20 episodes

In today’s fast-paced, technology driven environment, it’s imperative for executives to use the most innovative strategies and think outside the box in order to stay competitive. Welcome to GroundBanking, stories about innovation in the financial industry. Each episode we’ll feature experts in banking and FinTech who will discuss the challenges and opportunities in today’s marketplace – whether it be embracing new technology, coming up with new lines of business or finding more efficient ways to serve their customers and communities.

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    • 4.9 • 18 Ratings

In today’s fast-paced, technology driven environment, it’s imperative for executives to use the most innovative strategies and think outside the box in order to stay competitive. Welcome to GroundBanking, stories about innovation in the financial industry. Each episode we’ll feature experts in banking and FinTech who will discuss the challenges and opportunities in today’s marketplace – whether it be embracing new technology, coming up with new lines of business or finding more efficient ways to serve their customers and communities.

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    The benefits of expanding into the digital realm

    The benefits of expanding into the digital realm

    As the need for deposits grows, financial institutions are increasingly turning to the latest technology to help them better reach customers. This episode of GroundBanking explores the benefits of digital branches and the work Data Centers Inc (DCI) is doing to help financial institutions expand their digital offerings. Listen in as guest Sarah Frankhauser (https://www.datacenterinc.com/team/detail/sarah-fankhauser), president and CEO of DCI, and host Terry Ammons (https://www.wipfli.com/about-wipfli/partners-and-associates/terry-ammons), partner at Wipfli, discuss:·        The basics of digital branches, including their benefits and potential downsides·        An introduction to cores, side cores and second cores·        How cores can enhance banks today

    • 25 min
    Finding your financial institution's niche

    Finding your financial institution's niche

    Does your financial institution have a niche? And does it align with current trends in banking?There are financial institutions created for specific groups, interests, careers, lifestyles and more — from specific professions to small businesses and even to pet owners — all to serve their account holders’ needs better. Your institution has an opportunity to create products that help bring their financial lives more and more in alignment to their identity.In this episode of GroundBanking, Terry Ammons (https://www.wipfli.com/about-wipfli/partners-and-associates/terry-ammons), partner at Wipfli, talks with Tim Hamilton, founder and CEO of Praxent (https://praxent.com/), about:·      How to create an experience that helps account holders align their institution with their identity·      Current trends in banking and fintech·      Ways for financial institutions to quickly meet high demandWhen it’s time to focus on a more niche targeted group and moving your institution to a new phase

    • 32 min
    Positioning your credit union to better compete

    Positioning your credit union to better compete

    The credit union industry is facing new challenges as members draw on their savings to meet the demands of inflation and job losses. To compete, credit unions have to look towards creative solutions. This episode of GroundBanking covers industry trends and how credit unions can leverage technology to eliminate friction for all members, including the underserved. Listen in as guest Sam Das, managing director of CMFG Ventures (https://www.cmfgventures.com/), and host Terry Ammons (https://www.wipfli.com/about-wipfli/partners-and-associates/terry-ammons), partner at Wipfli, discuss:·      Where can credit unions find fintech and deposit solutions?·      Can fintech solutions create a better customer experience?·      What are some current trends in the credit union space? 

    • 42 min
    Empowering your aging adult customers

    Empowering your aging adult customers

    It’s likely that there is more your financial institution can do to help your senior customers manage their everyday expenses. Learn more in this podcast.

    • 39 min
    How data can strengthen your financial institution

    How data can strengthen your financial institution

    Does your financial institution have the right data to drive decisionmaking? Lots of community banks and credit unions lack the information they need in these super competitive times. Measurable data can be key to building relationships and taking care of existing customers, which remains the heart of your business.In this episode of Groundbanking, Terry Ammons, partner at Wipfli (https://www.wipfli.com/about-wipfli/partners-and-associates/terry-ammons), talks with Mac Thompson, founder and president of White Clay (http://www.whiteclay.com/home.html), about the role of data in financial institutions. They discuss:·      How data leads to revenue improvement with clients·      How to obtain more reliable data about client base·      How data deepens relationships with customers

    • 34 min
    Podcast: How to create an impactful digital experience

    Podcast: How to create an impactful digital experience

    These days, for financial institutions, an increasingly critical part of brand experience is focused on digital. Institutions can no longer depend solely on branches to deliver their brand experience. But these days, an increasingly critical part of that experience is digital. Financial institutions can no longer depend solely on branches to deliver their brand experience.  How to create a positive digital experience is the topic of this episode of GroundBanking, as Terry Ammons, partner at Wipfli, talks with Craig McLaughlin, CEO of Finalytics.ai and co-founder, president and CEO of Extractable. They discuss: * How to deliver experiences digitally * How you can create a unique, individualized experience for customers with different needs * How you can retain a customer’s brand experience when moving to a digital form Listen now to learn how you can get started with digital.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

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PKM GroundBanking

I truly enjoy listening to the perspectives of the guests on this podcast. There’s valuable insight provided by these industry leaders. The craft beer references are enjoyable as well!

Abbbbs70 ,

Fresh approach

I appreciate the different perspectives and ideas presented on the show. Working in the banking/financial space, I want to keep up to date on what’s going on with the space and technology, and this is perfect to add into my rotation to stay relevant. Thanks PKM for obviously well-prepared content!

JTH_Photography ,

A great listen!

I've really been enjoying GroundBanking from Porter Keadle Moore. The variety of guests they have on the show really keeps things interesting, and the shorter time span (compared to others) makes it a perfect fit for my drive to work. Keep up the great work!!

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