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ETL ≠ DIY

Posted by Austin on Oct 3, 2014 11:51:00 AM

Credit unions are increasingly looking for ways to drive performance by improving their reporting and analytics capabilities. One of the biggest payoff initiatives is a data warehouse.

Simply stated, this is a secure, unified repository of the credit union’s most valuable data structured in a way to quickly deliver valuable insights.

While the credit union’s core and other operational systems are built to support efficient transaction processing, they are typically poor at reporting and analytics. A data warehouse essentially takes a snapshot of every transaction from the different operational systems and integrates them into a powerhouse of data fine-tuned to answer mission critical questions quickly.

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Topics: Analytic Data Model

Moving Toward Multi-Channel: The Necessary First Step

Posted by Austin on Aug 29, 2014 10:52:58 AM

A new report from McKinsey and Company, The Future of US Retail-Banking Distribution, presents some compelling information for credit unions considering implementing or expanding a multi-channel strategy:

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