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  • Contactless Payments: Rise in a Post-Pandemic World

    On a rise even before COVID-19 was announced as a pandemic, contactless payments were rapidly taking the helm as a viable payment method. And despite the multitude of vaccines on the horizon, the now germophobic customers continue to redefine the way Banks and organizations do business. The changing trends As technology continues to evolve, credit […]

    February 1, 2021
  • The Customer Impact of Modernizing your Core Banking System Technology

    The journey of modernization can be a tad long, potentially taking several months if not years to be fully implemented. However, the benefits are not wait listed. They are gradually incremented to sustain a digital transformation. With consumer demands on the rise, user experience a priority and security being the ultimate test – a legacy […]

    November 30, 2020
  • Is your Financial Institution ready for Data Migration? Take our quiz to find out!

    Technology may run on software, but software needs fuel. That fuel is data. And unless properly configured for a specific application, technology won’t run very well.  Like putting the wrong gas in your car makes it run badly (or not at all), bad input means bad output. Input = data and that makes clean data migration […]

    October 28, 2020
  • Digital Account Opening: Top 5 Implementation Challenges Banks face

    The current global scenario has limited Banks in their capabilities to physically onboard the clients. Since the New-Normal, why has a Digital Account Opening solution begun to rule the Banking world? With multiple behemoths in the industry looking to throw their proverbial hats into the digital ring, Banks and Financial Institutions (FIs) alike are now […]

    October 16, 2020
  • How an Integrated Payment System can transform Accounts Payable to help banks and customers

    Terra-forming the payment landscape within accounts payable to keep pace with the recent accelerated technological developments in the financial industry hasn’t been easy. Why? Because despite their flaws, legacy systems and processes still get the job done. But with the prevalent environment, dallying might give your competition the chance to get a step ahead in […]

    August 14, 2020
  • The Future of Banking – successfully navigating towards the world beyond the pandemic

    Multiple financial and operational challenges await in the months ahead. Navigating towards success in a post-pandemic world requires banks to explore at least three routes. The Future of Banking – successfully navigating towards the world beyond the pandemic Experiencing the effects of the black swan that is the COVID-19 first hand, financial leaders and banks […]

    June 24, 2020
  • Top PMO Risks that may Derail your Treasury Management System Implementation

    When it comes to implementing a new treasury management system, banks can be like deer caught in the headlights. There are several unknowns that come into play – Which technology should be used? Will the system align with business priorities? Will the system be implemented within the defined timeline and costs? Will it be able […]

    May 12, 2020
  • Our Response to COVID-19: Message from the CEO

    Message from our CEO and Co-Founder – Mukesh Mulchandani I realize that you have received many notes relating to COVID-19 and given the seriousness of the situation I am aware of the importance of keeping you informed regarding the current Go-Live Faster status. You are all aware that the COVID-19 pandemic has been declared a […]

    April 7, 2020
  • Data Migration Validation in Banking: Tips & Best Practices to Get it Right

    According to Gartner, 80% of data migration projects fail to meet expectations, running over time and budget. Why do so many data migration projects end in failure? Financial Institutes including Banks are faced with the challenge of rising consumer expectations, mergers & acquisitions, continued digital disruption and intense competition from Fintechs like never before. With the whole new focus on […]

    November 23, 2019
  • Predicting Banking Implementation Failure with the Duke

    We all remember John Wayne, fondly referred as the ‘Duke’, as a quintessential hard working, well intentioned cowboy, who seemed to overcome impossible odds through dogged determination and hard work in his movies. But given today’s dynamic and volatile banking technology environment would the same “cowboy ways” work? Banking tech teams, vendors and in-house personnel […]

    May 7, 2019
  • Tips & Best Practices : Creating a Winning Customer Experience in Banking

    Customer Experience in Banking today highlights the dramatic ways in which banks are adapting to meet the requirements of the digital age. Based on Go-Live Faster’s expertise in helping several banks go live on time with their desired customer experience, here are some of the top best practices that can help banks deliver a great […]

    December 19, 2018
  • Faster Implementations for Faster Payments: What Can Executives Do?

    PAYMENTS 2018 unites thousands of payments system stakeholders from business end-user and financial and technology services organizations to debate and explore pressing issues and opportunities. At this year’s event is the executive series presentation on ‘Faster Implementations for Faster Payments: What Can Executives Do’ by Go-Live Faster’ CEO, Krishna Iyer. Here are the session details: […]

    April 18, 2018
  • Traditional defect severity and priority is dead! Long live “Go-Live” impact!

    All implementations and releases will Go-Live with defects! That sounds ominous, doesn’t it? For decades software product firms have graded defects / bugs / issues in their applications by severity levels defined by levels of impact to the software product. Just Google defect severity and one finds a multitude of explanations, definitions and meanings. One […]

    November 17, 2016
  • The landmines that are waiting to happen in your next payments implementation

    Today, it’s all about faster payments! Customers are demanding near real-time payments and banks – especially in the United States – are struggling to keep up. Non-bank third-party processors find themselves in a situation where they do not have the onus of regulation or the risk that a bank needs to manage. Add a brand […]

    September 12, 2016
  • Same Day ACH: What You Need To Know

    On September 23, 2015, the Federal Reserve approved NACHA’s Same Day ACH solution. The move will help businesses and consumers move money faster through same day settlement for practically any ACH payment. For several years, the industry has been interested in improving ACH settlement and processing. A similar such same day proposal by NACHA was […]

    August 1, 2016
  • Risks Faced in Transaction Banking Implementations

    Banks have never been under more pressure than now to release more features faster on their transaction banking systems. Faced with competition from peers and all forms of third party processors, the pressure on fee income is being felt across banks. Build vs. buy…to customize or not to…outsource, co-source or in-source…quality vs. stability; this list can go on. The bottom-line is that these are turbulent times for the technology initiatives of most banks.

    July 1, 2016
  • Best Practices for Treasury Management Implementations: Product Teams

    When a bank opts for a new treasury management system, managing and executing its implementation is no mean feat. It is a career defining activity for a treasury professional. The right treasury management system has to be selected. The system has to be customized to be in tune with a bank’s processes and existing technology applications. The system needs to be validated within the bank to ensure that it functions correctly.

    July 1, 2016

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