March 2006

In conjuction with the 100th anniversary of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire, Wells Fargo launched a blog dedicated to history. The posts are mainly by WF historians and achivists — the bank has a rich collection of documents, photographs and artifacts. There are first-hand accounts, perspectives from historians, etc. The parallels to the […]

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A March 29th article in FORTUNE Small Business magazine challenges the myth of women-owned businesses as small and local. Although the article cites examples of women who choose to keep their businesses small, it also refers to research from the Center for Women's Business Research (CWBR) claiming that businesses run by women tend to be […]

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EXPO LA Symposium Los Angeles, CA May 10-11, 2006 Hosted by Southern California AFP More info : www.scafp.net Driving Process Improvement Within Your Finance Organization — and Beyond! Finance executives are increasingly asked to lead process improvement initiatives that reach far beyond the treasury and accounting functions. These projects often involve the implementation of technology; […]

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A recent article in Employee Benefit News cites a survey by CareerBuilder.com that supposedly demonstrates that many teleworkers are in fact not working much at all! As someone who often works from home or remotely from a hotel room, this kind of research infuriates me. For every slacker there are many productive, dedicated, honest individuals […]

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By Allen Weinberg With online payment fraud now entering its second decade, recent fraud studies are somewhat encouraging and show that the percentage of revenue lost by eCommerce merchants to online fraud is declining. But these same studies also underscore that with the steady growth of online commerce and digital goods and services, the actual […]

Aite Group (Boston) published a report titled Remote Deposit: All Talk, Little Action, With a lot of Potential citing that thus far less than 100 banks offer remote deposit and only 5% of business customers are utilizing the new technology. Many smaller banks are adopting a wait and see stance, although the bigger banks with […]

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Approximately 150 season ticket holders of the Atlanta Hawks and Thrashers professional basketball and hockey teams were given Nokia 3220 cellphones with special chips embedded in the handset cover. The chip and digital wallet software, allows linking to their existing Chase credit card accounts in order to make payments at concession stands in Atlanta's Philips […]

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