SME Retail CEO Digital Currency Playbooks Are Afoot! Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

2022 SME Retail CEO: How To Reshape Digital Currency Playbooks

Today, the overall cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin, and ecosystem/platform valuations, especially Celsius, are evaporating rapidly with over $2+T losses and collapsing.

Crytpo Meltdown has Retail SME CEOs rethinking their digital currency adoption plans! SME Retail Boards & CEOs are well-advised to do deep-dive reshaping and ROI planning for a future Digital Currency Playbook. Here’s how-

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Predictions 2022: No Predictions This Year

I’m not writing a prediction this year.  I’m no stranger to the predictions cycle that gears up this time of year. For 20 years (paywall) I wrote predictions about fintech and banking technologies and strategies. Like my colleagues, past and present, I’ve had my share of “I was right!” and “I was way off!” moments during…

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Prediction 2021-2023: Blockchain Usage in FinTech

From 2021 to 2023 and beyond, FinTech using blockchain will accelerate the critical adoption and use of digital currency services and smart contracts. Blockchain will accelerate service speed, security, and usability. This will enhance business and consumer value by reducing cost, the idea that we’ll have fewer cyber risks and execution errors. Blockchain leverages tremendous…

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2023 Fintech Blockchain Prediction: Global Adoption Up to 70% by 2025

CEO’s top technology priority in 2021 is blockchain, especially in the fintech sector. Five blockchain opportunities revolutionize banking and financial services for business and central banks’ adoption. As more emerging/new fintech blockchain services are available for adoption, existing financial services will require refresh/retro-fit upgrades. Banks, credit unions, and financial services must revolutionize their traditional services to be relevant within five years!

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Predictions 2020

Tom Austin’s Tweet-Wrangling Newsletter #2

Should we be patient given disappointing AI implementation rates? Is AI smart enough? What can we learn from fruit fly brains? What else should you know about facial recognition technology? How are Google, Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, and FaceBook progressing on their AI work? How valuable is AI to FinTech? What other newsletters are in the works? And where in the world will I be in March and April?

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Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency: Failure to Launch?

Facebook’s Libra plan is a massive digital cryptocurrency for peer-to-peer payments. It has the appearance as a way to reinvent itself with a new digital disruptive service. This creative destruction financial concept could go in the Silicon Valley record book to break up global banking models. Yet, the Libra plan has three key major challenges…

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