Yes, there can be competitive advantages in what feels like a commoditized industry. One effective competitive advantage is a disciplined approach to strategic implementation. This c. notes highlights 6 organizational habits required by executives who have decided to make strategic implementation a competitive advantage. To read this article and others, please visit our c. notes page.
We live in a data driven world, but the data is far more useful if it is accessible and reliable. Ask yourself – do you view the reliability and accessibility of your data as a competitive advantage or a frustrating drag? Do you have multiple sources of information that sometimes show conflicting information, especially when […]
Among the many financial institutions that have implemented new loan origination systems (LOS), core systems, or other systems, a number of them find they’re really not getting what they wanted out of the new technology. Having heard so many implementation stories, we wanted to share a few of the lessons learned and, hopefully, save you […]
Higher auto rates, whispers of a potential recession, and rising prices of cars have made just a minor dent in recent credit union auto growth. While auto loan growth has been trending down, many credit unions continue to experience double digit auto growth. While the resiliency of auto sales continues to be an opportunity for […]
In a past edition of our c. notes, we discuss the Key Competencies of a Strategic C-Suite Team. While in the c. notes we demonstrate 7 key competencies, in this blog we focus on the first competency – proficient at identifying and creating an evolving and sustainable business model. Visualizing and articulating the long-term view […]