- New competitors and innovations are continually changing the business of financial services.
- The continued shift towards technology, data, algorithms and smart analytics impacts how value and profit are created.
- In the last 10 years, this is the best time for banks to access the capital markets.
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The possibility of less regulation and a change in corporate tax policy have quite a few attendees feeling bullish on the immediate future of community banking. Below, I share why I am so optimistic about the state of banking in 2017.
For those interested in following the conference conversations via social channels, I invite you to follow me on Twitter via @AlDominick, the host company, @BankDirector and its @Fin_X_Tech platform, and search & follow #AOBA17 to see what is being shared with (and by) our attendees. To see what I’ve already shared from this year’s conference, check out my Saturday outlook and yesterday’s mid-day recap.