• Tom Long
    Tom Long Dec 13, 2017

    How to drive strong revenue growth in a thin-margin era

    With a sharp focus on factors such as improved retention and market penetration, and entering new markets, strategic banks can make the most of the sales growth curve.

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  • Podcast: Behind the blockchain explosion

    BAI Managing Editor Lou Carlozo
    Lou Carlozo Mar 3, 2017

    On this episode of the BAI Banking Strategies podcast, we talk with Steve Ehrlich, lead analyst for emerging technologies at Spitzberg Partners LLC in New York. Ehrlich discusses the burgeoning world of blockchain, tracing the digital ledger from its bitcoin-related origins to its present promise to revolutionize the financial services industry.

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  • Success with bite: Setting the menu for risk appetite

    Ancin Cooley
    Ancin Cooley Feb 17, 2017

    Lending programs don’t emerge fully formed from out of nowhere. Here’s how assessing risk appetite empowers banks and credit unions.

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  • M&A equals A-OK: Surging stocks, favorable policies mean more bank mergers and acquisitions

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    Craig Barner Feb 8, 2017

    In an age of surging stock prices and potential deregulation, M&A is poised to rise in areas from commercial banking to FinTech.

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  • Private eyes, indeed: Wells Fargo business customers benefit from eyeprint technology

    BAI Managing Editor Lou Carlozo
    Lou Carlozo Feb 2, 2017

    The technology scans the finer features of the eye to create a new layer of banking security—and enough buzz to earn accolades in the BAI Global Innovation Awards.

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  • Where credit is due: Why and how you need to prepare for CECL now

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    Tom Caragher Jan 31, 2017

    The Financial Accounting Standards Board’s new credit standards won’t commence until 2019. But financial service leaders need to get ready.

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  • The loan less traveled: To partner or not to partner with alternative lenders?

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    Charles B. Wendel Jan 27, 2017

    Spelling out a partnership with AFCs isn’t always as easy as ABC. But the dynamics promise to evolve in the next few years.

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  • In the new recipe for helpful banking robots, Pepper provides the spice

    BAI Managing Editor Lou Carlozo
    Lou Carlozo Jan 26, 2017

    The humanoid concierge deployed by Japan’s Mizuho Financial Group has been a runaway hit with customers—and judges—at the BAI Global Innovation Awards.

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