I’ve been at Vancity for almost 10 years. In those years, I’ve worked on many exciting, innovative and impactful projects. Recently I worked on one that has meant more to me than almost any other.
Mobile banking products are not just for Gen Yers anymore. The usage of mobile devices is nearly ubiquitous now—they are for everyone. Understanding the potential of mobile for credit unions begins with the understanding that it is the first channel most people go to today. It’s not just ‘a’ channel—it’s the first one.
Bacon’s never been so popular, and folks are lined up to capitalize on it. There’s a bar in Madison that gives out free bacon to patrons every Tuesday. Bacolicio.us allows you to add a side of bacon to any website.
Industry after industry has been disinter-mediated by the Internet and new technologies. The music industry, the television industry, the movie industry, the retail industry, the advertising industry, the publishing industry, the travel industry and the telecommunications industry. Just to name a few.
At times, when credit union people get together, we talk about the seven co-operative principles. And of these principles, the one I hear people get most excited about is principle seven, co-operation among co-operatives. It's my own personal favourite too.