The Edge Blog

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 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 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

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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Innovation, ATM Testing

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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Payments Testing, ATM Testing, Automation, Innovation

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 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, Virtualization, Risk

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