Payments Blog

Managing Multi-party Transactions in a Complex Payments..

John Dunne, IR Chief Solutions Office, discussed the emergence of multi-party transactions as consumers and processors demand a better experience. As payment technologies continue to evolve, how will multi-party payment processing change to provide a better experience?

Payments Blog • 5 MIN READ

It's my money and I'll spend how I want to

Before the 'customer experience' revolution, there existed the simple notion of 'customer service'. The cornerstone of good, old fashioned customer service was the time honored belief - 'the customer is always right'. There is no better example of the customer being right than when they want to spend their money in a way that is convenient to them. Convenience for the customer does not always translate over to convenience for retailers,...

Payments Blog • 3 MIN READ

HP Technical Boot Camp 2015 Review

Since the days of my youth I have been drawn to computers, cars and cycles. Motor cycles, of course, but in general, anything that included an element of speed. Performance too, and yes, to a small degree, risk! As I watch my own career develop over the years I don't think there are many windmills left I haven't tilted. Perhaps jousting at imaginary enemies is a stretch, but my penchant for supporting the underdog is undeniable.

Payments Blog • 6 MIN READ

How the Virtual Card Could Eradicate Fraud [podcast]

As long as the credit card has existed, fraud has been a challenge, often as a result of having credit card numbers copied. More recently, the security code was introduced to try and reduce this, but what if virtual card technology could remove the requirements for numbers all together? In this Blogcast, John Dunne, Chief Solutions Officer, shares his thoughts on how the virtual credit card could offer a better user experience all while helping...

Payments Blog • 6 MIN READ

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Apple Pay and the Benefits of Being Second

Apple Pay wasn't the first digital payment platform in the market, nor was Apple the first to introduce NFC capability to their handsets. But then, they didn't develop the first MP3 player either and we all know how that played out.

Payments Blog • 6 MIN READ

Will we see the death of credit card numbers? [podcast]

Since their inception, credit cards have relied on the unique identified number to process payments. Over time - as fraud increased and with the advent of online shopping - more security measures have been introduced like the CSC and use of the expiry date. But, with tokenization and the introduction of newer payment technology, could we remove card numbers all together?

Payments Blog • 6 MIN READ

Vegas High Roller offers city views; Prognosis offers real..

For those who registered for the 2015 HP Discover event in Las Vegas the folks at Connect, the HP User Group, entered your name into a draw for free tickets on the latest attraction to hit Vegas – the High Roller that is a part of the new open area devoted to restaurants and bars.

Payments Blog • 4 MIN READ

The Second Mouse Gets the Cheese

When it comes to being first to market, my favorite saying is, "Sometimes the second mouse gets the cheese." I think Samsung put an NFC chip in an Android phone around two years before Apple Pay launched. Even so, you've probably never seen as much publicity, buzz, or even that many people out there using it. If you're going to try to be first to market with an innovation, you've really got to think it through from end to end.

Payments Blog • 4 MIN READ

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