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Ensuring the Next Big Fintech Helps Your Credit Union

Alkami recently hosted the second year of VentureTech, an event where capital seeking fintechs from across the U.S. can showcase their company to investment capital from the credit union industry. Before the event, we sat down with Nick Evens, Presiden …


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Prepare for Disruption: A Look into What’s Next for Digital Banking

You don’t have to dig deep to find news stories on how financial institutions (FIs) are concerned about losing users to disruptors. But that doesn’t mean that banks and credit unions are throwing in the towel. FIs are strategizing to stay relevant amon …


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Designing UX to Meet Gen Z and Millennial Expectations

Tiffany Huynh – Director, User Experience, Alkami Designing for B2B2C clients at Alkami means we must deliver a great user experience (UX) for everyone. We have to create a seamless experience between evolving user expectations and complex business pro …


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There’s Nothing to Fear When Digital Banking is Secure

Wrapping up our cybersecurity week on Halloween has us thinking of things that scare our industry most. Among the more frightening things: cybersecurity threats. With 1,253 publicly reported data breaches and 2.1 billion in estimated losses, there are …


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How to Use Data Analytics Tools to Engage and Convert Users

The first step to converting users is identifying them. With these best practices, you can start using data analytics to know what you can offer users and who is most receptive to those messages. The Three Types of Data Analytics Users Generally, data …


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Hacktober 2019 – Improving Security Consciousness at Your Financial Institution

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, so you may see companies raising cybersecurity awareness among their employees through a variety of activities. The goal is to make a security ethos a core part of workplace culture through activities …


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Powering Digital Banking with Data and Analytics

We’re all becoming accustomed to measuring aspects of our lives with data. Our fitness devices tell us our quality of rest when we wake up. We can make choices about how often we use our phones based on our weekly usage report. Or maybe you ignore all …


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Is your bank in a box holding you back?

As more sophisticated digital banking solutions become available, FIs are being forced to ask if their bank in a box is holding them back.


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Workplace Culture as Competitive Differentiation for Your FI

There is a groundswell within credit unions and regional banks. Financial institutions (FIs) are determined to remain relevant and competitive against the Megabanks while achieving remarkable and uncommon growth. Additionally, in the shadow of infamous …


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AWS and the Future of Digital Banking

If you were to pull out your digital banking crystal ball for a look into the future, you may not be surprised by what you see. Banks and credit unions will be doing business in the cloud. This shouldn’t be surprising since 40 percent of respondents to …


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What Does Growing Confidently Look Like?

Megabanks and fintechs continue to invest vast amounts of money into technology to digitally seize market position from community and regional financial institutions (FIs).


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Cybersecurity in an Insecure World

The rules of engagement in cybersecurity have dramatically changed. The explosion of connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) creates a large pool of devices that can be strung together into botnets.


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What is UX Design Really?

When people learn about user experience (UX) designers, they typically respond, “Oh, you make pretty pictures.” Well, not exactly (and it’s not UI either). When you work in UX design, your job is to solve problems digitally or physically. Now more than …


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Competing with the Megabank: Outspending Isn’t the Answer

When Megabanks spend roughly $25 billion annually on technology alone, what can Financial Institutions (FIs) without partners or deep pockets do to keep up? By outsmarting, not outspending the Megabanks. These approaches can help credit unions and bank …


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ICYMI: The Best of Alkami 2020 Vision

Every year, we host our most remarkable clients for 2020 Vision, a three-day event where we present our roadmap for the next year and provide tips and best practices to make the most of the Alkami Platform. This year we welcomed 460 attendees from 111 …