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Download: Payments & Commerce Heroes

Get insights from the world’s leading thinkers, creators and format disrupters in payments.  Your heroes from the world of payments and commerce were at Cards & Payments Middle East in Dubai this May to present the ideas, inspiration and innovation to transform your business. This free ebook is a culmination of the transcriptions and videos of the 8 biggest keynotes …

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The m-commerce opportunity: the role of banks in a new landscape

The inexorable rise of the smartphone is powering an ‘always connected’ culture. For an increasing number of people, mobile phones are the primary and preferred way to engage with banks and other brands. Out of this cultural shift, mobile commerce is gaining momentum and looks to be a fundamental part of the future of shopping. In this article, Monitise SVP …

Voice Solutions for Next Generation Banking

The modern day customers’ demands are growing beyond regular online, phone and mobile banking services.  To stay competitive, banks aim at enriching the customer experience through innovative yet secure Voice Solutions.  Globally, Speech Analytics market is estimated to grow from $456 million in 2014 to $1.33 billion in 2019 and fuels the growing usage of voice technologies across industries. Uniphore …

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Download: Little Book of Middle East Payments

The cards and payments landscape is facing exciting and somewhat daunting times ahead. We’ve entered an era where mobile promises to overhaul traditional approaches to banking, customers are demanding a more interactive experience, and existing security systems are being challenged by emerging payment platforms. This book has been produced by accumulating responses from global payments leaders to provide you with …

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BKM Express Mobile now in all mobile devices

BKM (Interbank Card Center of Turkey), which carried the online payment platform BKM Express to mobile devices through its iPhone application has now added Android and html5 support to its mobile portfolio. BKM Express Mobile now offers money transfer and shopping opportunities at any time and anywhere through all smart devices. BKM Express, which offers fast, easy and secure payment …

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Infographic: Tablets drive Ecommerce to £34 billion in 2013

I recently came across a great article on Payments, Cards and Mobile that predicts eCommerce will hit £50 billion by 2018! This incredible growth provides huge opportunities for the online retail market and conversely raises concerns for the traditional bricks and mortal retailers who need to survive in this increasingly online world. The infographic below gives a summary of research …

The Square Affect

Can you predict what the next big trend in payments will be? Did you foresee the wave of mPOS companies that is sweeping through the USA and Europe? James McKelvey can and did predict the future of payments and he joined us at Cards & Payments Middle East to share a little bit about the phenomenon that is Square. Learn …

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Infographic: E-Commerce Revolution in the Middle East

Ecommerce is booming globally, with MENA ecommerce sales set to hit $15 billion by 2015, according to the Gulf Cooperation Council. Conversely, only 15 per cent of businesses in Middle East currently have an online presence which means there is still lot of scope for growth for the E-commerce industry. With this in mind the Ecommerce Show is the only …

Download: Bank 1.0 and Bank 2.0 Success Entails Learning from Each Other’s Best Practices

This report stresses the importance of banks continuing to learn from and follow the lessons of traditional banking as they move toward the future. The most successful transitions will likely involve a hybrid approach: One that builds upon the best practices from the traditional banking model while integrating next-generation practices that consumers want and expect. The white paper outlines some …

Barclays: Big Data, Big Innovations, Better Banking

Hear from Dan Bolland | Head of Global Retail Analytics | Barclays – the data expert who is turning bytes into business advantage for Barclays globally. Dig deep to drive value as mining becomes a must-master skill. Dan will take you on the journey from customer data to customer happiness, as he shares the secrets for creating a stand-out banking …