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Karen Epper Hoffman

Karen Epper Hoffman has been writing about banking and technology issues for nearly a quarter of a century for publications including American Banker, Bloomberg Businessweek and Financial Times' The Banker. She has also spoken and moderated panels at industry conferences.

  • InfoSec superstars: How three women broke barriers in banking and security

    Karen Epper Hoffman Jan 13, 2017

    Seeing and seizing prime opportunities, these female banking executives have carved out leadership positions in information security.

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  • Thinking about the Internet of Things

    Karen Epper Hoffman Nov 14, 2016

    For more than a decade, bankers have mulled the potential of interconnected devices. But where new tech leads, hacking and compliance concerns follow.

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  • The Internet of Things to come

    Karen Epper Hoffman Nov 11, 2016

    Payments, operations and customer outreach will all depend on interconnected devices that talk to each other. How will this change and challenge retail banks?

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  • Instant (issuance) gratification

    Karen Epper Hoffman Oct 24, 2016

    Proponents say creating a debit card for customers, right in the branch, boosts usage and mitigates fraud risk.

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  • Reaching for your (mobile) wallet

    Karen Epper Hoffman Aug 23, 2016

    Mobile wallet technology is suddenly gaining traction among banks and consumers, with a big boost from key technology players.

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  • Hiring Bankers Who Can Sell

    Karen Epper Hoffman Oct 24, 2014

    As bank branches move from transactional hubs to sales centers, financial institutions need to focus more on hiring bankers who possess both the ability and desire to sell, say BAI Retail Delivery 2014 panelists.

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