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Paladin Blog

The Future of Customer Experience: 2023 Bank, Wealth Advisor, and Credit Union Trends to Watch

Can Fiserv's Service Level Get Any Worse?

Fake SLAs: What They Are, Why They Matter, and How to Identify Them

How Much are You Actually Overpaying Your Core IT and Fintech Suppliers?

5 Ways The Paladin Bluebook™ Can Help Save You Millions

5 Mistakes To Avoid When Doing Business with New Fintechs

The Importance of Timing in a Successful Negotiation Strategy

CFO Exchange Peer Session Report 2021

How To Be Smarter Than Your Core IT Vendor

How to Make a Merger Successful

Why Switching Sides Was The Best Career Move I Ever Made

Evercore 2021 Technology Outlook

What do COBOL and The Twilight Zone Have in Common?

Will the Cloud Based Core Fintech Messiah Ever Arrive?

WARNING: Don't Sign that Unsolicited Pandemic Deal

Timing is the Difference Between the Quick and the Dead

FIS' Simple Contract - It's Complicated.

BANK NEWS REPORTS: Community Bankers Find Little To Love In Their Relationships With Core Providers

Credit Suisse: Core Banking Technology in Recessionary Environment

Is Exclusive Marriage to a Partner Necessary Anymore?

What If Trump Negotiated Your Next Core IT Deal?

CSI Leads Push for 10 Year Technology Contracts

How Your Bank Approval Process Hinders Innovation

Bank Worker Productivity and The Technology Imperative

This Month In Banking: Discussing The Future Of Open Banking

Forbes: FIS Retreats Under Pressure From GCC

Our 7 Question Test To Prevent Bad Bank Technology

The Most Important Function You Need For A Digital Bank

Here Is What Other Banks Spend On Technology

WSJ REPORTS:  Core IT vendors building tollways, not highways to bank-owned data

Negotiating Like a Boss

Terminate the Termination Fees: Banks must put an end to outrageous terms

Community Banks Discovering Advantages of AI, But Can They Actually Acquire It?

Impact of Core and IT on Mergers and Acquisitions: Protecting Shareholder Value

Listen now: Evercore ISI interviews Aaron Silva

LISTEN NOW: Will open banking change banking-fintech partnerships?

Be Careful - That Quote May Be a Hand Grenade!

Cost Control: Ferreting Out Hidden Costs to Improve the Bottom Line

New Beginnings: Strategies to Avoid Mistakes of the Past with Core Banking Software Suppliers

Core IT Suppliers Join the Joan Crawford Fan Club

Paladin Gives Back

The Incentive of Doing Nothing

Oligopoly Affecting What You Really Pay for New Products?

No Such Thing as a 10-Year Core IT Contract

The M&A Analysis: The Impact of Core IT Contracts on M&A

Will Core Providers Lead the Industry Forward or Into an Abyss?

Wisely Restructuring Requires Strong Internal Management

Cough! Cough! Are You Ready for the Financial Service Industry Plague?

New Ideas for Achieving Unexpected Returns for Shareholders.

Clint Eastwood Designs Most Banking Events

The Other M&A Discussion - Facts Vendors Never Share

The Real Impact of Core IT Vendor Consolidation on YOU

Vendor Mergers: Resistance is Futile, You Will be Assimilated

Why so much Fat in the Middle?

"Rope-a-Dope" used by Vendors to Beat Bankers

Under $500M? Tips for Preparing for a Potential Sale

M&A Preparation: Old Wisdom vs. New

Finally an Industry Study Actually Worth Reading

Fiscal Cliff Negotiations Failure Looks Familiar

The Age of Resentful Dependence

Hiring Naked Consultants

More Negotiating in the Trenches with Core & IT Vendors

RFP’s are D-E-A-D: The Rise of The Smart Vendor Selection Alternative