Category archives: Discussion

Mobile. A New Market?

As I sit in the hotel prior to heading over to meetings at the National Retail Federation “Big Show” (known on twitter as #NRF11), I’m following a somewhat standard pre-conference routine. The process is relatively simple and includes: A cup… continue reading »

Payment Instruments: a thought exercise

One of the benefits of plane travel is the opportunity to sit in relative silence (except for the screaming child and angry passenger) and simply read. Every flight that I take I either print, or load onto kindle, hefty materials… continue reading »

Mobile Platform Wars

As part of the Mobile Platform Wars Briefing Room that is currently being run on PYMNTS.com, I was asked to respond to 5 questions regarding mobile payments. The content below is a cross-post from that entry for those of you… continue reading »

“iCommerce”: a thought exercise

I freely admit that I’m a technology junkie…much to the chagrin of my patient wife and to the detriment of our wallet. So, as I watched the Apple iPad announcement, I proclaimed the following: What is interesting about the product… continue reading »

Payments Innovation: making money

In a previous post, entitled Payments Innovation: a discussion of the future, I attempted to make the case that “innovation” (particularly) in the payments market is oft misunderstood…and, perhaps, over-complicated. In my daily reading, I happened across a research report… continue reading »

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