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Using better data for loan decisions

Posted by Libby Bierman
Using better data for loan decisions

Sageworks focus grouped more than 100 bankers in 2015 to understand their goals and challenges. A recurring theme was time-wasted with data entry – reading tax returns and typ ...

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Data, where art thou?

Posted by Libby Bierman
Data, where art thou?

If the institution uses a desktop-based software or file system, there are some positives and likewise some negatives. It’s the same situation with web-based or cloud-based ap ...

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Commercial risk rating: Case study

Posted by Libby Bierman
Commercial risk rating: Case study

Banks and credit unions are in the business of measuring and managing credit risk. At a recent Sageworks event, we discussed a specific case study regarding components of risk ...

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Trend analysis within your Watch List

Posted by Libby Bierman
Trend analysis within your Watch List

A standard component of monthly board meetings is an update on the performance and volume of the institution’s Watch List, the group of adversely classified loans under close ...

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What 2015 holds for banking

Posted by Libby Bierman
What 2015 holds for banking

The IBM Institute for Business Value released its 2015 report, “The paradox of Banking”, which analyzes the existing market and makes predictions about how the landscape will ...

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Defending the bank's capital levels

Posted by Libby Bierman
Defending the bank's capital levels

The Recession and its subsequent rate of bank failures underscore the need for banks of all sizes to invest in developing a capital plan. The Recession taught many institution ...

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