SAP and First Data Team Up to Transform B2B Payments : SAP and First data announced plans to eliminate the complexity from business-to-business (B2B) payments with the rollout of the AribaPay solution across Europe and Latin America.
An innovative electronic payment solution delivered through the Ariba Network, AribaPay enables companies of all sizes to complete B2B payments with the same simplicity, reliability and security that consumers do.
“In combining First Data’s trusted global payments infrastructure with the unique insights and information-sharing capability of the Ariba [...]
“This fantastic growth is not just indicative of a general expansion in the UK eCommerce market, especially amongst some of our own retail customers, but more particularly the focus that eCommerce [...]
SAS Marketing Optimization helps Turkish bank communicate efficiently with customers : Keeping today’s customers happy can be the secret to competitive edge. Akbank, one of Turkey’s largest banks, aims to keep its current customers on board by exceeding their expectations. How? SAS Marketing Optimization. Akbank uses software from the analytics leader to plan and prioritize customer communications, optimizing its engagement with them to ensure a flawless experience.
Since 2008, communications between Akbank and its customers increased 15-fold to 3.2 million offers and 300,000 in-bound product sales per month. The bank [...]
Department of Agriculture wields predictive analytics to pinpoint suspicious actors, combat SNAP trafficking USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) is using predictive analytics from SAS to crack down on fraud in its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). SAS Analytics is helping FNS detect suspicious behaviors that indicate a beneficiary may be illegally selling SNAP benefits for cash – a scam known as SNAP trafficking. State agencies can then flag those individuals for further investigation.
“SNAP fraud rates are remarkably low – barely over 1 percent,” said Karen Terrell, Vice President of SAS Federal. [...]