August 2007
Bank Technology News;Aug2007, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on developments related to banks and banking in the U.S. Tower Group analyst Bob Egan says that the marketing capacity of Apple Inc. is essential for increased mobile banking adoption. According to Gartner Inc., bank business process outsourcing (BPO) offerings for commercial treasury have turn out to be unprofitable. Boutique investment bank Gridley & Co. predicts that merger and acquisition activity for information services firms will rise for the next few years.


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