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John Best

John Best is recognized as a thought leader and visionary of technology advancements and financial application development within the credit union industry. Requests for speaking engagements include Symitar national and regional conferences, Information Technologies Credit Union Association annual conference, and CUNA Technology Council, CUNA Marketing Council, CUNA lending Council Filene Water Cooler Annual Symposium and Correlation annual meeting as a keynote speaker.
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PodCast: The Credit Union Virtual Branch, Are You Ready?

Nov 14, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by John Best posted in BIGCast FinTech Podcast

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Join John to explore how Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality will transform your Credit Union banking experience, how to prepare and why you should care.

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PodCast: How to Maximize Your Interchange This Budget Season

Nov 7, 2017 8:05:00 AM / by John Best posted in BIGCast FinTech Podcast

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Kirk Kordeleski, Former CEO of Bethpage Credit Union, joins John for a discussion on how to break the traditional mold of Credit Union budget creation. Learn how to maximize interchange and stay in step with the competition while still meeting all of your Credit Union’s yearly objectives.

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Podcast: Top of App – The Importance of the Merchant Wallet

Oct 24, 2017 8:00:00 AM / by John Best posted in BIGCast FinTech Podcast

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Curbside service is popping up everywhere and with its acquisition of Whole Foods, Amazon is poised to add even more opportunity for forward-thinking credit unions who embrace “Top of App”.  

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Podcast: Revisiting Credit Union Phase Two Syndrome

Oct 17, 2017 10:10:07 AM / by John Best posted in BIGCast FinTech Podcast

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From the BIGCast Vault, John walks you through credit union "phase 2 syndrome" symptoms, how organizations develop the condition and how to harness agile methodologies to treat it. 

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Big Data and a Small Credit Union

Oct 2, 2017 3:02:00 PM / by John Best posted in BIGCast FinTech Podcast

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2017 AICPA Conference on Credit Unions Oct 23-25

Sep 29, 2017 11:11:38 AM / by John Best posted in Events

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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.

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2017 CUNA Technology Council Conference Oct 1-4

Sep 29, 2017 10:59:37 AM / by John Best posted in Events

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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

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

Sep 28, 2017 11:13:22 AM / by John Best posted in Setit Credit, Credit Union Management

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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.

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

Sep 22, 2017 11:33:04 AM / by John Best posted in Setit Credit, Credit Union Management

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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:

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Giving a Voice to FinTech Innovation

Sep 18, 2017 2:02:00 PM / by John Best posted in BIGCast FinTech Podcast

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John and Glen discuss highlights from last week's FinovateFall conference, including interviews with top presenters SpyCloud, Finn, Gro Solutions and Kony.

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