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Icon Solutions is positioned at the forefront of payments technology and is often approached by banking clients wanting to more fully understand the implications of new payments initiatives on consumer behaviour and revenue streams. As a result, Icon frequently commissions ground-breaking research from global analysts to investigate specific payments themes and trends.
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The Rise of Real-Time Payments in North America
Real-time Payments are a key driver of the planned $3.3bn increase in total IT expenditure in North America – but where are banks specifically committing this budget? Icon have partnered with Ovum to identify the priorities and challenges facing banks as they try to navigate their way through the fast-changing RTP landscape. This new research explores the factors affecting the product and IT strategies of wholesale banks in the US and Canada.
Instant payments and the post-PSD2 landscape
How can European banks plan for the introduction of PSD2 and Instant Payments and what timeline should they be preparing for? In order to quantify the problem, Icon Solutions commissioned independent research from Ovum to forecast cards transactions in Europe over the next few years and understand the potential impact of direct from account instant payments.
Implementing Instant Payments: Insights from early adopters
This research, delivered by Lipis Advisors, provides the first insights into the real world experiences, costs and challenges of global banks and processors when implementing Instant Payments. With banks struggling to make a business case for the transition to Instant Payments, this study provides a case for change.