As non-traditional forms of data continue to push themselves into the credit-decisioning process, Tanvi Anand and Sachin Goel of Fischer Jordan take a look at the benefits and challenges of using one the most enticing sources of data: web usage.
It’s no longer news that the supply chain is under unprecedented stress, but just how extensive is the damage and what can businesses due to adapt? Juanita Schwartzkopf of Focus Management Group provides some guidance.
Find out why an effective risk management strategy requires the development of robust economic forecasting tools that simulate future cash flows. One such tool uses “real-option” theory to model flexibility associated with energy assets.
The rise in efforts to better promote and institute diversity, equity and inclusion across the financial services sector (and most industries in general) has led to an increase in the hiring and appointment of chief diversity officers. But naming someone to the role is only the beginning for companies that are fully committed to making progress.
The loan lifecycle is changing in front of our eyes, which means lenders need to stay up to date on the latest trends in technology in order to continually improve their processes. Nancy Lee of ABLSoft identifies cognitive computing and automation as two of the most important technology trends impacting the commercial lending market right now.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced more people and companies to work remotely. This environment presents challenges for closing deals, but not insurmountable ones. Lauren Capitini of Husch Blackwell discusses what to consider when it comes to handling transactions remotely.
It seems like only yesterday that the mall replaced Main Street as the place to hang out with friends, grab a burger or hunt for a pair of trendy jeans. Now the internet and social media have turned many malls into ghost towns as brick-and-mortar stores struggle to stay afloat and kids hang out on Snapchat and Instagram instead of the food court. But many malls are fighting back and using technology to reinvent themselves. Writer/editor Natalie Burg reports that malls aren’t dead yet.
Michael Charleston, Bayside Business Solutions program manager, outlines how lenders can adapt to a fast-paced, data-rich environment by utilizing portfolio management systems that customize controls and workflows to meet the unique requirements of each collateral type on a deal-by-deal basis.
With revenue growth among middle-market companies picking up by the end of 2012, according to a recent survey by The National Center for the Middle Market, Tom Quindlen, president and CEO of GE Capital, Corporate Finance, explains that the sector finally might be turning a corner and preparing for better days.