The question is fundamental: which is faster, and easier? Inputting commands into a smartphone by typing on glass or by talking them into the device?
In this preview from next week's print edition, experts ponder whether mobile banking by voice command is ready for prime time.
App allows shared branching credit union members to move funds between accounts or other members' accounts via smartphone.
Session set for April 24-26 in California also one of Fred Becker's last speeches to credit unions before his retirement.
Mobile banking, on boarding and gamification may be some of the buzz words marketing professionals in the credit union industry are using throughout 2013.
Mobile banking, onboarding and gamification are marketing buzzwords expectable in the year to come.
Credit unions are winning in the fight to gain traction in mobile banking, but adoption rates have a long way to grow.
With increasing regulation, economic pitfalls, commoditization of financial services, and foreseeable competition from the likes of Google, Amazon, Apple, and cell phone service providers, CUSOs that continue to offer products and services in a traditional business model could become a liability to their credit union clients.
Management thinking is inherently faddish, but there are some favorite themes that never fall out of favor. Innovation is one those evergreen themes: it is a rare CEO who doesn't list innovation as one her top four or five priorities.
Even in a still-recovering economy, financing may not be that hard to come by if entrepreneurs follow a checklist of items credit unions look for.