In the white paper, we dive into these challenges and other significant issues that financial institutions currently experience, including:
- Promoting Growth and Profitability
- Going Digital: A Major Focus
- Developing Reliable Revenue in an Age of Regulation
- Creating Valuable Customer Relationships
- Reimagining the Workforce
- A Growing Reliance on Outsourcing
- Risk Management
- Malware Remains A Threat
- Cybersecurity: A Challenge to Short-Term Growth
- New Regulatory Issues
Since the beginning, financial institutions have contended with economic, environmental, and industry challenges. From rapid changes in technology to constantly evolving customer needs, banks must remain vigilant in their efforts to remain on the cutting edge. This requires financial institutions to be aware of the latest challenges at the moment they occur, and to be prepared to adapt and address them with strategic, data-backed plans. Only then will financial institutions be able to take advantage of growth opportunities when they arise.
At the core, all businesses function the same way — they sell a product, a service, or both. When they sell something, they charge a higher rate than what it cost them to create it. It is through these profits that businesses are able to keep their doors open and continue the cycle. Financial institutions are no exception. All banks must generate income and revenue. However, as the value of fintech evolves and the industry changes, strategies on how to sustain profitability have begun to vary widely. We present some of the ways three of the biggest U.S. banks promote growth and profitability.