The OGO Blog

3 Tips for Credit Union Disaster Recovery Planning

Credit union disaster recovery planning is about as exciting as growing turnips. However, disaster recovery plans are absolutely essential. Without them, a hurricane, fire, earthquake, or other disaster could destroy your credit union’s data and ability to function. We’ve noticed a few common credit union disaster recovery mistakes in our dozen years of consulting. We…

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What is Unique About Ongoing Operations’ Credit Union Disaster Recovery Solution?

If there’s one thing we’ve learned in the last few years, it’s that natural disasters affect countless thousands of Americans every year. Fires, storms, floods, and the occasional polar vortex threaten just about every person and every business. Accordingly, credit unions are required by the NCUA to prepare for such crises through disaster recovery planning.…

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Does My Credit Union Need a Disaster Recovery Solution?

While credit unions are certainly beset by a large number of rules and regulations, much of the red tape is designed to ensure their continuing success. Simply put, you need a credit union disaster recovery solution. We’ll explore why below. Disaster recovery is business strategy aligned toward continuing operations in the event of a natural…

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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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What Business Problems are Solved by Office 365 for Credit Unions?

Every business encounters a few speed bumps and roadblocks on its journey to success. Microsoft’s Office 365 for credit unions can help you navigate to stable and continued growth without major logistical setbacks. There are two ways that Office 365 helps credit unions avoid common issues related to business growth. The first way it helps…

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Why is Business Continuity Planning Important for Credit Unions?

Let’s just start with the basics: credit union business continuity plans are important for credit unions. Talk to any disaster recovery expert and they’ll tell you as much. But if you’re not a disaster recovery expert, you may want to know why it’s important. Business continuity planning foryour credit union is important for three major…

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What is Business Continuity Planning for Credit Unions?

In a perfect world, every business works as planned with no hiccups, interruptions, or setbacks. In the real world, however, not everything runs so smoothly. Robust credit union business continuity planning keeps your credit union running even while other things are going wrong. The whole philosophy behind credit unions is that they provide necessary services…

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The Ten Most Common Issues with Office 365 for Credit Unions

We’ve been using Office 365 for several years now, and slowly but surely, we’ve grown to love it. In fact, we’ve even started recommending Office 365 for credit unions. Still, no product is perfect. From our experience, here are the five most common issues with office 365 that we deal with. While we love the…

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