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 Tracker™, 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 Tracker™ 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 Tracker™ 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 Tracker™ 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 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

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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 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

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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

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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 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

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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

August 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE AUGUST TRACKER:

Profiles for about 130 players in the space, including nearly a dozen new providers.

An exclusive interview with Vaughan Rowsell, founder and chief product officer for Vend, on how many merchants are finding it challenging to incorporate new technologies and worry that providing omnicommerce opportunities to customers will be too much to handle.

Notable news updates, with recent developments from some of the biggest players including Alibaba, Mastercard and Walmart.

Digital Banking

august 2016 TRACKER

Inside the August Tracker:

Profiles of 78 companies in the space, including eight new players.

A conversation with IDology President and CEO, John Dancu, about security and authentication in the digital banking space.

Notable recent news from around the digital banking world, including coverage about new social media banking efforts from Absa and MyKAI.

Digital Identity

August 2016 TRACKER

Inside the August Tracker:

Profiles of 60 digital identity players, including six new additions.

An interview with Karl Martin to discuss how Nymi is leveraging new technology to utilize the human heartbeat for user authentication.

News highlights from throughout the Digital Identity space, including information about the latest biometric authentication trends.

Digital Identity Tracker August 2016

Faster Payments

JULY 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE AUGUST TRACKER:

Recent news stories from all areas of the Faster Payments space, from information about Same Day ACH rollout to stories on the future of blockchain technology.

An interview with Steve Kenneally, Vice President of the American Bankers Association, on the future of Faster Payments in the U.S.

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

august 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE AUGUST TRACKER:

Profiles of nearly 100 players across the IoT industry, including nearly a dozen additions.

An exclusive interview with Hilary Jensen Wade, co-founder and CEO of Obe, about how the company’s smart pet food bowl has integrated Amazon’s Dash Replenishment Service.

News stories highlighting the different segments of the IoT space.

MPOS

AUGUST 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE AUGUST TRACKER:

A conversation with Jonathan Eppers, founder and CEO of RadPad, about the slow rise of mobile payments in the rental industry

Profiles of more than 200 players in the space, including five new competitors

Notable news from around the space, including news about products and offers from Thales, WePay, Square and more.

Omnicommerce

august 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE AUGUST TRACKER:

An exclusive interview with Mike Harkey, Vice President of Business Development at Foursquare, to talk about how retailer use the company’s data to build omnichannel plans that help drive demand.

News from around the omnichannel sector, including various studies on topics such as shopping behavior across generations and shopping method preferences.

Updates on some of the biggest omnicommerce players, including Amazon, Macy’s and Sam’s Club.

PAYMENTS AS A SERVICE

august 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE august TRACKER

Profiles of 59 players in the space, including 10 new players.

Insights on the full-service payments industry from Stephen Goodrich, president and CEO of ZipLine

Notable recent news from around the PaaS world, including coverage about new EMV-enabled solutions from Total Merchant Services, iQmetrix and Ingenico, and Unified Grocers and PCI Security Standards.

Unattended Retail

august 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE AUGUST TRACKER:

A conversation with Michael Schantz, President of Setomatic Systems, about credit and debit card and mobile wallet acceptance at laundromats.

Profiles and rankings of players in the space, including 10 new entries.

Notable news from around the space, including news about the debuts of new types of vending machines.

X-Border Payments Optimization

august 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE AUGUST TRACKER:

Profiles of influential x-border players.

An interview with Howard Rosenberg, founder and CEO of B-Stock, on running a cross-border auction of furniture from the Olympic village.

News highlights from throughout the world of x-border payments, including reports on new international partnerships

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