Issues : Research

Research | August 28th, 2017

2017 Technology Survey: Data Deficiencies

Three-quarters of executives and directors see room to improve data analytics at their bank.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | March 20th, 2017

2017 Risk Practices Survey: Surprising Support for Dodd-Frank

Bank Director’s annual risk research finds that most bank executives and directors don’t want the Dodd-Frank Act repealed in its entirety.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | November 28th, 2016

2017 Bank M&A Survey: What Buyers Value

According to survey research conducted by Bank Director, attractive markets and lending teams are the two factors that bank leadership teams value most in an acquisition target.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | August 29th, 2016

2016 Technology Survey: Trouble at the Core

Bank Director’s 2016 Technology Survey finds banks and their core providers at odds when it comes to innovation.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | March 21st, 2016

2016 Risk Practices Survey: Banks Beef Up on Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is impacting banks large and small. How are boards responding?

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | November 16th, 2015

2016 Bank M&A Survey: The Rising Importance of Scale

Many of the nation’s banks feel the need to grow significantly, but credit quality concerns could lead to future loan quality problems and impact the level of consolidation within the industry.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | August 31st, 2015

2015 Growth Strategy Survey: Are Banks Missing Out on Millennials?

The outlook for core lending markets looks good, but the banking industry might not be focusing enough attention on millennials.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | March 23rd, 2015

2015 Risk Practices Survey: Cyberanxiety for Bank Boards

The 2015 Risk Practices Survey finds that board practices haven’t caught up to concerns about cybersecurity.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | November 14th, 2014

2015 Bank M&A Survey: Plenty of Buyers – but Too Few Sellers?

The 2015 Bank M&A Survey reveals what buyers and sellers are looking for in a deal.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Research | August 22nd, 2014

2014 Growth Strategy Survey: Technology’s Role in a More Profitable Bank

Directors and officers express a thirst for more knowledge about how technology can make their banks more profitable, according to the results of the 2014 Growth Strategy Survey.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director