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Work smarter, not harder. The Asterisk Intelligence team brings you a team of analysts who work to interpret your data for insights and opportunity. Tools like Analytics Booth, Report Builder (Query), Dashboards, and Unique Data Management (UDM) give the power to see and control your database. Then we work with you to maximize the benefit of these solutions in the context of our five pillars of data analytics – Finance, Operations, Fraud, Audience, & Marketing.

Unique Data ManagementGood data management means better analytics and is critical to support any business intelligence effort. The Asterisk Intelligence team emphasizes data warehousing strategies and solutions for database administrators at every credit union. Use Unique Data Management (UDM) to customize your member’s profile, increase the archiving of database files, sign on for extended availability of transaction histories, and reach out with opportunities for data exchanges with your 3rd party vendors.

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Meet the Team

Keegan Daniel
VP Professional Services

Beginning his career at CU*Answers in 2007 as a Client Service Representative, Keegan’s quick and thorough understanding of the credit union environment soon saw him promoted to a managerial position within the department. By 2012, his critical business skills and ability to perform at a high level led him to the CU*Answers Management Services team, as the leader of the newly minted Earnings Edge brand. Since its inception, Keegan has led the Earnings Edge team to drive growth and efficiencies for credit union customers and owners. Keegan is known for his all-around expertise, experience, and level of organization that helps credit unions reach their goals of becoming high-performing cooperatives.

Most recently, Keegan has been tasked with managing the Asterisk Intelligence Team. The Asterisk Intelligence team works with credit unions to establish business intelligence teams, develop business intelligence strategies and develop external data warehouse strategies.

Thomas Hull
Business Intelligence Analyst

After joining the CU*Answers family in 2011 as a Staff Accountant, Thomas’ passion for data and analytics became immediately apparent, and he quickly grew to become the corporate resource for data trending and forecasting, financial analysis, and data visualization.

In 2017, Thomas joined the Asterisk Intelligence team as a Business Intelligence Analyst, playing a vital role in new service development. Through his extensive background in finance and corporate accounting, he provides a unique perspective on the value that data strategies can bring to an organization; everything from budgeting and corporate planning, supporting RFP’s, to board reporting.

“I look forward to contributing my knowledge and expertise to the Asterisk Intelligence team by generating knowledge and insight for credit unions, identifying opportunities, and ultimately manufacturing value!”

Annalyn Hawkes
Business Intelligence Analyst

Known for her versatility and value within the cuasterisk.com network, Annalyn began her career with Xtend in 2012 as a Contact Center Representative. Equipped with a sharp attention to detail, Annalyn quickly advanced to the project-based role of Business Support Representative. Her adept project managing skill set led to a management position in 2015, as she assumed the role of Assistant Manager of the Business Support Team.

Annalyn most recently joined the CU*Answers Asterisk Intelligence team in 2017 as a Business Intelligence Analyst, where she shares her experience and passion for data mining, analytics, and business development. Her expansive background at Xtend allowed her to develop invaluable proficiency at using data to find opportunity, strategize action, and track results for impact and trend analysis, making her an asset to both the Asterisk Intelligence team, and our credit union partners.

“I am excited to be joining the Asterisk Intelligence team as organizations are putting so much attention on data! There is so much value in connecting data points to tell a story, and I believe our data analytics and data warehouse solutions will bring that value to credit unions of all sizes.”

 

Josh Peacock
Assistant Manager Analytics, Business Development

Originally from Southwest Michigan, Josh spent 15 years working in both North and South Carolina before returning to Michigan in the late 1990s to begin his career at CU*Answers. Though he initially served as an independent consultant, Josh accepted a full-time role with the company in 2010. His responsibilities today are twofold: first, he leads a team focused on new product development. Initially, these new products resided only within the company’s core software platform, however, Josh has since expanded his efforts to deliver web-based analytical products to help better serve the CU*Answers client base, and second, he’s engaging in business development activities to expand revenue streams beyond the CU*Answers network.

Though Josh has helped drive innovation in many ways during his two-decade tenure with the firm, one of his most notable achievements came in 2005 as the technical project leader for CU*Answers credit card platform. A true win-win, this platform has since become a major revenue stream for both CU*Answers and its network of credit unions. Today, the platform supports over 100 credit unions that generate over 25 million credit card transactions annually.

Outside of work, Josh has recently developed a strong passion for PICKLEBALL – a sport that is quickly gaining popularity in North America. Josh is also a former Michigan State Racquetball Champion.

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June 11, 2019

Jump into a Dashboard Dive: Portfolio Analysis – EFT Usage

Jump into a Dashboard Dive: Portfolio Analysis – EFT Usage

Join the Asterisk Intelligence Team for a Dashboard Dive! Join the Asterisk Intelligence team as they review the Portfolio Analysis – EFT Usage dashboard.  Learn how to use this dashboard for insights into your card portfolios by BIN.  Easily review your portfolio by card type, status, or recent transaction activity.  Trend card activity over time… Read more »

Mar 7, 2019

Don’t Miss This Week’s Dashboard Dive: Loan Productivity Analysis

Don’t Miss This Week’s Dashboard Dive: Loan Productivity Analysis

Join the Asterisk Intelligence Team for a Dashboard Dive! Join the Asterisk Intelligence team as they review CU*BASE tool #1670, the Loan Productivity Analysis Dashboard.  Have you been looking for a way to better track your loan originations; loans opened by employee, by branch, or loan type?  Learn how this dashboard can be used for… Read more »

Mar 5, 2019

Jump into a Dashboard Dive: Loan Productivity Analysis

Jump into a Dashboard Dive: Loan Productivity Analysis

Join the Asterisk Intelligence Team for a Dashboard Dive! Join the Asterisk Intelligence team as they review CU*BASE tool #1670, the Loan Productivity Analysis Dashboard.  Have you been looking for a way to better track your loan originations; loans opened by employee, by branch, or loan type?  Learn how this dashboard can be used for… Read more »

Mar 1, 2019

Don’t Forget, the AB_19.02 Analytics Booth Release Arrives Monday!

Don’t Forget, the AB_19.02 Analytics Booth Release Arrives Monday!

Coming to Analytics Booth Subscribers Monday, February 25 The Asterisk Intelligence Team is excited to present the first of many web-view dashboards, Power Lines, brand new accrual dashboards, and integration from CU*BASE to Analytics Booth. Check it out! View the Release Summary   Learn More About the Analytics Booth Release Join the Asterisk Intelligence Team for… Read more »

Feb 22, 2019

Make Your Data Clear and Compelling with Visual Analytics Tools!

Make Your Data Clear and Compelling with Visual Analytics Tools!

Calling all data analysts!  Looking for the best way to locate visual analytics tools within CU*BASE?  Hoping to share valuable data with a larger audience?  Want a deeper exploration of different visualization options including graph types and color coding?  Visual Analytics Tools (VAT) allows you to present data in a way that is both clear… Read more »

Feb 22, 2019

There’s Still Time to Join Us for Asterisk Intelligence Week!

There’s Still Time to Join Us for Asterisk Intelligence Week!

There’s still time to join our Asterisk Intelligence Week webinars!  If you were not able to participate in our on-site events earlier this week, take a look at the courses coming up on Thursday.  We will discuss Analytics Booth, Data Warehouse and Data Management solutions, and will explore the value these can bring to you… Read more »

Feb 20, 2019

Design Your Own Database Solutions with Unique Data Management!

Design Your Own Database Solutions with Unique Data Management!

Unique Data Management (UDM) custom fields is a design-your-own-database solution for customized data points!  Use UDM fields to expand the collection of information you and your staff know about a member and the products they use.  Want to learn best practices for configuring custom fields in CU*BASE, or looking for tips on generating and custom field… Read more »

Feb 19, 2019

The AB_19.02 Analytics Booth Release is Coming!

The AB_19.02 Analytics Booth Release is Coming!

New dashboards, Power Lines, and CU*BASE Integration  The Asterisk Intelligence Team is excited to present the AB_19.02 Analytics Booth Release, arriving to online client Analytics Booth subscribers on Monday, February 25! This release introduces the first of many in a line of web-view dashboards, Power Line integration from CU*BASE to Analytics Booth, and brand new… Read more »

Feb 11, 2019

Join Us for Asterisk Intelligence Week!

Join Us for Asterisk Intelligence Week!

Join the Asterisk Intelligence team for a week of in-person educational events, February 18-20 in Grand Rapids, MI!  Not able to join us in Grand Rapids?  Sign up for online webinar courses held on February 21!  These events are designed for credit union management, marketing staff, and database administrators. A few days of query training… Read more »

Feb 11, 2019

Learn About the Latest Updates Coming to Analytics Booth!

Learn About the Latest Updates Coming to Analytics Booth!

Learn about the latest updates coming to Analytics Booth! The 19.02 Release of Analytics Booth arrives on Monday, February 25!  Learn about all of the new items that will be implemented with this release by joining us for a release review.  We will discuss new dashboards, feature enhancements, and CU*BASE integrations.  Learn how these features… Read more »

Feb 6, 2019