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

November 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE NOVEMBER TRACKER:

Profiles for 155 players in the space, including 10 additions

An interview with Joe Munk, program manager at the Portland State University Business Accelerator, about startup accelerators

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

Digital Banking

November 2016 TRACKER

Inside the November Tracker:

Profiles of 256 companies, including 10 new players

A conversation with Dave Potterton, director of business banking at NCR about mobile business banking

Notable recent news from around the digital banking world, including coverage about new partnerships

Digital Identity

November 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE NOVEMBER TRACKER

Profiles of 80 players, including 6 new additions.

The latest news and headlines from around the space.

A conversation with Edmund John, founder of KYC-Chain, about using blockchain for digital security.

Faster Payments

december 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE DECEMBER TRACKER

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

An interview with ACI’s Barry Kislingbury, director of solution consulting, and WA Proctor, vice president and product line manager, about faster payments and the lessons that the U.S. must learn from its matured European counterparts.

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

November 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE NOVEMBER TRACKER:

The PYMNTS.com® Internet of Things Tracker, sponsored by Intel®, showcases 74 top companies that are leading the way in all aspects of the Internet of Things.

Every month, we take a look at what these companies are doing across the ecosystem and in six categories: Devices; Infrastructure; Payments; Security; Software; and Data.

 

MPOS

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INSIDE THE DECEMBER TRACKER:

A conversation with Sy Choudhury, senior director of product management for Qualcomm, who offers insights into how other countries can help mobile payments and mPOS technology gain traction.

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

Notable news from around the space, including headlines surrounding mobile payments from YO! Sushi and Club Med.

Omnicommerce

November 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE NOVEMBER TRACKER:

An interview with Chris Bryson, founder and CEO of Unata, about the challenges of providing an on-demand grocery system and what he sees in the industry’s future.

News from around the omnicommerce space, including reports on new partnerships surrounding mobile technology.

A directory with more than 50 players in the industry.

PAYMENTS AS A SERVICE

november 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE november TRACKER

Insights on the full-service payments industry from Chet Brandenburg, chief product officer at MindBody Online, a full-service scheduling and payments app for health and wellness businesses.

Notable recent news from around the PaaS world, including coverage about new EMV solutions from Stripe, Shift4 and RICS.

A directory with profiles of 89 players in the space.

Unattended Retail

october 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE OCTOBER TRACKER:

A conversation with Ilya Alshine, founder and president of imageSurge, about the company’s unattended retail solution and what he sees coming down the pike

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

December 2016 TRACKER

INSIDE THE DECEMBER TRACKER

Profiles of more than 125 influential x-border players.

An interview with Kyle Plummer, director of cross border solutions for Magnate Worldwide, who explains how companies that think flexibly about logistics can drive up efficiency and cut costs.

The latest developments throughout the world of x-border payments, including reports on new cross-border payment and linguistic solutions.

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