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Three CUs receive Tech Councils Best Practices awards
MADISON, Wis. (10/8/10)--Affinity Plus FCU, Travis CU and Envision CU were honored as winners of the 2010 CUNA Technology Council Best Practices Awards at the Council’s 15th Annual Conference, Sept. 29-Oct. 2 in Las Vegas.
Click to view larger image Affinity Plus FCU, Travis CU and Envision CU won Best Practices Awards during the CUNA Technology Council’s annual conference. From left: Keith Malbrue, chief operation officers and Cary Tonne, vice president of information technology, Affinity FCU; Craig Beaudry, associate vice president of information technology development and operations, Travis CU; and Tyrell Baker, associate vice president of information technology, Envision CU. (Photo provided by the Credit Union National Association)
The council award recognizes outstanding approaches to technology challenges, with potential for universal application across the credit union movement, in four major categories. Affinity Plus FCU in St. Paul, Minn., won in the information security/privacy for their automated SAFE (System Access for Employees) process, which reduced the SAFE process time to completion from days to hours. In the member service/convenience category, Travis CU in Vacaville, Calif., won for its integration of a complete application foundation for the credit union, meeting the needs of each business area. This included leveraging Oracle’s Fusion Middleware in the areas of data warehouse and business intelligence, enterprise content management and business process management. Envision CU, Tallahassee, Fla., won in the miscellaneous category for developing tools to supplement customizable software applications’ base functionality for the CU’s specific needs. Affinity Plus FCU also received a miscellaneous award for its automated in-house statement solution, which automated the deployment of all statement and notice files from one system to another for printing.
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