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  • BSA/AML is Causing Anxiety With Your Peers. What About You?

    Ohio Bankers League; Online; March 2015

    As it turns out, mortgage compliance isn’t the only regulatory area causing a lot of hand-wringing among bankers these days. While it’s true that the implementation of the Final TRID Rule—as well as updates to Regulation C looming this year—have earned mortgage-related compliance a top spot on the list of anticipated compliance challenges for 2015, CSI’s 2015 Banking Priorities survey revealed that Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML) compliance is not far behind.

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  • Technology: Driver of Profitability or a Big Expense?

    Bank Director; Online; March 2015

    How does technology play a role in a bank’s growth and profitability? When asked to rank the importance of certain factors as drivers of their bank’s organic growth plans—culture and people, technology, unique products and services, and brand—technology placed second for 74 attendees who participated in an on-site audience poll at Bank Director’s Acquire or Be Acquired, held in Scottsdale, Arizona, in January, and the Bank Board Training Forum, last week in Nashville, Tennessee.

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  • Building a Criminal-Proof BSA/AML Program

    CBInsight; Online; March 2015

    What compliance issues are the most vexing for bank executives in 2015? If you guessed the mortgage issues related to integrated disclosures and the Real Estate Settlement Protection Act (RESPA), you’d be correct, according to CSI’s 2015 banking priorities survey

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  • Cloud More Secure?

    Banking Exchange; Online; March 2015

    When the question first comes up around the boardroom table—“Should we move some of our core systems to the cloud?”—the instinctive response may be one of rejection.

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  • 20 Most Promising Bank Technology Solutions Providers

    CIO Review; Online; February 2015; pg. 22

    Bankers are convinced that investing in technology is critical to meet a rapidly changing environment. CIO Review included CSI as one of its 20 most promising technology providers for 2015.

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  • Industry Partners Get Real

    Independent Banker; Online; January 2015

    Complementing Independent Banker’s surveys and bankers perspective, it is important to hear from the service providers shaping our industry. The editors invite you to meeting these leading executives who share  unique insight on the industry.

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  • Big-Data Analytics: The Key to Competitiveness, Compliance & Profitability

    Bank Systems & Technology; Online PDF; December 2014; pg. 3

    While banks today have individual goals and strategies for success, they all have three objectives in common: to become more competitive, maintain regulatory compliance and remain profitable. Community banks in particular are finding it very difficult to differentiate themselves and retain a competitive edge in a crowded market. 

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  • Breaking Down the Risk Silos

    BAI Banking Strategies; Online; November 2014

    Business and management experts wrote nearly 30 years ago that one of the keys to a successful business is to break down the barriers between staff areas. Author Mary Walton summarized this point in her book, The Deming Management Method: “People can work superbly in their respective departments, but if their goals are in conflict, they can ruin the company.” 

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