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Steve Gilde

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by Steve Gilde on 28 July 2020

Payments Testing: 4 Considerations for These Challenging Times

On March 11, 2020, “The World Health Organization declared the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, acknowledging what has seemed...

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Payments Testing, Automation, Risk, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 6 May 2020

Contactless Payments: A Touchy Subject

Contactless cards are everywhere these days. Recent press releases from Mastercard, Credit Karma and CNBC all tout contactless cards as the wave...

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Payments Testing, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 21 April 2020

Business Continuity Planning: Scared + Prepared = Spared

With extra time on my hands, I turned to my business bookshelf for some reading material and came across a dog-eared and much highlighted classic...

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ATM Testing, Payments Testing, Automation, Risk, Virtualization, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 31 March 2020

Operational Resiliency: 4 Key Requirements for Your Business Continuity Plan

In just a few short weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has driven many financial services companies to execute their business continuity plans and test...

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ATM Testing, Payments Testing, Automation, Agile, Risk, Virtualization, DevOps, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 3 December 2019

Windows 10 ATM Migration: Optimize Your Testing Environment

In this blog series, you have seen the high failure rates associated with large projects like the Windows 10 migration, as well the need to build...

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ATM Testing

by Steve Gilde on 19 November 2019

Windows 10 ATM Migration: Automate Everything

You’ve made your ATM virtual inventory. You’ve performed side-by-side comparisons of all your Windows 7 and Windows 10 ATM operations. You have...

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ATM Testing

by Steve Gilde on 5 November 2019

Windows 10 ATM Migration: Build a Solid Foundation

Projects fail. Run over-budget. Miss deadlines. But this doesn’t have to be the case.

In our introductory blog in this series, we discussed the...

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ATM Testing

by Steve Gilde on 24 October 2019

Windows 10 ATM Migration: A Checklist for Success

Is this your first ATM operating system migration project or have you been through this process once or twice or even several times before? How...

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ATM Testing

by Steve Gilde on 24 September 2019

Web FASTest: Payment Testing Demands Faster Releases

Our recent press release included the summary line: “Advanced capabilities meet market demands for ease of use, automation, integration”. But what...

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Payments Testing, Automation, Innovation

by Steve Gilde on 12 September 2019

DN Intersect 2019 Recap: Built for More

After spending the past several days at the Diebold Nixdorf Intersect event in Las Vegas, I’m back. And, what a difference a year makes.

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ATM Testing, Innovation