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OpsEngine is the CU*Answers brand for the composite of expert skills, cutting edge tools, and professional services provided by the production division of CU*Answers.

Think about the invisible man for a minute. If you can’t see him, then he’s being what he’s supposed to be. OpsEngine – our production services – are like that. But ask yourself a few quick questions:

What if we turned off the engine?
What if there were suddenly no Operators processing for our clients?
What if no ACH came in this morning?
What if there were no reports to review?

The OpsEngine would suddenly become critical! And it is, every day, by doing all the things we expect the OpsEngine to do. So let’s turn it around and think about all the things the OpsEngine does do, day-in and day-out, 365 days a year:

  • Over a quarter of a million manual transactions handled with an error rate that’s close to zero.
  • Nightly processing for over 150 credit unions, six days a week, in under an hour and half.
  • Over 110,000,000 in ACH transactions processed daily.
  • Archive services
  • System administration
  • In-house processor development and support
  • Monthly statement processing
  • Tax reporting
  • Automation management
  • Production programming and support

The list could go on, but you get the idea.

The OpsEngine is a combination of data center experts, products, and services that help turn business strategy into business execution at the production level effectively, consistently, and securely.

 

Who is OpsEngine?

Primarily, OpsEngine is the Operations Team and the Production Programming Team at CU*Answers Data Center. Today’s processing environment is complex, though, and we work closely with Network Services, the System-i Administration Team, the EFT Team and others.

Why OpsEngine?

We have the strategic plan and the intention to execute your business. From preparation to production, we’ll get your business engine tuned and running smoothly.

Our experts know the data center business and run operations 24/7/365. We will partner with you to provide you with the solutions that will let you succeed in accomplishing your work…

Effectively…

We have the knowledge and experience that will allow you to excel in your business. Whether it comes to handling your daily workload, automating nightly processing or securing sensitive data, we have a complete set of tools that will let you get the job done.

Consistently…

We can provide the training, documentation, and support that will ensure that your business runs smoothly and reliably; and we will be there when you need us to find new solutions as you change and grow your business.

Securely…

In today’s business environment, protecting your data is not just a focus, it’s a requirement. From in-place and backup encryption to site security, from a robust business continuity program to policies and practices that are built for safety, we make it our priority to help protect your data.

What does OpsEngine Offer?

It is a set of experts, a suite of products, and a set of services designed to help turn business strategy into business execution at the production level.

    1. Using OpsEngine Resources to execute for you (data center operations)
    2. Support, training, education and planning opportunities for your data center
    3. Leading edge products to augment and enhance your data center operations

We are upping our game and commitment to the production requirements of our clients. It is the Production Center at CU*Answers focused on making the client data center a business priority.

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October 30, 2018

CU*Answers Launching New Controls for Time Zone Processing – Starting Next Week for Central Time

CU*Answers Launching New Controls for Time Zone Processing – Starting Next Week for Central Time

ATTENTION CREDIT UNIONS THAT RECEIVED THE ASSOCIATED EMAIL: As you may remember from the recent Leadership Conference and CEO Strategies events, CU*Answers has been working on some major initiatives related to 7-day business weeks and processing across multiple time zones. We have begun implementing one of these projects, a new process we’re calling (at least… Read more »

Nov 26, 2018

CU*Answers Launching New Controls for Time Zone Processing – Starting Tomorrow with Mountain Time

CU*Answers Launching New Controls for Time Zone Processing – Starting Tomorrow with Mountain Time

ATTENTION CREDIT UNIONS THAT RECEIVED THE ASSOCIATED EMAIL: You’ve been selected…and we need your help! As you may remember from the recent Leadership Conference and CEO Strategies events, CU*Answers has been working on some major initiatives related to 7-day business weeks and processing across multiple time zones. We’re now ready to begin implementing one of… Read more »

Nov 13, 2018

OpsEngine Operator Steve Stouten completes certification

Steve Stouten, a member of the OpsEngine data center Operations team since 2010, has just completed automation certifications as part of ongoing training requirements for CU*Answers. Mr. Stouten is a part of the night processing team and has had extensive experience working with the various OpsEngine automation systems and applications. Operations Manager Todd Underhill said: […]

Sep 10, 2018

CU*Answers’ OpsEngine improves draft processing

OpsEngine, the operations and data center group that handles daily processing for CU*Answers, has just completed improvements to member draft and corporate draft processing. “Our Programming team reworked the process and we were able to take advantage of automation tools,” said Todd Underhill, OpsEngine operations manager. “This allowed us to cut the processing time for […]

Apr 5, 2018

CU*Answers’ OpsEngine improves draft processing

OpsEngine, the operations and data center group that handles daily processing for CU*Answers, has just completed improvements to member draft and corporate draft processing. “Our Programming team reworked the process and we were able to take advantage of automation tools,” said Todd Underhill, OpsEngine operations manager. “This allowed us to cut the processing time for […]

Apr 5, 2018

Don’t Forget: Phase Three of Same-Day ACH Processing is Coming Soon!

Don’t Forget: Phase Three of Same-Day ACH Processing is Coming Soon!

On March 16, 2018, the third (and final) phase of the NACHA Same-Day ACH rules will go into effect.  See this recipe in the Kitchen (https://www.cuanswers.com/resources/kitchen/same-day-ach/). Phase 3 of Same-Day ACH requires that the same-day credits must be posted by 5:00 PM your time.  The final same-day item FRB file must be available to us… Read more »

Mar 9, 2018