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    Protecting Consumers After the Equifax Data Breach

    Oct 18, 2017
    Tina Giorgio: While we wait for the details on the Equifax breach, we have found the community banks are taking the lead in protecting customer information.
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    Mythbusting Digital Misconceptions

    Jun 29, 2017
    Tina Giorgio: According to a new Price Waterhouse Cooper digital payments study, 46 percent of bank customers interact with their banks EXCLUSIVELY through digital channels (e.g., mobile, tablet and PC). This staggering trend away from traditional banking methods begs this important question: “What products and services is my bank delivering to customers living a digital life?”
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    Faster Payments — How Fast is Fast?

    May 17, 2017
    Tina Giorgio: Faster payments is a drum you’ll frequently hear me beat and I have made it something of a personal mission, to ensure that the voices and concerns of community bankers are front and center as industry stakeholders work to improve the U.S. payments system.

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Core Processor Resource Guide

This resource guide, combined with the core processor best practices, are designed to help community banks understand important aspects of managing the core processor relationship to maximize the return on their technology investments.

The guide includes recommended steps that community banks should take to manage their core processor:

  • assessing their business needs and utilization of current systems,
  • gauging satisfaction with the current core processor relationship,
  • determining whether to change core processors or stay with the current processor,
  • conducting due diligence, and
  • evaluating core processor alternatives (including innovation, compliance, and legacy vs. next-generation providers).

The guide also offers community bankers insights into negotiating contracts as well as information about core conversion project management for those that decide to switch systems.

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ICBA Core Processor Resource Guide

January 2018
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Best Practices
ICBA Community Bank Best Practices for Managing Core Processor Relationships

January 2018
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ICBA Best Practices for Community Bank Core Processors

January 2018
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Faster Payments Playbook

The Faster Payments Playbook is an industry resource that will help stakeholders level-set on faster payments developments, assess the benefits and requirements of faster payments, and navigate the process of developing a faster payments strategy 
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