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How Not to Waste Your Time in Strategic Planning

How Not to Waste Your Time in Strategic Planning

Strategic planning is making a comeback in an age of modest profitability and increased M&A activity.

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  • Article | Governance
  • March 4th, 2015

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Ultimately, directors' effectiveness will depend on how much they know about the business of banking and, specifically, their own bank, writes Bank Director Editor Jack Milligan.

  • Article | Strategy
  • March 2nd, 2015

Fighting Off the Activists

Shareholder activism is on the rise. Is your bank ready?

  • Article | Technology
  • February 27th, 2015

The Rise of the Camera in Mobile Banking

As smartphones advance, mobile banking abilities increase as well, writes Robb Gaynor of Malauzai Software, Inc.

  • Video | M&A
  • February 26th, 2015

2015 L. William Seidman CEO Panel

Four community bank CEOs discuss their differing strategies for acquisition.

  • Article | Governance
  • February 25th, 2015

Women Who Serve as CEOs Talk About the Glass Ceiling

OTC Markets Group’s Maggie Chou interviews women in senior leadership positions at OTCQX banks, and finds that being yourself is key.

  • Article | M&A
  • February 23rd, 2015

Merger Integration: The Hardest Part of Any Deal

Dinsmore & Shohl attorney Susan Zaunbrecher describes how to plan for integration in a merger or acquisition.

  • Article | Retail
  • February 20th, 2015

Big Banks Deliver Mobile Shopping Features

This article describes upcoming and new offerings from the biggest banks.

  • Article | M&A
  • February 18th, 2015

Don't Sell the Bank

When was the last time you were advised NOT to sell your institution? Bank Director President Al Dominick considers the alternative argument.

  • Article | Audit
  • February 16th, 2015
  • DirectorCorps

Rules of Engagement: Dealing With External Auditors

A CPA and chairman of the audit committee of First Virginia Community Bank in Fairfax explains what audit committees need to know about communications with external auditors.

  • Video | M&A
  • February 13th, 2015
  • DirectorCorps

Outlook for Banking in the U.S.

John Duffy and Thomas Michaud, both from Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., review capital markets and operating conditions for banks nationwide.