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BAI Beacon Forecast: Strong Winds Ahead

10/16/2018
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Hurricanes be damned, BAI Beacon blew into Orlando last week with a focus on fintech and innovation. Glen shares interviews on BAI’s 2019 banking outlook, with game-ification trailblazer Launchfire, PKM partner Terry Ammons on vendor risk management, and BIG’s own Elizabeth Robins on the Global Innovation Award nod for BIG’s FIVE platform.

Duration:00:47:46

Step Aside Blockchain, Make Way for Hashgraph

10/9/2018
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John Best chats with Mance Harmon, CEO and Co-founder of Hedera Hashgraph. Join John and Mance as they explain how Hedera Hashgraph is working to use the hashgraph algorithm to create the first public network. Learn about Hedera’s history, Hashgraph’s strengths and weaknesses, and what sets it apart from blockchain. Finally, peek into the future with their views on where hashgraph, blockchain and cryptocurrency are headed next.

Duration:00:45:02

Authentic Leadership: A Conversation with Dean Hallett

10/4/2018
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John Janclaes speaks with Dean Hallet, Leadership facilitator and former CFO of The Walt Disney Company and 20th Century Fox, to speak about his professional journey, digital transformation at an enterprise level, and his tenants of ‘authentic leadership’.

Duration:00:34:45

Finovate-ing From Cradle to Grave

10/2/2018
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Glen shares highlights from last week’s Finovate conference in NYC, which featured solutions geared toward every age segment across consumer finance. Includes on-site interviews with standouts SMRT SVR, Bucket, Ninth Wave and Best of Show winner Golden. Links related to this podcast: Finovate’s main site, including presenter demo videos: https://finovate.com/videos/ Bucket: http://buckettechnologies.com/ Golden: https://www.joingolden.com/ Ninth Wave: https://ninth-wave.com/ SMRT SVR:...

Duration:00:58:07

A FinTech By Any Other Name...

9/25/2018
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John and Glen discuss crypto's crash, Uber's Cash, Webster's newfound love for FinTech, and other hot industry topics.

Duration:00:47:09

Make Your Vendors Your Partners

9/18/2018
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John Best chats with Jeremy Pinard and John Listak from Alliant Credit Union to learn all about Alliant’s experience in building their own custom Lending Management System. In this episode, explore the pros and cons of build versus buy. Hear tried and tested tips from Jeremy and John as they detail the agile process their team undertook, and weigh in on their successes and challenges. Finally, learn how Alliant’s partnership with FICO and their use of the OMDM (Originator Management...

Duration:00:41:35

Driving New Sales- and Just Plain Driving

9/11/2018
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Glen chats with BAI's Byron Marshall about his firm's latest research on FI cross selling and new account opening. Also, Glen shares some warning flags on auto lending from the recent GCUA Idea Institute and engages in a bit of Bitcoin gloating.

Duration:00:43:23

Global Credit Union Collaboration with Blockchain

9/4/2018
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Aonghus O’Ehocha, CEO of Irish blockchain startup Bitcub, sits down with John Best this week to speak about the pathways available for credit unions in the blockchain space. John and Aonghus discuss how blockchain could be instrumental in strengthening the joint worldwide credit union community, and how collaboration and resource sharing can speed up that reality. Explore how Bitcub’s unique AI will aid significantly with cross border same day transfers. Additionally, learn more about...

Duration:00:34:15

The Agile Workforce

8/30/2018
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In this episode of The BIGCast C-Suite Edition, John Janclaes sits down with Gene Zaino of MBO Partners to talk about the present and future of America’s independent workforce. Explore why your organization will benefit from tapping into this ‘constellation of resources’ that are available to you when you need them the most. Learn why this corner of the workforce is growing at three times the rate of the traditional workforce, and become educated on the risks and regulations that might be at...

Duration:00:35:42

The Morality of AI

8/28/2018
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This week, John speaks with Dr. Harry Kloor; futurist, science fiction writer and founder of the XPrize. Learn more about Dr. Kloor’s vision of the future of avatars, explore the good, bad and the ugly of blockchain and cryptocurrency, and listen in on a fascinating viewpoint about the future of AI and how it will change our society’s moral structure.

Duration:00:39:04

Land of Lending: Illinois’ Credit Union Creativity

8/21/2018
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Glen chats with Illinois Credit Union League CEO Tom Kane about community outreach, innovative auto lending, and the upstate/downstate vibrancy of Illinois’ CU movement. Also- blockchain comes to fantasy football, fintech charter turf battles, and Glen gets cranky about states’ rights.

Duration:00:46:48

Chris Skinner: Doing Digital Transformation Right

8/14/2018
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Chris Skinner of thefinanser.com joins John Best for a discussion onsite at the World Council of Credit Unions Conference in Singapore. Listen in to learn the difference between digital transformation and digital adoption, and explore with them as they discuss the ever-expanding global fintech market. In this episode: Easy digital currency exchange in the age of Stripe and Square China and India’s growing dominance over the financial technology space. More on Chris Skinner’s book...

Duration:00:51:07

Reinventing Finance, from Cape Town to Hong Kong

8/7/2018
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Glen chats with Finovate's Greg Palmer about the conference's first African event, the differences he's noted in fintech communities across the globe, and the addition of Blockchain and AI tracks to their fall NYC showcase. Also- vanishing CDs and traveler's checks, Mnuchin’s Mnoodlings on fintech, and BIG's beauty contest.

Duration:00:44:04

Staying Relevant and Flexible in the Era of Data Science

7/31/2018
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Bob Trunzo, President, and CEO of CUNA Mutual Group joins John Janclaes on this episode of The BIGCast C-Suite in order to discuss his professional journey, CMG’s latest push into the important field of data science, and why it is important to face failure. Explore why data science is a necessity for your credit union in order to stay relevant, and hear Bob’s advice to Millenials currently climbing the ranks in the industry.

Duration:00:37:21

Breaking Digital Gridlock

7/24/2018
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Glen turns the tables on John and interviews HIM about his new book addressing the digital transformation challenges facing credit unions and community banks. Learn why culture is just as (if not more) important as technology as your credit union embarks on digital transformation.

Duration:00:29:53

Out-Partnering Your Competition

7/17/2018
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This week, John is joined by BIGCast series regular John Janclaes, CEO of Partners FCU, as well as Jeffrey Kendall of KONY to discuss how strategic vendor partnering might be your key to success. Learn from the pros as they advise the digital priorities for small and medium-sized CUs, and explore why vendors are your teammates, not your enemies. Relevant links: John Best’s book – “Breaking Digital Gridlock” John Janclaes’ book – “Doing What Matters” Kony - Dbx.kony.com

Duration:00:46:12

Your Data: The Ultimate Toy Box

7/10/2018
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In this final episode of our OnApproach Data Lake series, John speaks with Karan Bhalla and Suchit Shah of CU Rise Analytics. Join the discussion to learn more about how CU Rise works with OnApproach to analyze the vast pools of data that credit unions possess. They use the three models of attrition as an example to walk you through the process. This podcast is sponsored by OnApproach. To learn more, visit www.onapproach.com and www.cu-rise.com

Duration:00:42:49

Science Fiction- An Influencer of Banking's Future?

7/3/2018
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Glen wraps up our AXFI coverage with a conversation with science fiction author Kevin J Anderson and futurist/entrepreneur/screenwriter Dr, Harry Kloor on how sci-fi influences rather than predicts the future. Also an update from the recent Visa Payments Forum from Trellance’s Lou Grilli.

Duration:00:37:57

Learn. Love. Kick A** - A Conversation with Brandi Stankovic

6/28/2018
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In this episode of BIGCast C-Suite Edition, John Janclaes is joined by Dr. Brandi Stankovic, SVP of Engagement and Consulting of CU Solutions Group. Listen in as Brandi tells us about the words she lives by in her career – Learn. Love. Kick A**. Brandi also shares her advice on what to keep in mind as young emerging leaders advance in their careers. Relevant links: Brandi’s book, The Strategic MVP: http://www.thestrategicmvp.com/index.html Brandi’s podcast, The Strategic Hotbox:...

Duration:00:21:56

AXFI 2018 Recap Part 2

6/21/2018
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Our second batch of AXFI Conference coverage includes interviews with Killer FinTech contestants Alpharank (the Innovation Club choice for Best in Show) and Suitebox, Glen’s attempt to explain hashgraph in under 10 minutes with Swirlds’ technical lead, and John’s bizarre obsession with Brian Ley. Alpharank’s recent Finovate presentation: http://finovate.com/videos/finovatespring-2017-alpharank/ Suitebox’s website: https://www.suitebox.com/ Swirlds’ website: https://www.swirlds.com/ The...

Duration:00:58:54