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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 | Customer Service | Staffing | Cash Discriminators

By: Sean Farrell
August 3rd, 2020

Both the Teller Cash Recycler (TCR) and Cash Discriminators are powerful tools that, when implemented, can magnify the productivity of a financial institution. TCRs and Cash Discriminators can strengthen and streamline operations within your teller line, though they are uniquely different machines. The similarities and differences between them make the two a perfect pair, utilizing one or the other’s strengths and weaknesses to function as one unit and create an automation powerhouse.

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Cash Automation | Branch Transformation | Customer Service | Staffing

By: Sean Farrell
June 9th, 2020

One of the technologies that continues to gain traction in the US market is Teller Cash Recyclers (TCRs).  Prized for their security and efficiency, there are numerous benefits and strategies for their utilization. 

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Cash Automation | Branch Transformation | Customer Service | ITM | ATM | Thought Leadership

By: Todd Gray
May 18th, 2020

Consumer Behavior Post-COVID Consumer behavior has dramatically changed in the past few weeks and I don’t have to look far to witness real world examples. My 74-year-old mom has become a wiz ordering Uber Eats and navigates Zoom like a pro now to play bridge with her friends.

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Cash Automation | Branch Transformation | Customer Service | ITM | ATM | Staffing | Thought Leadership

By: Sean Farrell
May 5th, 2020

As states re-open in some form or fashion in the coming weeks, many Financial Institutions are faced with the new reality of what to do with the branch. Just about all Financial Institutions have shifted to drive through only service for transactions and appointments for other activities.

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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 | Customer Service | ATM

By: Sean Farrell
January 2nd, 2018

When it comes to branch transformation, putting all the pieces together can be a lot like working a jigsaw puzzle. First, you start with a finished picture in mind. This is your organization’s strategic vision for branch transformation. It should answer the questions, “Why are we doing this, and what does success look like?” Secondly, you have a collection of pieces – each uniquely designed, yet equally important – that must fit together to complete the overall picture. These pieces include your customers’ needs, your talent pool and your physical assets (branch locations, hardware, and software).