Executive Reports

Dec 2019

What are the top business challenges for financial services professionals as we head into 2020? And how should we approach them? From loan growth to customer digital experience, this Executive Report takes a look at the issues and shares insights, solutions and research that will help us address them.

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Nov 2019

In order to tee up your best banking initiatives for 2020, take a refreshed look at the wider payments landscape. There is plenty of evolution but keeping things in balance can be tricky. Faster speed could encourage fraud; better security could generate friction. Customers will want it all, and the best banks will look for ways to […]

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Oct 2019

The latest executive report gets to the bottom of deposit growth as the financial services industry enters the last quarter of 2019. The highlights include a column from BAI managing director Karl Dahlgren, who shares new findings from the BAI Banking Outlook survey. These paint a clear picture of the top reason direct banks are winning deposits: […]

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Sep 2019

For all the talk of data and analytics in banks, it takes vision and focus to convert the resources banks have into a nexus for actionable insights. Meanwhile, a new generation of analytics has emerged, taking advantage of advances in machine learning and looking ahead to an era of open banking—popular in Europe, but slow to catch […]

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Aug 2019

Technology, no matter how newfangled or old school, must decisively solve a pain point and change with the times to guarantee its staying power. If this report reinforces an overarching theme, it’s this: Banks large and small must study branch transformation from many angles, learn from the success stories and act on the vision to do things […]

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Jul 2019

Compliance viewed in a different light will help us behold its many positives: the way it protects consumers, knits employees together and—yes—delivers a competitive edge. Transcending the check-the-box mentality and examining these strategies is the focus of our latest executive report, Compliance: Beyond the regulations.

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Jun 2019

Digesting channel intelligence takes focus; acting on it requires commitment; building on it means laying foundations that didn’t need to exist all that long ago. This executive report, “Banking’s digital transformation,” drives home the point that high tech in 2019 must meet practical ends.

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May 2019

The greatest change to financial services bookkeeping in generations, CECL promises to revolutionize how banks and credit unions report losses. It will demand intense focus, tech savvy and discipline to implement: for loan underwriters, internal auditors, all the way up to the C-suite. But rather than throw their collective hands in the air, bankers can get ready […]

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