All posts by Mary Elliott |

As a featured SmartPayments contributor and marketing intern at a leading fintech organization, Mary Elliott brings a unique perspective with her diverse background in the technology, marketing, and non-profit industries. She is simultaneously pursuing a BS in advertising with a double minor in English and technical writing at Kent State University.

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Digital Transformation in Banking: 8 Reasons the Time to Change Is Now

Digital disruption is nothing new, yet some financial institutions remain unprepared for a future that necessitates a paperless accounts payable process. Right now, those without a best-in-class digital experience are losing critical market share to...

/ September 9, 2019
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How to Achieve Digital Transformation: A Game of Thrones-Inspired Guide

Even if you have yet to watch a single episode of HBO’s Game of Thrones, chances are you’ve heard the phrase “Winter is Coming” and sense that it foreshadows that something big is coming and...

/ September 3, 2019
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Expand, Build, or Partner? Choosing the Right Digital Banking Strategy

Digital transformation is here, as evidenced by retailers raising the bar for other industries — including financial institutions — to deliver superb digital experiences to customers. Innovative brands such as Amazon and Netflix set a...

/ August 26, 2019
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Adopting New B2B Payment Solutions: Overcoming the Challenges

The transition from physical cash, check, and card payments to fully digitized payment processes is on the fast-track. That being said, digital transformation is increasingly critical to the future success of financial institutions, but like...

/ August 12, 2019

4 Steps to Planning a Successful Digital Transformation

Now more than ever, digital transformation is changing banking. Preparing for the future is key to business survival in the competitive, digital-first landscape faced by most financial institutions. Is your financial institution on the path...

/ August 5, 2019
financial services risk

Financial Services Risk: Taking the Steps to Survive

Over one-third of banking revenues are in play due to the forces of digital disruption. Does your financial institution have what it takes to survive? Digital-first competitors are meeting the needs of customers through personalized...

/ July 30, 2019
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Say Goodbye to Paper & Streamline Payments at Your Healthcare Organization

Did you know over 49% of healthcare organizations still make the majority of payments with manual processes? Replacing paper-based checks with automated and electronic payments helps streamline payments which provides a host of benefits —...

/ July 23, 2019
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The Rise of Real-Time Payments: Staying Up-To-Date

Real-Time Payments (RTP) adoption is on the rise– you don’t want your financial institution to fall short of its competitors in today’s progressive, digital age. Financial institutions are striving to keep up with the latest...

/ July 16, 2019
Business Case for Digital Transformation

The Business Case for Digital Transformation: Starting the Conversation

Gain agility, survive, and thrive: three components financial institutions can achieve by implementing digital transformation strategies. Many financial institutions use their core provider to digitize the account opening process. However, this approach is not an...

/ July 1, 2019