My new chapter in financial services

Fellow industry colleagues, partners, friends and readers. Just as the seasons change (an early start to winter here in Chicago), there are also career seasons. In a new season for me I have decided to pursue a new opportunity at a leading financial services firm. Consequently, because this is a Microsoft-owned blog site I will no…

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Stimulus for Road Construction? How about Payments!

Living in the Chicago area,  I’ve spent my fair share of time in traffic congestion trying to get to the airport. (Anyone familiar with Chicago ORD will also know that finding a plane that leaves on time is another challenge – but that’s a different story).  Chicago is known for having only two seasons – winter, and…

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Connecting Payments and Core Banking

Core banking and payments are often considered separate operational areas. Although I have been a big proponent of banks treating payments as a business (not just a cost center), this practice has perhaps created a bigger disconnect between payments and core banking operations than is healthy. At least –  they didn’t become any closer.  On the face of…

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