of Global Business Payments, Visa

Just about everyone in the business payments space can agree that this is an exciting time to be in the industry. This is the second post in a three-part series that presents perspectives from industry...

/ January 9, 2020
business payments

The Future of Business Payments: Q&A with Cara O’Nions, Global Marketing Director

Just about everyone in the business payments space can agree that this is an exciting time to be in the industry. This is the first post in a three-part series that presents perspectives from industry...

/ December 9, 2019
tech giants

New Payment Services: The Threat of Tech Giants

The first 4 parts of this 5 part series focused on payment innovation, the difference between Open Banking vs. PSD2, new banking and payment services and the latest fraud prevention measures to combat fraudsters. This...

/ November 11, 2019