Penny Crosman is editor-in-chief of Bank Technology News.
Recent Stories From this Author
Bank of America CIO on Big Data, Emerging Enterprise Tech
April 30, 2013 B of As Catherine Bessant hates the phrase big data and aims to avoid making data a black box that separates...
Startup Helps Financial Advisors Link In with Social-Savvy Millionaires
April 26, 2013 With a LinkedIn look and feel, Finect is part of a small but growing social media toehold on financial decisions
IT Leads 2013 Banking Capital Investments
February 15, 2013 American Banker survey: 57 percent of executives spending on mobile banking, more than half adding to security
Don't Hurt Those Close to You with Bad Data
February 14, 2013 Without data quality efforts, false reports become a cultural illness that can breed misunderstandings and poor decisions
Keeping a Cloud Secure
November 5, 2012 "Trust but verify" is the mantra here. Make sure the cloud vendor can provide all of the security layers that are promised
Customer Analytics Growing in Banks
November 2, 2012 American Banker research shows that lots of banks still do not use customer analytics, a gap that is sure to change in the...
Data Centers Down the Drain
July 4, 2012 Virtualization, storage and server trends patterned on energy efficiency and heat reduction
6 Trends Guiding Financial Customer Data
June 7, 2012 Big data retention not always practical; bump in projects for analytics and predictive models
Innovators in Banking Tech
May 4, 2012 11th annual Bank Technology News honorees include leaders from Movenbank, BBVA, Citi and Wells Fargo
Stakes Rising for Enterprise Mobility, BYOD
March 6, 2012 With insurers facing pressures from business objective imperatives, IT still needs to find a safe way to manage its mobile...
Building Secure Apps
March 5, 2012 As banks battle financial malware, they strive against human nature
February 22, 2012 In some banks, IT is an order taker. In these banks, the CEO realizes the importance of technology to the company's success...
9 Trends Reshaping Risk Software
January 3, 2012 Spending is expected to climb 7 percent on risk technology, and banks are generally unhappy with their current applications
Data Center Fabrics in Fashion
December 6, 2011 The concept of the data center fabric is finally coming to fruition as vendors make their products closer to compatible
CRM, New Core at Center of BBVA Overhaul
October 14, 2011 Bank bringing European-style customer management approach with its U.S. acquisition
The Emergence of Out-Tasking
September 8, 2011 Economic factors drive outsourcing beyond back-office tasks into advanced business processes, analyst says
Technology Doesn't Have to Kill Jobs
August 19, 2011 Technological change like cloud computing and efficiency-enhancing initiatives played a role in many recent job cuts. But...
CIOs vs. CFOs
August 10, 2011 Finding value is key in executive tug of war over tech spending and investment
The Core At An Impasse
August 9, 2011 Obstacles to replacement of outdated systems and platforms - the bank technology equivalent of a heart transplant - are immense
CFOs Alone Are Making 26% of IT Spending Decisions
July 8, 2011 CIOs are authorizing only slim margin of IT investments, survey of 344 financial executives has reveals
Spam Fraud Down, Targeted Phishing Attacks Up 400%, Cisco Analysis Finds
July 5, 2011 Personalized, malicious email attacks have grown from $50 to $200 million in value to the perpetrators in the past year. The...
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