Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Branch of the Future Must Be Both High Tech, High Touch
With mobile and online banking adoption rates spiking, credit unions from Vancouver to Maine are championing branch designs with forward-looking concepts and technologies aimed at enhancing the member experience without losing the human touch.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Six semi-finalists have been selected in PSCU's 2014 KnockOut Innovation Summit. more »
LAS VEGAS — While nine hopefuls entered, five credit unions with innovative, forward-looking technology solutions were recognized with awards here during the 2014 CUNA Technology Council and Operations, Sales and Service Council Conference earlier this week. more »
LOS ANGELES — To better serve its growing millennial member base, USC Credit Union here has partnered with CU Campus Resources (CUCR) and its new private student loan program. more »
REDMOND, Wash. — With the EMV card conversion deadline next October, opportunities exist for credit unions to benefit from the process. This is the case here for Qualstar Credit Union, as well as others. more »
LAKEWOOD, Wash. — Harborstone Credit Union knew it had a lending problem. more »
TOLEDO, Ohio — Despite the challenges of being a small institution operating in a struggling market, Great Lakes Credit Union recently got some big tech kudos. more »
BETHPAGE, N.Y. — A couple of key fraud- fighting partnerships have helped Bethpage FCU save about $200,000 for its 250,000 members over just the last six months. more »
DES MOINES, Iowa — As mobile payments becomes more ubiquitous, card tokenization efforts are on the rise. more »
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — For the third year in a row, employees of various credit unions across the nation spent 24 straight hours brainstorming the next great financial technology offering. more »
The financial services executives involved don't want to talk about it. But listen closely and read between the lines, and you can see why they might be willing to sacrifice some fees to participate in Apple's mobile payment platform. more »
LONDON — With consumers wanting more electronic banking services, financial institutions are placing greater importance on digital channels. more »
For Apple, the timing couldn't be worse to launch a mobile wallet. The Cupertino, Calif., company is investigating reports that vulnerabilities in its iCloud storage service led to the leak of intimate photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and many other celebrities. Even if Apple is blameless, the high-profile incident erodes the perception that iCloud is a secure service and could create doubts about Apple's ability to protect other sensitive information, such as payment credentials in… more »
DH Corporation said $120 million Four Points Federal Credit Union, Omaha, Neb., has chosen the company's UltraData Enterprise Core solution. more »
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"Cat selfies" and more
This spot from Bayport CU in Newport News, Va., shows that there's a lot more that members can do with their mobile phones than just take "cat selfies."
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