Daily diaries: Reimagining how we generate insights to optimize cash-in, cash-out (CICO) agents
The blog discusses the Agent Diaries approach, a research method that tracks the financial transactions of different types of CICO agents over time. It highlights the data gaps, challenges, and insights related to the agency business. It also compares the traditional and technology-driven ways of data collection and their cost-effectiveness.
Cash-in and cash-out (CICO) agent use cases: Opportunities for diversification
CICO agents in developing countries, including India, Kenya, Bangladesh, and Indonesia, face a slew of sustainability challenges. These include competition, low margins, reduced commissions, and user-initiated DFS transactions. MSC proposes a dynamic use case mix for agent sustainability that uses a seven-factor analysis to curate diverse and dynamic use cases.