Webinar Archive

Our webinars deliver informative and actionable insights paired with financial industry and fintech best practices that you can put into place today.

 

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Double Down on DigitalSeptember 24, 2020

Examine the steps your financial institution must take to assess customer touch points and determine what is required to successfully transform your digital offering to retain and grow your customer base.

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Remote Delivery is Now Essential – What to Do TodayApril 9, 2020

Branch closings and social distancing have revealed shortfalls in how banks and credit unions deliver services in a digital-first world. This presentation provides financial institutions with tips to quickly improve customer experience while managing interim customer challenges.

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The Fintech Hustle - S. 2 Ep. 1February 9, 2021

In this episode of the series: Join Cornerstone Advisors’ Sam Kilmer, fintech advisor, and Ron Shevlin, provocative author/researcher, as they engage fintech guests in an exploration of the ever-evolving world of financial technology. Ron and Sam are joined this time by NYMBUS’ Allison Netzer and Black Knight Secondary Marketing Technologies’ Scott Happ.

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The Fintech Hustle - S. 1 Ep. 2December 10, 2020

Fintech firms are acting like banks; banks are acting like fintech firms. The lines are no longer clearly drawn. So who’s behind Door #3? One thing is certain: technology’s emergence in banking has led to a shift in how financial institutions think about their fintech partners – and vice versa. And the playing field changes on seemingly a daily basis!

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The Fintech Hustle - S. 1 Ep. 1October 13, 2020

Fintech firms are acting like banks; banks are acting like fintech firms. The lines are no longer clearly drawn. So who’s behind Door #3? One thing is certain: technology’s emergence in banking has led to a shift in how financial institutions think about their fintech partners – and vice versa. And the playing field changes on seemingly a daily basis!

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How Fintechs Must Adapt to Bank Client Changes: A Panel DiscussionAugust 20, 2020

In this virtual panel discussion, industry leaders from Cornerstone Advisors, William Mills Agency and MX call on the latest research and from-the-trenches experience to illustrate why fintech providers should be asking themselves three very important questions right now.

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Order Among Chaos – Real-World Best Practices for Your PPP/SBA ProgramApril 16, 2020

Small business lending experts from Cornerstone Advisors share emerging best practices to help financial institutions deal with PPP challenges.

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Bank Merger Preparedness – Seizing the Strategic OpportunityAugust 25, 2020

While the pandemic may have slowed M&A activity, it has not changed the long-term industry consolidation. And because banks can’t time a merger like they can a strategic initiative, it is imperative for boards and management to be prepared to evaluate and execute a merger if the opportunity emerges.

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Credit Union Merger Preparedness – Seizing the Strategic OpportunityAugust 19, 2020

The pandemic may have slowed merger activity, but it has not changed the long-term need for credit unions to seek ways to strategically stay relevant to members, including through mergers. Listen and learn how to be prepared to evaluate and potentially execute a merger if the opportunity arises.

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Gonzo Straight Talk: Payments in a Post-COVID WorldMarch 18, 2021

Gonzo Straight Talk returns with another 20-minute webinar led by Cornerstone Advisors' payments consultants. In this high-level overview of the shifting payments landscape, attendees will learn the pandemic's impact on consumer spending, digital offerings, and day-to-day operations from professionals in the industry. Attend the session and discover what can be done for your institution's payments business today to survive and thrive in a post-COVID world tomorrow. A webinar for banks and credit unions.

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Resolving Friction Points when Digital & Payments CollideNovember 19, 2020

For bank and credit union executives, this 60-minute webinar takes a deeper dive into Digital Account opening and Debit Card onboarding. From common pain points to impact on operations, attendees will gain a greater understanding of where to focus when developing their 2021 strategic plan.

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Optimizing your Payments Vendor RelationshipsJuly 15, 2020

This webinar shows banks and credit union executives how to identify and overcome shortcomings in their payments processor relationships to improve both firm and customer-wide satisfaction. Included are tips for leveraging data to make informed decisions, getting the best deal on contract pricing and terms, and avoiding landmines in the conversion process. 

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Payments Trends and Fintech DisruptorsMay 27, 2020

Cornerstone payments professionals discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the industry and explore ways banks and credit unions can impact their bottom-line revenue with a re-tooling of strategies to drive customer engagement.

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What’s Going On With Payments Vendors: Weathering the Consolidation StormFebruary 19, 2020

How will big tech provider acquisitions impact financial institutions’ credit or debit portfolios? This webinar looks closely at today’s rapidly evolving payments vendor landscape and shows banks and credit unions how to remain competitive in the face of shrinking processor options.

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What’s Going On In Banking 2021: Rebounding From the PandemicJanuary 26, 2021

Cornerstone Advisors’ What’s Going On In Banking 2021 study found that bank and credit union executives are more optimistic than pessimistic about 2021—and well, how couldn’t they be? The reality will likely be a mixed bag of positives and negatives.

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What’s Going On In Banking 2020? February 26, 2020

Join Cornerstone Advisors Director of Research Ron Shevlin and President & Partner Steve Williams as they review the results of a survey of 300 senior financial institution executives.

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Gonzo Straight Talk: Charting Success in Banking in 2021May 20, 2021

At Cornerstone Advisors, every problem has a solution.

Register to attend this 20-minute webinar to hear how three financial institutions navigated their way through the uncertainty of COVID-19 with the help of Cornerstone consultants Niel Devasir, John Meyer, and Chris Miller.

Attendees of the session will discover how banks and credit unions partnering with Cornerstone benefitted from reduced expenses, an improved customer experience, and developed a plan to achieve operational excellence.

The Cloud On The HorizonAugust 20, 2020

Despite the prevalence of attacks and high cost of breaches, many financial institution executives have been lulled by the cloud into a false sense of security about the safety of their data. Is your institution prepared to deal with the new cybersecurity challenges presented by cloud computing?

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How to Reduce Tech Spend in the Second Half of 2020May 21, 2020

Learn how financial institutions can reduce technology spending without impacting customers and find cost-saving opportunities when CIOs don’t control all of the spending.

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Gonzo Straight Talk: Achieving NIE Nirvana in 2021  February 11 - 25, 2021

Unlocking hidden savings in your technology contracts is a forward-thinking approach to reducing NIE and improving efficiency ratios. Join Cornerstone Advisors for a three-part webinar series focused on the most agile approach to reducing tech spend without compromising tech quality.

Session 1: Negotiating Technology Contracts

  • Best practices that align with results-based outcomes
  • Strategies that maximize negotiation leverage
  • Learn what contemporary FIs are doing to remain relevant and differentiate with their technology – FAST!

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Session 2: Negotiating Contract Renewals

  • The optimal time to begin the process and roles/responsibilities required for success
  • Keeping leverage on your side of the table and how to increase it
  • How to negotiate a real renewal and what to look for when navigating the complex technology ecosphere

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Session 3: Negotiating New Contracts

  • The art of planning
  • The accidental act of overspending and how to avoid it at all costs
  • Hidden landmines that come with negotiating new contracts and how to circumnavigate

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Trick or Treat? Saving your institution money to remain competitive in 2021 October 21, 2020

Financial institutions are currently faced with reducing expenses to offset losses felt from the pandemic. Do you know where to focus your efforts to achieve best results? When you get tactical about your financial institution’s cost-control measures, you can pursue forward-growth opportunities and benefit from immediate results.

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Negotiating Vendor Contracts to Benefit the Bottom Line August 12, 2020

This webinar shows bank and credit union executives cost-effective tactics they can use to successfully negotiate their vendor contracts.

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How to Negotiate Contract to Save Money in 2020 June 18, 2020

Renegotiate your vendor contracts for immediate cost saves to offset compressed earnings due to COVID-19.

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Best Practices Negotiating Vendor Contracts April 29, 2020

In this session you will learn how to level the playing field before negotiating a vendor contract, maximize leverage and realize savings, generate successful results at the negotiation table, and use insider knowledge to benefit your bottom line.

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Digital Contract Negotiations: Negotiating Eye-Popping Results March 25, 2020

In this webinar, banks and credit unions learn how to choose digital solutions that are right for their organizations and walk away with resources that will help them manage the contract negotiation process.

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Best Practices for Negotiating Core Contracts January 22, 2020

In this webinar learn about what is going on in the industry today, the technology ecosystem, and what to ask for at the table in core contract negotiations.

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