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Navigating the future of commercial payments: Insights into US instant payments

The advent of instant payments has ushered in a transformative era across various industries, reshaping traditional payment methods and fostering innovation and agility.

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The increasing role of digital payments in promoting environmental sustainability

Randy Rodriguez

Randy Rodriguez, Regional Sales Head, North America, Volante Technologies

As society becomes increasingly conscious of the myriad challenges facing our environment, we need to do a better job of communicating the increasing role of digital payments in promoting sustainability.

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ISO 20022 for U.S. banks: strategies, benefits & more

Maharaja Subramanian

Maharaja Subramanian, Senior Director, Product Management and Engineering, Volante Technologies

March 10, 2025 marks an important date in the journey toward modernizing legacy payment systems. This article will provide context behind Fedwire’s impending migration and explain what banks stand to gain from ISO 20022 compliance.

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Navigating challenges and seizing opportunities in European payments modernization

Nihit Ahuja

Nihit Ahuja, Regional Sales Head - Europe & Africa, Volante Technologies

Part 2 of this two-part series on European payments modernization delves into the challenges and opportunities that banks face in this transformative process.

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Prioritizing payments modernization: ISO 20022, SEPA rulebook changes, and PSD

Nihit Ahuja

Nihit Ahuja, Regional Sales Head - Europe & Africa, Volante Technologies

European banks, face the daunting task of navigating through open banking initiatives, API enablement, and the challenges posed by real-time and cross-border payments. In part 1 of this two-part series, we delve into the priorities European banks should consider in their payments modernization journey.

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The core reason driving payments modernization for banks

Rob Golding

Rob Golding, Director, Volante Technologies

We delve into the core reason driving payments modernization for banks and how it impacts their strategies, competitiveness, and the role of solutions like Volante in addressing these challenges.

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Elevate and accelerate: Unleashing business growth through exceptional customer experiences

Deepak Gupta

Deepak Gupta, EVP Product, Engineering & Services, Volante Technologies

In a recent discussion at Volante’s 2023 EVOLVE conference, we consulted our panel of experts in the world of finance and payments to learn more about the role of customer experiences in unleashing business growth, particularly in the increasingly complex age of payments modernization.

US Mid-Tier Survey 2023, part 2: Platform integration and current challenges

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns, Sales Director of Payments, Volante Technologies

In part two of this two-part series, we look at banks’ most pressing challenges and the importance of a strategic Payment as a Service (PaaS) integration to confront present-day challenges.

US Mid Tier 2023 Part 1

US Mid-Tier Survey 2023, part 1: Instant payments

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns, Sales Director of Payments, Volante Technologies

In its latest research, Volante surveyed 72 mid-tier banks across the U.S., revealing a 50% increase in the number of FIs that plan to connect to FedNow® this year, among other insights. 

Volante’s 2023 “Big Survey” on payments modernization: Key trends shaping global priorities & investments in new payments solutions

Deepak Gupta

Deepak Gupta, EVP Product, Engineering & Services, Volante Technologies

Exploring the survey's notable trends surrounding customer pain points and additional factors driving increased investment in payments modernization.

Key Trends Surrounding Current Capabilities & Implementation Plans

Volante’s 2023 “Big Survey” on payments modernization: Key trends surrounding current capabilities & implementation plans

Deepak Gupta

Deepak Gupta, EVP Product, Engineering & Services, Volante Technologies

Exploring survey insights focusing specifically on both confidence in current capabilities, as well as trends in relation to future implementation plans and the utilization of cloud-based payments solutions.

Payments modernisation: Where does the industry stand today?

Nadish Lad

Nadish Lad, Global Head of Strategic Business, Volante Technologies

This article explores some of the insights that emerge from the "Payments Modernization: The Big Survey," conducted by Volante and Finextra.

Why European financial institutions need modernization to meet customer demands

Subramaniam Ramachandran

Subramaniam Ramachandran, Director, Payments Practice - EMEA, Volante Technologies

In recent years, digital transformation has become both one of the biggest challenges and opportunities for financial institutions across Europe.

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