Data-savvy banking organizations will destroy everyone else

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr To prepare to succeed in an increasingly competitive banking environment, banks and credit unions will need to become intelligent organizations, enabling quicker, insight-led decision making. More than ever, the winning financial institutions will leverage data, analytics and new talent to transform their organizations internally and engage with consumers to meet their ever-changing expectations.Digital technologies, exploding data availability, and increasing consumer expectations are the driving forces behind the need for banks and credit unions to transform how they do business and move toward being intelligent organizations. According to a study from Accenture and HfS:Nearly 80% of organizations are concerned with disruption and competitive threats, especially from new digital-savvy entrants.Data is rapidly becoming a key driver of operational and competitive advantage. That said, nearly 80% of respondents estimate that 50%-90% of their data is unstructured from a variety of sources. Few are adequately prepared to leverage this data in real-time and for the consumer’s advantage.A strong customer experience strategy is the most significant driver of internal agility, yet nearly 50% of enterprises say their back office is silo-based and unable to support a seamless digital flow. continue reading »last_img read more

Migne names squad of 38 ahead of Ghana tie

first_img0Shares0000Harambee Stars head coach Sebastien Migne gestures during a training session at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies on May 24, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 14- Kariobangi Sharks goalkeeper Brian Bwire and Bandari FC’s Abdallah Hassan are among the new faces who have been named in head coach Sebastien Migne’s 38-man squad set for camp ahead of the African Cup of Nations Qualifier against Ghana next month.Migne has named 19 local based players and 19 foreign based for the tie. Bandari FC goalkeeper Faruk Shikhalo is among those named as well as former AFC Leopards and Posta Rangers shot stopper Ian Otieno who now plies his trade in Zambia with Red Arrows.The team also sees the return of striker Allan Wanga who has been working to rediscover his form at Kakamega Homeboyz since moving there from Tusker at the beginning of this season.Among the foreign based players called up is MacDonald Mariga who only returned to the team last year after a long spell out.Skipper Victor Wanyama who has been out of action for his English premier League club Tottenham Hotspur with an aggravated knee injury has also been named in the squad as Kenya looks to get their African Cup of Nations campaign back on track.Local based players are set to hit camp on September 2, 2018, ahead of the tie, with their foreign-based counterparts scheduled to link up with the team starting September 3, 2018.Full SquadGoalkeepersIan Otieno (Red Arrows, Zambia), Patrick Matasi (Tusker), Boniface Oluoch (Gor Mahia), Brian Bwire (Kariobangi Sharks), Farouk Shikalo (Bandari)DefendersBrian Mandela (Maritzburg, South Africa), David Owino (Zesco, Zambia), Joseph Okumu (AFC Ann Arbor, USA), Musa Mohammed (Nkana FC, Zambia), Erick Ouma (Vasalund, Sweden), David Ochieng (IF Brommapojkarna, Sweden), Abud Omar (Cercle Brugge, Belgium), Philemon Otieno (Gor Mahia), Jockins Atudo (Posta Rangers), Dennis Odhiambo (Sofapaka), Joash Onyango (Gor Mahia) Benard Ochieng (Vihiga United)MidfieldersVictor Wanyama (Totenham Hotspurs, England), Mc Donald Mariga (Unattached), Clifton Miheso (Buildcon FC, Zambia), Paul Were (FC Kaisar, Kazakhstan), Ismael Gonzales (CF Fuenlabrada, Spain), Eric Johanna (IF Brommapojkarna, Sweden), Johanna Omollo (Cercle Brugge, Belgium), Anthony Akumu (Zesco, Zambia), Whyvonne Isuza (AFC Leopards), Francis Kahata (Gor Mahia), George Odhiambo (Gor Mahia), Duncan Otieno (AFC Leopards), Samuel Onyango (Gor Mahia)ForwardsMichael Olunga (Kashiwa Reysol, Japan), Ovella Ochieng (Vasalund, Sweden), Jesse Were (Zesco, Zambia), Masud Juma (Un-attached), Cliff Nyakeya (Mathare United), Abdallah Hassan (Bandari), Piston Mutamba (Sofapaka), Allan Wanga (Kakamega Homeboyz).0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more