Posts By: Keith Armstrong

The latest news & insights from our team of banking, fintech, and AI experts.

How to Pick the Right Channel for Your Virtual Financial Assistant

Virtual Financial Assistants A Virtual Financial Assistant personifies the interactions between a financial institution and their consumers. Choosing the right channel to deploy your virtual financial assistant is one of the most important decisions your financial institution will need to make. For instance, Bank of America launched Erica, which they embedded inside their mobile app, […]

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How Voice Assistants Can Benefit People With Disabilities

Accessible Design is Good Design No person should struggle with or be limited by technology to access their financial information or complete their day-to-day banking needs. Yet that isn’t always the case for millions of Americans who live with some form of disability that limits their dexterity or sight. While industry advocacy groups such as […]

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3 Lessons from CUNA GAC to Enhance the Member Experience

3 Lessons from CUNA GAC to Enhance the Member Experience We had the pleasure of attending and exhibiting at CUNA GAC 2018. It’s the annual conference where the credit union industry comes together to advocate for issues that matter, such as tax status, common-sense regulation, security standards, and more. This event brings the entire credit […]

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Voice Banking – How To Get Started Today

Voice Banking – How To Get Started Today In 2017, we saw large banks and credit unions on Amazon Alexa engaging consumers through voice devices, empowering them to get fast answers about their finances, receive affordability insights, and pay bills, all via voice. Yet, just because these large institutions made the strategic investment in a voice […]

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How to Ease Consumer Voice Banking Security Concerns on Alexa

Designing Secure Voice Banking Experiences Deploying secure voice banking experiences are a new frontier that must balance security, consumer convenience, and situational context. Depending on the desired capabilities of your voice banking skill, you will need to meet a variety of security protocols. We’ve previously discussed banking chatbot security. Here are best practices to consider […]

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Delivering Financial Insights via Voice and Chat

Delivering Financial Insights via Voice and Chat Right now, the benefits of conversational experiences, which I define as any “typing or talking through a device for utility gains”, are centered around convenience. Consumers are able to request and receive fast answers to simple questions, 24/7. This is a good thing, but it’s not everything … […]

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Chatbots Aren’t Dead

Chatbots Aren’t Dead Ethan Bloch, CEO of Digit, a product that helps people automatically save money, has declared “chatbots are dead”, in fact, he questions if they were ever really “alive”. For a long time, chat was the primary interface of Digit, beginning with SMS and expanding into their mobile app. Now, Digit is shifting […]

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How to Master Function Optimization in Deep Learning

How to Master Function Optimization in Deep Learning Francesco Gadaleta, Chief Data Officer at Abe AI, takes a deep dive into function optimization. Watch this video as he goes over the most used optimization techniques for artificial intelligence and deep learning technologies. The secret behind deep learning is not really a secret, it is function […]

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3 Keys To A Successful Bank-Fintech Partnership

3 Keys To A Successful Bank-Fintech Partnership The Abe AI team headed to Chicago last month for the 2017 Next Money conference – a one-day event with over 500 attendees, including 100 CEOs and founders, as well as 20 global banking and fintech leaders. Next Money hosts conferences throughout the year in an effort to […]

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AI Is Changing The Way We Look At Data Science

AI Is Changing The Way We Look At Data Science I’m Francesco Gadaleta, the Chief Data Officer at Abe AI, where we streamline banking with financial artificial intelligence. I want to explain to you the difference between data science and artificial intelligence as we know it today. As well as, why we are excited about […]

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