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Recap: Strategic Thinking. Smarter Solutions. Experiencing PAYMENTS 2018

Posted by Melissa Jones on May 16, 2018 9:57:49 AM

Thank you for being part of a very successful PAYMENTS 2018. We hope that you enjoyed the education, networking experiences, innovative demonstrations, and the conversations motivated by our intriguing, high-energy keynote speakers. For more than 2,340 attendees, this year's experience in San Diego encapsulated the players and thought-leadership that are setting the agenda for the future of the ACH Network and the U.S. payments ecosystem.

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PAYMENTS 2018: Marking Another Year in the Evolution of Payments

Guest Author: Lynne S. Herrman
Posted by Guest Author: Lynne S. Herrman on Apr 26, 2018 6:59:32 PM

As stakeholders across the payments ecosystem begin to gather in San Diego for the kickoff of PAYMENTS 2018 on Sunday, I’m struck by how much the conference has changed over the years.

It was around 1987 when I first started attending – back when hair was big and payments were much simpler. Checks were the biggest payment player back then and the focus was about how to drive increased volume in ACH payments through programs like Direct Deposit of payroll. EDI was advanced, not a cumbersome legacy standard.

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ACI Worldwide Explains How It’s Ushering in a New Era of Payments Innovation

Guest Author: Simon Hobbs
Posted by Guest Author: Simon Hobbs on Apr 25, 2018 5:58:27 PM

PAYMENTS 2018 in San Diego is just days away and today we’re wrapping up our sneak peek at the faster payments solutions of five innovative companies that will present during the Faster Payments Center Stage.

The companies ­­– ACI Universal Payments, FIS, Fiserv, IBM and The Clearing House – will all take to the main stage and each will dazzle the audience with a 12 minute fast-pace pitch about their hot industry advancement.

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The NACHA Challenge: Who Will Win $25,000 at PAYMENTS 2018?

Stephanie Prebish
Posted by Stephanie Prebish on Apr 19, 2018 4:17:17 PM

NACHA has announced the finalists for the 2018 Payments Awards, which include the NACHA Excellence in Payments Award and the NACHA Challenge Award. For more than 20 years, the awards have celebrated proven accomplishment and leadership in the payments industry, as well as recognized and rewarded the payments innovations defining the future.

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The Clearing House Says It’s Building a "Superhighway" and Not Just a Faster Payments Solution

Guest Author: Simon Hobbs
Posted by Guest Author: Simon Hobbs on Apr 17, 2018 4:53:30 PM

PAYMENTS 2018 is less than two weeks away, and the five innovative solutions providers participating in this year’s Faster Payments Center Stage are ready to showcase their fast, high-energy pitches for their next-generation products that are changing the face of payments and driving the industry forward.

Read more for a sneak peek at RTP, The Clearing House's new real-time payments system. The Clearing House will present its

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Is IBM's Faster Payments Solution the "Maserati" of Ideas?

Simon Hobbs
Posted by Simon Hobbs on Apr 10, 2018 5:26:04 PM

 

So what does IBM, a Maserati and faster payments have in common? More than you may have guessed.

Read more for a sneak peak of the company’s futuristic view of payments. IBM is one of five companies that will present at PAYMENTS 2018 as part of the Faster Payments Center Stage. I will serve as moderator for the showcase that features fast, high-energy pitches from innovative solution providers that have developed next-generation products that are changing the face of payments and driving the industry forward.

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Vote Now: NACHA Announces Finalists for the 2018 Payments Awards

Andrew M. Scott
Posted by Andrew M. Scott on Apr 5, 2018 4:07:51 PM

Online voting for the winner of the NACHA Excellence in Payments Award is now open! 

This week NACHA announced the finalists for the 2018 Payments Awards. For more than 20 years, the awards have celebrated proven accomplishment and leadership in the payments industry, as well as recognized and rewarded the payments innovations defining the future.

The Payments Awards, for which NACHA received more than three dozen proposals for consideration from industry participants, include the NACHA Excellence in Payments Award and the NACHA Challenge Award.

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Faster Payments Center Stage Presenter: FIS

Simon Hobbs
Posted by Simon Hobbs on Apr 3, 2018 4:26:37 PM

I attended PAYMENTS for the first time last year in Austin, Texas, and I am absolutely excited about returning to PAYMENTS 2018 in San Diego. This year I am again moderating the Faster Payments Center Stage.

Unveiled last year, the Faster Payments Center Stage is a showcase that features fast, high-energy pitches from five innovative solution providers that have developed next-generation products that are changing the face of payments and driving the industry forward.

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6 Networking Events at PAYMENTS 2018 You Don't Want to Miss

Shanon Murray
Posted by Shanon Murray on Mar 27, 2018 4:24:35 PM

While PAYMENTS 2018, the definitive destination for faster payments education, has a full slate of sessions and workshops to attend, there also are plenty of opportunities to mix, mingle, network and party with payments executives and industry peers.

Check the list of networking events below. We are sure you will find something each night to pique your interest.

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Enhance Your Experience: Don’t Miss These Session Track Gems at PAYMENTS 2018

William D. Sullivan
Posted by William D. Sullivan on Mar 20, 2018 5:33:47 PM

The PAYMENTS conference, the definitive destination for faster payments education, is a proven, well-respected, and powerful event that provides the right tools for the right solutions.

In addition to the traditional education session tracks at PAYMENTS 2018, there are a couple of other gems you should not overlook: the pre-conference workshops and the Professional Development Series.

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