The Edge Blog

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.


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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

by Steve Gilde on 18 September 2018

TAGxPIX 2018: Cooperation is King

Back in Las Vegas, this time at Caesar’s Palace for the first ever Diebold Nixdorf TAGxPIX event.

The DN Partner Information Exchange (PIX)...

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Innovation, Payments Testing, ATM Testing

by Steve Gilde on 11 September 2018

Payments Testing: Manual Labor vs Automation

Another weekend of working out in the backyard (or as my wife calls it “the money pit”).

I have made some significant progress with my efforts to...

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Payments Testing, Automation

by Steve Gilde on 4 September 2018

Payments Testing: Using the Right Tools

Americans celebrated the Labor Day holiday this past weekend. Originally intended to honor the hard work of “laborers” and the contributions that...

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Payments Testing

by Steve Gilde on 28 August 2018

Payments Testing: Future Possibilities

I was watching HGTV the other night when I had what I could describe as an out-of-body experience.

As is typical, I was also reading a book while...

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Innovation, Payments Testing

by Steve Gilde on 21 August 2018

More ATM Industry Turmoil: Diebold Nixdorf in the Crosshairs

Less than two hours after I posted my last blog expressing concern about the health and well-being of the ATM industry, news hit that Diebold...

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Innovation, ATM Testing