2016 Wrap Up

2016 Wrap Up

2016 Wrap Up

John and Glen revisit the year's biggest stories and trends in payments and cybersecurity.

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In this episode:

  • John and Glen discuss R3 and Corda, CU Ledger, Bitcoin valuation, and other significant blockchain topics.
  • How the Internet of Things is transforming how we work, create and interact with our devices, the devices that are facilitating adoption of the IoT, and the IoT’s inherent dangers.
  • Same Day ACH, EMV, Walmart vs. Visa in Canada, and other payments topics.
  • What happens when privacy goes awry.
  • The rise of ransomware and cyber-warfare, hacking, and other troubling trends.
  • Privacy and what happens when it goes awry.
  • The API economy, and its benefit to credit unions.
  • Why voice and chat are the new browser.
  • A recap of the 2016 Analytics and Innovation Conference (AXFI), and what to expect from AXFI 2017.

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Credit Union Industry Experts, John Best, Founder of Best Innovation Group (BIG), Glen Sarvady, Managing Principal at 154 Advisors and Anne Legg, Founder of THRIVE Strategic Services have teamed-up to offer a new podcast series to form the BIGcast Network. The BIGcast will become a twice weekly podcast and will be offering financial news and thought leadership in the areas of Business Strategy, Innovation, Payments and Leadership to financial institutions globally. Meet the BIGCast Network Team:

John Best is recognized as a thought leader and visionary of technology advancements and financial application development within the credit union industry. Requests for speaking engagements include Symitar national and regional conferences, Information Technologies Credit Union Association annual conference, and CUNA Technology Council, CUNA Marketing Council, CUNA lending Council Filene Water Cooler Annual Symposium and Correlation annual meeting as a keynote speaker.
Anne Legg is founder of THRIVE Strategic Services. THRIVE leads organizations to goal attainment via data translation resulting in innovative and transformational business strategies. Anne is a recognized credit union expert and thought leader with an MBA thesis on the credit union business model as well as two internationally published whitepapers on credit union business strategy. She has served as an SME for CUNA and National University and has instructed at several CUNA schools.
Glen Sarvady’s episodes of the BIGCast will focus on top-of-mind topics impacting the payments world, analysis of recent product launches, acquisitions, partnerships and innovations, and on-site reporting and interviews from industry venues like Finovate, Money 20/20 and NACHA Payments. Interviews will be brief and to-the-point, emphasizing substance and avoiding informercial territory. As with other BIGCast Network offerings credit unions receive added attention, but the discussions will be relevant and entertaining for strategic thinkers across the financial services spectrum, particularly those interested in consumer and small business experience and the real-world effects of breakthrough payment innovations.

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