Strategy

  • Article | Strategy
  • June 5th, 2018

When is the Ideal Time to Engage a Fintech Partner?

Mark Jacobsen, current CEO and president of a fintech company that has developed the largest bank network of its kind, shares practical advice for banks to consider when evaluating how and when to work with a fintech company.

  • Article | Strategy
  • June 1st, 2018
  • BD Article

Partners May Be Vendors, But Not All Vendors Are Partners

Bankers reveal what sets true fintech partners apart.

  • Article | Strategy
  • May 21st, 2018

How Strategic Plans for Community Banks Should Change

Traditional models won’t hold up in this new environment, so banks should consider exploring M&A to position their portfolios competitively.

  • Article | Strategy
  • May 17th, 2018
  • Bank Services

Are the Ducks Quacking?

Business First opted for a direct listing over a traditional IPO. Here’s what to consider if your bank is weighing a public listing.

  • Article | Strategy
  • May 10th, 2018
  • BD Article

FinXTech Annual Summit: Exploring the Power of Collaboration

Bank Director’s FinXTech Summit will provide bank and fintech attendees with valuable insight into how they can work together in partnership for the benefit of both.

  • Article | Strategy
  • May 9th, 2018

Why Improving the Customer Experience is the Latest Industry Trend

Making the most of your customer experience can be the biggest advantage you have over competitors.

  • Article | Strategy
  • May 4th, 2018
  • BD Article

Acquire or Be Acquired Perspectives: How to Address the Social Issues of M&A

In the final installment of our five-part series, Sally Steele from Community Bank System talks about the social aspects of M&A.

  • Article | Strategy
  • May 3rd, 2018

Competition for Credit Analysts Creating New Challenge for Banks

A good analyst can come at a high price, but outsourcing could defray some of that expense.

  • Article | Strategy
  • April 30th, 2018

Considering Fintech Partnerships? Don’t Forget the Fundamentals

Banks should establish basic principles as they enter into partnerships with fintech companies.

  • Article | Strategy
  • April 24th, 2018
  • FinXTech

Regtech: Reaping the Rewards

Consider taking these three steps to ensure your bank is regtech-ready.