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AXFI Conference Announces 2018 Keynote Speaker Lineup

Posted by Mark Portz on May 17, 2018 11:02:00 AM

Minneapolis, MN (May 17, 2018) – The Analytics and Financial Innovation (AXFI) Conference Team is excited to announce the lineup of keynote speakers to present at the 5th Annual (AXFI) Conference.

The 2018 AXFI Conference, taking place June 10-13 in Minneapolis, MN, is set to provide the premier forum for credit union analytics, innovation, and now cybersecurity. The 2018 Conference will place a greater emphasis than ever on not only discussing new ideas, but also providing workshops and hands-on learning opportunities in each track so attendees can bring legitimate takeaways and new skills back to their credit unions. 

To continue the strong tradition of the Analytics and Financial Innovation Conference, the organizers have arranged an impressive lineup of keynote speakers for the 2018 AXFI Conference consisting of:

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Topics: Analytics, AXFI Conference, Innovation, Cybersecurity

Red River Employees Federal Credit Union Partners with OnApproach for Data Analytics and Digital Transformation

Posted by Mark Portz on May 3, 2018 11:02:00 AM

Minneapolis, MN (May 3, 2018) – OnApproach (www.onapproach.com), the leading provider of data/analytics solutions for credit unions, is excited to announce Red River Employees Federal Credit Union (Texarkana, TX) is the latest to join the collaborative Credit Union Data Integration and Analytics Ecosystem after signing an agreement to implement OnApproach M360 Enterprise.

“We are very excited to be working with OnApproach and actively driving deeper relationships with our members through data,” said Bradley Bailey, President, Red River Employees Federal Credit Union. “We understand that to continue providing outstanding service to our growing member base, we need to better understand each member, and their ever-changing needs. As we adapt our business to meet these evolving demands, digital transformation is an organizational priority. With each member interaction, more data is collected, and M360 empowers us to take advantage of this data for the benefit of both the member and our organization.”

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Topics: New Client, Digital, Digital Transformation

OnApproach Wins 2018 NACUSO New CUSO of the Year Award

Posted by Mark Portz on Apr 26, 2018 12:05:00 PM

Minneapolis, MN (April 26, 2018) – OnApproach (http://www.onapproach.com/), the leading provider of big data and analytics solutions for credit unions, has been recognized as the 2018 New Credit Union Service Organization (CUSO) of the Year at the 2018 NACUSO Network Conference.

The New CUSO of the Year award is presented annually to CUSOs of five years and younger in “Recognition of Excellence and Innovation in the use of the Collaborative Model”. The award is judged on criteria including Thought Leadership and Critical Thinking, Value Created through use of Collaboration, Innovation in Organization Design, Implementation and Execution, and Results, Outcomes and Performance.

NACUSO’s core purpose is, “To be the catalyst for instituting collaboration, innovation, and the reinvention of the Credit Union industry.” To empower credit unions with the opportunity to innovate and collaborate for robust analytics, OnApproach has developed a standardized data platform and analytics ecosystem for the credit union industry. With this technology, credit unions can finally leverage all available data while significantly reducing the time and cost of traditional data warehousing techniques.

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Topics: CUSO, collaboration, Innovation, Award

OnApproach Wins CULytics 2018 Vendor of the Year Award

Posted by Mark Portz on Mar 29, 2018 12:02:00 PM

Minneapolis, MN (March 29, 2018) – OnApproach (http://www.onapproach.com/), the leading provider of big data and analytics solutions for credit unions, has been recognized as the 2018 CULytics Vendor of the Year at the largest Credit Union Analytics Summit at Microsoft HQ in Redmond Washington, for achieving the highest level of performance in customer reviews and ratings on the CULytics Solutions Gallery. The summit was attended by 325+ data leaders representing about 20% of the credit union industry by asset.

CULytics online community platform is designed to help credit union data leaders maximize the value in the data analytics journey to drive real outcomes. The CULytics Solutions Gallery is the largest listing of vendor offerings that includes independent credit union reviews to help credit union professionals feel confident and save time when choosing a trusted partner in their vendor searching process. OnApproach received a 5-star rating on the Solutions Gallery with 16 independent customer reviews and was awarded 2018 Vendor of the Year.

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Topics: CUSO, collaboration, Award

Veridian Credit Union Partners with­­ Data Analytics CUSO, OnApproach, to Optimize Integrated Data

Posted by Mark Portz on Mar 22, 2018 12:05:00 PM

Minneapolis, MN (March 22, 2018) – OnApproach (www.onapproach.com), the leading provider of Big Data and Analytics for credit unions, is excited to announce Veridian Credit Union (Waterloo, IA),  is the latest to join the collaborative Credit Union Data Integration and Analytics Platform after signing an agreement to implement the OnApproach M360 Enterprise.

“Veridian Credit Union’s promise to our members is that we strive in every interaction to exceed expectations. With the ever-increasing member expectations, we realized we needed an analytics solution so we could finally take advantage of our robust member data. Our members deserve superior, personalized interactions, and analytics plays a major role in enabling us to better understand our members and how we can best serve their needs to help them achieve their financial dreams. With M360, we look forward to executing our data strategy and transforming our credit union into a truly data-driven organization,” stated Angi Fangman, Manager of Strategic Information, Veridian Credit Union.

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Topics: New Client

OnApproach Announces Collaborative Data Lake for the Credit Union Industry, Caspian

Posted by Mark Portz on Mar 14, 2018 11:04:00 AM

Minneapolis, MN (March 14, 2018) – OnApproach (http://www.onapproach.com/), the leading provider of big data and analytics solutions for credit unions, is pleased to announce the upcoming credit union industry data lake, Caspian. The only data lake of its kind, Caspian represents the third and final pillar of the CU Analytics Ecosystem and serves multiple unique advantages that have never before been witnessed in the credit union industry. The goal of the CU Analytics Ecosystem is to enable collaborative analytics for the industry.

Credit unions have valuable member and transaction data, but advanced analytics has proven to be out of reach for most financial institutions due to issues such as inability to access the data, lack of standardization, or insufficient data sets. Many objectives, such as loan risk analytics, simply require more standardized data than is available within the walls of most credit unions.

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Topics: collaboration, CU Analytics Platform, Data Lake, Data Ownership, Security

CAP COM Federal Credit Union Partners with OnApproach to Integrate and Optimize Data

Posted by Mark Portz on Mar 7, 2018 12:03:00 PM

Minneapolis, MN (March 7, 2018) – OnApproach (www.onapproach.com), the leading provider of data/analytics solutions for credit unions, is excited to announce CAP COM Federal Credit Union (Albany, NY) is the latest to join the collaborative Credit Union Data Integration and Analytics Ecosystem after signing an agreement to implement the OnApproach M360 Enterprise.

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Topics: News, New Client

Department of Commerce Federal Credit Union Partners with OnApproach to Integrate and Optimize Data

Posted by Mark Portz on Mar 1, 2018 11:05:00 AM

Minneapolis, MN (March 1, 2018) – OnApproach (www.onapproach.com), the leading provider of data/analytics solutions for credit unions, is excited to announce Department of Commerce Federal Credit Union (Washington, DC) is the latest to join the collaborative Credit Union Data Integration and Analytics Ecosystem after signing an agreement to implement OnApproach M360 Enterprise.

“The Department of Commerce Federal Credit Union is excited to be partnering with OnApproach for our data analytics needs. We will use data analytics right away for three needs.” stated Evan Clark, CEO, Department of Commerce Federal Credit Union. “First, data analytics will assist us in on boarding new members and ensuring that they are taking full advantage of all of our products and services. Secondly, we will be able to identify opportunities for lending to members not readily apparent without data analytics and optimization. And finally, data analytics will assist the credit union in identifying savings, borrowing and spending patterns of our members. This will enable us to design products and promotions created for maximum appeal to our members.”

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Topics: New Client

Allied Solutions Makes Strategic Investment in Collaborative Analytics CUSO, OnApproach

Posted by Mark Portz on Feb 22, 2018 12:02:00 PM

Minneapolis, MN (February 22, 2018) – OnApproach (www.onapproach.com), the leading provider of data/analytics solutions for credit unions, is excited to announce Allied Solutions, one of the largest providers of insurance, lending, and marketing products to financial institutions, has made a strategic investment in OnApproach, a credit union service organization (CUSO).

“While there is much discussion in the industry and the media about Big Data, analytics, and intelligence, it really comes down to how credit unions can leverage their vast data to better serve their members and more effectively manage their organization.  We are excited about the market interest and traction OnApproach is achieving and proud to be a part of the innovative model OnApproach is championing with credit union investors and customers alike.  Customers using the OnApproach platform are producing real bottom line results which aligns with Allied Solutions’ mission to help our clients be successful. With this investment in OnApproach, Allied Solutions can deliver truly collaborative analytics to the credit union movement to help organizations more easily and cost effectively make sense of all their data, share best practices, and obtain insights never available to them before,” stated Pete Hilger, CEO, Allied Solutions.

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Topics: Big Data Investment, Strategic Partnerships

OnApproach and Best Innovation Group Publish Results of 1st National Survey on Data Analytic and Decisioning Trends in the Credit Union Industry

Posted by Mark Portz on Feb 15, 2018 11:08:00 AM

Minneapolis, MN (February 15, 2018) – OnApproach (http://www.onapproach.com/), the leading provider of big data and analytics solutions for credit unions, is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Best Innovation Group (BIG), a strategic consulting partner to the industry, to conduct an extensive data analytics and strategy survey for the credit union industry.

The survey is intended to help credit unions gain a deeper understanding of industry trends regarding data and digital strategies. With responses from 85 credit unions and questions covering topics ranging from analytics budgets to strategies and timelines, the survey provides a comprehensive look at the state of analytics across credit unions. Looking forward, the survey will be conducted and published semi-annually to help credit unions benchmark and trend industry progress.  

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Topics: Credit Unions, Big Data & Analytics, Digital Transformation