John Ginovsky is a contributing editor of ABA Banking Journal and editor of the publication’s TechTopics e-newsletter. For more than two decades he’s written about the commercial banking industry, specializing in its technological side and how it relates to the actual business of banking. In addition to his weekly blogs—"Making Sense of It All"—he contributes fresh, original stories to each TechTopics issue based on personal interviews or exclusive contributed pieces. He previously was senior editor for Community Banker magazine (which merged into ABA Banking Journal) and was managing editor and staff reporter for ABA’s Bankers News. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.Website URL:
Electronically paying for a soft drink at a movie theater—as well as the movie ticket itself—soon will be an established reality, at least in Salt Lake City and Austin.
Apple, Google, Microsoft look to lock up the “superstack”
The process of confirming client data in response to auditor requests is as routine and mundane as anything in the business of banking, but with recent technological advances the old paper-based system likely will switch to an online process. Reasons: Advanced fraud detection and protection, and greater efficiency.
Based on the presentations at the Finovate Fall 2012 conference last week in New York City, personal financial management, investment tools, and small business technology are the hot technology trends now.