Effective risk management can likewise impact the bottom line of financial services organizations.
Banks face a competitive disadvantage if non-traditional innovators develop technology that creates a better customer experience that can’t be matched by their current vendors.
With an imminent rise in interest rates possible, financial institutions need to run stress scenarios as part of their budgeting process to weigh the impact of those rising rates.
Avoiding destructive conflicts between a bank’s vendors and consultants requires that consultants have experience with leading vendors, know the growth rates of the top five and which ones are utilized by peer banks.
New techniques in pre-delinquency management can help credit card issuers understand their customers better and lower loss rates.
To keep data governance from slipping off their radar, banks need to make these activities interesting and engaging to employees.
Community banks need more complex spreadsheets to handle new Basel III requirements for stress testing and capital analysis.
Many financial institutions play lip service to improving operational risk management but the smart ones embed it into their culture.