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#SaveMe Money! Branch Transformation Savings the Board Will Love

Posted by Laura Ory

June 22, 2017

Part 3 in the #SaveMe Guide to Painless Branch Transformation.

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Topics: Branch Transformation, #SaveMe

Innovate or Die: 3 Ways to Save Time on Branch Transformation

Posted by Laura Ory

June 14, 2017

Part 2 in our #SaveMe Guide to Painless Branch Transformation


So you’ve been planning Branch Transformation for what feels like an eternity, but actual progress seems as elusive as Nessie? 

You're not alone. Financial institutions often come to us after months of meetings on different solutions for Branch Transformation without any clear answers in sight. 

And those meetings are really sucking up your most limited resource: time.

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Topics: Branch Transformation, #SaveMe

Join us for '6 Engagement Strategies' Webinar on May 9

Posted by Laura Ory

May 1, 2017

 
Is one of your goals to increase cross-sells?

How about helping clients discover all the ways your products and services can help them through life’s journey?

More importantly, what about creating an engaging branch experience for today’s digitally connected consumer?

Join DBSI CEO, John W. Smith, in this webinar on May 9th to explore 6 highly-effective strategies for tackling all three of these challenges and more.

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Topics: Branch Transformation, Digital Signage

Different Not Dead: What People Want from Branches in the Mobile Banking Age

Posted by Laura Ory

March 8, 2017

June 29, 2017 will mark 10 years since Apple released the first iPhone, paving the way for an era of mobile apps. With mobile and online banking so ubiquitous today, does the brick-and-mortar branch really serve a purpose anymore?

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Topics: Branch Transformation

Getting the Board On-Board for Branch Transformation

Posted by Laura Ory

February 23, 2017

Financial execs had a lot of optimism for the future at the recent Acquire or Be Acquired conference, but it wasn’t all sunny, as some serious warnings were also doled out.

Being slow to adopt new technologies and keeping up with changes in the industry could soon become a very big problem for those who are lagging behind, U.S. Bancorp’s retiring CEO Richard Davis. 

“You can’t be OK with catching up two to three years later." - Richard Davis

And while much of the focus remains on digital channels, the branch still plays an important part of attracting, engaging and keeping clients.

The large majority of financial execs (81%) find it imperative to transform the branch experience, according to Celent’s research—but following up on that imperative is where many banks and credit unions are getting stuck.

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Topics: Retail Banking, Branch Transformation, Branch Design

Key Takeaways from the 2017 Digital Signage Survey Report

Posted by Laura Ory

February 15, 2017

DBSI asked 120 banks and credit unions everything about their digital signage—what’s working, how much they're spending and what would they change...and the results are in! 

We've got the full report on what financial institutions are doing with digital signage, and a few things really caught our attention:

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Topics: Branch Transformation, Digital Signage

The Ultimate Fantasy Branch: Top 12 Innovations for 2017

Posted by Laura Ory

February 8, 2017

For our first ever Fantasy Branch Draft this year, DBSI paired up the top branch trends and asked Financial Institutions to vote for the best-of-the-best. 

Now we've compiled a roster of the top Branch Transformation picks in a new download for you! 

Download this cheat sheet to gather ideas for your own Branch Transformation this year. And check out four more great innovations that almost made the cut below! 

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Download: Ultimate Fantasy Branch

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Topics: Branch Transformation, Branch Design, Retail Strategies, Fantasy Branch Draft

Top Branch Design Trends Face Off!

Posted by Laura Ory

February 1, 2017

Time to put on your game face...and not just for the Superbowl! This is the final week of our Fantasy Branch Draft, and we’re putting six branch design trends head-to-head to see which deserves the top spot.

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Topics: Branch Transformation, Branch Design, Retail Strategies, Fantasy Branch Draft

Fantasy Branch Draft Week 1: Make Your Picks!

Posted by Laura Ory

January 10, 2017

The NFL playoffs are here and so is the first ever Fantasy Branch Draft—a face off between the best-of-the-best in branch innovations, where you decide which will be left standing to win a branch transformation victory!

Here’s how to play:

Each week until the Superbowl, we’ll select new branch transformation match-ups. To get in the game, cast your vote on which element you would rather have in your ideal branch.

Get ready to make some tough choices and see how your selections stack up against others picks. At the end of all four rounds, we'll share the winners and a cheatsheet for the ultimate Fantasy Branch!

For Week 1, we’ve assembled some top transaction players. Take a look at the match-ups, the stats, have some fun and make your picks below!

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Topics: Branch Transformation, Retail Strategies, Fantasy Branch Draft

Bank of The James Unveils “UnBranch”

Posted by Laura Ory

December 5, 2016

Bank of The James’ new UnBranch is untraditional in all the right ways.

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Topics: Branch Transformation, DBSI Client Stories, Digital Signage

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We help financial institutions break the mold and improve their branch profitability and experience. And we openly share our knowledge rather than tuck it away for some secret strategic advantagea reason many of our clients come to us. This blog is our opportunity to write, teach and speak about what we do, and what we see happening across the banking industry.

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