Issues : Strategy

article | Strategy June 24th, 2019

Weighing the Value of a Bank Holding Company

Now that a fourth bank announced it would eliminate its holding company, directors should revisit the value of theirs.

By: Alexander Callen, Matthew Dyckman, William Stern, Samantha Kirby
article | Strategy June 20th, 2019

Five Insights into the Top 25 Bank Search Terms

Banks can learn from the 25 most frequently searched terms on their website.

By: DJ Haskins
Bank Services
article | Strategy May 31st, 2019

Are These the Best of Times for Bank Directors?

The Bank Board Training Forum focuses on governance, diversity against the backdrop of industry profitability.

By: Jack Milligan, editor­-in-­chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy May 31st, 2019

The Secret to a Low Efficiency Ratio

The most efficient banks in the industry tend to look at the efficiency ratio in a unique way.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy May 13th, 2019

Are These the Best of Times for Bank Directors?

The Bank Board Training Forum focuses on governance, diversity against the backdrop of industry profitability.

By: Jack Milligan, editor-in-chief for Bank Director
BD Article
article | Strategy 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 | Strategy 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 | Strategy 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, CEO of Bank Director and FinXTech
article | Strategy 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 | Strategy 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, executive editor for Bank Director magazine