INNOVATION LEADERSHIP FORUM
Innovative Thinking, Transformational Outcomes, Sustainable Results
At BlackFin Group the word innovation isn't just a tag line. While most consulting firms only focus on advisory, we are always looking at strategy, delivery, initiatives, and projects with an eye toward innovation. Positioning our clients at banks and mortgage companies to not be 'more of the same' as their competition - but to differentiate from a customer experience, efficiency, and effectiveness standpoint. We are committed to providing our clients the resources, materials, and workshops that inspire and drive true innovation. Welcome to the BlackFin Group Leadership Innovation Forum.
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INNOVATION LEADERSHIP COHORT
BlackFin Group's Financial Services 'Innovation Leadership Cohort' is the industry leader in developing and delivering innovation to the Financial Services, Banking, and Mortgage Banking industry. Comprised of notable industry leaders from Regional, State and Community Banks, Credit Unions and Independents - we are working together to advance the financial services industry.
If you are interested in joining our esteemed board, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
BlackFin Groups videos on innovation will will challenge you to think about the possibilities within today's financial services industry.
Highlighted below are a series of books that BlackFin Group provides as recommended reading to
both educate and spark the fires of innovation within your organization.
Do we comprehend what influence they have on our decisions? Are these innovations all necessary, and is it contributing to wealth divides? Innovation ramifications have been here for centuries—now they arrive at a non-stop pace. We have reached a state of innovation where we can no longer just trust our eyes, our ears, our readings, and our senses. Innovation has created “deep” ramifications. It’s time to sound the alarm.
BEYOND THE TECHNOLOGY TRAPS
As a new generation of startups (e.g., FinTech) rise to serve all market segments (affluent, underbanked, Millennials, Gen X & Y) those dogmatic financial brands hiding behind regulators and protectionist barriers will fail. Yet, gratuitous technology deployment won’t singularly solve FSBO’s core challenges as they wrestle with consumers and regulators.
THE THIRD WAVE
The #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller from Steve Case—the co-founder of AOL—presents “a compelling roadmap for the future…that can help us make sense of the technological changes reshaping our economy and the world.
How do great leaders solve problems differently from the rest of us? In Breakthrough Thinking you'll learn the seven steps consistently used by those who solve problems most creatively. Nadler and Hibino discovered that there is a specific method used to successfully make decisions that is both teachable and duplicable.
INNOVATIVE RELEVANCE, REALIGNING THE ORGANIZATION FOR PROFIT
Relevance comes from the application of innovation. Innovative Relevance provides a methodical and pragmatic approach for realigning any sized organization. Its processes and approaches provide the foundation for corporate realignments, mergers and acquisitions, and restructurings to maximize profitability and applicability.
ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE M&A POST DEAL RESULTS
With the deal complete, the real work has only just begun - delivering on projections requires more than a plan.” Every M&A deal is unique. With escalating expectations and demands from investors and analysts, the necessity for post-deal success has never been greater. However, with historical post-deal integration failures exceeding 60%, you'll need a roadmap that goes beyond the conventional plans.