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The QDS Blog

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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Managed Services | Service | ITM | ATM

By: Sean Farrell
September 17th, 2020

Before implementing managed services from QDS, many of our current clients expressed their frustrations with underperforming service providers. Whether those providers had roped their FIs into inconvenient contracts, overcharged and underperformed, or repaired ATMs at a sluggish, inconvenient pace for them and their clientele, FIs turned to us for a much-needed improvement. In this blog, we’ll be breaking down just how QDS Managed Services program continually improves the service experience.

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ITM

By: Sean Farrell
August 10th, 2020

As a company, QDS has a vested interest in keeping track of financial market trends so we can better serve and advise our clients. One of the market trends we’ve been watching closely is the increase in the amount of cash deposits clients are completing in branches and drive-throughs alike.

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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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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ITM | ATM

By: Sean Farrell
July 2nd, 2019

While none of us have a crystal ball, Windows 10 has really pushed many financial institutions to think about the ATM channel, the broader self-service channel, and how that plays with customer experience. With huge investments being made in digital platforms, how does the ATM and self-service channel fit into the equation?