Last week, we ran part 1 of our conversation with CRMNext CEO Joe Salesky on the possibility of an Amazon Prime Credit Union becoming a reality. Definitely a sobering subject today, as more fintechs are leaning toward the banking business. Can you say Robinhood and Zillow?
In part 2 this week, Joe discusses the challenges Amazon would have becoming a financial institution. It seems their incredible automation would get in the way of connecting with consumers, as credit unions are renowned for their close ties with their members' communities.
Check out part 2 and let us know your thoughts.
Aite Group Retail Banking Research Director Julie Conroy joined us on the program to share detail on the firm's upcoming webinar on January 17, 11:00 a.m. (EST): "Top 10 Trends in Retail Banking & Payments for 2019: Disruption Is the New Normal.”
Here are a few of the items we discusses that will be highlighted in the webinar:
Check it out and let us know your thoughts. And don't forget to sign up for the webinar for more details.
Cornerstone Advisors Director of Research Ron Shevlin visited us on the show to share highlights of his latest and highly detailed report: “What’s Going On in Banking 2019: Is the Party Over?”
Ron gave us a quick overview of the 2019 report, including his answer to the question: “Is the party for today's financial institutions, which have been experiencing some good times the last few years, over?”
We also discussed a few highlights:
Our discussion only scratched the surface of this report, so check it out and let us know your thoughts.
You can also catch on Ron on Forbes Magazine's "Observations from the Fintech Snark Tank" -- in addition to his book Smarter Bank and the Moment of Snark on the Breaking Banks podcast.
#1059: How Sherpa Technologies is Helping Expedite the Digital Transformation Journey for Today’s Credit Unions…
Sherpa Technologies President/CEO Keith Riddle joined us on the program to discuss the credit union industry's newest CUSO Sherpa Technologies and how it plans to lead the digital transformation journey for today's credit unions.
Here is some of what we discussed in our chat:
What prompted the creation of this CUSO?
How does Sherpa help credit unions navigate today's complex journey of digital transformation?
How does this navigation help in taking the member experience to another level?
Why is this digital journey important for today's credit union?
What are your goals for the industry?
Check it out and let us know your thoughts.
Continuity EVP/Chief Regulatory Officer Pam Perdue joined us on the program to share details on four disturbing regulatory trends that impacted financial institutions during the busiest year on record (2018):
We wrapped up our conversation with what do these four trends tell you about how 2019 will shape up in the regulatory environment. Check it out and let us know your thoughts.
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