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02/23/2015

Key Learnings from Nate Silver: Don’t Do Data for Data’s Sake

Big data could be the best thing ever to happen to the banking industry – or the worst. While big, it taps vast resources and opens the door to exciting new ways to manipulate information, data for data’s sake is not only meaningless, it’s overkill. Financial institutions that dabble in big data without taking a holistic…

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02/12/2015

Deluxe Exchange 2015 Day Two Recap

Deluxe Exchange was a huge hit in 2015,, you can read our day one recap here. Attendees left the absolutely stunning Phoenician Resort talking about how they were challenged to think a little differently about how they were doing things. The format for day two was a little different, but it kicked off in much the same way,…

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02/11/2015

Deluxe Exchange 2015 Day One Recap

Day one of Deluxe Exchange 2015 is now in the books. It was a truly memorable day filled with highlights that included a visit from Nate Silver, a few trips to the Design Lab, an insightful Panel Discussion, and some wonderful breakouts by some of the biggest names in the financial services space. John Filby…

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12/23/2014

12 Days to a SAFE Christmas

I wanted to do something a little different today. Most of my blogs talk privacy and security concerns and news to help banks and credit unions stay ahead of fraud. I realize that you are all consumers as well and it might be helpful to understand what you should be doing as consumers to keep safe during…

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12/10/2014

Financial Institutions Must Shift from Money to Data

What could be more important to your bottom line than your balance sheet? Could anything have a greater impact on a financial institution’s ability to survive, thrive and grow? Apparently, yes. Data and analytics are the name of the game Information is rapidly ascending as the greatest asset a financial company can have – at…

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12/02/2014

(Re)focusing on Trust and Ethics in Marketing

In October I attended DMA 2014 (Direct Marketing Association’s annual conference), where there were over 2200 attendees representing 30+ countries; tons of interesting sessions. Understandably, you couldn’t escape the preponderance of marketing buzzwords such as brand engagement, omni-channel, multi-channel orchestration, customer-centricity, and journey-centric marketing. Those of us in the compliance profession were heartened by the…

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09/02/2014

How to Respond to the Regulation Avalanche

As follow up to last week’s blog on how the avalanche of regulation can stifle innovation in banks and credit unions, I wanted to share some ideas to start the discussion on organizational steps that you can take to enhance the risk and compliance culture. Maturing the processes internally, requires education – and while that…

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