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We are students of the industries and customers we serve, and we use our ongoing observations and experiences to create educational blog articles that educate and empower our readers.

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Cash Automation | Managed Services | Branch Transformation | Service | Customer Service | ITM | ATM | Staffing | Integration | Thought Leadership | Desktop | Upgrades | Cash Discriminators

By: Sean Farrell
October 22nd, 2019

It’s hard to believe that 2020 is almost here! Many Financial Institutions are still in the throes of Windows 10 upgrades and trying to beat the January 14th timeline for end of Windows 7 support. Most of our clients would prefer not to hear Windows 10 ever again, so we wanted to put together some content around planning for success in 2020, post Windows 10 hangover.

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Cash Automation | Branch Transformation | Service | Retail | Staffing | Integration

By: Sean Farrell
October 15th, 2019

Glory RBG-100, Hyosung MS500 and ATEC LTA-350 Teller Cash Recyclers are picking up dramatic speed in implementation in the US market. Read more about this in our article 5 Reasons why you should reconsider cash recyclers. As many FIs look to improve efficiency, create new, more open branch formats, or align staffing models more towards a universal staffing model, TCRs become the cornerstone of how the branch can achieve many of those goals.

ATM Install Checklist 2019

ATM Install Checklist

This ATM checklist will dive into how to prepare when purchasing ATMs, best practices for preparing and installations. Subscribe to the QDS blog and get your free copy.

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Branch Transformation | ITM

By: Sean Farrell
May 23rd, 2019

As we think about the branch environment, the branch is certainly the hub of customer service activity for transactions, account openings and where relationships begin. While many clients can be moved to less expensive channels like on-line banking, mobile banking, and other platforms, still over 80% of relationships start at the branch.

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Branch Transformation | ITM

By: Sean Farrell
March 12th, 2019

  Interactive teller machines (ITMs) are changing the way that financial institutions operate for the better. Use of an ITM provides more efficiency along with improved customer service, while saving money and space. 

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Branch Transformation | ITM

By: Sean Farrell
March 12th, 2019

If you are considering ITMs, there are a variety of costs that emerge with the decision of rolling out ITMs.  A large portion of that cost comes into play whether you plan to deploy one ITM or many. In this article, we’ll talk about the key cost components that come along ITM deployment.

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Branch Transformation | ITM

By: Sean Farrell
May 7th, 2018

Interactive Teller Machines (ITMs) provide financial institutions a number of strategic benefits, many of which we covered in our article entitled, The Pros and Cons of Implementing ITMs. As ITM adoption continues to rise, we’re seeing yet another important factor driving the demand for this technology: branch security. Let’s examine three key ways ITMs can help enhance security in the local branch.