Webinar 3-21-18: 10 Strategic Benchmarks for Credit Union Growth

By Best Innovation Group |   Mar 14, 2018

In this webinar, Kirk Kordeleski, industry expert and former CEO of Bethpage Federal Credit Union, joins Information Builders to discuss how the current economic environment is pushing credit unions to apply forward-thinking digital and data-driven strategies that improve asset and member growth.

How to Use Data Analysis to Better Serve Your Members

By John Best |   Jan 17, 2018

Modern members are no longer willing to wait for their credit union to provide them with what they need. Instead, they want it to provide the products and services they need now, when they need them – or even before.

Best Innovation Group is First to Certify Amazon Alexa Skills for Credit Union Voice Banking Transactions.

By Best Innovation Group |   Dec 08, 2017

Best Innovation Group (BIG), a credit union innovation catalyst, announced the certification of its Amazon Alexa voice banking skill. Enrichment Federal Credit Union, a $456 million institution based in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, with 42,000 members and 9 offices, has become the first credit union to roll out the Financial Interaction Voice Experience (FIVE) banking skill.

Event: 10-25-17 Transforming Credit Unions With Data and Analytics

By Best Innovation Group |   Oct 13, 2017

Our very own Kirk Kordeleski, will join Jon Deutsch, vice president of Financial Services Solutions, Information Builders as a guest speaker for an exclusive discussion on how credit unions can evolve their business roadmaps for year-over-year growth.

2017 AICPA Conference on Credit Unions Oct 23-25

By John Best |   Sep 29, 2017

Join Best Innovation Group at the AICPA Conference on Credit Unions. Increase Your Network. Enhance Your Learning. Thought leaders and industry experts will provide an unparalleled learning experience through interactive presentations, panel discussions, and hands-on training sessions.

2017 CUNA Technology Council Conference Oct 1-4

By John Best |   Sep 29, 2017


Join us at the 22nd annual CUNA Technology Council Conference. It's a great opportunity to network with innovative technology professionals.

2017 Event Information and Link to Register

Budget Season: What it Takes to Win Hearts, Minds, and Wallets

By John Best |   Sep 28, 2017

Through ups and downs, thick and thin, traditional and emerging schemes, one thing remains constant for credit unions: budgeting season. As we all know, October is the month credit unions start to strategically plan and budget for the coming year and beyond. The season typically begins with big ideas for growth and improving customer relationships, but sadly ends with a tight budget that reflects must-do tasks driven by government regulations.

Budget Challenge: Meet Credit Union Strategic Goals, Innovate AND Keep the Lights On

By John Best |   Sep 22, 2017

Members are the driving force behind all your credit union’s activities, and that’s understandable. Not only does your business strategy focus foremost on fulfilling their needs, but with directors who are members it’s a given that member interests will be top of the priority list. That makes your credit union budget strategy different from that of a for-profit bank, in the following ways:

Is Your Credit Union Leveraging its Greatest Tool for Income and Profitability?

By John Best |   Aug 29, 2017

The future of your Credit Union depends upon how you adapt to the changing landscape of the financial industry. One aspect of the change is leveraging your greatest tool for fee income—debit and credit card interchange revenue. Take a look at some of the emerging strategies, then compare them to your CU's current approach.

How Credit Unions Can Learn to Love Fintech

By John Best |   Aug 28, 2017

Most credit unions recognize the growing role and incredible benefits of technology in the financial industry. Some have been fast adopters, but many more have found it challenging, especially as rising costs for software and third-party services squeeze IT budgets. If credit unions are going to survive in a mobile and app-driven world, though, they’ll need to adapt or face falling behind.

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