BAI Podcast

Culture is the backbone of innovation

Vanessa Colella, chief innovation officer at Citi and head of its Citi Ventures equity investing arm, talks about how financial institutions can -- and why they should -- embrace a culture that encourages and rewards innovation.

By |2020-06-23T13:03:37-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Comments Off on Culture is the backbone of innovation

Rising to the PPP Challenge

 The federal Paycheck Protection Program was built for speed -- get Congress to expedite the loan funding and then get it out ASAP to small businesses reeling from the coronavirus shutdowns. But in all of the well-meaning haste, banks have been challenged to make the nuts and bolts of the program work on a hurry-up schedule, and Read More

By |2020-06-10T07:45:16-05:00April 28th, 2020|Comments Off on Rising to the PPP Challenge

Gen Z is fond of fintech, but they like tellers too

Generation Z may have grown up as digital natives, but when it comes to banking, they’re not just about the technology. A recent BAI Banking Outlook survey shows that Gen Z also likes to get face-to-face financial service and advice, and for a generation that freely shares so much information about their daily lives, they want a Read More

By |2020-05-27T18:56:05-05:00April 21st, 2020|Comments Off on Gen Z is fond of fintech, but they like tellers too

COVID-19 and the importance of ‘Doing Digital’

We hear a lot about the need for digital transformation in the banking industry and, if nothing else, the COVID-19 experience is reaffirming for banks the importance of their digital identity and capabilities. But what does a true digital transformation look like for a financial institution, and what are the key ingredients needed to get it done? Read More

By |2020-05-27T18:16:22-05:00April 14th, 2020|Comments Off on COVID-19 and the importance of ‘Doing Digital’

ECM as a powerful workflow tool for financial institutions

Spare rooms, couches and dining room tables are now office space for millions of Americans working from home due to COVID-19. But a dispersed labor force still needs access to data and documents to get their work done, as well as powerful workflow tools to integrate individual efforts across the organization. Josh Spisak, senior product manager for Read More

By |2020-05-27T18:16:22-05:00March 31st, 2020|Comments Off on ECM as a powerful workflow tool for financial institutions

How will coronavirus affect the financial services industry?

Wild daily swings in the stock market are just one sign of the sudden toll that the novel coronavirus is taking on America’s economic health. Across the nation, there are plenty of other signs: closed businesses, canceled flights, slower manufacturing and more.Jeff Korzenik, chief investment strategist at Fifth Third Bank, shares his insights on how long and Read More

By |2020-06-03T21:14:38-05:00March 17th, 2020|Comments Off on How will coronavirus affect the financial services industry?

Will today’s money manager be tomorrow’s life fixer?

We’re in the thick of tax season now – that time of year when financial advisors huddle with their clients to discuss planning and portfolios. But at some point in the near future, will those huddles broaden into clients' personal issues and family needs? And if they do, are the advisors equipped to hold up their end Read More

By |2020-05-27T18:16:23-05:00March 10th, 2020|Comments Off on Will today’s money manager be tomorrow’s life fixer?

Top 2019 podcasts: Getting a grip on the best data insights

Data can yield great value for banks and even more for customers. But so much hinges on defining the pain points account holders struggle with and how banks can best aggregate and leverage the data they have. What's more, data behemoths such as Google, Amazon and Facebook may arrive at the financial services winner's circle before banks Read More

By |2020-06-04T15:50:46-05:00December 17th, 2019|Comments Off on Top 2019 podcasts: Getting a grip on the best data insights

Podcast: Getting in gear for 2020

What challenges and opportunities lie ahead for financial services leaders in 2020? BAI’s Karl Dahlgren and Jason Mencias walk us through the findings of new BAI Banking Outlook research.

By |2020-05-28T13:48:38-05:00December 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Podcast: Getting in gear for 2020

Top 2019 podcasts: Digital transformation that triumphs

Whether it benefits customers and employees on the front end or core systems on the back end, digital transformation is a top shelf to-do for banks in 2019. But it's not as though the imperative comes with easy-to-follow instructions where "tech gadget a" plugs into "tough problem b."  Here to share her smart strategies this podcast, we have Kristiane Koontz, executive vice president, director Read More

By |2020-05-28T13:41:56-05:00December 3rd, 2019|Comments Off on Top 2019 podcasts: Digital transformation that triumphs