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Debunking 3 Credit Union Cloud Computing Myths

April 12, 2019 | Devon Wilson | Cloud Computing

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Cloud computing has been in popular use for more than a decade, but it still suffers from a few myths that are easily debunked. For modern credit unions, making the shift to the cloud is a matter of when, not if, so it’s essential to understand the facts about cloud computing. The top 3 misconceptions […]

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4 Female Pioneers In Tech: Women’s History Month

March 28, 2019 | Devon Wilson | Information Technology

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As Women’s History Month comes to a close, the IMS team is putting the spotlight on the women who have played an essential role in the field of information technology and computer science. The four pioneers we’ll be featuring today have developed some of the most vital components of current technology, including the creation of […]

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Are Your Employees Suffering from SAD?

February 25, 2019 | Devon Wilson | Employee Well-Being

The winter months can be difficult for many, regardless of where they live. Shorter days often mean leaving for work while it’s dark, and returning home in the same way. Spending most of the daylight hours indoors can lead to feelings of constant fatigue and depression. This seasonal-specific condition is known as SAD (Seasonal Affective […]

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Credit Unions: An Entrepreneur’s Secret Weapon

January 31, 2019 | Devon Wilson | Entrepreneurs, Small Business

When considering starting a small business, many entrepreneurs head straight for the big banks. Whether it is out of habit, advice from others, or a general lack of research into options, far too often credit unions are overlooked. Through social media efforts, newsletters, email marketing, word of mouth and community outreach, credit unions are poised […]

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Connecting Credit Unions With the Millennial Market

December 11, 2018 | Devon Wilson | Credit Union Resources, eNotices

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In our early October 2018 newsletter, we shared with readers that nearly 75% of millennials (also known as Generation Y) are unaware that credit unions are not-for-profit, member-owned financial institutions. According to the US Census Bureau, there are more than 83.1 million millennials in the US – who are comprised of those born between the […]

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Black Friday vs Cyber Monday

November 13, 2018 | Devon Wilson | Consumer Safety, Cybercrime, Online Shopping

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Is One Better Than the Other? Black Friday, or Cyber Monday? While there are obvious differences between the two – in-store vs online – there’s been a bit of a debate regarding which of the two will garner the best deals. For some, having the option of skipping in-person, retail craziness is enough to sway […]

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Why Credit Union Employees and Officers are Scam Targets

November 6, 2018 | Devon Wilson | Credit Union Resources, Email Scam, Phishing

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Business Email Compromise Scams (BEC) are hitting financial institutions hard, and the threat only seems to be increasing. CEOs, CFOs, and financial employees are at a high risk of being targeted in BEC schemes, regardless of company size.  Whether a small, community credit union or a multi-million dollar financial institution, these targeted schemes are impacting the […]

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If Disaster Recovery were a Superhero?

March 6, 2018 | Kelly Gardner | Disaster Recovery

  The other day I was thinking back to when my son was about 3 or 4 years old and he started to mimic some of the Superheroes he saw in the movies and on television. He would put together all kinds of unique Superhero outfits, combined with various assorted make-believe weapons, but, over time […]

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