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Do Right by Your Data and Your Data Will Do Right by You

Trustworthy Data Correlates to Sharper Insights from Analytics, Better Member Service and Lower Cost Structures in All Business ConditionsBy Merrill Albert, Data Services Delivery Director Apart from a credit union’s members, the member data it stores in multiple systems and databases represent its next most valuable asset. But some credit unions may struggle to successfully […]

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The Scoop on Credit Line Increases and COVID-19

Credit Unions are Using Data and Increasing Lines of Credit to Support Members during COVID-19 by Ann Farrell, Director of Portfolio Growth With rising unemployment, stay-at-home orders, and volatile markets, one thing is clear – the global coronavirus pandemic has upended the financial situations of many consumers. Credit unions play an essential role in helping […]

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Seven Ways Analytics Helps Credit Unions Better Serve Members

Data Analytics Use Cases for Easing Members’ Financial Anxiety and Building Stronger Member Relationships Credit unions have a long history of helping members during times of crisis. But most of these crises were generally localized in specific regions and communities of the U.S. None of these events though, as devastating as they were, compare to […]

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Serving Credit Union Members in a Time of Pandemic

Three Trends That are Here to Stay Because of COVID-19by Paolo Teotino The world, as we knew it has been completely redefined by COVID-19, which, in such a short time, has had a remarkable impact on our lives and the way we do business. It is impossible to estimate the long-term implications of this pandemic, […]

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The Data Warehouse is not Enough

Credit unions are beginning to invest heavily in big data and analytics. When deciding how to allocate funds in this space, leaders are awash with buzzwords and conflicting advice. One of the most common terms used within big data and analytics is “data warehouse.” Deciding whether to build or buy a data warehouse is an […]

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Big Data Insights Found in Unexpected Places

It’s often easy to overlook the obvious. As a team member of Trellance, a company that integrates all of the disparate data sources within a credit union into a single source of truth, I have failed to recognize the value of all the data available to credit unions. At a 2015 CUNA CFO Council Conference, […]

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Data Use Cases for Credit Unions: Chapter 2

Getting Out from Behind The Curve Chapter 1 of this series considered the importance of establishing a specific goal to solve using data analytics and proving the ROI in order to justify automation and decisioning using business intelligence in a credit union. Chapter 1 also highlighted two real use cases of success credit unions have […]

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Three Factors for Success with Credit Union Data Analytics

The credit union industry looks very different now than it did twenty years ago. Just think about what credit unions will look like twenty years from now. Where does the journey for the next twenty years start? Twenty years ago, it would have been hard to imagine remote deposit capture, peer-to-peer payments, or even mobile […]

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6 Steps to Develop Member-Centric Models

The internet continues to send waves throughout a once calm financial services industry. Historically, credit unions served members who regularly visited a local branch. Getting to know individual members was the norm. The “good old days” (as those who are uncomfortable with change might see them) are over. Digital banking channels and innovative business systems […]

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You now have more information at hand about your credit union than ever before. But are you using it to “out-think” your rivals? If not, you may be missing out on a potent competitive tool.

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