Two New Retail Banking Sites Explore Core Systems, Digital Signage

Intel will sponsor Websites about technologies that enhance bank services and improve communication with customers

Jan 17, 2012

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two online communities – Better Bank Systems and Digital Draw – launched today for IT executives and marketing professionals using technology to attract and retain retail banking customers.

Tom Murphy, whose rich experience in financial and technology journalism bespeaks his passion for innovative publishing models, was named Editor in Chief of both sites. Murphy brings three decades of award-winning experience with Bloomberg News,, Red Herring, The Associated Press, Montgomery Research, Newswire21, and other news services and online communities. He will lead the sites' active blogospheres, message boards, and live chat activities.

The initial cast of technology and financial bloggers includes Peter Buxbaum, John Edwards, Ivan Schneider, Sandra Gittlen, Cordell Wise, Cassimir Medford, Maryam Donnelly, and more than a dozen other respected writers, industry analysts, and educators.

The sites are published by DeusM, a UBM TechWeb company. Intel is the exclusive sponsor.

"From the smallest credit union to the largest regional player, institutions must find new ways to comply, compete, and excel in this rapidly changing industry," said Terry Sweeney, Editorial Director for DeusM. "These sites will share news, information, and comments on the recent advances in core systems and digital signage that can help any financial institution thrive."

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About Better Bank Systems
Founded in January 2012, Better Bank Systems ( is a Web community where CIOs, retail bankers, IT managers, technology journalists, industry analysts and other professionals share news, best-practices, and experiences related to core systems. Better Bank Systems is intended for IT professionals and executives aiming to raise productivity, improve business processes, assure interoperability, and create the new products and services that will retain current customers and attract new ones.

About Digital Draw
Founded in January 2012, Digital Draw ( is a Web community where CMOs, marketing professionals, retail bankers, IT managers, technology journalists, industry analysts, and other professionals share news, best-practices, and experiences related to digital signage. Digital Draw is intended for marketing professionals and bank executives who are interested in the profitable use of digital signage to communicate, innovate, and drive new sources of revenue by retaining current customers and attracting new ones.

About DeusM
DeusM is an integrated marketing services company owned by United Business Media, targeting the fastest growing segment of the online publishing industry: business social media. The company is led by Managing Director Stephen Saunders, Min's Marketer of the Year 2010. He and the other DeusM principals have built and delivered more than a dozen successful sites and online communities over the last 10 years. DeusM's service is based on a unique platform, called Community in a Box (CiaB), which employs a structured system of proven B2B Web publishing best-practices, combined with a breakthrough integrated multimedia publishing platform ("n-Server") to enable marketers to quickly and profitably set up specialized communities for their target customers.

About UBM TechWeb
UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology.  Through its core businesses – media solutions, marketing services, and professional information – UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands, applications, and services in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs, IT and IT support managers, Web and digital professionals, software and game developers, government decision makers, and telecom providers) actively participate in UBM TechWeb's communities. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Game Developers Conference (GDC), Web 2.0, Black Hat and VoiceCon; large-scale online networks such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Gamasutra; research, training, and certification services, including HDI, Pyramid Research, and InformationWeek Analytics; and market-leading magazines such as InformationWeek and Wall Street & Technology. UBM TechWeb is part of UBM Ltd., a global provider of media and information services for professional B2B communities and markets.

About UBM plc
UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting, and monitoring; and the development and monetization of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities – from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists – with integrated events and online and print business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organized into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to




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