The payoff from NationsBank Corp.'s acquisition of Barnett Banks Inc. would have everything to do with systems and technology-but not just in the usual, back-office sense.

Though NationsBank has plenty of conventional consolidation and expense- control opportunities-for the way they are unfolding in investment products, see page 13-it has the added imperative of making the changeover invisible to customers.

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