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March 31, 2016

How Better Processes Can Help Solve Your Talent Crisis

As the nation’s unemployment rate continues its downward trend, many credit unions are celebrating higher loan demand and lower loan losses.  But as most employers know, low unemployment levels have a darker side. Great talent is precious and sometimes elusive.  To survive and thrive in the highly competitive and rapidly evolving financial services industry, high-quality […]

February 11, 2016

Are Millennials Finding You Attractive ?

As time marches on, we find Millennials coming into their most financially productive years, and they need financial services. In 2010, Gen Y made up only 17% of vehicle sales. Five years later, that number has grown to 28% of sales, while Baby Boomers and Gen X have flatlined or fallen back (according to J.D. […]

January 14, 2016

Process Improvement Takes Strength

Excerpt from CUES Magazine – Published January 2016. The challenge with process improvement is that it is not for the faint of heart; it requires rebels who are willing to step up and tear processes to shreds, and rebuild them from the ground up. It is not human nature to constantly challenge the status quo. […]

June 25, 2015

Project Management Tip #4: The Dependencies

When building a project plan, the timeline and budget will require close attention to the dependencies in the plan, and how they can affect the success of the project. For instance, a project to implement new software could be dependent on first ordering hardware and waiting for it to arrive, or the successful testing of […]

June 11, 2015

Project Closure: The Handoff to Process Improvement

It is true that projects, by definition, have a definitive end. Planning for development and implementation is painstaking. Test cases are created and tried, there are usually at least a few bumps in the road but finally a project manager reaches the “go-live” date for the product, service or other initiative and, boom—the project is […]

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