April 19, 2016 by Daniel Gualtieri Corporate Insight is excited to announce the upcoming release of our latest syndicated study, The Innovation Advantage! The study provides a detailed analysis of companies outside of the mainstream financial services space that deliver cutting-edge customer experiences, and offers actionable insights into how financial institutions can learn from these innovations and integrate them into their […]
December 18, 2015 by Daniel Gualtieri All of us here at Corporate Insight would like to take this opportunity to thank our readers for their support of the Corporate Insight Blog in 2015! Our analysts are hard at work researching and developing articles, slide decks and other thought leadership pieces that will keep you ahead of technological innovations within the financial services […]
March 16, 2015 by Daniel Gualtieri After many months of preparation and beta testing, Corporate Insight (CI) is pleased to announce the launch of our new private site, redesigned with our clients in mind. Featuring improved functionality, stronger navigation and more robust search and filters, our goal is to help you get the most value out of our research. Improvements include: […]
October 09, 2013 by Daniel Gualtieri In September, financial firms continued to use social media as a marketing tool, and also as a way to assist individuals in choose investments. TD Ameritrade teamed up with the new service LikeFolio to help users select stocks. Farmers Insurance debuted the new online series “Dick Fowler, P.I.” featuring golf pro Rickie Fowler. We also […]
July 30, 2013 by Daniel Gualtieri Small businesses have been called the foundation of America and the backbone of innovation. LevelUp, PayPal, and Square, three companies with humble roots, have lead the way in creating payment solutions for small businesses that level the playing field. Their merchant services have helped millions of small businesses accept credit card transactions. This goes a long way in increasing the competitiveness of these businesses as well as raising satisfaction among their customers.
June 26, 2013 by Daniel Gualtieri Mobile users can be very fickle, and for many, first impressions are everything. Interestingly, while nearly half of smartphone owners are using their device to bank, only 38% of those users feel their banking app is safe. This is why financial service apps need to be both easy to use and also inspire trust amongst their users. The infographic below looks at the app experience of 17 top banks, specifically what they offer users the first time the app is accessed.
June 13, 2013 by Daniel Gualtieri Apple’s announcement of iOS 7 has fans and the tech world buzzing. Apple claims iOS 7 to be “the world's most advanced mobile OS” with its brand new design and a comprehensive list of new features.
May 30, 2013 by Daniel Gualtieri Android or iOS? This is the question many people ask themselves when upgrading their devices . While the iPhone and iPad audience is large and diverse, Android has a strong core of loyal users who would never touch an Apple product. It seems that whenever a new app is released exclusively on iOS, the Android crowd starts asking "where is our version" almost immediately.
May 22, 2013 by Daniel Gualtieri April’s Mobile Trend of the Month focused on the deals that can be selected within credit card issuer’s iPhone apps. While the firms reviewed did an excellent job with a smaller screen, the iPad’s larger display better lends itself to online shopping. A good example of this is the Shop Discover section of Discover’s iPad app, which allows card holders to take advantage of deals, coupons, and Cashback Bonus offers from over 200 retailers.