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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 | 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 | 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.

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Cash Automation | Branch Transformation | Retail | Staffing

By: Sean Farrell
March 6th, 2018

It's late Friday afternoon, and each lane of your drive-through is five cars deep. Inside the lobby, the line at the teller counter has tripled in the last five minutes, and more clients are walking through the door. Your tellers are hustling and bustling while your client service reps politely poll the lobby crowd to see if anyone needs assistance opening an account or applying for a loan.