Smiley Technologies, Inc. Pledges Support for Bank On Financial Inclusion Initiative

LITTLE ROCK, AR – October 20, 2020 – Smiley Technologies, Inc. (STI), a developer and provider of secure, innovative core banking solutions for community banks, joined the American Bankers Association (ABA) initiative for banks to consider offering Bank On certified accounts to expand access to banking services and reduce the number of unbanked and underbanked Americans. Smiley Technologies is amongst …

Growing with Purpose Podcast: “Can a Leader Care Too Much?”

What is the true role of a leader? On the Growing with Purpose podcast, I talk candidly with host Paul Spiegelman about challenging my own beliefs about leadership to realize I was built to become CEO. Tune in to our conversation:  http://blog.smallgiants.org/growing-with-purpose-elizabeth-glasbrenner

Forbes Recognizes Smiley Technologies, Inc. as a 2020 Small Giant

Smiley Technologies, Inc. (STI) is honored to announce it has been named a 2020 Forbes Small Giant.  Since 2016, Forbes and the Small Giants Community have partnered to find and recognize America’s best small businesses.  They focus on finding companies that choose to prioritize purpose and people over profit, which is the basis of Small Giants, a book written by …

Small Giants Community – Stepping Up

STI’s President and CEO Elizabeth Glasbrenner is one of several purpose-driven business leaders featured in the Small Giants Community’s series Stepping Up, which highlights how leaders and businesses are working through the COVID-19 pandemic.  The core values of the people and the organizations are front and center.  This is an excerpt from Small Giants Community’s Stepping Up series: Stepping Up: …

COVID-19 Defenses

As the world deals with COVID-19 and all the ramifications of this pandemic from a health standpoint, it is critical that each business continues to stay vigilant regarding cyber-security defenses. Keeping your eye on the ball is becoming increasingly difficult as businesses scramble to support remote access and other mandates placed on us from so many sources. What can you …

Smiley Technologies is a Certified Evergreen Company

We are excited to announce that STI is now Certified Evergreen®. “Evergreen™ companies are private, profitable, enduring, and market-leading businesses that make a dent in the universe. They put their purpose and people first and avoid decisions that impose a growth-at-all-costs or exit-oriented mindset, which benefits both the communities they serve and our society.” – Tugboat Institute Smiley Technologies has …

Cybersecurity & Fraud Chatter

The chaos and chatter around recent “hacker” attacks in the US and abroad are louder and more confusing than ever. And unfortunately, the reporters who communicate the events back to us typically do a horrible job describing the real problem. They skip the hard facts in favor of big headlines and bold statements that are designed to sell papers and …

Are you ready for a network outage?

At STI, we want to make sure that your customers are still happy with the service you provide even when the unexpected happens.

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Don’t be Afraid of Mobile Banking Apps

Smartphones and tablet devices have empowered users who are constantly on the go in many ways. There are applications, or apps, to assist users fulfill virtually any need. These utility and entertainment apps almost always receive a welcoming response from the user community. There is one exception that stands out, though; many people still seem wary of freely using mobile …