The OGO Blog

What does your Credit Union need to know about the Coronavirus?

Maybe you remember the avian flu from a few years ago. Maybe you don’t. Either way, with another Coronavirus outbreak in China, several thousand people have been infected and a number have died. This is a good time to review your credit union’s pandemic plan and to educate yourself on the current Coronavirus. Here is…

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Top 5 Cyber Security Trends for Credit Unions in 2020

Many years ago, as a credit union CTO, I added a budget item for a cyber security tool not invented yet.  The management team and our board gave me a lot of grief about it at the time.  However, even today, I think it is a wise approach.  The threats are constantly changing, the tools…

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PG&E Power Shutdown: What You Need To Know

California’s wildfire crisis will enter an unprecedented new stage Wednesday, October 9th, as PG&E plans to begin cutting power to approximately 800,000 customers, shutting down the electric lines that have sparked many of the state’s worst blazes. This has set off a chaotic scramble of people preparing for an outage that could last a week…

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Crucial Credit Union Budget Ideas for 2020

Having worked at a number of credit unions, start-ups, and mature businesses, I have officially been through about 22 budget cycles with different companies. We have crushed it, failed miserably, and somehow made budget through random acts of financial goodness that fall from the heavens. These varying successes with budgets have given me a strong…

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NACUSO Network 2019

Another terrific NACUSO Network conference is in the books! Ongoing Operations was proud to be a Gold Sponsor at the event. Also, thanks to all who came out to the Padres game with CU 2.0, Ongoing Operations, XDI, Constellation, and LiveSurvey. Check out some photos from our week in San Diego below!

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Celebrating Influential Women in Tech for Women’s History Month

Question: Have you heard of Steve Jobs? Mark Zuckerberg? How about Bill Gates? Answer: I’m fairly confident that your answer is yes. Question: Have you heard of Ada Lovelace? What about Margaret Hamilton? Answer: Probably not. As March comes to a close, so does another Women’s History Month. As a woman working in the tech…

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2019 Credit Union Technology Trends to Watch

Wow.  What a year! The credit union and FinTech worlds are frothy and lots of change is underway. This year, some of the walls came down and credit unions saw more of the real world. Digital Credit Union has an incubator fostering FinTech Startups and the Boston FinTech Community. NACUSO’s Next Big Idea Competition brought in new…

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Second in Command Podcast featuring Jonathan Derby

  Click the image above to hear from Jonathan Derby, COO of Ongoing Operations. Jonathan oversees the management of Ongoing Operations’ computer and network security. He has dedicated the last five years to creating a cloud platform for credit unions that allows them to compete with large retail  banks. He is a solution-oriented leader that…

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