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Marketing / Technology /  • January 31, 2018
Social butterfly
For credit unions – and especially those with limited marketing budgets – social media can be an effective way of promoting their brand.

Many legal departments had collective panic attacks a decade ago when financial institutions began self-promoting on Facebook and Twitter. Claire Richardson even received instructions from a compliance manager at the United Kingdom bank where she wor...

Marketing / Technology /  • March 21, 2017
Digital Target
Community First Credit Union proves that successful marketing is about taking a targeted approach that launches off digital platforms.

Know your audience — it’s vital to the success of any business. Kirstin Dias, the marketing manager at Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.-based Community First Credit Union (14,000 members, $500 million in assets) has taken this adage one step further. Under...

Banking / Technology /  • December 22, 2016
Get schooled in FinTech
7 things to know


Risk Management / Technology /  • November 22, 2016
The new security risk?
How IT can balance convenience and control with BYOD

Sixty-nine per cent of Canadian companies permit some form of BYOD (bring your own device) — meaning anything from laptops accessing databases every day to iPhones occasionally checking work email — according to a survey by market intelligence fi...

Marketing / Technology /  • June 15, 2016
Navigating the virtual world
Your audiences have gone digital, but where are they hanging out?


Sustainability / Technology /  • May 24, 2016
Rolling out a revolution
The three-wheeled velomobile is forging a new path in vehicle-sharing

Like most of us, Kody Baker is, admittedly, a “fair-weather bicyclist.” It takes a determined person — one who can endure cold, slippery streets, vertiginous hills, damp clothes, bike thieves and helmet head — to cycle throughout Vancouver’...

Marketing / Technology /  • March 15, 2016
What’s trending in 2016?
We breakdown the hot — and not — marketing trends for the year ahead

Everyone’s looking for the next big thing in marketing, wondering how to engage clients in an increasingly busy world.

Marketing / Technology /  • January 19, 2016
The future of finance
4 ways to make online tools and apps accessible

Mobile banking apps, spending trackers, and smartwatches — technology is on the fast-track, disrupting financial services and enticing us with promises of seamless banking. But rein in your enthusiasm and take a long, hard look at all those inno...

Banking / Technology /  • September 1, 2015
Recognition technology is taking off
#selfie before you spend? A body-parts breakdown on biometric authentication

Financial institutions and tech startups are making pin technology obsolete.

Human Resources / Technology /  • Jan 2015
Private matters
The rules on the rights of employees to manage their own information

Protecting one’s data is a growing concern in the digital era.