The Hub: News & Events for October 30, 2018

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Central 1 News you need to know

Central 1 transforms the digital banking experience with the launch of Forge
Central 1, announced the launch of Forge, the digital banking platform that transforms the banking experience in Canada. Built using global-leading, Backbase technology, Forge puts the control in the hands of clients, providing the flexibility and control to design their digital branch of the future with a user experience that is unparalleled today.

Central 1 and Backbase unveil new digital banking platform Forge (Banking Tech)
Forge is built on the Backbase technology (the two firms partnered for this project at the start of last year) and "puts the control in the hands of clients, providing the flexibility and control to design their digital branch of the future with a user experience that is unparalleled today".

UPDATE - MemberDirect Advisory: MDB Core Release 463
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On September 26, we announced a new Account Summary User Interface coming to MemberDirect Business (MDB) at the end of October which raised a lot of attention from our clients.  We have been asked: What does this new UI look like?  Do we need to request it? And we have also heard some concerns about not having sufficient time to review the changes and to tell your clients about it.
Central 1 Events

Parq, Vancouver

November 16-17, 2018
2018 Fall Peer Group Meeting:
Peer Group 2

Summerland, BC


Industry News

Credit Unions
WFCU Credit Union Granted Principal Licensee Status by Mastercard® (News Release)

Money sometimes a barrier that keeps kids out of sport (Westminster Savings CU News Release)

Meridian wins Excellence in Governance Award (News Release)

Innovators honoured at annual YQG Tech Awards (Windsor Star, mentions Libro CU)

Financial Literacy Survey of Young Ontarians Reveals More Needs to be Done (Sault Online, mentions Northern CU)

Alterna Bank and Central 1 "Forge" a new path in digital banking (Alterna Savings News Release)

Trump's attacks on central bank rate hikes risk creating future economic trouble: Don Pittis (CBC)

Faster payments are coming to acquiring, triggering opportunity for payments providers (Digital Transactions)

Climate Change Efforts Could Be Derailed By Bitcoin Mining, Scientists Warn (Huffington Post)

Industry Events

November 1, 2018 
CUSource - Cannabis at work: challenges for credit unions

November 5-6, 2018
Everlink Payment Services - Connections 2018
Hilton, Toronto

November 5-6, 2018
Hike the Hill 2018
Ottawa, ON


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