May 2, 2013

How Secure are QR Codes for Mobile Banking?

While QR codes have been around for over twenty years, the proliferation of mobile devices with camera technologies has pushed their relevance in the marketing space to near ubiquity.  It is now quite easy to generate a QR code and incorporate it into a poster or print ad in a public space and capture “passive”... Read More

April 18, 2013

Should Technology Ever Drive Business Strategy?

Examining new possibilities created by Big Data There are many reasons why we generally don’t want technology to drive business strategy. Many companies have fallen prey to buying into buzzword-heavy or “shiny” technologies that either they don’t really need, are here today and gone tomorrow, or are simply not a good fit for their business... Read More

March 18, 2013

Does Big Data Privacy Concerns Hinder Progress?

According to a recent CIO.com article, What you like on Facebook Could Reveal More Than You Think, the threatening powers of the all-knowing Facebook continue to evoke privacy fears which could be “hampering technological and economic progress.”  This article refers to a new study conducted by the University of Cambridge in the U.K.  This study... Read More

March 4, 2013

Three Ways to Improve Loan Origination with Mobile

Mobile should be considered as the next critical method for improving loan origination, and with the variety of customer engagement technologies that are available through a mobile device, there are many ways to differentiate a banks experience whether through new apps or existing messaging technology. The following is a quick run-down of mobile technologies that... Read More