"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" 

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Mobile Banking Updates - Oct 21

ABA Survey: Popularity of Mobile Banking Jumps
"A new survey by the American Bankers Association shows a sharp increase in the popularity of mobile banking, driven mainly by customers in the 18 to 34-year-old age group. The survey of 1,000 U.S. adults, conducted August 2-6, 2012 by Ipsos Public Affairs, an independent market research firm, revealed that while the Internet remains the most popular banking method, mobile banking is now preferred by six percent of customers, a 100 percent increase from 2010, and by 15 percent of 18-34 year olds, also known as 'millennials.'”

SME Mobile Banking: A Revolution Just Around the Corner
"Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) want mobile-based banking that helps them run their businesses smarter. This spells a new opportunity that can unlock services that generate revenue streams. SMEs are major contributors to a nation’s GDP. In G7 countries, SMEs contribute about 53 percent of the GDP. In spite of the importance of these companies, banks have not focused on the this segment. However banks are increasingly recognizing the potential of the SME market and the need for differentiated servicing for these customers."

At BAI, Mobile Banking Rings the Cash Register: Onsite Coverage
"Mobile banking will save you money. And it will make you money. Those are the two top-line messages from an opening day BAI Retail Delivery session at the Washington Convention Center on Tuesday with Zions Bancorporation senior vice president Matthew Wilcox and Drew Sievers, CEO of mFoundry, a mobile banking apps developer."

Consumers Readily Adopt New Mobile Banking Tools
"As smartphone and tablet penetration continues to rise, so too does the use of mobile banking, bill paying, money transfer, remote check deposit and other personal money-management services, according to a new eMarketer report, “Bigger Money on the Small(er) Screen: How Smartphones and Tablets Change the Way Consumers Manage Their Finances.” On-the-go consumers are turning more frequently to their devices to keep tabs on their money and conduct increasingly complex financial transactions—simply because they can."

Innovation, Revenue Creation and Mobile Solutions Highlight BAI Retail Delivery
"I realized how long I have been in this business as soon as I hit the expo floor. I go back to much simpler days when trade shows were filled with display vendors (brochures and signs, not video), checking account premiums (from teddy bears to pots and pans), newsletter publishers (the paper kind) and cash counting machines."

Malauzai Releases Mobile Banking Research Report Based on Actual Usage Data
"Malauzai, a leading provider of mobile banking SmartApps for community financial institutions, has released Monkey Insights, a monthly research service based on the company’s Real-Time Experience Behavioral Analytics (REBA). Monkey Insights will reports on two indices: The Mobile Engagement Index (MEI) which tracks end-user engagement with mobile banking and the M-Money Index (MMI) that summarizes statistics related to mobile money movement such as transfers, bill payments and deposits."

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