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.
Seeing and seizing prime opportunities, these female banking executives have carved out leadership positions in information security.
For more than a decade, bankers have mulled the potential of interconnected devices. But where new tech leads, hacking and compliance concerns follow.
Payments, operations and customer outreach will all depend on interconnected devices that talk to each other. How will this change and challenge retail banks?
Proponents say creating a debit card for customers, right in the branch, boosts usage and mitigates fraud risk.
Mobile wallet technology is suddenly gaining traction among banks and consumers, with a big boost from key technology players.
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.