June 2019 edition
Travel broadens the mind
Editorial by Dieter Goerdten, SIX
It's convenient to live in Switzerland when it comes to spending money.
QR-bill for Dummies
Automated, error-reduced and thus efficient payment processing with the QR-bill. What is behind the QR-bill and what advantages does it offer? Why, when and how does it work? A guide.
Banks in Readiness Mode
Interview with Thomas Lüthi, Basler Kantonalbank
About planning and communication activities in the run-up to the introduction of the QR-bill and new marketing opportunities.
Challenges for Bank Communication
The replacement of the currently used payment slips by the QR-bill is a historic event. Well-conceived, comprehensible and helpful communication to customers at the right time – that is the recipe for success for banks.
The Inside Story on Swiss Harmonization
In the midst of one of the largest restructuring processes in Swiss payments, the Swiss financial center is spreading the word about the unique starting position for the development of innovations and a digital customer experience.
Information Challenges for the ERP Industry
Interview with Pierre Arnaud, Epsitec
To prepare 600,000 Swiss companies for the introduction of the QR-bill – a mammoth task for the software industry.
Use of Alternative Procedures
With the QR-bill, the Swiss financial center provides for payment services that may not yet even exist today.
Automatic Account Payable Reconciliation?
Yes, thanks to the structured billing information within the QR-bill – provided by Swico, the Swiss ICT and online industry business association.
ISR/QR-bill Parallel Phase: Measures to Avoid Errors
The seamless automation of the payment processes only functions if there are no media disruptions. The risk of payment rejects and erroneous credits can be eliminated.
QR-bill Processing by Swiss Post
Transactions from payments made at post office counters with payment slips will be processed through the Swiss RTGS systems. The launch of the QR-bill does little to change both the processing and the subsequent charging and notification of transaction costs.
The QR-bill Must Be Understood by Everyone
Interview with a Swiss NPO
The 'Menschen für Menschen' NPO is preparing for the QR-bill. Kelsang Kone and Claudio Capaul explain how they are doing this.