Insight Webinars

Live and recorded one-hour webinars
covering a broad array of payments concepts
from industry basics to trending industry topics.

Upcoming Webinars
10th December, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PT
$225

If there is one topic in our workshops that consistently raises confusion and angst, it is Central Bank Digital Currency, or CBDC. “Why do we need this?” “Don’t we have the ability to process payments electronically already?” And, “I just don’t get it!” Now that China has completed the world’s largest CBDC retail payments trial, it seems like a good time to unpack CBDC and explore the implication of broad adoption on payments systems, consumers, businesses, banks and governments.

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12th November, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PT
$225

With the introduction of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act of 2007, India set itself on a bold mission to modernize its payments infrastructure and in the process has become a case study for payments systems transformation at scale. In this webinar we will review the core components of India’s modern retail payments system. We’ll explore initiatives such as the Bank of India’s 2011 recommendation to introduce the Aadhaar-based eKYC process.

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OnDemand Webinars

Webinar Title
Date Recorded
Purchase
Income Payments Domain
10/15/2020
Digital Consumer Financing
06/18/2020
Cannabis Payments in the U.S.
04/09/2020
B2B Payments Domain
02/06/2020
Faster Payments
01/16/2020

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Open Banking is the decoupling of traditional financial services in order to encourage competition between service providers and offer greater choice to end users. Already successful in India, the open banking model is beginning to accelerate in Europe. But will it ever reach the United States? And if so, what form will it take? This webinar explores open banking and looks at some of the potential implications for the payments industry.

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Fintech companies are seemingly remaking how we think about financial services. Even in the world of payments, fintech companies are stepping into the value chain and starting to disintermediate traditional service providers. But what underlying technologies are they drawing on? And how do their value propositions really differ from the incumbents? In this webinar we explore some of the leading payments fintech companies (one drawn from each stakeholder category).

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This webinar refreshes participants' understanding of currency and blockchain principles relevant to Libra 2.0 in the context of the payments industry. Armed with knowledge and a framework participant’s will have the tools necessary to further examine the capabilities and implications of Libra as they evolve.

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Securely authenticating the payor prior to payment initiation is one of the key responsibilities for banks involved in payments. Against this simple need, a profound new requirement called Secure Customer Authentication (SCA) is sweeping across the payments industry. But what is it? What payments systems are in scope? And which use cases are targeted? Hint: It’s a lot more than online card payments.

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The payments industry is evolving at an unprecedented pace. With new technologies, regulations, and products, successfully managing risk in this innovative era is challenging. Whether you are implementing new forms of payment, making decisions about vendors and technology, or creating new payments products, this webinar will  provide an introduction to risk fundamentals and provide you with the key concepts required to make sense of a fast changing landscape.  If you think fraud and risk are synonyms, this webinar is for you!

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The war over online digital wallets is now twenty years old. From the original Electronic Commerce Markup Language (ECML) to today’s tokenized payments credentials, the landscape has changed a lot — and is surprisingly more vibrant than ever. PayPal has emerged as the de facto digital wallet leader, but many alternatives are nipping at its heels. This webinar takes stock of where the industry is after two decades and explores the likelihood that recent developments (e.g., Payments Request API from W3C and Secure Remote Commerce from EMVCo) might change the market’s direction.

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The bill pay domain is one of the larger domains of payments based on the number of bills and the number of payments that flow back and forth between the biller and its customer. This webinar is designed to help attendees understand the structure of the bill pay domain and why a simple task is so complex.

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Five years into Apple Pay and the model is either a total failure or a wild success depending on your perspective. This webinar will take stock of the value proposition, customer adoption, and how the payments industry has evolved in reaction to Apple Pay. It will examine how Apple has expanded the program by use case and across products — and take a look at new capabilities on the horizon.

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In recent years, wearable technology has arrived in a big way –– fitness bands, smart watches, tracking devices, cameras, and health monitoring devices to name just a few. This webinar is designed to introduce participants to the world of wearable technology and the obvious and not so obvious linkages to payments.

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The person-to-person or P2P domain is at once one of the simplest domains of payments yet also one of the most sophisticated. It’s as simple as a mother handing her teenage daughter $50 to go shopping with her friends or as sophisticated as a Facebook Messenger transfer from one card to another between friends. This webinar is structured to help participants see the common design behind contemporary P2P systems and appreciate the distinctive characteristics of each.

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The ACH network is one of the most important payments systems in the United States moving more than $50 trillion a year between bank accounts. Designed with minimal bells and whistles, the system excels at low-cost, bulk transfer of payment. This webinar will ground participants in ACH fundamentals and introduce the key concepts and terminology used in the world of ACH.

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Twenty-five years ago we started building an Internet of Computers. Fifteen years later it became an Internet of Smartphones. Today, based on billions of connected devices, smart sensors, and online appliances, it is becoming an Internet of Things (IoT). And just as the original Internet revolutionized commerce, many suspect that today’s Internet of Things may have a similar impact. This webinar will ground participants in the IoT landscape, the key commerce-related use cases, and likely payment implications.

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Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) technologies are well established in the world of digital gaming. But are there opportunities for these so-called immersion technologies in other verticals? How might AR/VR be used in travel? In medicine? In manufacturing? In retail? This webinar is designed to help participants understand the AR/VR landscape, likely use cases, and how the technology may someday be used to support commerce.

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Cross-border card processing is what makes international card networks appear to operate globally. It’s what lets us as tourists pay for a meal at any restaurant in the world. And it’s what lets an online merchant sell to cardholders anywhere in the world. This webinar explores the four different processing models that are used by global merchants through the lens of cross-border currency conversion and settlement. It will also describe how the economics and risks associated with each model are allocated across the value chain.

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From WeChat Pay to Paytm, QR Code-based payments are perhaps the fastest growing segment of the global payments industry. But with emerging national (BharatQR in India) and global (EMV QR Code) standards, this payments data exchange technique is just beginning to gain acceptance beyond proprietary implementations. This webinar explores the foundation of QR Code payments and takes stock of the competing standards found in the market.

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Payments data is often used for secondary purposes unrelated to processing payments. It can be used for applications such as offer targeting or even econometric modeling. It can also be used to help merchants better understand their business, how their business compares to their peers, and how key indicators compare to the industry at large. This webinar introduces payments data fundamentals and explores how this data is being used by merchants to gain a competitive advantage.

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Digital identity is both critical to online trust and difficult to assure. With growing account takeover fraud, identity-based decisioning in fraud prevention is key, particularly with new “faster payments” systems that push money between accounts in near real time. This webinar introduces the key concepts of digital identity, its role in digital payment transactions, and the emerging models and technical approaches built to support online trust.

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Set against the ongoing drumbeat of data breaches, the payments industry is moving towards tokenized payment data at an amazing pace. This webinar will dive into tokenization fundamentals, compare the prevalent approaches, and examine the implications of each.

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AI technologies have been around for a while in the payments industry, but they have never been as hot a topic as they are right now. This is largely due to the huge amounts of venture financing that is flowing into AI startups, the emphasis that Google and others are putting on AI as the next market battleground, and the tangible results that have been shown to date. This webinar will orient the payments professional to the world of artificial intelligence and illustrate recent payments-related innovations.

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The card networks have recently launched expanded capabilities to “push” funds to debit cards and credit cards. These new capabilities repurpose the card network settlement systems to support real-time payments to cardholders and open up new segments of the industry for card-enabled payments. This webinar will introduce the concept and describe the similarities and differences between the main alternatives.

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We have always used our voice to order products. But today, instead of ordering from the friendly clerk behind the neighborhood counter, we are increasingly ordering from the voice bot in the cloud. How does this work? How is it different than traditional ordering channels? And who are the early leaders? This webinar will paint the emerging landscape for payments professionals and highlight how payments are being voice enabled.

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