Five New Sessions to Advance Your Digital Transformation - ICBA ThinkTECH Innovation Series: Digital Transformation Demystified

Jan 17, 2023
Digital customer engagement has risen as a top priority for financial institutions in 2023, according to new research from Anna Kooi, financial services industry leader at Wipfli LLP, a top advisory firm in this space.

ICBA Launches New Solutions Directory to Better Support Community Bank Innovation Needs

Jan 9, 2023
ICBA has launched an enhanced version of our Solutions Directory, which in addition to providing useful fintech-related company information, serves as a one-stop shop for community bank enabling technology. The new and improved directory is based on extensive community bank feedback, to create a better user experience.

From the CEO: ICBA and Community Bankers Stand Together in 2022

Dec 21, 2022
In 2022, ICBA and community bankers stood together against a steady stream of efforts to impose harmful policies while working tirelessly to advance initiatives benefiting local communities—proving once again the importance of making our voice heard in the nation’s capital.

Ten ICBA Innovation Milestones for 2022

Dec 20, 2022
We have previously called 2021 a year of innovation, but there’s no doubt that ICBA doubled down on its position throughout 2022 to ensure that innovation is accessible, affordable, and attainable to all community bankers.

Online Training Newsletter – December 2022

Dec 20, 2022
Many banks' training calendars kick off in January and wrap up in December. And while you work hard to ensure employees complete all their training by year end, there may be a few courses that slip through the cracks.

A New Approach to Wealth Management Marketing

Dec 12, 2022
Who knew that a line of business which doesn't have mass market appeal and has a sales cycle that's measured in years, would be on a lot of financial institution's marketing plans for 2022?

Fourth quarter rally: Some suggestions on how to wrap up 2022

Dec 12, 2022
The word "rally" can be used for a number of purposes and in different contexts. For instance, it could mean a long-distance auto race over varying surfaces and involving stages and checkpoints.

FedNow and faster digital payments

Dec 12, 2022
We've been working toward a faster payments future for a decade now, and we're finally seeing the fruits of our labor: the launch of FedNow.

How ICBA’s Investments in Innovation Are Paying Off for Community Banks

Dec 2, 2022
Just shy of a year ago, ICBA announced its role as one of the general partners and investment committee members in a strategic investment fund designed to accelerate technology opportunities and adoption at community banks. Today, BankTech Ventures, has raised more than $115 million in committed capital in its first fund and has backed eight different companies working to provide community bank technology solutions.

Online Training Newsletter – November 2022

Nov 22, 2022
You may already be thinking about 2023 and your bank’s training plans for employees. If you haven’t, you will be very soon as the end of 2022 is approaching quickly. We encourage you to think about two things when planning your online course enrollments for 2023.