If you’re not aware of a problem, then is it really a problem? Many credit unions over time have gotten used to their data processing systems and their shortcomings. Making adjustments manually to make things more efficient for their members, putting in extra hours to make sure that every I is dotted and T is crossed, tracking items on spreadsheets instead of getting their information from the core…sound familiar?A full system evaluation by department isn’t something that sounds like a fun activity, but it can really help you and your credit union understand where your deficiencies are if you have any. Directly following a new core conversion every aspect of that new system is being utilized to the fullest. Making that credit union its most efficient, however over time, this may not remain true. As updates and patches come along sometimes we are just too busy to put in the time to do the training that it takes to really use our systems to their fullest potential. In other instances our systems are just too outdated to really give us the efficiencies that we need. In either case, a full system evaluation will give answers to those questions. Maybe your system is adequate; you just need to focus time and energy into training and utilizing the system to its fullest potential. If the system does prove inadequate for your needs then core conversion planning may be a necessity (that’s where the rest of my guide will come in handy). continue reading » 6SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr
The accidental credit union member
What is sublimation and how do I avoid it?