Faktura.ru at iFin-2012: Forum Results

Faktura.ru processing center introduced new services and opportunities for remote banking to the participants of the iFin-2012 XII International Forum “Electronic Financial Services and Technologies”.
In 2012 the iFin Forum held by iFin.ru Internet portal supported by the Association of Russian Banks (ARB) and NAUFOR (Russian National Association of Securities Market Participants) gathered a record number of participants and guests. During the first two days the iFin-2012 Forum was visited by over 550 directors of IT and business departments of banks and financial companies from over 50 cities of Russia and the CIS.
From the stand of Faktura.ru (CFT GC) members of the financial market found out about new opportunities of remote banking services for corporate and retail customers of banks that create innovative functionality for account management via the Internet and mobile phone.
The new Internet banking option for legal persons’ effecting of electronic payments, creating and confirming of salary registers, receiving of account statements directly from 1C:Enterprise interface without applying Export/Import transactions aroused much interest among the guests. Budget Performance Control Service that allows corporate customers to make online accounting of income and expenditure and perform comparative analysis of the company’s financial results also attracted the banks’ attention. The exhibition guests could see these and other services in operation at the Faktura.ru demonstration complex.
Faktura.ru works at constant information security upgrade, and to provide reliable protection of customer accounts from cyber-attacks it introduced a new solution for additional visual payment control in the Internet bank service – SafeTouch, which allows visual tracing of the data transferred to the smart card on the part of the customer through their displaying on the device.
Within the framework of the forum breakout sessions, Faktura.ru leading specialists made reports and participated in roundtable discussions, during which they shared experience and spoke about new opportunities and prospects for the development of remote banking services using processing center technologies. Ksenia Sidorova told the forum guests about the plans to launch a new interface of Internet bank personal account and implement the functionality for work with precious metals for retail customers, about the development of Electronic Document Flow technology and the new Cash Management service for corporate customers. And during the roundtable discussion “Is there life without electronic financial services?” the topic of application development for today’s mobile devices raised a lively discussion among the participants of the professional society of RB system developers.
The joint report of Vladimir Mikhailov and Aleksey Kuzmin, representative of Rosinterbank CB CJSC, in which the efficiency and the demand for RB service among bank customers were shown on a practical example, provoked the forum guests’ interest. “In 2011 Rosinterbank and Faktura.ru successfully and quickly launched the remote banking service. Over the past six months the number of active system users had an 8 time increase, thus the average monthly scope of transactions through the service made 6 thousand rubles per user,” said Aleksey Kuzmin, First Deputy Chairman of the Bank Management.
For over ten years progressive banks and financial companies that use innovative technologies for remote customer servicing have been meeting at this forum. Developer companies that create such technologies make advances, and each year the demand for the offered solutions is confirmed by the growth of the flow of stand visitors and by steady development of the functionality of remote banking services.