21 credit unions participated, developing solutions focused on transformation
MONET, Mo., October 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In honor of its credit union customers on International Credit Union Day, Jack Henry™ (Nasdaq: JKHY) reflects on a recent event focused on the credit union industry.
The Jack Henry Credit Union Community has joined the second annual CU Build Build-a-thon, bringing together industry professionals to learn and develop new solutions to address key business challenges. Jack Henry supports CU Build’s mission to drive innovation, cultivate learning and foster development within the industry.
Fifty-six professionals from 21 credit unions participated in the three-day in-person event at Dallas, TXlast summer.
This year’s theme was transformation; participants had technical resources from Jack Henry, as well as ASA, SWIVEL, Salesforce, Q2, Mahalo Banking, MuleSoft, CUTEK and AWS. Teams were evaluated on the following guidelines: Fit, Innovation, Functionality, Design, Extensibility, and Mission Purpose. The grand prize winner was the Play Less team’s solution, Save More, an enhanced member experience for savings designed to support those who need it most.
Participants offered many positive comments. Gayle HargisIT analyst at Neighborhood Credit Union and member of the winning team, said, “As a non-programmer, CU Build has been a wonderful opportunity to bring together diverse talents to achieve a common goal. Communication and knowledge sharing is not weren’t limited to individual teams. This was my second year participating, and I fully intend to continue to be part of the CU Build initiative.”
Philippe Danielewiczinnovation specialist at University of Michigan Federal Credit Union and the winning team, added, “The CU Build experience has given us a fantastic opportunity to come together, connect, and create a one-stop solution for credit union members. With the group mix of programmers and non-programmers, this provided an ideal environment to leverage our strengths and innovate for members and credit unions.”
Brad HickeyPresident of CU Build and Head of Application Development at American Airlines Federal Credit Union, said, “CU Build is a great way to support our credit union movement while building skills and technology for everyone. The past two years have been successful thanks to the We look forward to next year’s event as we continue to foster connections and break down barriers for the greater good of our industry.
Shanon McLachlanPresident of Credit Union Solutions at Jack Henry, said, “We are proud to partner with CU Build, helping our credit unions build stronger financial futures for their members. life’s challenges, then sharing their knowledge and solutions with our credit unions to better serve their members. CU Build allows us to extend these experiences while leveraging the power of our open platform.
To learn more about how CU Build can help you grow your career, build your skills, and improve your internal skills, click here. Jack Henry customers can email [email protected] to take advantage of the built solutions.
About Jack Henry & Associates, Inc.
Jack Henry (Nasdaq: JKHY) is a comprehensive financial technology company that strengthens the connections between financial institutions and the people and businesses they serve. We are an S&P 500 company that prioritizes openness, collaboration, and user-centricity – providing banks and credit unions with a dynamic ecosystem of modern, in-house developed capabilities as well as the ability to integrate with leading financial technologies. For more than 45 years, Jack Henry has provided technology solutions that enable clients to innovate faster, strategically differentiate and compete successfully while meeting the changing needs of their account holders. We empower approximately 8,000 clients with innovative, people-inspired solutions, personalized service, and insight-driven solutions that help reduce barriers to financial health. Additional information is available at www.jackhenry.com.
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