The Edge Blog

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

by Steve Gilde on 5 June 2018

Tick, Tick, Tick: Migrate to Windows 10 and Test Your ATMs Before Time Expires

I had an interesting conversation last week with a journalist from one of the industry publications. The subject was migrating ATMs to Windows 10.

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ATM Testing, Virtualization

by Steve Gilde on 29 May 2018

ATM Testing: The Benefits of Virtualization

Over the past 50 years, the ATM has evolved from being a simple, single purpose cash dispensing device to become a high-profile and mission...

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ATM Testing, Automation, Virtualization

by Steve Gilde on 16 February 2018

What Happened in Vegas Should Not Stay in Vegas: 6 Takeaways From ATMIA US 2018

Just back from a busy week in Las Vegas attending the annual ATMIA US conference. It was great to see so many people still engaged and working to...

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ATM Testing

by Steve Gilde on 29 January 2018

Face-to-Face at ATMIA 2018: Still the Best Social Media

The Paragon team has everything in readiness for the ATMIA 2018 show coming up next week in Las Vegas.

We are a proud sponsor of ATMIA and the...

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ATM Testing

by Steve Gilde on 22 January 2018

Virtualization, Not Virtual Reality, Improves Capabilities of ATM Testing

The IT definition of “virtualization” has unfortunately become confused with the virtual reality terminology of the gaming world. In a testing...

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ATM Testing, Virtualization

by Steve Gilde on 15 January 2018

Method in the Madness: A Case for Virtual ATM Testing

Many organizations have adopted or have at least started moving toward Agile development practices abandoning the Waterfall methodology used for...

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ATM Testing, Agile, Virtualization

by Michael Carter on 30 August 2017

ATMIA Reports on the Future of ATMs: Evolve or Die

In the 60s and 70s, eight track tapes were in every car and home. I remember my father purchasing the square, large bulky tapes containing songs...

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ATM Testing

by Steve Gilde on 2 May 2017

Banking Technology: The Disconnect Between FIs and The Customer

My big bank has been in some trouble recently. Big trouble. This bank got to be my big bank by buying up lots of small and medium-sized banks,...

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ATM Testing, Innovation