2016 Global Payments Survey

Understand the current landscape of the payments industry as well as where it’s is heading from corporate and banking perspectives.
What did this survey cover?
Our most recent survey set out to measure and calibrate the practices, plans and priorities for payments on a global basis from the views of both corporate and banking professionals.
With responses from over 300 treasury and finance professionals, we’ve identified the various changes and challenges to the payments industry. These insights serve to help you better move funds efficiently, securely and quickly.
Questions covered a range of important payment structures and practices along with developments on faster payments, cross-border innovations, and new technology influences, including blockchain.
Watch the Results

Banks have more knowledge on new payment initiatives.

Banks are also more aware of the anticipated impact of these new developments. Because of this knowledge, banks are adopting new technology much faster than corporates.

Optimism across the board for new payment initiatives...

…is high! The overwhelming majority of both corporates and banks have a positive outlook on new payment initiatives, regardless of their knowledge of any initiatives.

Corporates are looking for greater cost efficiency.

Corporates seem to follow what is set out by the banks. They’re most focused on optimizing their process for cost efficiency purposes.
2016 Global Payments Infographic
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Yes! Absolutely. We believe that all ships rise and fall with the tide and the more useful information that is shared, understood, and implemented, the better off the entire industry will be. Keep us in mind the next time you have any questions related to treasury and risk security and management. We’re here to help!
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2016 Treasury Aggregator Analyst Report

Due to your interest in the 2016 Global Payments Survey Results Report, you might also be interested in the 2019 Global Payments Survey Report. Download it here.

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Strategic Treasurer, LLC
Since 2004, Strategic Treasurer has helped hundreds of corporate clients face real world treasury issues. Our team of senior consultants is comprised of former practitioners with actual corporate treasury experience who have “hopped the desk” to support their former peers from the consulting side. Strategic Treasurer consultants are known not only for their expertise in the treasury space, but also for their responsiveness to client issues, thorough follow-through on each project, and general likability as temporary team members of your staff.

Our focus as a firm centers on maintaining true expertise in the treasury space. Through constantly refreshing our knowledge and intentionally learning about leading solutions, we ensure that our understanding is both global in scope and rich in detail.

Underwritten by
Bottomline Technologies
Fides Treasury Services is the leader in global treasury payments and information reporting aggregation. Fides’ connectivity model enables over 3’000 corporate clients to connect to banks worldwide, with a streamlined channel and format of their choice.

Fides’ well-developed hybrid model converts and validates payments and cash management reports allowing the corporate to seamlessly communicate in varied formats and over varied secure channels from SWIFT, EBICS, H2H to proprietary bank systems by using one single system only, whether this is your Treasury Management- (TMS), Enterprise Resource Planning System (ERP), or our Fides Applications.

Fides – the true one stop shop for global multibanking.

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