article | December 4th, 2020

The High Cost of the Suspicious Activity Report

When the devil is in the details, automation technology can fight crime while saving compliance budgets.

By: Joe Robinson
article | December 3rd, 2020

Balance Sheet Opportunities Create Path to Outperformance

Banks must maintain focus on the four major balance sheet position, given the challenges to develop and execute strategies defending their profitability.

By: Todd Taylor, Omar Hinojosa
BD Article
article | November 30th, 2020

Steering a De Novo Through a Crisis and Beyond

The coronavirus hit New York just a few months after Piermont Bank opened its doors. But starting a bank from scratch has its advantages, as CEO and founder Wendy Cai-Lee explains.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
article | November 25th, 2020

The Role Analytics Play in Today’s Digital Environment

Analytics can help banks find new ways to increase efficiency, improve business processes and scale to consumer volume.

By: Todd Robertson
article | November 24th, 2020

5 Reasons to Shift the Appraisal Process to an AMC Model

Appraisal management companies can help lenders facing considerable challenges managing their in-house panels, especially amid record volume.

By: Matt Woodhouse
BD Article
article | November 23rd, 2020

Driving Innovation Through Cultural Clarity

At Quontic Bank, innovation begins with the bank’s culture and empowering employees to help the customer.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
video | November 20th, 2020

Finding Opportunities in 2021

Adam Maier of Stinson LLP shares what banks should consider as they evaluate strategic growth options for 2021.

By: Adam Maier
article | November 19th, 2020

Customer Loyalty and the Competition for Stable Funding

In this low-rate environment, banks must find ways to create value for their customers outside of pricing.

By: Paul Knodel
video | November 18th, 2020

nCino IPO

Financial technology company nCino recently enjoyed a well-received IPO. In this first virtually recorded episode of Looking Ahead, Al Dominick talks to nCino's CEO, Pierre Naudé, about investor interest, board transition and maintaining company culture after going public.

By: Al Dominick, Pierre Naudé
article | November 17th, 2020

The Promise, and Peril, of Risk Technology

The pandemic has complicated efforts by bank executives to get a handle on emerging and persistent risks through technology — even as it becomes increasingly critical to incorporate into day-to-day decision-making.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director