Optics Data

Premium Optics data sets are available to activate for projects to study non-transactional data that clues you in to the operational and relational aspects of your credit union. Turn on one or more of these available data sets to amplify your data projects with non-transactional data!

  • Online Banking Optics
  • Phone Optics
  • Card Activity Optics (coming soon)

Non-Transactional Data Analysis = A project using non-traditional data that fills in the gaps and adds context, color, or explanation to the typical system transaction and maintenance records.

Online Banking Optics

Brought to you by the CU*Answers Asterisk Intelligence team, Online Banking Optics offers access to otherwise unseen details of your member’s activity and usage of digital services within It’s Me 247 Online Banking (including applicable mobile options).

Use Online Banking Optics to analyze member engagement and habits with your digital services, understand online service penetration, and study member’s non-transactional needs.

LEARN MORE ABOUT ONLINE BANKING OPTICS

Phone Optics

Brought to you by Xtend and the CU*Answers Asterisk Intelligence team, Phone Optics offers access to otherwise unavailable specifics of your call center staff’s activity within the Phone Operator tool. Actions taken to support a member are a window into the non-transactional needs and inquiries of the member, as well as the required efforts of your staff.

LEARN MORE ABOUT PHONE OPTICS

Card Activity Optics – COMING SOON!

Brought to you by the CU*Answers SettleMINT and Asterisk Intelligence teams, Card Activity Optics is a premium data set currently in development which will open up access to otherwise unseen details of card traffic that interacts with the CU*BASE system, including activity records which did not result in a posted transaction.

Card Activity Optics will help you analyze and act on insights from the traffic patterns for your ATM, debit, and credit card activity, including enhanced transactional details and merchant category data.

LEARN MORE ABOUT CARD ACTIVITY OPTICS

Updated
October 23, 2020

Time to Review Tracker Configurations; Tracker Purges Begin in March!

Time to Review Tracker Configurations; Tracker Purges Begin in March!

ATTENTION ONLINE CREDIT UNIONS Automated tracker purges have arrived (again)! Last year’s automated tracker purge routine was re-worked and rescheduled, and will now begin March 1, 2021. What is Happening? We will manually purge all tracker conversations that are outside of individual CU-configured retention periods throughout March, based on tracker volume. Then,  in April we… Read more »

Feb 5, 2021

Asterisk Intelligence debuts KPI Operational Consulting

Asterisk Intelligence, a data analytics team at CU*Answers which provides business intelligence consulting, fulfillment, and educational services to credit unions, recently added Key Performance Indicators Operational Consulting to their bench of professional service offerings. KPI Operational Consulting engagements take a three-pronged approach to manufacturing value: awareness, education, and data monetization. “We want to empower credit […]

Feb 2, 2021

Asterisk Intelligence completes exploratory analysis for Cumberland County FCU

Asterisk Intelligence, a data analytics team at CU*Answers which provides business intelligence consulting, fulfillment, and educational services to credit unions, has recently completed an explorative analysis commissioned by Cumberland County FCU. The analysis examined available data on branch activity, studying the members who visit a branch and the transactions which occur at a branch. The […]

Feb 2, 2021

The Next Data Warehouse Upgrade Arrives in March

The Next Data Warehouse Upgrade Arrives in March

Attention Data Warehouse Subscribers: Beginning 3/7/2021, your Data Warehouse library will be temporarily unavailable until 3/28/2021 while CU*Answers performs upgrades to our Production server.  During this time, all CU*Answers online credit unions will be running off our High Availability server. Because the Data Warehouse library (FILExxDW) is stored on Production and not replicated to HA,… Read more »

Jan 26, 2021

Analytics Booth is FREE for Credit Unions with Less Than 2,000 Members!

Analytics Booth is FREE for Credit Unions with Less Than 2,000 Members!

The Asterisk Intelligence team is excited to announce that, beginning in 2021, Analytics Booth will be free to all credit unions with less than 2,000 members.  With your subscription to Analytics Booth, you will have access to 80+ trend lines of your credit union’s data, 12 dashboards, customized alerts, Powerlines, etc.  To activate your subscription,… Read more »

Jan 19, 2021

Engage Your Board of Directors with a Dive into Analytics Booth!

Engage Your Board of Directors with a Dive into Analytics Booth!

Board Member engagement is critical to the health and success of your credit union.  Some of the most important contributions your board can make come from asking the right questions and challenging the status quo. If you’re looking to further engage your Board of Directors, Asterisk Intelligence can support your initiative with an educational briefing… Read more »

Jan 15, 2021

Free Download from AI for the 20 Quick Data Fact Projects Book

Free Download from AI for the 20 Quick Data Fact Projects Book

Free Download: 20 Quick Data Facts Book from Asterisk Intelligence Be surprised by data about your credit union!  See some information that raises more questions that you want to research and learn!  Discover (or re-discover) a data set you didn’t know you had at the click of a button! There are thousands of facts available… Read more »

Jan 13, 2021

Analytics Booth is FREE for Credit Unions with Less Than 2,000 Members!

Analytics Booth is FREE for Credit Unions with Less Than 2,000 Members!

The Asterisk Intelligence team is excited to announce that, beginning in 2021, Analytics Booth will be free to all credit unions with less than 2,000 members.  With your subscription to Analytics Booth, you will have access to 80+ trend lines of your credit union’s data, 12 dashboards, customized alerts, Powerlines, etc.  To activate your subscription,… Read more »

Jan 7, 2021

Kick Off the New Year with Analytics Booth!

Kick Off the New Year with Analytics Booth!

Take on the new year with enhanced operational reporting and improved trending abilities – impress your board with insights powered by Analytics Booth! Take advantage of operational trend lines and organizational insights accessible anywhere you have an internet connection.  Never wait for the end of the month again to review your performance – enjoy daily… Read more »

Dec 28, 2020

Asterisk Intelligence completes a data tune-up

Asterisk Intelligence, a data analytics team at CU*Answers, which provides business intelligence consulting, fulfillment, and educational services to credit unions, recently completed a Data Tune-Up consulting engagement with a Texas based Credit Union. A Data Tune-Up helps credit union partners learn how to manage their operations in ways which allow for more detailed analytics, insights, […]

Dec 16, 2020