Customer Management

Be a mobile banking superhero.

Last week I had a friend of mine (who would be a self-declared geek) go to GenCon in Indianapolis.  For those that don’t know anything about GenCon, it is one of the largest gaming conventions in the world and it is the only time that you can expect to see everyday folks dressed up as superheroes or...read more

Mobile cooperation as a competitive advantage

Last week, I spoke to you about an American Banker webinar that Experian hosted on  “What is next for mobile banking”.  Hopefully you were able to attend, but for those that could not, I promised we would cover a few of the key points.  So here we go. I just sent my youngest off to Kindergarten this...read more

Smoke is rising from Apple's Conclave

TL;DR Read within as to how Touch ID is made possible via ARM’s TrustZone/TEE, and why this matters in the context of the coming Apple’s identity framework. Also I explain why primary/co-processor combos are here to stay. I believe that eventually, Touch ID has a payments angle – but focusing...read more

Economic changes are inevitable, so should be the review of your small business credit risk strategies

As we go through the economic seasons, we need to remember to reassess our strategy.  While we use data as the way to accurately assess the environment and determine the best course of action for your future strategy, the one thing that is for certain is that the current environment will definitely...read more

Organic portfolio growth starts with evaluating loan loss performance

There are two core fundamentals of evaluating loan loss performance to consider when generating organic portfolio growth through the setting of customer lending limits.  Neither of which can be discussed without first considering what defines a “customer.” Definition of a customer The approach used...read more

3 Easy Steps to a Smooth HIE Migration

State and Federal agencies are tasked with overseeing the integration of new Health Insurance Exchanges and with that responsibility, comes the effort of managing information updates, ensuring smooth data transfer, and implementing proper security measures. The migration process for HIEs is no...read more

Smells like innovation

  Big news [last week], with Chase entering in to a 10 year expanded partnership with Visa to create a ‘differentiated experience’ for its merchants and consumers. I would warn anyone thinking “offers and deals” when they hear “differentiated experience” – because I believe we are running low on...read more

4 essentials for customer lending limits and successful cross-selling

Last January, I published an article in the Credit Union Journal covering the trend among banks to return to portfolio growth. Over the year, the desire to return to portfolio growth and maximize customer relationships continues to be a strong focus, especially in mature credit markets, such as the...read more

MCX – MerChants reduX

First, it aims to drastically reduce payment acceptance costs through any and all means and Secondly – keep merchant data firmly within their purview. MCX – MerChants reduX: The post that follows is a collection of thoughts around MCX, why it deserves respect, and yet how it is indeed mortal and...read more

The power of credit attributes in the decision process

In my last post, I covered the importance of using quality credit attributes to gain greater accuracy in risk models.  Credit attributes are also powerful in strengthening the decision process by providing granular views on consumers based on unique behavior characteristics.  Effective uses include...read more