Payments Views

Financial Inclusion

Making Digital Access Work in eGovernment Payments: Principles of Pro-Poor Design

Time to Read: 7 minutes Highlights: Design for low-income citizens is essential for successful eGovernment services Glenbrook has identified pro-poor implementation success factors: channel selection, payment methods, fee structure, and education Goal centered design brings the considerable benefits of eGovernment to all citizens Expanding eGovernment Services to the Poor eGovernment, which includes both online service […]

Bill Payment & Presentment

The eGovernment – ePayment Conundrum

The interdependence of eGovernment and government ePayments is yet another classic payment chicken and egg challenge. As we work with governments to build their electronic payment strategies we sometimes need to temper their expectations given this all-too-familiar challenge. There have to be enough digitally delivered government services to warrant digital payment infrastructure, but you also […]

Bill Payment & Presentment

The Global Struggle of Government Payments

Over the last year, I’ve been focused on government payments – a compelling mashup of traditional bill pay and multi-channel retail requirements against an intriguing backdrop of policy, economic, and political interactions. Although many countries have made solid progress implementing eGovernment initiatives (UN E-Government Survey 2014), the level and sophistication of ePayments implementation lags the […]