What Your Marketing Team Needs to Know for Navigating Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are tricky business. While it’s an exciting time, the stakes are high… and so is the stress for a smooth transition. And as if the pressure of negotiations and legalese isn’t enough, you’ve got to figure out how you’re going to open once necessary approvals are finalized—with every location being completely re-merchandised to your brand. 

Has COVID-19 Killed Open-Concept Banking?

Originally published on ABA Bank Marketing. Financial Institutions have spent years opening up their branch, call center and office spaces with a focus on more collaborative interactions. What happens to this design principle in our post-COVID 19 world? We talked to three industry thought leaders about these questions.

Your Market’s New Needs by the Numbers

We’ve been in this “new normal” for a while now which means there’s data available on what people expect from retail establishments and what changes will produce the best return on investment for your branch network. With more and more states slowly opening up there’s even data on what you can do to make your […]

4 Must-Have Essentials to Create Your Branch Transformation Strategy

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln As some of the world’s greatest minds know, the strategy is everything. Taking the steps to prepare yourself and your financial institution for success is more important than the execution itself. Everything you […]

Adapting To The New Normal, A Webinar Series

As things start to shift back to ‘normal’, it will become a little easier to focus on the projects that matter most right now, like branch modifications to meet the new client expectation, technology that can eliminate multiple touch points, and adapting the headquarters for a safe and easy transition back for staff. Whatever your initiative, […]

CFM + DBSI Helps Financial Institutions Rapidly Shift to Safe and Touchless Experiences with ADAPTIV Transformation

CFM+DBSI, the leader in banking transformation, announced today the launch of an expert-crafted methodology and flexible kit of parts for post-pandemic branch and HQ designs called ADAPTIV. During these unprecedented times, banks and credit unions are working endlessly to stay open as an essential business, while still providing a safe and optimized environment for both […]

Big News: CFM + DBSI Announced as Winners for Future Branches Innovators Awards

Future Branches introduced the Innovators Awards for the 2019 conference held in Austin, TX. Financial institutions were nominated for the following award categories: Outstanding Branch Design, Most Effective Branch Technology Implementation, and Best Revamped Staffing Model. While a Future Branches panel chose the finalists, the winners were selected by a live peer-vote of financial executives […]

The Past, Present, and Future of Branch Transformation

Over the past 10 years, the bank and credit union branch has changed significantly—from design, to technology, to the way it operates. And financial institutions aren’t the only ones changing, so are the expectations of clients visiting the branches. As a busy banking exec, you simply don’t have the time you need to research the […]

Vantage West: Branch Transformation

Vantage West Credit Union wanted to redefine their retail banking strategy and their member interactions. Their goal was to drive convenience and ease of access to their members. The strategy includes adding 10 locations in the Phoenix area over the next five years. With DBSI, they are on-track after year one to deliver on-time, on-budget, [...]

What is the NEXT® Big Thing in Banking?

What is the NEXT® Big Thing in Banking? NEXT®, is a self-service experience that delivers more transaction options to clients and more support to associates than any other self-service technology.

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