Top 10 Issues in Electronic Payments (Digital Transactions News)

by Erin McCune on November 15, 2007

in Payments News

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The latest Digital Transactions magazine arrived yesterday and the cover story outlines the top 10 issues facing electronic payments today:

  1. Finding a clear connection for mobile payments
  2. Interchange wars
  3. PCI & data security
  4. The allure of alternative payments
  5. Payments patents
  6. The impact of fraud
  7. Check-ACH convergence
  8. The fallout of the prepaid explosion
  9. Who's using contactless cards?
  10. Making off-premises ATMs pay

From a corporate finance perspective the top issues continue to be PCI & data security, fraud, understanding how alternative payments can address unmet needs of individual industries and customer segments, and how Check-ACH convergence impacts transaction costs and funds availability.

Read the whole article by downloading the current issue (starts on page 26):

The 10 Most Pressing Issues in E-Payments
Digital Transactions News
November 2007

One Response to “Top 10 Issues in Electronic Payments (Digital Transactions News)”

  1. Dave Birch says:

    Thanks for the pointer, I hadn’t got round to reading it. I thought that the section about alternative payments didn’t cover one of the relevant trends, though. Competition with alternative payments isn’t all about cost: one of the reasons why merchants are responding to the “new guys” is because they deliver other kinds of value, if you see what I mean.

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