Financial Technology

Getting the Most Out of Your PFM with AI and IoT – Or Vice Versa

Submitted by Amy Hibbard on Mon, 01/14/2019 - 01:07

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The beginning of a new year generally brings reflection on what has passed and anticipation for what’s to come.

That kind of commentary cheapens the power of what is an enduring and ineluctable transition in the financial industry – adoption of digital solutions that actually empower customers to engage in a new, deeper relationship with their financial institutions.

Building An Internet of Things In Retail Banking

Submitted by Amy Hibbard on Wed, 12/26/2018 - 12:32

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a concept that describes a totally interconnected world. Some vehicles, kitchen appliances, and even heart monitors are now connected through the IoT. And as the Internet of Things continually grows, more devices will join that list. Ultimately IoT is able to help people in a number of ways by saving time and simplifying daily activities. One of the industries that will be benefiting from IoT the most is the banking industry.

Best Innovation Group First To Leverage Geezeo’s New Conversation Software Development Kit (Sdk) For Personal Financial Management

Submitted by Amy Hibbard on Mon, 10/29/2018 - 20:49

Braintree, MA, (October 29, 2018) - Geezeo, a leader in Fintech and data-driven solutions for financial institutions, has recently launched its Conversation Software Development Kit (SDK). Concurrently, Best Innovation Group (BIG), a technology innovation and development company, will leverage the Geezeo conversational SDK to expand their Financial Innovation Voice Experience (FIVE) voice banking platform with PFM capabilities.  

Integrated PFM Can Help Mitigate Fraud Cost and Exposure

Submitted by Amy Hibbard on Thu, 09/13/2018 - 15:45

There is plenty of talk about cybersecurity both internally and externally. And it’s no surprise that cybersecurity in the financial sector, in particular, is a huge industry. Cybercrime, in general, is a $600 billion industry, and at some point in all those breached accounts and all that compromised security, financial institutions will pay either directly or indirectly.

Fintech and AI: A View From Across the Pond

Submitted by Amy Hibbard on Mon, 06/24/2019 - 17:58

Recently, our VP of Product Aaron Junod was invited to a conference at the London HQ of European fintech giant Finastra (who bought Austin-based mobile apps fintech Malauzai last year).

Finastra's parent is Austin-based Vista Equity partners and was formed in a merger between two big European fintechs in 2017, D+H and Misys. That turns Austin into a US center of gravity for Finastra in its hopes to expand its role in the US market, where it already boasts 4,500 customers.

The 4 Key Questions to Ask When Thinking About Voice

Submitted by Amy Hibbard on Fri, 06/07/2019 - 10:16

It seems that the hot topic in financial circles these days is artificial intelligence (AI), specifically voice-based apps.

Some of this is driven by the fact that Google and Amazon are leading the charge in that direction in shopping, music, and entertainment. But the fact is, if this nut can be cracked for banks and credit unions, it could be a game changer for the financial institutions and their customers.