The Edge Blog

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 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 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 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 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 Mark Medlin on 10 July 2018

The Key to Dealing with Rapid Change: Test Automation

It’s no secret that the payments landscape has evolved significantly over the several years and the pace of change continues to increase....

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Automation, Payments Testing

by Steve Gilde on 26 June 2018

Outages in the Payments Ecosystem: Keys to Managing Complex Systems

A couple of high profile system failures back in the news this week. 

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Payments Testing, Automation, Risk

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, Virtualization, Automation