2016 Data Investment Symposium

On Wednesday, April 27, 2016, CU*Answers held its second annual Data Investment Symposium, a focus group event to brainstorm on new investments the CUSO should be making in data. Present were 20 credit union and CUSO leaders and data analysts from across the country, who joined in a conversation with key CU*Answers leaders to contribute their ideas to developing new strategies at the CUSO.

CU*Answers facilitators Randy Karnes, CEO, Jody Karnes, CIO, and Dawn Moore, VP Writing Team/Product Design, gave a progress report on projects initiated at last year’s inaugural focus group event, and discussion centered about investments the CUSO is planning to make on new tools for data analysts as part of its CU*BASE® core processing system, as well as the strategic plans for future investments in data being considered by the CUSO and its client-owners.

Conference Materials

Guest Speaker

Deb Slavens, Director of Information Technology for Honor Credit Union in St. Joseph, Michigan, shared some techniques her credit union has adopted over the past year to change her organization’s culture when it comes to using and acting on data, and the results they have seen thus far. “In 2014 usage of CU*BASE analytical dashboards averaged around 50 visits per month from 5 team members. In 2015 we saw over 400 visits per month by 30 different team members!” said Slavens.

Part 1: Driving Development with Data Focus

  • Building solutions for credit unions pushing data to external warehouses (their own, and their vendors’)
  • Building solutions for credit unions pulling data towards CU*BASE and other CU*Answers data warehouses
  • Building stronger data trending in our network (understanding the heavy lifting required for an ongoing trend line)

Part 2: Building a Network of Credit Union and CUSO Leaders with a Data Focus

  • A quick look at the 2016 Data Bootcamp project: will you participate in the future?
  • A quick look at the Executive Study Series and what is next for data
  • Brainstorming on building a data analyst bench, in your credit union and as a shared effort in our CUSO

 

 

Updated
February 2, 2017

Engage with your Peers at the 2021 Xtend Shared Branching Roundtable!

Engage with your Peers at the 2021 Xtend Shared Branching Roundtable!

Share your ideas and join the discussion at our upcoming Shared Branching Roundtable!  This is a chance for you to engage with your peers and discuss any questions or concerns you might have about Xtend Shared Branching.  The Xtend Shared Branching Network is unique in that is fully governed by your peers. This latest Shared… Read more »

Mar 2, 2021

It’s Thursday of Asterisk Intelligence Week!

It’s Thursday of Asterisk Intelligence Week!

The Asterisk Intelligence Team welcomes you to participate in the final sessions of its 4-day event, Asterisk Intelligence Week.  Attend our live webinars today (Registration required!) Below are several free webinars scheduled today, December 3rd, offered by the Asterisk Intelligence team. Use the links below to register for any class that catches your eye! Introduction… Read more »

Dec 3, 2020

It’s Wednesday of Asterisk Intelligence Week!

It’s Wednesday of Asterisk Intelligence Week!

The Asterisk Intelligence Team welcomes you to participate OnDemand in the Wednesday session of their 4-day event, Asterisk Intelligence Week. Today’s session is Prove It with Data: Strategies and Solutions. Below is an OnDemand curriculum of recorded classes, offered by Asterisk Intelligence and available when you are. Use this curriculum to attend anytime that is… Read more »

Dec 2, 2020

It’s Tuesday of Asterisk Intelligence Week!

It’s Tuesday of Asterisk Intelligence Week!

The Asterisk Intelligence Team welcomes you to participate in the Tuesday session of Asterisk Intelligence Week with OnDemand session curriculum! Today’s session is Report Builder (Query) Skills. Below is an OnDemand curriculum of recorded classes, offered by Asterisk Intelligence and available when you are. Use this curriculum to attend anytime that is convenient for you!… Read more »

Dec 1, 2020

It’s Monday of Asterisk Intelligence Week!

It’s Monday of Asterisk Intelligence Week!

The Asterisk Intelligence Team welcomes you to participate in the Monday session of Asterisk Intelligence Week with OnDemand session curriculum! Today’s session is Building an Audience for Data with Analysis. Below is an OnDemand curriculum of recorded classes, offered by Asterisk Intelligence and available when you are. Use this curriculum to attend anytime that is… Read more »

Nov 30, 2020

Asterisk Intelligence Week Registrations are Open – Join Our Live Webinar Sessions!

Asterisk Intelligence Week Registrations are Open – Join Our Live Webinar Sessions!

The Asterisk Intelligence Team invites you to join them in the Asterisk Intelligence Week event!  Online sessions are December 3rd.  Sessions in Grand Rapids, MI are November 30th – December 2nd.  For people who analyze data or manage data, these sessions discuss skills and strategies for easy data analysis and data management.  Register for one… Read more »

Nov 23, 2020

CEO Strategies Week 2020 – Conference Materials Now Available!

CEO Strategies Week 2020 – Conference Materials Now Available!

The 2020 CEO Strategies Event was a rousing success!  We appreciate all of the CEOs who participated and helped us test a prototype of a new format we believe will become a foundation for future interactions.  We’re excited for the coming year and look forward to many more innovations in how our network will collaborate… Read more »

Nov 17, 2020

Asterisk Intelligence Week Registrations are Open – Participate Live or On-Demand!

Asterisk Intelligence Week Registrations are Open – Participate Live or On-Demand!

The Asterisk Intelligence Team invites you to join them in December for the next Asterisk Intelligence Week event!  For people who analyze data or manage data, this educational event offers sessions to expand skills and discuss strategies for proving data’s value to your credit union. The December event offers both onsite and remote sessions on… Read more »

Nov 12, 2020

Asterisk Intelligence Week Registrations are Open – Participate Live or On-Demand!

Asterisk Intelligence Week Registrations are Open – Participate Live or On-Demand!

The Asterisk Intelligence Team invites you to join them in December for the next Asterisk Intelligence Week event!  For people who analyze data or manage data, this educational event offers sessions to expand skills and discuss strategies for proving data’s value to your credit union. The December event offers both onsite and remote sessions on… Read more »

Nov 6, 2020