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By: Surinder Dhar, Director of Mobile Solutions - Business Development The impressive gains in global food production during so-called "Green Revolution” have subsided over the time and are too small to keep pace with population growth. The world population will reach 9.6 billion by 2050. The challenges of extreme weather conditions, rising climate change, and environmental impact resulting Read more
By Jairo Lima - Commercial Supervisor & Alexandre Okamoto – Digital Manager It’s now the law. Brazilian Decree no. 9,235 and Ordinance 315 require post-secondary institutions to implement a “design for a digital academic archive, using a method that ensures the integrity and authenticity of all information contained in the original documents.” This is a resolution that impacts the Read more
The Top Trends Driving and Derailing Experiential Retail BY MARTIN KURPIEL July 8, 2019 “How do I keep people coming in the door when my customer’s next purchase can be done anytime, anywhere?” This is the question that’s been on nearly every brick-and-mortar retailer’s mind for years. The emergence of experiential retail has been a saving grace keeping Read more
Is The Public Sector Ready For Mobile IDs? BY KEVIN FREIBURGER June 27, 2019 Mobile identification is no longer just a digital replica of a traditional drivers’ license or state ID. Today, digital identity management has evolved to take full advantage of security features offered by smart mobile devices. But is the public sector ready to accommodate? Traditional Read more
Banning Facial Recognition Tech Moves Safety Backwards (Contributed) Kevin Freiburger June 26, 2019 Facial recognition technology wasn’t always feasible for the public sector. The accuracy of the face-matching software algorithms was not reliable, some contained biases and the systems themselves required significant IT overhead to operate. However, that tide has shifted. Today’s facial recognition technology is much faster, Read more
What the Equifax and FICO Partnership Means for the Future of Finance by Martin Kurpiel, Senior Vice President of Technology Solutions & IT June 12, 2019 Credit giants Equifax and FICO have joined forces in a move that has both companies getting into the alternative data market. The two companies announced in late March they would be pooling their collective Read more
Written By Alberto Hernandez - Chief Operating Officer at Valid Published June 3, 2019 in PaymentsJournal Mastercard is making noise in the payments space. The financial giant has joined the growing list of companies to introduce a “sonic logo,” or a distinctive, trademarked sound used across all its marketing efforts. The hope is that this new lyricless tone Read more
Written By Alberto Hernandez - Chief Operating Officer at Valid Apple is ready to get even closer to your wallet, and it has a recognizable partner to help win a permanent spot. Joining forces with a finance giant like Goldman Sachs is part of Apple’s latest effort to revolutionize an established industry — but the partnership is mutually Read more
By Alberto Hernandez - Chief Operating Officer at Valid Community banks are enjoying some of the most fertile economic conditions for growth. A combination of low interest rates, a roaring economy and loosened regulations in recent years have come together to create optimal conditions for all banking institutions to thrive. Yet despite this opportunity, community banks are slipping Read more
Just over a year ago, the US Congress repealed the FCC's Net Neutrality ruling - a ruling that made it illegal for mobile and internet providers to charge more for access to certain sites or platform. While Congress is gearing up for another fight, this time to reinstate Net Neutrality, one expert says it may no longer be Read more