Issues : Strategy

article | Strategy 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 | Strategy 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-in-chief for Bank Director
viewpoint | Strategy 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 | Strategy 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 | Strategy 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
article | Strategy April 9th, 2019

Boardroom on Fire: A Bank Chairman’s Painful Lessons from the Financial Crisis

The experience taught him about losing his bank and letting go.

By: John Peinhardt, Ellen Glasgow
BD Article
article | Strategy April 5th, 2019

The Flawed Argument Against Community Banks

Despite the gloomy sentiment toward community banks that’s often parroted in the press, their current and future fortunes are far from bleak.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine
article | Strategy April 1st, 2019

A Better Way to Value Deposit-Driven Deals

Traditional valuation metrics that focus on tangible book value or earnings per share can miss the mark.

By: Andrew O'Keefe
article | Strategy March 26th, 2019

The Secret To Marketing To Gen Z and Millennials

It starts with a story, and is followed by answers.

By: Andrew Beedle
BD Article
article | Strategy March 22nd, 2019

The Big Picture of Banking in Three Simple Charts

These lessons from banking’s past can help you better understand its present—and future.

By: John J. Maxfield, executive editor for Bank Director magazine