Financial Services

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5 Key Takeaways From Our “Optimization Strategies To Improve Collections” Webinar

Financial institutions must prioritize instilling empathy when interacting with their clients. It’s more critical now than ever because of the economic hardships many are facing due to COVID’s impact. In our latest webinar, “Optimization Strategies to Improve Collections,” Scott Albahary, Perficient’s financial services chief strategist, and Byron Gifford, Perficient’s collection transformations lead, shared tangible solutions […]

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The CFPB Regulation F Requirements Take Effect in Less Than 60 Days – What’s Your Plan?

In less than 60 days, the CFPB Regulation F requirements take effect. In simple terms, it means collectors can: Make seven call attempts within a seven-day period Make one call within a week of speaking with the “right party.” Strategies must be altered, and creating sequencing that supports your delinquency goals and loss forecast can […]

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Perficient Listed in Forrester Now Tech: Robotic Process Automation Services, Q4 2021

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the use of software to automate high volume and repetitive tasks that previously required a human to perform. RPA enables the configuration of a “bot” or “digital workers” to capture and interpret tasks on existing applications such as processing transactions, transforming or manipulating data, triggering responses, and integrating with other […]

Credit Providers Can Benefit From Newer Practices, Even in the Face of Uncertainty

“It takes time for loans to go bad and the full extent of problems to surface, so I’d predict this is likely to be a 2023 issue.” That’s what Michael Jamesson, a principal at the bank consulting firm Jamesson Associates, told American Banker when asked about the long-term impact Covid-19 economic relief might have on […]

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Bank, Credit Unions, and Other Credit Providers Must Get Ready To Prevent Loan Losses

The last 18 months surprised the collections industry as it relates to forecasting future losses for respective loan portfolios. Many banks, credit unions, and credit providers were left asking themselves, “when do we expect this to turn?” In speaking with many industry leaders in the collection space during the pandemic, they stated it was a […]

Growing Past $50 Billion: What Banks Need To Know About Section 165 of the Dodd-Frank Act

Section 165(a) of the Dodd-Frank Act requires the Federal Reserve to establish “enhanced supervision and prudential standards” for bank holding companies with more than $50 billion assets. This scrutiny level is stronger than the standards applicable to smaller institutions and increases based on a bank holding company’s unique riskiness. A. Standards the Federal Reserve Must […]

How the New Experience Economy Is Reshaping Insurance (Part 5 of 5)

Harvard Business Review defines the New Experience Economy as the fourth evolution of economic value, which includes commodities, products, services, and now, experiences. It is at this point where the product is most differentiated and pricing most premium. In a commoditizing marketplace such as personal lines, a personal experience is an opportunity for carriers to […]

Data Is the Foundation…for Everything in Insurance (Part 4 of 5)

Data fuels the engine of the digital economy. Connected experiences, in the context of the customer relationship, are driven by a robust data set that confidently presents integrated, diverse data to enable actionable insights that can be automated across the customer’s journey. Internally, data creates the foundation for increased analytic application of fraud detection, at-risk […]

Using Personalization To Create Authentic Relationships in Insurance (Part 3 of 5)

While the thought of changing policies can be daunting, carriers are throwing hundreds of millions (if not billions) into advertising budgets to make the consumer aware of ways to save by switching. As a result, the industry is experiencing a decline in brand loyalty in favor of pricing. A brand may bring a customer in […]

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Federal Reserve Extends FedNow Service Comment Period

Do blog readers like to have their opinions heard? For those that do, the Federal Reserve Board has announced it will extend, until September 9, 2021, the comment period for its proposal to govern funds transfers over the Federal Reserve Banks’ FedNow Service. The FedNow Service is a new 24x7x365 service that will support instant […]

Insurance Operating Models Need to Put the Customer in the Middle (Part 2 of 5)

In my last post, I discussed how insurance companies that demonstrate empathetic knowledge of their consumers and deliver tailored, real-time solutions will build on their noble purpose and gain competitive advantages in a digital operating environment. So, where can you begin? It starts with putting your customer in the middle of your operating model. Instead […]

Achieving Data Democratization in Financial Services (Part 4 of 4)

Over the last three blog posts, we discussed the importance of data democratization in financial services. Today, we want to share a few final words. To maximize the value of data resources, they must be discoverable by those who require the information. Once a needed data source is identified, it is best to have an […]

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