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John Gaffney articulates the vision and strategy of the next phase of business for leading brands and their executives. An award-winning journalist, he has most recently been managing editor of PYMNTS.com, and created B2B content platforms and content for Mastercard from 2014-2018. As one of the original journalists in digital marketing, he has been editor of Mediapost and other newsletters during the industry’s formative years.

S&P Report 2021

S&P report shows COVID and regulation as key factors in global banking recovery

The global banking recovery is well underway, according to a new report by S&P Global Ratings, but the biggest problem of 2020 continues to threaten in 2021. COVID and its variants still have the potential...

/ September 16, 2021
payments and security
FedNow

NACHA Update: FedNow shows up for a close-up

For all the powerful organizations around the world spreading the gospel of real-time payments, this week’s NACHA conference has uncovered what could be an awareness problem. The problem is not general awareness. After all, the...

/ August 26, 2021
FedNow

NACHA update: Communication security fills the headlines

In case anyone needed a reminder of how aggressive and creative fraudsters can be, last week provided a stark reminder of both. T-Mobile was covered as the victim this time, as it reported that SIM-swap...

/ August 24, 2021
NACHA 2021
real-time payments
know your banking customer

How well do you know your banking customer?

The banking customer you had in 2020 is not the banking customer you have in 2021. Research shows they are staying home more (61 percent), reconsidering some of their online shopping habits and perhaps most...

/ August 5, 2021