How the Retail Payments Experience Could Evolve with 5G Lighting
Retailers have had an accelerating two years of “Annus horribilis”, and it will get worse. Those who fail to adapt to and address the shopping engagement expectations of the modern generation shopper, with always-connected mobile devices in hand, will continue to struggle and go out of business. Understanding your target consumer is key, but this generational shopper demands an experiential engagement, with integrated omnichannel technology offerings. Our opinion article addresses the key technologies changing retail, payments and the new shopper expectations. A hypothesis we draw is how the large retail payments experience could be saved by 5G Lighting, baked-in personal identity, automated loyalty and creative gifting solutions.
Digital PoS Enablement Junction@PoS
The speed with which the payments landscape is currently evolving is breathtaking and exciting. Constant innovation in the Payments and Value Added Services (VAS) space, mixed with increased customer demands, digitalisation, regulatory pressures and the use of mobile devices, is creating a rapidly changing and complex trading environment.
Enterprise Intelligent Automation Cyber Defence Platform
Automated attacks are now commonplace in our infrastructure and very hard to discover within applications. Automated defence is the only way to neutralise the growing risks, especially with technical security expertise in short supply. Learn how you can use automation to gain competitive advantage, reduce risk and save cost.
Oracle Java Version Update
Oracle have announced new versions (v13 released Sept 2019) and a change in commercial licensing for v8 and newer versions. As Oracle Java is popular among payment applications, and many will likely want to make changes to their Java usage, contact us if you want help to deliver the changes to your payment environments.
With regulations and compliance growing rapidly, internal processes have not kept apace. Manual tools are used surprisingly often and introduce latency and risks of their own, whilst staff are often poorly trained in basic knowledge to help keep your company safe. Find out how to improve your annual compliance processes by up to 30% and how cloud based training in cyber-security good practices can help you create an effective human defence shield.
Stanchion Payments Framework
Stanchion Payments Framework (SPF) provides the basis for an agile payment architecture and rapid, cost-effective Digital Payments and Business Service enablement.
SPF is ideal for introducing the latest digital business initiatives into overly complex, unstable or legacy environments. It is being used to introduce new and/or peripheral functionality to complement current payments capability, utilising new or existing open APIs. As the lightweight and flexible design is switch and system agnostic, it provides a quick and easy interface into Payments environments that can be consumed by modern web applications, with little or no switch impact.