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By John Best / September 17, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #32: Investing in Innovation

Weekly FinTech Tip: Invest Strategically in Innovative Technologies That Will Guarantee Growth for Your Institution This episode is brought to...

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By John Best / September 10, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #31: Voice First

Weekly FinTech Tip: Your Future Success Depends on How Well You Implement Voice Technology at Your Institution This FinTech Tip...

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By John Best / September 3, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #30: How to Enter New Markets Using Digital

Weekly FinTech Tip: Utilization of New, Specifically Tailored Growth Strategies Will Help Your Institution Enter New Markets This FinTech Tip...

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By John Best / August 27, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #29: Convenience vs. Utility

Weekly FinTech Tip: Creating a Continuum of Services Between All of Your Channels Greatly Improves Your User's Experience … Breaking...

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By John Best / August 22, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #28: Data Analytics and the Zombie Apocalypse Pt. 2

Weekly FinTech Tip: Surviving the Financial Zombie Apocalypse Requires Team Members With A Particular Set of Skills Data Analytics in...

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By John Best / August 8, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #27: Data Analytics and the Zombie Apocalypse Pt. 1

Weekly FinTech Tip: Start Developing A Few Essential Survival Skills  Now To Prepare for a Financial Zombie Apocalypse Data analytics...

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By John Best / August 4, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #26: Producting

Weekly FinTech Tip: You Can't Reverse Engineer a New Product to Solve Problems That You Don't Fully Understand You ever...

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By John Best / August 2, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #25: Facebook’s Libra Coin, Pt. 2

Weekly FinTech Tip: Collaboration is Key to Competing  Last week, we discussed the introduction of Facebook's crytocurrency, Libra. It is...

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By John Best / July 31, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #24: Facebook’s Libra Coin, Pt. 1

Weekly FinTech Tip: Facebook's Long-Rumored Libra Coin is Here, and There Are Consequences For Your Accounts Why Facebook's Plans to...

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By John Best / July 25, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #23: AI Malware

Weekly FinTech Tip: Adopting AI Now Is Necessary to Protect Your Organization From Cyber Attacks Next generation attacks are going...

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By John Best / June 27, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #22: Transformational Moments

Weekly FinTech Tip: Learning How to Identify and Prepare for Transformational Moments Will Allow You to Capitalize on Them Transformational...

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By John Best / June 21, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #20: Organizational Trauma

Weekly FinTech Tip: Eliminate Employee Fears to Prevent Organizational Trauma and Digital Paralysis Organizational trauma is when a department or...

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By John Best / June 21, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #21: Remote Employees

Weekly FinTech Tip: Remote Employees and the Infrastructure Necessary to Support Them Are Vital to Your Organization Fact: the talent...

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By John Best / June 20, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #19: Organizational Agility

Weekly FinTech Tip: Understanding and Utilizing Organizational Agility is Crucial during Your Digital Transformation  Hello, and welcome to this edition...

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By John Best / June 20, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #18: Digitizing Your Business Processes

Weekly FinTech Tip: Digitizing Your Processes in a Way that Improves Speed, Quality, and Efficiency is a Necessary Step for...

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By John Best / June 20, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #17: The Cloud

Weekly FinTech Tip: Conquering Your Fears of the Cloud is the Key to Taking Advantage of a Whole New Suite...

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By John Best / June 20, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #16: MVP

Weekly FinTech Tip: Releasing a Minimum Viable Product is More Beneficial to Your Organization than Releasing a Completed Product What's...

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By John Best / June 20, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #15: Achievement vs. Alignment

Weekly FinTech Tip: Aligning Your Goals With Your Corporate Strategy and Tailoring Your Rewards to Achievement of this Goal Incentivizes...

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By John Best / June 20, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #14: Evolutionary or Revolutionary

Weekly FinTech Tip: Knowing the Difference Between Evolutionary and Revolutionary Technologies is a Major Factor in the Success of Your...

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By John Best / June 20, 2019

Facebook Crypto: First Look at Libra

Transcript: Hello everyone. My name is John Best, and I am the CEO of Best Innovation Group. Welcome to my...

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By John Best / June 20, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #13: When Do You Need A Data Governance Committee?

Weekly FinTech Tip: The Right Time to Start A Data Governance Committee is Now Recently, I was asked by a...

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By John Best / June 20, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #12: Guarding Against Hackers

Weekly FinTech Tip: If Your System is Working Particularly Well, You Should Be Worried People tend to freak out when...

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By John Best / June 20, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #11: My Security Groups Always Says No!

Weekly FinTech Tip: Understanding the Concerns of Your Security Team and Doing Your Part Will Get You to "Yes" "My...

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By John Best / June 19, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #10: Why Culture Matters During A Digital Transformation

Weekly FinTech Tip: Proliferate the Culture You Want Throughout Your Organization Hey! Everyone! Listen close. Culture matters. If you're going to...

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By John Best / June 19, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #9: Phase 2 Syndrome

Weekly FinTech Tip: Diagnose Your Organization and Treat Phase 2 Syndrome With Continuous Improvement Feel a cough coming on? Have...

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By John Best / June 19, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #8: Why Identity is Strategic High Ground in Banking

Weekly FinTech Tip: Putting Identity in the Hands of the Consumer is the Future of Banking What is identity, really?...

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By John Best / June 19, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #7: Becoming a Platform

Weekly FinTech Tip: The Future of Your Bank or Credit Union Will Rely on Solving Dependencies With A Platform Hey...

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By John Best / June 19, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #6: Failure Tolerance Index

Weekly FinTech Tip: Where You Stand on the Failure Tolerance Index Says A Lot About Your Organization Hello, everyone. I'm...

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By John Best / June 18, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #5: Don’t Confuse Failure With Incompetence

Weekly FinTech Tip: Failure is a Part of Success! Don't confuse failure with incompetence. Many financial institutions have very little...

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By John Best / June 18, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #4: Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics

Weekly FinTech Tip: Your Success in Artificial Intelligence Will Depend on Your Data Analytics As you can tell, I'm here...

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By John Best / June 18, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #3: Digital Culture Shift

Weekly FinTech Tip: Digital is a Discipline, and You Have to Treat It That Way Digital is a discipline. It's...

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By John Best / June 18, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock #2: Preparing for an Economic Downturn

Weekly FinTech Tip: Expediting Your Digital Transition Will Protect Your Organization in an Economic Downturn Instead of casting a wide...

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By John Best / June 18, 2019

Breaking Weekly Digital Gridlock Tip #1: Preparing for AI

Weekly FinTech Tip: Start Planning Now to Prepare Your Organization for Artificial Intelligence   Hey everyone. Welcome to my new...

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By John Best / June 18, 2019

When should you start a Data Governance Committee?

Recently I was asked by a financial institution when should they should start a data governance committee. They were referencing...

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By Katie Schulz / January 8, 2019

Hashgraph and The Future of Blockchain

  Step Aside Blockchain, Make Way for Hashgraph Podcast Transcription. Originally Aired 10/9/18 John Best chats with Mance Harmon, CEO...

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By Katie Schulz / December 14, 2018

The Power of the Blockchain Fights B2B Fraud

Cyber threats are a major and growing concern across the globe, with breaches leading to various follow-on activities, including payments...

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By Katie Schulz / July 6, 2018

Why Millennials Don’t Like to Ask for Help

I've often heard it said that phones are ruining our kids because they hide behind texting and avoid talking with...

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By Abbie Best / June 29, 2018

Autonomous Banking

As it stands today, most—actually all—home banking systems are reactive. What is reactive banking? Reactive banking means that your home...

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By Abbie Best / June 2, 2018

John’s Top Tech Trends for Credit Unions

In an excerpt from the 2017-2018 CUNA E-Scan video, John Best, CEO of Best Innovation Group discussed the top technology...

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By Abbie Best / May 27, 2018

Bitcoin’s Need for Speed: The Case for HashGraph

Podcast Transcription with John Best and Paul Madsen John Best: Welcome to this edition of The BIGCast. I'm John Best,...

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By Abbie Best / May 14, 2018

Artificial Intelligence, Banking, and the Customer

At a conference a couple weeks ago someone asked me what the number one most important upcoming technology there was...

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By John Best / May 3, 2018

Family and the Bulletin Board

Credit Union Community When I first started credit unions, branches were the thing. Home banking hardly even existed at that...

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