The 37Better series was from back when we used to do client work. Every once in a while we'd run into a bad experience with a site we used. An online bank, FedEx, PayPal, etc.
So, as one-part experiment, one-part promotion, and one-part just plain fun, we'd redesign one (or a couple) pages to show what we'd do with the concept/site if we had the chance.
In PHP too!
An improvement would have simply been using a larger font and breaking out transactions into logical categories, maybe even a newsfeed type feature to let you know at a glance the most recent transactions.
Other banks are far worse than them, really its remarkable how bad they are even today. then you have credit card companies, don't even get me started....
Take ING Direct for example. Their service rocks, I absolutely love it... but I loathe their interface, it makes me hesitant to refer to my aging family members.
I'm working on the back-end side of things (the money must add up! otherwise the accountants get grumpy) but would love to see more innovation on the interface side of things.
Is this an application they sell to banks, or is it an application you can use to connect to your bank online regardless of what your bank offer?
... what is this?