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  • 15 Oct 2019 A Look at P2P Payments Person-to-person (P2P) payments are becoming more popular as consumers switch from physical payment methods like cash and cards to digital alternatives. Read about two of the biggest P2P solutions, Venmo and Zelle, in our blog.

  • 21 Aug 2019 3 Payments Stories That Caught Our Eye Alacriti keeps a close eye on the news that impacts electronic bill presentment and payments (EBPP). Here are three recent headlines related to faster payments, AI and biometrics for fraud prevention, and Apple’s new credit card.

  • 30 Jul 2019 What Are Payment Rails? When a payment is initiated online or at the point of sale, payment rails transmit an intricate flow of information and instructions between relevant parties. Our blog examines three US payment rails – ACH, card networks, and RTP.

  • 12 Jun 2019 Faster Payments: Full Speed Ahead Faster payments bring speed and efficiency to money movement around the world. Our blog defines faster payments, gives an overview of global and domestic systems, and provides use cases for B2B, B2C, and C2B transactions.

  • 02 Apr 2019 Fintech Disruption: Creating Opportunities for Financial Institutions Fintech can help financial institutions deliver better customer experiences. This blog examines opportunities that fintech can help unlock in faster payments, conversational commerce, and data and analytics.

  • 29 Jan 2019 What’s ahead for EBPP in 2019? Alacriti’s electronic bill presentment and payments (EBPP) experts reflect on key industry developments in 2018 and share their thoughts on what the future might hold for EBPP in 2019.

  • 09 Nov 2018 5 Things We Learned at AFP 2018 Alacriti attended and exhibited at AFP’s 2018 conference in Chicago. Here are five things we learned during the payments-related presentations that were delivered at the event.

  • 09 May 2018 NACHA PAYMENTS 2018 Recap Alacriti recently participated in NACHA’s PAYMENTS 2018 conference. Here’s a summary of our sessions dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and chatbot technology.

  • 30 Apr 2018 A Crash Course in Faster Payments Faster payments is an umbrella term for the various systems that support the move toward quicker, on-demand payments. This blog discusses four of the major systems that have evolved in support of faster payments.

  • 27 Feb 2018 The Road to Same-Day ACH: Phase III The third and final phase of NACHA’s Same Day ACH is effective March 16, 2018. Same Day ACH offers benefits for consumers and businesses including expedited payroll, quicker disbursements, and faster bill payments.

  • 25 Sep 2017 The Road to Same Day ACH: Part II Same Day ACH debit allows customers to authorize billers to pull funds from an account on the same day the transaction is initiated.

  • 15 Aug 2017 The Road to Same-Day ACH: Part I Same-Day ACH is a convenient new option in cases that call for expedited payments.