By Doug Burke, President/CEO of CUSN
Approximately 18 months ago, CUSN made a strategic change to become more aggressive in our research and development endeavors. We wanted to continue seeking out new products, but more importantly, tailor and focus the efforts toward collaborative services. I’m proud of the hard work and effort our team has put into the initiatives which has been producing results over the last several months. So far this year CUSN has introduced the following Back Office Solutions:
Remember when the shared branching locator guide changed last August of 2013? And we all had to update URLs on our “find a shared branch button”? Well, it changed again! Now you can have even more practice updating URLs, just in case you are rusty.
The new locator website is:
In part of our new “Member Financial Services” product and service line, we’ve launched Insuritas, an innovative product that provides insurance for your members. What makes this product so desirable is that it not only adds convenience and value for your membership, just as shared branching does, but it provides fee generating income for your credit union. Take a look below to learn more:
CO-OP Shared Branching Network Enhancements
To fully align CO-OP Shared Branching networks, the Extended ISO-8583 specification is now integrated into one uniform standard format to better enhance the experience provided to all guest members. The enhancements create a unique format for CO-OP Financial Service participants to ensure that cross-organizational products are available to all clients at a lower cost.
Effective September 8, 2014, all third party data processors with credit unions connected to CO-OP Shared Branching are expected to accept the first set of items in the extended ISO format (see below).