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05/01/2017

Blockchain and Banks: What’s in Store for 2017 and Beyond

“Blockchain will do to the financial system what the Internet did to media.” — Harvard Business Review “Around 80% of banks are developing their own blockchain technology.” — ValueWalk “Blockchain will be used by 15% of big banks by 2017.” — Fortune Google the phrase “blockchain and banks” and you’ll get more than half a million results, many…

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04/04/2017

Vendor Relationships May Be the Key to Better Tech

Fast, easy, relevant and seamless — that’s what customers expect from their financial institutions. Of course, not everyone is getting that experience right now, and banks of all asset sizes are turning to technology to help them meet customer expectations. In fact, 70 percent of financial institutions surveyed by American Banker said they plan to spend more…

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03/13/2017

The Truth About Data: Numbers Don’t Lie, But Everything Fluctuates

Data has always been an asset as valuable as cash in the banking industry. Technology and the emergence of big data have made it easier for financial institutions to use the volumes of information at their disposal in new ways. Financial institutions use data to drive a number of key decision-making processes, from who to…

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02/22/2017

Efficiency, Cost Savings and Technology Are Top Priorities for Community FIs in 2017

We’re well into the first quarter of 2017, and there’s no question big changes are in store for the banking industry. With the new administration looking to ease the regulatory burden on the industry, community financial institutions are realigning their priorities — and shifting their focus inward. Our upcoming webinar with Ron Shevlin of Cornerstone…

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01/23/2017

Data Can Be Key in Improving Your Customer Experience

Imagine a chef who has leading-edge cookware at his disposal, top-of-the-line appliances and virtually limitless access to the most delicious, exotic, and exciting ingredients imaginable. You would think he has everything he needs to serve guests at his restaurant the most amazing meal they’ll ever eat. Except he’s missing one key element — an element…

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01/19/2017

The Paper Check Lives: Why the Check Decline Slowed in 2016

You might not yet have seen the results of the new Federal Reserve Payments Study; after all, the summary was released just before the long Christmas holiday. But when you do, one thing that will stand out is the tremendous good fortune of the check – which had been on a collision course with irrelevance…

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08/17/2016

Evolution of the CFO: Moving from Bean Counting to Big-Picture Growth

I write this post today surrounded by water. At ground zero for the recent flooding in South Louisiana, I’m forced to watch friends and family as they salvage what’s left of the destruction. Many of these flood victims are located in high lying areas that have historically, NEVER flooded and thus, are without the benefit…

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