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For some time now I have been talking about importance of payment acceptance in the digital world. I have been arguing that, by implication, in the war of digital wallets, there can be no single winner; the contexts in which consumers need to pay have become so diverse, that no single solution can hope to […]

Jan 14th, 2014 | Filed under Banking, Retail Banking

I am finally starting to catch up on things back after the intense week at Money2020. Congratulations to the Money2020 team for pulling off another impressive event! With 4,000 people attending, the energy and excitement was palpable. With opportunities to network and so many sessions going in parallel, I only got a chance to attend a fraction of what […]

Oct 15th, 2013 | Filed under Banking, Retail Banking

Earlier this week I attended MobeyDay, a second annual event when the Mobey Forum opens the doors not only to its members but the wider global mobile financial services community. As analysts we attend many conferences and it’s easy to become somewhat jaded from hearing the same messages over and over again (usually, how big mobile already is […]

Jun 14th, 2013 | Filed under Banking, Retail Banking

I just came back from three weeks of being on the road. I ran a workshop on merchant-funded rewards at Merchant Payments Ecosystem event in Berlin, presented on mobile payments at Celent’s own (and very successful!) Insight and Innovation Day in Boston last week, and managed to squeeze a holiday on the snow in between. […]

Mar 7th, 2013 | Filed under Banking, Retail Banking

Despite increasing online-offline convergence in retailing, there is still a chasm between online and offline payments which today’s digital wallets are struggling to cross. It remains a challenge today to use secure element-based payment credentials online and cloud-based credentials at the physical POS, although various solutions to bridge the divide are emerging. The above statements […]

Nov 21st, 2012 | Filed under Banking, Retail Banking