Technology articles

Timeline: 180 years of banking technology

A look at the history of retail banking technology—and where it’s going. By Elizabeth Judd ■ Illustrations by Miles Donovan Almost all advances in retail banking within the past century or two owe their existence to a leap forward in technology. Think about the ATM, which amazed the world when it appeared in a London

A bank in a box

At first glance, new banking tech may feel a little anonymous. In reality, it’s a powerful tool for building and bolstering valuable personal relationships with customers. We talk to some community banks that are building entire branches around technology.