Posts by Alan Ikemura

Alan Ikemura is a senior product manager and business consultant for the Decision Sciences group.  He manages strategy development, product design, consulting services for custom Business Intelligence engagements; and manages the publishing relationship with Oliver Wyman Consulting.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Southern California.

He has been in the marketing and credit data, analytics and software industry for over 7 years and has been blogging since 2011.  

Real-time analysis of credit trends is just a mouse-click away

With the constant (and improving!) changes in the consumer credit landscape, understanding the latest trends is vital for institutions to validate current business strategies or make adjustments to shifts in the marketplace.  For example, a recent article in American Banker described how a couple of...read more

Current credit trends a positive despite defined stress testing scenarios

The Fed’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) and Capital Plan Review (CapPR) stress scenarios depict a severe recession that, although unlikely, the largest U.S. banks must now account for in their capital planning process.  The bank holding companies’ ability to maintain adequate...read more