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Can't Stand the Heat Of Banking? Try the Heartland Even though I wasn't looking for any special geographic influence in a recent analysis of bank IT spending habits, it became clear that the good news I was collecting was mostly from banks in the Midwest. In fact, 47 percent of the surveyed audience did business in the Heartland of America.
Will "Green Banking" Lead to Red Ink for US Banks? By Patricia McGinnis, Financial Insights In the "green" domain, American industry across the board is in the unfamiliar position of being the laggards. Many other nations of the world (unlike the U.S., signatories to the Kyoto Protocols) have already taken great strides in both educating their populations and changing the behavior of their business managers, including those in financial services. Eventual U.S. adoption of some sort of expanded emissions control legislation is inevitable, althou
McLeod keeps BankPlus punching above its weight.
Ed Mulligan of The Bank of New York Mellon Brings Two Behemoths Together
CHARGE Anywhere Releases Electronic Signature Capture Capability with Suite of Mobile Payment Solutions
Anita Sands joins the transformation team at Citi, having refashioned RBC, Toronto, as a Web 2.0 organization
James Yee Brings Some Cap Markets Experience to Bank Tech
Citi's Steven Kietz Puts Himself In Customers' Shoes When Designing Mobile Products
Shane Loper Makes Hancock Bank Model for Disaster Recovery
Deutsche Bank's Mary Campbell Talks SEPA
First California Bank's Sara Pelaez Masters Core Conversions
No More WaMu. What's Next? It looks like the bank that was Washington Mutual is no more in what is being called the largest U.S. bank failure. Now, through a transaction facilitated by the FDIC, JPMorgan Chase owns WaMu's banking operations. According to a release by the agency, "JPMorgan Chase acquired the assets, assumed the qualified financial contracts and made a payment of $1.9 billion. Claims by equity, subordinated and senior debt holders were not acquired." Due to the nature of the transaction, there was no cost i
Congress Can't Waste Any More Time Debating Bailout If the fear mongers in Congress take any longer to act on the bailout, we'll all be picking lettuce in Mexico! The Congress acted quickly to go to war in Iraq. Is there anyone in the Congress today who would say that was a smart move? Certainly not the kin of 4,170 dead military personnel. Now the Congress is spending a lot of time about a risk of $700 billion.
BlackBerrys, iPods, iPhones Among Bank CIOs' Favorite Gadgets for Work, Play BS&T's Elite 8 indicate that the BlackBerry is the boon -- and bane -- of every bank technologist's life.
Mobile Banking Just One of Many Successes for BankPlus, a Small Bank With Big Ambitions Dave McLeod listens to the concerns of BankPlus' employees and customers, and finds a cure for whatever ails them.
Sara Pelaez, First California Bank, Masters Core Systems Conversions As a lead partner in supporting First California Bank's aggressive growth strategy, Sara Pelaez has overseen more core systems conversions in four years than most CIOs handle in their careers.
Sabbaticals: Still a Rarity in Business But Becoming More Common It is the best of times in the worst of times for the harried financial CIO to take a sabbatical, argues former BITS CEO Cathy Allen.