The Edge Blog

by Steve Gilde on 14 August 2018

ATM 3.0: Time for Real Change

An interesting piece was published on CNBC.com last week about the business of cash. And, it seems the marketplace is still somewhat bullish on...

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ATM Testing, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 7 August 2018

Testing Center of Excellence: A Mission (Not So) Impossible for Financial Institutions

“Good morning Ethan. It's been widely reported in the press, through research papers and by industry analysts that consumers across the globe have...

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ATM Testing, Payments Testing, Automation, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 31 July 2018

How I Came to Understand Agile and DevOps: A Journey of Discovery [Part 2]

You may recall from the post last week that I was struggling to come up with a good mental image of what Agile and DevOps really “are” and how...

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Payments Testing, Agile, DevOps

by Steve Gilde on 24 July 2018

How I Came to Understand Agile and DevOps: A Journey of Discovery [Part 1]

As a “seasoned” payments industry veteran, I have spent a lot of years and covered a lot of miles traveling across the globe. It has been a great...

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Payments Testing, Agile, DevOps

by Steve Gilde on 17 July 2018

Paragon Named ATMIA's Member of the Month for July 2018

Things move so fast these days. Most of us are constantly heads down, working on the next project, then next mandate, then next deadline. It seems...

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ATM Testing

by Mark Medlin on 10 July 2018

The Key to Dealing with Rapid Change: Test Automation

It’s no secret that the payments landscape has evolved significantly over the several years and the pace of change continues to increase....

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Payments Testing, Automation

by Mark Medlin on 3 July 2018

A Strategic Approach to Payments Testing: Why You Need One Now

Consumer expectations continue to be driven by a “mobile everything” approach that demands anytime/anywhere/anyway access to just about...

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Payments Testing

by Steve Gilde on 26 June 2018

Outages in the Payments Ecosystem: Keys to Managing Complex Systems

A couple of high profile system failures back in the news this week. 

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Payments Testing, Automation, Risk

by Steve Gilde on 19 June 2018

ATM Fault Testing: Leveraging Virtualization Reduces Risk

Henry Ford is reputed to have said “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.” Having been around the payments business for...

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ATM Testing, Risk, Virtualization

by Steve Gilde on 12 June 2018

Next Gen ATMs: Could This Be Your Last Windows Upgrade?

Anyone interested or involved with the ATM industry is certainly aware of the impending demise of Windows 7. The official end of support date for...

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ATM Testing, Innovation