Innovative is a core value; how do I get there?
Many credit unions I work with have “innovative” in their core values because thriving organizations know innovation is critical to their long-term success. We also know that organizations that fail to innovate risk being left behind in an ever-changing and competitive marketplace. No, it is unlikely that a credit union will become like Apple or…Read More
Is Data Governance an option? No, it is not!
Data is at the core of every modern organization, from small startups to large multinational corporations. It is what drives businesses, informs decision-making, and provides insights into customer behavior, industry trends, and market opportunities. However, with the increasing amount of data generated daily, it is becoming increasingly difficult for organizations to manage and govern their…Read More
Is your job spiraling into (un)planned obsolescence?
Yes, even in the financial services sector, robotics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence will disrupt or eliminate your job. Here are the types of jobs that are at risk: Tasks that are simple and repetitious Job functions that can be done using an AI or Machine Learning algorithm. Jobs that involve data entry from disparate…Read More
Do your Data “Bytes” Have a Bad Aftertaste?
We all know how important data is to our credit union. Let’s face it; we are addicted to reports. We love our reports. We compare day to day, month to month, year to year, and peer to peer. But, let’s get real; we run two reports side by side, and, oh the horrors, the numbers…Read More
Your Digital Strategy is Probably Wrong
Competing in the digital space is getting more difficult and more and more essential to the credit union’s sustainability. Chances are, your current digital strategy is missing these five things. Organizational Alignment – most credit unions have all their data in silos. IT is doing one thing, marketing another, branches another, call center another, remote…Read More