Data and information management

'We don't need to be scared by sunshine': Industry backs CFPB rule


At a forum convened by the CFPB, several bank and fintech executives argued that long-delayed rules required under the Dodd-Frank Act can help fight discrimination and shine a light on unsavory practices in the market for small-business credit.


Yodlee accused of stealing credit tech


FinApps has filed a lawsuit that claims the data aggregator swiped its proprietary credit risk software while the two did business together.


Flaws in testing may be real source of Wells Fargo's tech failure


The bank says it has restored access, but it hasn’t explained how a fire-suppression system at one facility could cause a nationwide outage across all of its channels, or how its system as a whole could have been left so vulnerable to the incident.


MUFG poaches top technology exec from U.S. Bancorp


Christopher Higgins will join MUFG Americas in December as chief information and operations officer.


SunTrust's Elliott on partnership relationships


It's good advice in any relationship context. SunTrust's Bryce Elliott wants transparency from his technology partners. "It's OK to tell me no."


Personalization starts with the data


Ellie Mae EVP Joe Tyrrell talks customer acquisition strategy. Crafting a personalized consumer experience, he says, starts with data.


Barclays snags BuzzFeed's top data scientist for global research


Barclays hired Adam Kelleher from BuzzFeed to build a new global team of data scientists to support the company's research department.


New SunTrust IT chief weighs open banking, AI, fintech partnerships


Banks should adopt a more collaborative process to usher in innovation and refine digital strategy, says SunTrust CIO Scott Case.


CECL compliance dragging small banks toward automation


Despite impending data requirements, many small banks are still struggling with automating loan risk calculations.