Issues : Technology

Article | February 16th, 2016

Considering a Core Conversion? Don’t Forget to Ask These Important Questions

In today’s ever-changing financial landscape, the board of directors must review important technology decisions that will position the bank for strategic success.

By: Alex Lopatine
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Article | January 22nd, 2016

Why Banks Are Buying Design Firms

Capital One, BBVA and Frost Bank are focused on creating a better online and mobile experience for their customers.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | December 22nd, 2015

How Many Mobile Wallets Are Too Many?

For many years, the mobile wallet landscape was filled with small niche offerings that tested some important ideas, but never really gained much national traction.

By: Peter Olynick
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Article | December 4th, 2015

Finding Opportunities in the Fintech Boom

A Bank Director poll finds 80 percent of financial leaders think successful banks will partner with, invest in or buy fintech companies.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | October 28th, 2015

Using SaaS to Run a Highly Efficient Board

This article describes what to look for in a digital board book provider using SaaS.

By: Jeffry Powell
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Article | October 14th, 2015

M&A in Fintech: A Sideshow Worth Watching

Recent deals highlight the need for fintech companies to create scale, and along the way, opportunities for banks.

By: Al Dominick
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Article | October 9th, 2015

EMV: What Bank Leaders Need To Know

The EMV deadline has come and gone, but many consumers still haven’t received chip cards.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
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Article | October 2nd, 2015

Say Goodbye to ‘All Work, No Play’

Banks like USAA find that “gamification” can create loyal customers and happy employees.

By: Emily McCormick, vice president of research for Bank Director
Article | September 10th, 2015

The Big Banks’ Latest Trends in Mobile Banking

This article describes trends in customer preferences for mobile banking and why it matters to credit unions and community banks.

By: Sicily Axton
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Article | September 4th, 2015

Unlocking Smartphone Secrets

Wells Fargo is testing a way to detect fraud using customers’ smartphones.

By: Naomi Snyder, editor-in-chief at Bank Director