Entries by Scott Gardner

How to Automate Your Branch Without Alienating the Customer

As banks face rising costs and less engagement within their branch locations, many are choosing to automate and eliminate paid possessions in order to cut costs and remain profitable. Yet there’s one potential downside of branch automation, and that is the fact that it can alienate customers. For the branch that needs to automate, these strategies will help […]

Banktel Systems Ranked in Deloitte Top 500 Fastest Growing Companies

Mississippi-based BankTEL Systems Ranked in the Top 500 Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™ Ranking attributes 143.8% revenue growth to innovative software backed by exceptional client service and support Columbus, MS,— Today, BankTEL Systems, based in Columbus, Mississippi, announced it has been ranked 483rd on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast […]

Banks Are Reinventing Themselves Through Technology

For the past few decades, technology has been as important a money to most banking institutions. Although previously lagging behind banks, credit unions also have placed a top priority on employing cutting­-edge technology to better compete with their bank siblings. In many ways, according the venerable Washington Post, financial institutions are becoming “quasi­-technology companies.” This reinvention involves multiple […]

Testimonials

  Security Federal Bank Love the email feature for direct deposits. We just converted to banktel in August. Very easy to use. Wish we have converted earlier. Great customer support.  – Margaret Hurt This is a great product easy to use. SAVES A LOT ON TIME – Patricia Moseley   Iowa Falls State Bank Our […]

Sales Tactics Banks Must Employ

Increased competition, new technology that is keeping customers out of the branch and increasing costs across the banking industry has increased the demand on sales professionals to do their jobs well in order for the bank to make a profit. Today’s bankers can do well by keeping some sales tactics in mind as they try to sell more […]

How the Bitcoin Phenomenon Might Affect the Banking Industry

Since its birth in 2009, Bitcoin has begun changing the face of US and worldwide  finance. The banking community has differing views on its growing user numbers,  volatility and evolution of companies favoring Bitcoin. Although Bitcoin had little or no dollar value in the beginning, its value has increased since inception. Even global consulting firm Deloitte […]

Testimonials

First State Bank The seamless integration with Jack Henry is wonderful and we absolutely love it! -Alice Barron Baker Boyer Bank BankTel has been a great business partner. They continue to meet our expectations when meeting our IT requirements and their support has been most helpful. We appreciate the ability to work with them.  -Christopher […]

6 Steps Toward Better Vendor Management

  When it comes to managing relationships with vendors, too often businesses focus solely on getting the lowest price and neglect other actions that can help develop strong business relationships. While that may seem prudent from a short­term “bottom line” perspective over time it’s an approach that can backfire and wind up costing you more. Building strong vendor relationships […]