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Member Since: 7/1/2014
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Katherine Burger is Editorial Director of Bank Systems & Technology and Insurance & Technology, members of UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek Financial Services. She assumed leadership of Bank Systems & Technology in 2003 and of Insurance & Technology in 1991. In addition to directing the editorial strategy of both brands, Kathy is charged with the creation and development of new products, editorial supplements, special publications and live and online events including BS&T's Executive Summit, I&T's Executive Summit, Webcasts, live custom events and executive roundtables. Kathy is a frequent speaker/moderator at financial services industry conferences, and also has presented at a number of technology company user group and sales force events, as well as numerous Webcasts sponsored by industry leaders. She is a graduate of Carleton College.

Articles by Kathy Burger

The Execution Challenge

8/5/2014
It's one thing for banks to encourage innovation and transformation, and it's quite another to execute successfully on these strategies.

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The Changing Look of Banking IT Leadership

3/20/2014
As the Anita Borg Institute awards Bank of America its 2014 Top Company for Women in Computing award, it's worth noting that Bank Systems & Technology's Elite 8 Awards also reflect the changing dynamics in banking IT leadership. Nominations for 2014 honorees are underway.

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Corporate Mobile Banking? Not So Fast

12/16/2013
Capital One research suggests security concerns are delaying many business customers' adoption of mobile for corporate banking, while there is growing interest in commercial cards and self-service capabilities.

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The Promise Of Payments

8/29/2013
Technology has made banks more proficient at handling payments, but it also has enabled competitors and criminals. Can banks keep up in the emerging payments environment?

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Requiem For The Bank Branch?

4/16/2013
Banks are reconsidering the role of branches, as big data insights continue to reshape bankers' understanding of their customers and the best way to serve and engage them.

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7 Big Data Players To Watch

3/4/2013
New York City, IBM, State Street and four other organizations are developing innovative ways to leverage the ever-increasing volumes of data they're amassing.

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The Morality of Big Data

2/27/2013
The writings of Alan F. Westin, a legal scholar and expert on privacy who died recently, raise important questions for banks and other businesses seeking to capitalize on big data.

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Cloud Growth: Strategy, Not Cost-Cutting

10/30/2012
Adoption of cloud and as-a-service computing models is accelerating in banking. While costs-savings may be the primary driver, increasingly the cloud is seen as a means of innovation and competitive advantage.

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Sheila Bair's 4 Types of Dysfunctional Regulators

10/26/2012
Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair and current industry critic, thinks that regulators are partly to blame not only for the financial crisis and the banking industry's continuing lousy reputation, but she also has plenty of criticism for bankers and politicians.

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Seen & Heard at BS&T’s 2012 Executive Summit

10/19/2012
Hot topics at Bank Systems & Technology’s recent Executive Summit in Phoenix included how to overcome barriers to customer engagement, moving from big data to the concept of “intelligent data,” identifying the next generation of online banking and how to dominate in a “post-channel” world. Along with the discussion was high-level networking and BS&T’s annual Elite 8 Awards Ceremony. Participants in this year’s event included CIOs and other senior execut

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Kicking the Bank Fee Habit

6/19/2012
The future of banking will be based on profitable customer relationships, not transaction-based fees. But can banks really adopt a new -- and healthier -- business model?

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Can Banks Utilize Data Analysis to Play 'Moneyball'?

2/3/2012
It's likely there has been plenty of conflict and fear in the room as financial institutions have tried to come to grips with the implications of big data, but big data will break down organizationl boundaries and force people out of their comfort zones.

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KeyBank Names New Commercial Payments Head

2/2/2012
KeyBank names new commercial payments head; former RBS global transaction services executive Alfred Carpetto will oversee Key’s treasury management, international foreign exchange and institutional asset services businesses.

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FDIC Updates Stress Test Proposal

1/17/2012
As part of its compliance with provisions of the Dodd-Frank regulation, the FDIC board is proposing stress testing for large banks, and says affected banks would benefit from "improved internal assessments of capital adequacy."

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