Monthly Archives: June 2012

The end of your bank branch… as we know it?

Reading a couple of thought provoking articles in the Economist around retail banking. The retail branch network has always been seen as a significant cost (I remember the consolidation and branch reductions in the UK during the ’80s).  However there … Continue reading

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The Ying and Yang of Receivables Management

I have been having a couple of good conversations with leaders of Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable departments. There are many similarities between the two. Essentially the departments are two sides of the same coin. Lots of synergies in thinking … Continue reading

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Successful group conversations in LinkedIn

I have been following some of the discussions on LinkedIn groups recently. There is a lot of chatter and self promotion, however some discussions do really seem to capture the imagination of the audience. One of the best I have … Continue reading

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Economic consensus building?

Out at a collection industry event recently. Interesting discussion and re the potential for a new downturn. Superficially the economy appears robust in many areas (….where is the recession) however the consensus is that the consumer is stretched in some … Continue reading

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