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.

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Developer

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

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Digital Banking

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

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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 TrackerTM has all the highlights. View Latest Monthly Tracker

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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 TrackerTM powered by NACHA is a timeline and tracks this initiative. View Latest Monthly Tracker

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Financial Inclusion

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. View Latest Monthly Tracker

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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

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MPOS

The mPOS TrackerTM 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

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Omnicommerce

The Vantiv Omnicommerce TrackerTM 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

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Payments As A Service

The PYMNTS.com Payments as a Service Tracker™, powered by Cayan, 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

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Unattended Retail

The PYMNTS.com Unattended Retail TrackerTM, 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

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X-Border Payments Optimization

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

Developer

MAY 2016 TRACKER

Inside the MAY tracker:

Profiles and scores for 110 players in the industry, including 10 new providers

A conversation with LibriSpark CEO Jeremy Feldman about the company’s new wearable tech designed to make payments faster and more convenient by bringing the POS directly to the consumer.

Notable news, including nuggets about collaborations from developers like OTI PetroSmart and FTS, SumUp and payleven, FICO and iboss Cybersecurity, and Snapchat’s work with Target and Lancôme

Digital Banking

may 2016 TRACKER

Inside the May Tracker:

Profiles of 58 companies in the space, including 10 new players.

A conversation with Ed Metzger, Santander UK’s Head of Innovation, Technology and Operations, about the bank’s decision to debut a voice assistant.

Notable recent news from around the digital banking world, including coverage about new features and offerings from many of the players in the space, such as the debut of TD Bank’s MySpend app and Manufactura Software’s Easybank, plus news about a joint venture from VirtusaPolaris and WorkFusion, and new features from Tangerine Bank’s mobile app.

Digital Identity

april 2016 TRACKER

Inside the April Tracker:

Profiles of digital identity players, including nine new additions.

An in-depth exploration into the authentication tools Amtrak is using to enhance digital security.

News highlights focusing progress within digital identity, from EMV technology to biometric solutions.

Faster Payments

MAY 2016 TRACKER

Inside the May Tracker:

A conversation with Steve Ledford, TCH’s Senior Vice President for Product and Strategy, and Russ Waterhouse, TCH’s Executive Vice President for Product Development and Strategy, about their recent submission to the Fed’s Faster Payments Task Force, the search for ubiquity and what’s next for same-day payments.

Notable recent news from around the digital banking world, including coverage about the steps being taken toward establishing same-day payments, the desire for increased same-day payments options and fears of faster payments fraud.

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

may 2016 TRACKER

Inside the May Tracker:

Profiles of players across the IoT world, including 10 new additions.

An in-depth look at the world’s first IoT banking platform.

News stories from all sides of the IoT space.

MPOS

MAY 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE MAY TRACKER:

Profiles of more than 200 players in the space, including five new players and 19 updated profiles.

A conversation with Ayr Muir, Founder and CEO of Clover Food Lab, about his decision to make a custom POS and what it has meant for the growth of his company.

Notable recent news from around the mPOS world, including coverage about new devices and solutions from some of the space’s most influential, including the launch of a new mPOS EMV SDK from Ingenico Group, the debut of a new mPOS solution by Fossil Group, Inc. and new services from Payfirma Corp.

Omnicommerce

MAY 2016 TRACKER

Inside the May Tracker:

How players in the omnichannel space are adapting their payment offerings to reach shoppers anywhere and everywhere they want to purchase.

An in-depth look at how curbside pickup is making a cutting-edge return to the mainstream.

News from around the omnicommerce world, including research surrounding consumers’ omnichannel preferences and the impact of mobile solutions in the travel industry.

PAYMENTS AS A SERVICE

APRIL 2016 TRACKER

The PYMNTS.com Payments as a Service Tracker™, powered by Cayan, 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 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.

Unattended Retail

FEBRUARY 2016 TRACKER

The PYMNTS.com Unattended Retail TrackerTM, 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.

X-Border Payments Optimization

MAY 2016 TRACKER

Inside the May Tracker:

Profiles of influential x-border players, including six new companies and four updated profiles.

An interview with GameDay Merchandising’s Victor Rubio on how cross-border solutions have expanded retail opportunities.

News highlights from throughout the world of x-border payments, insights into how governments around the world are adapting to the rise of international eCommerce.

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