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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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Why Loan Analytics are Key to Your Credit Union’s Profitability

One of the most common questions I hear thrown around is, “what is the purpose of analytics?” It’s a great question, but that’s because the answer isn’t as straightforward as it might seem. The purpose of analytics is to solve complex problems with many variables. Analytics provide a multifaceted view of data sets. Each different […]

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Data Use Cases for Credit Unions: Chapter 1

Data Use Cases is an ongoing series showcasing real use cases of success that credit unions have had using data analytics to solve real world problems. Data analytics was once the sole domain of giant tech companies – Amazon’s suggestions “If you bought that you might like this”; Facebook’s algorithms that determine which of your […]

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Data “De-Identification”: The Stairway to Big Data Heaven

Credit union interest in Big Data is at an all-time high. The promise of predictive analytics and other Big Data opportunities will be a key part of helping the industry compete more effectively with traditional banks and fintech upstarts. However, where does the data for Big Data come from? The answer is simple: from the […]

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The Credit Union Data Analytics Journey: 4 Steps to Success

Data analytics is no longer available only to massive technology corporations and big banks. In fact, with access to enough data, even smaller credit unions can join the fun. With several data analytics platforms that are accessible and affordable, credit unions of nearly any size can start taking advantage of integrated access to data. Plus, […]

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4 Reasons for a Scalable Data Warehouse

How can your credit union meet the rapidly changing data requirements necessary for today’s economy? Scalable data warehouse architecture is vital for the Credit Union Movement.  It gives credit unions the ability to flexibly change and add data to their data warehouse (DW). With a constant flood of technological innovations and regulatory changes, credit unions are continually being […]

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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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