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Steve Gilde

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by Steve Gilde on 4 December 2018

Financial Services in Turmoil: Who Can We Trust?

It was another bad week for in the press for the financial services industry, which means it was also another bad week for consumers (i.e. you and...

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Risk, Payments Testing

by Steve Gilde on 27 November 2018

Why Partnerships Matter in Payments Testing

You may not have noticed, but we recently added some information to our website that outlines the Paragon origin story. Since the very beginning...

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Payments Testing

by Steve Gilde on 20 November 2018

How to Take Control of Your Payments Testing Environment

I am back at the home office after the Connect NonStop Boot Camp event last week in San Francisco. I had a good week at the event, but even though...

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Payments Testing, Automation

by Steve Gilde on 13 November 2018

Staying Connected is a "NonStop" Proposition for the Payments Industry

I’m on the road again. This week in San Francisco to attend the Connect NonStop Technical Bootcamp.

Connect Worldwide is an independent user...

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Payments Testing

by Steve Gilde on 6 November 2018

Optimize Your Time With Automated Testing

Well, the USA switched off Daylight Saving Time (or Summer Time) again this past weekend. And, while I didn’t actually gain any real time here, it...

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Payments Testing, Automation

by Steve Gilde on 23 October 2018

Payments Industry Conferences: Testing Is Always on the Agenda

This is arguably the biggest week for payments in 2018 with both Money20/20 and Sibos taking place right now in different parts of the world.

Over...

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Innovation, Payments Testing

by Steve Gilde on 16 October 2018

Employee Ghosting: Another Case for Automating Payments Testing

Just as we get ready for the scariest time of the year here in the US, the Paragon team finds that we have already been ghosted. At least we think...

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Risk, Payments Testing, ATM Testing, Automation

by Steve Gilde on 9 October 2018

Payments Testing Center of Excellence: Size Does Not Matter

Over the past few weeks, I have written quite a bit about all the change taking place within the payments industry. If the level of activity at a...

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Payments Testing, ATM Testing, Automation, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 2 October 2018

How Your Organization Can Withstand the TEST of Time

Just a few more words about the recent Diebold Nixdorf TAGxPIX event before we move on…

Near the end of the session, the DN team asked me if I...

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Innovation, Automation, Payments Testing, Risk

by Steve Gilde on 25 September 2018

TAGxPIX 2018 Recap: 3 Ways to Improve Payment Industry Efficiency

Back at home after the first annual Diebold Nixdorf TAGxPIX event in Las Vegas. As I mentioned in the blog last week, the Diebold TAG User Group...

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Innovation, ATM Testing, Payments Testing