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New data predict an accelerated shift to contactless, P2P and other digital payments as habits shift. But some question COVID's impact.
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Consumer needs driven by the coronavirus crisis have pushed traditional financial institutions to catch up with digital nonbank rivals.
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Financial institutions can improve decision making through smoother access to massive amounts of useful data right under their own roofs.
With mobile banking soaring, the answer should be 'Yes.' But the experiences of three institutions reveals a different result.
Social distancing zones, plexiglass barriers and queuing software among public expectations. But the unseen is also important.
Data is the make or break factor for banks and credit unions. Inefficient tools and poor communication will block the way if not addressed.
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Having any mobile product helped financial institutions serve people during the contagion. But 'adequate' won't cut it in the new reality.