Cornerstone complements our comprehensive consulting services with industry-renowned studies and reports, online newsletters, and a variety of carefully researched articles. We strive to bring together the knowledge and experiences of all our clients to help them broaden their exposure to industry trends and increase performance. Here are a few examples:
Many banks are paying upwards of five times what institutions of similar size and transaction volumes are paying. Debit processing alone can account for a greater share of a bank’s total vendor bill than core processing, this means that over the course of a five-year contract, a difference of just five cents per-transaction amounts to more than $1.5 million in lost income. The report includes data from Cornerstone’s Contract Vault, a database of 15,000 pricing points collected from negotiating thousands of vendor contracts.
Compiled data from a survey of 61 banks with assets of $1 billion - $40 billion. The Cornerstone Performance Report: Benchmarks and Best Practices for Mid-Size Banks provides an in-depth exploration of industry best practices, staffing and process benchmarks, and technology utilization and deployment for mid-size banks.
Sixty-two credit unions with assets of $250 million and more accepted Cornerstone's invitation to participate in the Sixth Edition of The Cornerstone Report, our latest performance measurement study designed to assist credit unions in their efficiency improvement and strategic planning initiatives.
Delivery Redirect is about facing up to the tough choices concerning resources, the sales force and new organizational capabilities that financial institutions must address to be viable in 2020 and beyond.
In a survey recently conducted by Cornerstone Advisors, 58% of respondents said they believe half or less of the work in their shops is real work. Read "ECM Will Change the Way We Work" to find out how to eliminate inefficient, wasteful processes in your organization.
The Cornerstone team founded critically acclaimed GonzoBanker, an electronic compilation of "observations, ruminations, predictions and random thoughts on financial services." The weekly GonzoBanker newsletter, which was labeled "hip and flip" by American Banker, is frequently used as source material for industry reporters and reprinted by financial institutions, vendors and trade groups.