Executive Reports

Sep 2018

This October in Orlando, BAI Beacon will be the place for financial services trailblazers who lead, innovate, inspire, learn, teach and cross-collaborate. In advance of BAI Beacon, four industry thought leaders offer their views on important industry topics. This report will help you discover and ignite your own beacon, and bring its intensity, brightness and brilliance back […]

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Sep 2018

Relaxed federal regulations under the Dodd-Frank have freed up resources and created possibilities, while a brief reprieve in the pace of mergers and acquisitions could produce steadiness or even modest growth in the sector. Loan marketing success and hyper-targeting affinity groups also hold keys to robust local bank performance. In this executive report, the present and future […]

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Jun 2018

To reach the summit of customer experience, financial services organizations have many paths up the mountain. Whether through employee-staffed call centers or mobile technologies; novel promotions or choreographed channels, banks have myriad ways to give customers what they want. No matter the variable, it’s safe to say the ground has shifted significantly from several years ago, when […]

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May 2018

Cybercrime and fraud incidents have swelled to record numbers, even as banks fight to keep up with the resourcefulness and digital weaponry of hackers. But there is good news: The vagueness that once surrounded these issues is turning into clarity, thanks to the combined efforts of industry thought leaders and cybersecurity experts. This executive report pegs today’s […]

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Apr 2018

The banking world these days is brimming with buzztalk about artificial intelligence, branches and the “seamless customer experience.” If approached correctly, compliance yields opportunities. To begin with, a culture of compliance creates wins for customers, shareholders and banks. It’s safe to say that plainspoken wisdom surrounding compliance abounds, even if it will never become the stuff of […]

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Mar 2018

There can be no denying that the lending and mortgage processes don’t exactly exemplify “seamless experiences”. One sensible starting point involves reconsidering credit scores as the be-all-and-end-all to prove borrowers qualify. And artificial intelligence promises to help banks increase efficiencies, especially in facing today’s regulatory hurdles. This executive report provides actionable insights that address the challenges banks […]

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Feb 2018

Wealth managers face a host of challenges in 2018, from figuring out how to follow the Department of Labor’s fiduciary rule to competing—or uniting—with roboadvisors. There’s also the question of how they can attract millennials—who on one hand are set to inherit record wealth, but on the other lived through the Great Recession and distrust the financial […]

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Jan 2018

Between challenger banks, new payments outlets and roboadvisories, financial services leaders must bring new thinking and action to bear on how they market their businesses. Marketing is all about connection; connection leads to relationships; relationships to loyalty. This executive report explores the challenges and opportunities across digital marketing, communicating to millennials and finding the right balance to […]

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