M&A Expectations for 2017
Assumptions Drive Value
M&A Expectations for 2017 - Bank stocks are up, but they're largely based on market expectations for anticipated moves by the Trump administration.
Control Your Destiny
The Innovation Game
Control Your Destiny - Technology should be a strategic priority for community banks.
Scale and Innovation
Investing in Tech
Scale and Innovation - Banks are using scale to fund innovation.
What's Possible in Banking
Hire Curious Talent
What's Possible in Banking - Bank leaders need to consider their technology needs and hire curious talent.
Notes on M&A
Successful Acquisition Factors
Notes on M&A - Deals could rise in 2017, and discerning acquirers favor branch-light models.
Optimism in the Trump Era
Valuations Are Up
Optimism in the Trump Era - Bankers are happy so far with the Trump administration, but Congress could derail deregulation.
Sweet Spot of Scale
Unlocking Efficiency - Low cost deposits and technology are two keys to high performance.
The Pace of Change
Inspiring Thoughts for Bankers
The Pace of Change - Bank analysts are bullish on banking.
Intersection of Technology & Banking
Fully Embracing Technology
Intersection of Technology & Banking - The banking industry is fully embracing technology, with an appetite to use data to better know the customer.
Three Trends Shaping Banking
Watch Out for Airbnb
Three Trends Shaping Banking - Bank Director CEO Al Dominick explains how companies like Amazon and Airbnb could influence the banking industry.