"Brandon McGee, Industry Insider, Mobile Banking Guru...He is not only the real deal, a genuine industry insider, but also knows exactly what's on the minds of financial service pros as they contemplate the various mobile options." - Jim Bruene, Publisher & Founder, Online Financial Innovations

"Going Mobile. Local executive carves niche as national expert on fast-growing banking-industry technology trend" - Scott Olson, Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ)

"Brandon McGee, the industry's unofficial ambassador for mobile banking" 

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Mobile Banking Updates - Feb 15

Mobile Banking Can Deliver 300% Returns, Accenture Says
"A study of 20 financial institutions around the world that offer mobile banking, commissioned by Accenture and conducted by TowerGroup, has found a Middle Eastern bank that is getting an eye-popping 300% return on investment by letting its two million mobile banking customers pay bills on their mobile devices, including topping up their pay-as-you-go mobile phones, paying utility bills, or paying a fixed monthly fee for a premium services package."

Mobile...everybody's doing it?
"Mobile banking has been a ‘hot topic’ in the financial services industry for some time now, with much research pointing to growing customer demand and uptake of mobile services. In fact, I blogged late last year about some Forrester research showing that mobile banking provision in Europe is gathering pace, which one would assume reflects increasing demand..."

Wells Fargo Offers Online and Mobile Fraud Prevention Tips
"Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC) offers tips to help people keep fraud prevention top-of-mind as encouraging findings are released in the new 2011 Identity Fraud Survey Report from Javelin Strategy & Research, an independent industry research firm. The study found that the number of reported identity fraud incidents in 2010 declined 28 percent over 2009."

Mobile Banking Will Be a Big Catalyst for These Companies
"Intuit announced Thursday its latest initiative, GoPayment, will be one of other first mobile payment apps available on the Android. Already available on the iPhone, the app offers flexibility for businesses to get paid right on the spot with the credit card swiping technology in the phone."

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