Issues : Strategy

BD Article
article | May 10th, 2019

Avoid the Risk of Complacency

Times are good, but banks can’t allow complacency to keep them from making hard decisions to position their institutions for further growth.

By: Kiah Lau Haslett, managing editor for Bank Director
article | May 9th, 2019

Mining for Gold in Bank Data

The secret for banks wanting to emulate Amazon’s personalized, timely communications lies in their ability to manage and analyze their data.

By: Mike Triggiano
BD Article
article | May 3rd, 2019

Three Tech Strategies for Banks, Based on Size

How leadership teams can prepare for the future (and survive the present) will be a major theme at the 2019 Bank Board Training Forum.

By: Al Dominick
article | April 29th, 2019

Drafting a Data Strategy

Banks can use machine learning and artificial intelligence to drive decision-making, and ignore innovations in analytics at their peril.

By: Chris Sifter, Mohammad Nasar
Bank Services
article | April 25th, 2019

Exclusive: The Inside Story of Colorado’s Leading Bank

Gain insights on FirstBank’s disciplined approach to growth, its governance philosophy and its views on capital management.

By: John J. Maxfield
article | April 22nd, 2019

How to Design a Winning Capital Management Plan

There are several guidelines that managements should consider when they develop their capital management plans.

By: Jay Junior
BD Article
article | April 19th, 2019

One Strategy to Improve Board Performance

Academic research shows that diverse groups make better decisions than those made up of people with similar demographic backgrounds.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-at-large for Bank Director
viewpoint | April 17th, 2019

Why Checking Products Matter More Than Ever

The battle is on among community, regional and big banks to acquire new customers and their low-cost deposits.

By: Mike Branton
viewpoint | April 17th, 2019

What Does Digital Transformation Mean Today?

Banks are now being challenged to offer the services customers want with the specialization fintechs are able to deliver across multiple channels.

By: Chris Cox, Samuel Schey
viewpoint | April 17th, 2019

Why Great RMs Matter So Much

Some commercial relationship managers (RMs) are better than others. But how much better?

By: Gita Thollesson