CORE BANKING, DIGITAL BANKING
PRnewswire | May 30, 2023
Jack Henry™ (Nasdaq: JKHY) announced it continues to replace inbound screen scraping on its Banno Digital Banking Platform with API connections to all five major data exchange platforms, Finicity, Akoya, Plaid, Envestnet | Yodlee, and Intuit, giving accountholders more control of their financial data and protecting financial institutions from a wide range of fraud and security risks that arise from passwords shared with third parties. Screen scraping, while a common practice throughout the industry, presents multiple challenges in both security and customer experience; Jack Henry is on track to eliminate all inbound screen scraping on its Banno Digital Banking Platform by the end of summer this year.
Screen scraping is an automated process that uses bots, web crawlers, and other proprietary tools to log into websites on behalf of accountholders using their passwords and credentials. In addition to being a slow and unreliable means of data extraction, screen scraping makes it difficult for financial institutions to distinguish legitimate login attempts from fraudulent ones, leaving systems vulnerable to credential-stuffing attacks and other cyber threats that continue to plague the industry at large.
Replacing inbound screen scraping for the more than 700 banks and credit unions on Jack Henry's Banno Digital Banking Platform inaugurates a new and more secure era of financial data exchange. Unlike the indiscriminate data extraction performed by screen scraping, open-API aggregation allows accountholders to specify, minimize, and fully control their data and how it's shared with third-party providers—including the ability to grant or revoke data permissions within their bank or credit union's digital banking experience.
"This is an important milestone for the industry, and I am in full support of modernizing the exchange of financial data with Jack Henry's direct APIs to the five major data exchanges," said Phil Suckow, vice president of innovation at $1.9 billion IncredibleBank. "Ending screen scraping for the more than 9 million end-users on Jack Henry's Banno Digital Banking Platform will reset consumer expectations, create a new data security standard, and empower community and regional financial institutions to strengthen and differentiate their service on security and reliability. Leveraging the new API connections to the data exchanges through Jack Henry enables us to continue to be at the forefront in providing open financial data access to our customers."
Ted Anastasi, growth team lead at Akoya, added, "The collective goal here is to make financial data access easy and secure so that consumers feel confident using fintech applications. Using APIs as a means of data transfer is a model the industry can use to create more reliable and more secure data sharing. This is a big win for both consumers and open finance."
"Screen scraping is an outdated, broken process," said Ben Metz, chief digital and technology officer at Jack Henry. "Sharing passwords is both problematic and prevalent, and this is why the CFPB is scrutinizing screen scraping and proposing new open banking rules later this year. Changing consumer behaviors and expectations is best done at scale. Requiring the use of API-driven, consumer-permissioned data access across our platform will make it easier to recognize and neutralize malicious activity and enable banks and credit unions to minimize fraud and improve their accountholders' financial health and security. It's the right thing to do."
Jack Henry is working with the banks and credit unions on its Banno Digital Banking Platform to make a smooth transition from screen scraping to secure, API-based financial data exchange. Visit jackhenry.dev to learn how to integrate solutions with Jack Henry's digital banking platform.
The Akoya Data Access Network is simplifying data access for open finance. Through a single integration with Akoya, financial institutions, fintechs, and data aggregators can enable multiple API connections and avoid continued maintenance and development efforts. Akoya handles all data-sharing relationships on behalf of network participants and removes the myriad of internal and external costs required to develop and manage multiple third-party agreements. Akoya optimizes for security, transparency, and scalability, and offers a passthrough model that does not copy, store, or hold any financial data or personal information. The network is an interoperable solution available to the entire financial services industry. The independent company is co-owned by 12 of the largest North American financial institutions. To learn more, please visit www.akoya.com.
IncredibleBank, headquartered in Wausau, Wisconsin, was awarded as one of America's Most Innovative Banks by the Independent Community Bankers of America in 2019. With deposit and lending customers in all 50 states, plus their status as one of the nation's top motorcoach and SBA lenders, they are America's First Online National Community Bank (and who doesn't love the idea of a national community?). They are dedicated to their promise of an Incredible Customer ExperienceTM with every interaction. Learn more about IncredibleBank at www.incrediblebank.com.
About Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.®
Jack HenryTM (Nasdaq: JKHY) is a well-rounded financial technology company that strengthens connections between financial institutions and the people and businesses they serve. We are an S&P 500 company that prioritizes openness, collaboration, and user centricity – offering banks and credit unions a vibrant ecosystem of internally developed modern capabilities as well as the ability to integrate with leading fintechs. For more than 46 years, Jack Henry has provided technology solutions to enable clients to innovate faster, strategically differentiate, and successfully compete while serving the evolving needs of their accountholders. We empower approximately 8,000 clients with people-inspired innovation, personal service, and insight-driven solutions that help reduce the barriers to financial health. Additional information is available at www.jackhenry.com.
CORE BANKING, DIGITAL BANKING
PRweb | June 02, 2023
Credit Union of America and Narmi, a leading provider of digital banking solutions, are pleased to announce the successful launch of Narmi’s Digital Account Opening product at Credit Union of America. This implementation will revolutionize the credit union’s member onboarding experience, enabling applicants to open an account entirely digitally in under three minutes.
In this time of unprecedented deposit competition, Credit Union of America recognized the need to open its digital channels to meet its members’ evolving needs. The implementation of Narmi’s Account Opening solution marks a significant milestone in the Wichita-based credit union’s commitment to delivering exceptional member service. By leveraging Narmi’s technology, Credit Union of America can now offer its members a modern and efficient onboarding experience that allows applicants to open an account online, from anywhere.
“Partnering with Narmi has been a game-changer,” said Frank Shoffner, CEO and President of Credit Union of America. “The launch of Narmi’s Digital Account Opening product empowers us to deliver a truly modern banking experience, where prospective applicants can open an account quickly and conveniently from anywhere. This strengthens our commitment to making a true difference in our members’ lives.”
Narmi’s Digital Account Opening solution arms Credit Union of America with instant identity verification, flexible account funding options, and a robust back-end system for applicant tracking, enhancing the member onboarding and admin experience. The seamless integration between Narmi and Credit Union of America’s core banking system, Jack Henry Symitar, allowed for a swift implementation that took less than 90 days.
In addition to the end-to-end application flow, Narmi has collaborated with Clutch, a provider of loan services, to integrate their services seamlessly into the account opening process. This integration will allow Credit Union of America’s members to apply for both loan services and deposit accounts in one unified digital experience.
“We are proud to support Credit Union of America in its digital transformation journey,” said Nikhil Lakhanpal, Co-Founder of Narmi. “Our goal is to help financial institutions, like Credit Union of America, completely transform their onboarding process and capture market share. We’re excited to watch the growth that Credit Union of America will experience through this digital channel.”
About Credit Union of America
Established in 1935, Credit Union of America is a $1.4 billion member-owned financial institution dedicated to serving the needs of its members in the Wichita-metro area as well as other markets across Kansas. With a strong commitment to delivering personalized financial solutions, CUA offers a wide range of services, including savings and checking accounts, loans, mortgages, small-business services, and investment options. Credit Union of America strives to provide exceptional member service and build lasting relationships with its members. Learn more here:https://www.cuofamerica.com/
New York City-based Narmi's digital platform empowers financial institutions to unlock the very latest capabilities in digital banking and account opening, enabling them to move faster, tap new growth opportunities, and achieve true digital transformation. The Narmi platform was built with the customer experience in mind, empowering financial institutions with an experience that is always effortless, current, and dependable. As a result, Narmi's customers are seeing as much as 3x account growth in less than 30 days and 4x deposit growth in as little as 90 days. Additionally, Narmi's financial institution clients are winning awards like Bankrate's 2020 Best Online Bank and Nerdwallet's Best Bank of 2021 for Online Experience. For more information, please visit http://www.narmi.com.
CORE BANKING, DIGITAL BANKING
PRweb | May 31, 2023
iuvity, a cloud-first digital banking, and open service platform provider announced today that it has partnered with Mambu, a SaaS cloud core banking platform provider, to enable financial institutions to rapidly build and deliver modern customer experiences. The pre-built integration between iuvity’s digital banking platform and Mambu’s core cloud deposit and loan solutions offers financial institutions access to banking solutions that span the entire financial flow for personal and business banking customers allowing them to launch their digital capabilities in a few months. Both iuvity and Mambu cloud platforms provide flexible and scalable solutions that enable financial institutions to adopt a component-based banking approach to rapidly modernize outdated systems and deliver unified banking experiences that meet the unique needs of financial institution customers and members.
Mambu is a compliant, secure, cloud-native SaaS cloud banking platform designed to drive financial innovation, bring solutions to market faster, reduce cost barriers, and enable ecosystem expansion. Mambu's suite of solutions includes a core cloud banking platform that includes a feature-rich and highly flexible deposit engine for both personal and business banking; and a lending engine that includes the breadth of origination and servicing for individuals, SMEs, mortgages, and Buy Now Pay Later services.
“The demand for cloud-based financial services continues to grow at a rapid pace and partnering with Mambu demonstrates our commitment to creating an ecosystem that supports the diverse needs of financial institutions around the world,” commented Felipe Uribe, CEO of iuvity. “By offering the pre-built integration and orchestration capabilities of these two powerful platforms, financial institutions of all sizes can leverage both to quickly adapt their business models and accelerate the delivery of new fintech products and integrations, driving faster innovation and growth.”
iuviOPEN and iuviBANKING are iuvity's digital solutions that leverage a modular architecture and true market-first micro frontend technology, enabling financial institutions to integrate with fintech and third-party solutions faster to create highly configurable and modern user experiences at the speed of digital. With more than 300 services exposed as APIs and a robust orchestration tool, iuviOPEN makes it easy for financial institutions to create new solutions for digital channels, offering the flexibility to use any frontend development tool, programming language, or digital experience platform (DXP).
Mambu is the only true 100% cloud-native core banking SaaS platform. Since its launch in 2011, Mambu accelerates the design and creation of almost any type of financial offering for banks of all sizes, financial, fintech, retail, telecommunications companies and more. Under the component banking approach, its open architecture allows, through APIs, to connect to other players in the ecosystem to meet the needs of the business, as well as the demands of end users. Mambu has more than 800 employees who support more than 200 clients in more than 65 countries, including N26, BancoEstado, Ualá, Te Creo Holding, Naranja X, OakNorth, Raiffeisen Bank, ABN AMRO, Bank Islam and Orange Bank among others. http://www.mambu.com
For more than 22 years, iuvity has been transforming the banking industry with its cloud-first, digital-native solutions that power flexible, open, and inclusive financial services. iuvity’s Open Service Platform and micro frontend technology uniquely empower banks, credit unions, and fintech companies to securely deliver personalized, meaningful online customer experiences while innovating at the pace the digital world demands. iuvity’s track record of success with both large and small institutions across seven countries in North and South America speaks to the advanced multinational, multilingual capabilities required in today’s global financial economy. The company’s accountable and collaborative culture serves as the foundation on which customer and employee relationships are built, which in turn has fueled 95+% customer satisfaction and retention rates as well as rapid growth across markets and geographies. To learn more about iuvity, visit http://www.iuvity.com.