Trackers

PYMNTS Data and analytics: industry trackers

Our data and analytics team has developed a number of creative methodologies and frameworks that measure and benchmark the innovation that’s reshaping the payments and commerce ecosystem.

Developer

The PYMNTS.com Developer Tracker™, powered by Vantiv, provides a view into the breadth and depth of eCommerce – and commerce-related – software developers. View Latest Monthly Tracker

Digital Banking

Banking as we know it is undergoing a shift brought about by easy, accessible technology. The PYMNTS Digital Banking Tracker™ will define and track the new entrants, established players, and major developments in the digital banking/financial services space.View Latest Monthly Tracker

Digital Identity

2015 excelled at throwing curveballs at the security industry. Between multiple high-profile data breaches, Jeep hacks and corporate espionage, this year drove home the need for generating, securing and verifying personal identity in the digital world. The PYMNTS Digital Identity Tracker™ has all the highlights. View Latest Monthly Tracker

Faster Payments

As many as 29 billion transactions could potentially move to real-time delivery. This has many stakeholders urgently evaluating the best way to speed up payments within the U.S., with appropriate payment types, tools and security. The PYMNTS Faster Payments Tracker™ powered by NACHA is a timeline and tracks this initiative. View Latest Monthly Tracker

Financial Inclusion

The PYMNTS.com Financial Inclusion Tracker™, is designed provide governments, financial institutions, telecoms, retailers, and others interested in understanding the financial inclusion landscape, an organizing framework for evaluating the many players that provide digital financial inclusion services to underbanked and unbanked populations around the world. View Latest Monthly Tracker

Internet of Things

The PYMNTS.com® Internet of Things Tracker, sponsored by Intel®, showcases 21 top companies, including Apple, Google, and Verizon, that are leading the way in all aspects of the Internet of Things. Every month, we’ll take a look at what these companies are doing across the ecosystem and in 6 categories: Devices; Infrastructure; Payments; Security; Software; and Data. View Latest Monthly Tracker

MPOS

The mPOS Tracker™ is designed to offer an organizing framework for evaluating the many players that have entered the mobile point of sale (mPOS) sector for all mobile devices. View Latest Monthly Tracker

Omnicommerce

The Vantiv Omnicommerce Tracker™ powered by PYMNTS.com features industry-spanning research and insights that arm retailers with data to make smarter decisions for enabling omnichannel commerce. View Latest Monthly Tracker

Payments As A Service

The PYMNTS.com Payments as a Service Tracker™, is a monthly report designed to give an overview of the trends and activities of merchant platforms that not only enable payment processing of new and old technologies, but that also integrates with other features that make the merchant’s experience easier such as customer engagement, security, omnichannel retail experience, analytics, inventory management, software and hardware management, and more. View Latest Monthly Tracker

Unattended Retail

The PYMNTS.com Unattended Retail Tracker™, powered by USA Technologies, serves as a bimonthly framework for the space, providing coverage of the most recent news and trends, as well as a provider directory to highlight the key players contributing across the segments that comprise the expansive unattended retail ecosystem. View Latest Monthly Tracker

X-Border Payments Optimization

The X-Border Payments Optimization™ monthly tracker is the framework for evaluating players in the cross-border payments landscape. View Latest Monthly Tracker

Developer

December 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE DECEMBER TRACKER:

Profiles for 165 players in the space, including 10 additions

An interview with Bruce Dragt, senior vice president of product at Yapstone.

Notable news updates, including recent developments surrounding mobile wallets and mobile payments.

Digital Banking

JANUARY 2017 TRACKER

Inside the January Tracker:

Profiles of 138 companies, including 10 new players

A conversation with Adam Anderson, CTO of Q2 about how data solutions are helping community banks compete with their larger rivals

Notable recent news from around the digital banking world

Digital Identity

December 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE DECEMBER TRACKER

Profiles of 86 players, including six new additions.

The latest news and headlines from around the space.

A conversation with U.S. Bank Chief Information Security Officer Jason Witty about how technology is changing digital security

Faster Payments

January 2017 TRACKER

INSIDE THE JANUARY TRACKER

Recent stories from across the faster payments landscape, including headlines from NACHA, Early Warning and Mastercard, among others

An interview with Richard McShirley, CMO of linked2pay, about getting normally risk-averse banks to consider offering faster payment solutions

Financial Inclusion

JANUARY 2016 TRACKER

The PYMNTS.com Financial Inclusion TrackerTM, powered by Mozido, is designed provide governments, financial institutions, telecoms, retailers, and others interested in understanding the financial inclusion landscape, an organizing framework for evaluating the many players that provide digital financial inclusion services to underbanked and unbanked populations around the world.

Internet of Things

December 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE DECEMBER TRACKER:

Profiles of 139 companies, including 10 new players

A conversation with Dan Levi, CMO of Clear Channel Outdoor America about the company’s smart billboard program RADAR

Recent news from around the world of IoT, including how companies introducing connectivity into everyday items

MPOS

january 2017 tracker

INSIDE THE JANUARY TRACKER:

A conversation with Mani Kulasooriya, CEO of restaurant management services provider CAKE about why some restaurant owners are reluctant to trust mPOS technology and how to address that mindset.

More than 250 players in the space, including four new entries.

Notable news from around the space, including headlines surrounding mobile payments from PAX Technologies and Aralco Retail Systems.

Omnicommerce

JANUARY 2017 TRACKER

INSIDE THE JANUARY TRACKER:

Profiles for the biggest players in the space, including 10 additions

An interview with Kristin Richmer of head of awareness marketing at Zappos

Notable news updates, including recent retailer headlines

PAYMENTS AS A SERVICE

December 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE DECEMBER TRACKER

An interview with London Harness owner Demian Wendrow on how small, local businesses like his are turning to PaaS solutions, including EMV chip-readers and loyalty programs, to stay competitive with online retailers.

Notable recent news from around the PaaS world, including coverage of how guest and hospitality companies are introducing new solutions to improve the customer experience.

And a directory with profiles of 99 players in the space, including 10 new players.

Unattended Retail

december 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE December TRACKER:

A conversation with Dan McCann, president of Interactive Dining Technology, about how unattended retail is affecting the restaurant industry and what’s on the road to come.

Profiles and rankings of players in the space, including 11 new entries.

Notable news from around the space, including news about vending machine operators offering cashless payments to customers.

X-Border Payments Optimization

January 2017 TRACKER

INSIDE THE JANUARY TRACKER

Profiles of more than 130 influential x-border players.

An interview with Align Commerce CEO Marwan Forzley and chief revenue and marketing officer Frederick Crosby about how SMBs can leverage blockchain-powered payment rail technology to tap into the global marketplace

The latest developments throughout the world of x-border payments, including how companies are reaching into new overseas markets.

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