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Life beyond legacy: assessing digital payments in the Middle East
2020 has undoubtedly seen the acceleration of digital payments globally and, alongside this, the need to ensure that your payments system can handle not only this shift, but also the unknown, has become even more relevant – writes Alexey Osipov, EVP & Managing Director, MEA at Compass Plus Technologies.
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Sustainable plastic cards: just a trend or viable solution to environmental issues?
Did you know that the average weight of a plastic card is 5 grams and by the beginning of 2020, 5.6 billion payment cards were issued worldwide - the total weight of which was 28 million kilograms.
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How the technology choices you make today can drive future success
Anatoly Kaptsan, Chief Software Architect, discusses the capabilities fintechs should look for when designing or buying a payments platform and how the choice of how they implement their platform today – whether to build, buy or a combination of the two - will affect the future of their business (page 31).
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Let’s talk about remote project delivery with Gary Dunsmore
We asked Gary Dunsmore, Projects Director at Compass Plus, to answer some questions on how Compass Plus are managing projects remotely through the global pandemic. Gary covers everything from interrupted zoom calls to projects going live during these strange times.
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Is architecting for integration the future of payments?
Maria Nottingham, EVP, discusses how, in 2020, any system fundamental to, and at the heart of an FI's business, has to be technologically capable and have unrivalled future-proof interconnectivity, natively ingrained into the very nature of the underlying platform (pages 16-18).
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In a world where you can be anything, be flexible
When a bank, payment service provider or Fintech assesses their technological requirements, it is safe to assume that these will be completely different.
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3DS2: perfecting the balance between security and convenience
When it comes to usability in the payments industry, customer experience and security always seem to be at loggerheads with one another.
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Driving digital innovation in Latin America: The story up until now
Digital innovation around the world has revolutionised the way the average person makes payments. It’s not just about cash and cards anymore.
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Compass Plus Technologies' response to COVID-19
Compass Plus Technologies' response to COVID-19
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Asia Pacific – Time to rethink your fraud management strategy?
Igor Simonov, AVP, Business Development & Sales Manager, APAC, addresses the necessity for financial institutions in Asia Pacific to reconsider their fraud management strategy.