"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" 

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Mobile Banking Updates - Jan 4

Mobile Banking to Mature, Expand in 2012
"In a recent survey conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of financial services technology specialist Fiserv, analysts discovered that several innovative solutions may expand the functionality of mobile banking in 2012.

'After several years of technology-driven expectations, mobile banking is finally seeing sustained traction in the U.S., and banks have rolled out support broad enough to enable consumers with nearly any mobile device to access basic banking functionality,' explained Forrester vice president Brad Strothkamp."

2011 - Review of the Year
"Oh what a year that was. So much going on, at such breakneck speed, that it was hard, at times, to keep up. What better way to end the year then, than with a round-up of the highlights of the past 12 months in mobile marketing.
We have tried to keep this brief, but with the best part of 2,500 stories to summarise, we apologise if our version of brief doesn't quite tally with the accepted one. But if our roundup helps you get a feel for what's been going on over the past 12 months, in return for just 10 minutes or so of your time, we hope you'll forgive us..."

5 Ways Mobile Banking Alerts Can Benefit You
"Some people are only comfortable when they're keeping constant watch on their finances -- and it can seem even more important during an economic recession, when money may be tight or job security uncertain. The fear of fraud has also grown, as banks rely increasingly on potentially insecure processes like electronic transactions."

Monitise, FIS agree to develop mobile money services
"Monitise has signed a five year strategic partnership agreement with banking and payments technologies provider, FIS, to develop mobile money services for existing and new clients in a move that is expected to further strengthen FIS's role for financial institutions. Under the terms of the deal, a mobile development and deployment team will be created to help banks and other financial institutions in creating new secure products and services to defend and extend their role in the payments industry."

Anchor Bank Selects Premier from Fiserv
"Fiserv, Inc., a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today announced that Anchor Bank, headquartered in Aberdeen, Wash., has selected the Premier(R) bank platform and a host of additional Fiserv solutions. The $489-million financial institution cited the flexibility and integration of Fiserv products and services, plus enhanced efficiencies, as key factors in its decision to choose Fiserv."

INFOGRAPHIC: How Will Mobile Banking Change In 2012?
"These days, just about anyone with a smartphone can find a nearby ATM with a few keystrokes, divvy up funds across several accounts and pay bills in seconds. And if this report by Fiserv, Inc. is any indication, you can expect even more mobile banking advances in the new year. Eight of ten banks surveyed said they're planning to invest big-time in a suite of mobile payment functions that will undoubtedly make your life easier."

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