Industry Views

ACI Worldwide on reaping the benefits of payments Modernization to better serve corporate customers

Published: February 12, 202 Payments Canada asked ACI Worldwide’s Glenn Wolff, Head of Sales North America, and Craig Ramsey, Head of Real-Time Payments, about Canada’s approach to real-time payments and the opportunities it will bring.  What’s unique about Canada’s approach... Read more ACI Worldwide on reaping the benefits of payments Modernization to better serve corporate customers

Why insurers should be preparing for payments Modernization: A perspective from the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association

Published: February 7, 2019   High-frequency payors, like insurance companies, stand to benefit the most from payments modernization. Payments Canada asked Brent Mizzen, Assistant Vice President, Underwriting and Policy for Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) to share his thoughts on how... Read more Why insurers should be preparing for payments Modernization: A perspective from the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association

The drive for data in the insurance industry: Wawanesa Mutual Insurance awaiting benefits that ISO 20022 will bring

Published: October 29, 2018   Payments Canada spoke with Brenda Gibson, Vice President, Financial Planning and Analysis at Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company about the opportunities modernized payments can bring to insurance organizations and their customers. What are some of the... Read more The drive for data in the insurance industry: Wawanesa Mutual Insurance awaiting benefits that ISO 20022 will bring

Collaborating with AdvantageBC to raise awareness about the business benefits of modernizing Canada’s payment interactions

Published: August 22, 2018   Payments Canada asked Colin Hansen, President & CEO, AdvantageBC to talk about the role his organization played in building a case for extended settlement hours in Canada. He also discussed how Western-based businesses stand to benefit and... Read more Collaborating with AdvantageBC to raise awareness about the business benefits of modernizing Canada’s payment interactions

IBM’s Vivek Bajaj on how new technologies and collaboration are transforming financial services

It’s no secret that there’s a lot of excitement around AI, regtech and blockchain. These transformative technologies are already being used to tackle some the financial industry’s biggest problems like fraud prevention and regulatory compliance. IBM’s Vivek Bajaj, Global Vice... Read more IBM’s Vivek Bajaj on how new technologies and collaboration are transforming financial services

Fast, simple and smarter payments – Australia steps into the real-time space with the launch of the New Payments Platform

The mass adoption of real-time payment systems around the world is creating a new norm for the way we pay and get paid. Today, consumers, businesses and public institutions expect faster settlement periods, better reporting and more options at their... Read more Fast, simple and smarter payments – Australia steps into the real-time space with the launch of the New Payments Platform

Steve Ledford from The Clearing House on launching Real-Time Payments – the U.S’s first payments system developed in the digital age

It’s no secret that the world is ready for real-time payments. In the age of one-click purchases - mobile commerce is the fastest growing segment of e-commerce in North America - the need to build fast, flexible and secure payments... Read more Steve Ledford from The Clearing House on launching Real-Time Payments – the U.S’s first payments system developed in the digital age

Introducing more benefits for end users and delivering more data – Lloyds Banking Group’s Otto Benz on the U.K.’s approach to modernizing payments

Like many countries around the world, the United Kingdom is in the midst of modernizing their national payments infrastructure. In the next three to four years, the country expects to replace two of their major payments systems, amongst other changes.... Read more Introducing more benefits for end users and delivering more data – Lloyds Banking Group’s Otto Benz on the U.K.’s approach to modernizing payments