CUInsight Minute with Linda Lafortune – September 3, 2021

Our favorites from the week in sixty seconds

Welcome to the CUInsight Minute, sixty seconds from our Director of Learning & Client Support Linda Lafortune with our favorite reads from the week.


How credit unions can prepare for the upcoming holidays


With many stores already stocking their fall décor and winter holidays not far behind, it is – once again – time to gear up for the holiday shopping season. While the forecast for holiday spend is projected to increase across both brick-and-mortar and e-commerce, online is predicted to be the go-to channel for this year’s holiday purchases…(read more)

Why technology alone is never enough

by CU NextGen

In life, problems are a given. They can be mundane, from a flat tire to a burned dinner, or seemingly insurmountable, like a pandemic. They exist in everyday life and in every industry – including ours.  Often faced with fewer resources and less access to expertise, credit unions have traditionally borne the brunt of problems facing the financial services industry as a whole…(read more)

Encourage, Educate, and Empower: Changing the conversation for women in technology


It’s been nearly two years since I traded in my suit jacket for a Think|Stack t-shirt and stepped into the fast-paced and ever-changing world of technology. After just one month on the job, traveling from one event to the next and learning to “talk tech” on the go, the COVID-19 pandemic sent us all into lockdown and I found myself at home. I was grounded quite literally, staring at the digital faces of a new team I hadn’t met yet, working to find my footing and establish my personal brand as a woman in the technology industry…(read more)

Register for the free webinar on September 15th at 1:00pm EDT Women Leaders changing the conversation in the cloud, presented by Think|Stack and hosted by CUInsight.

Linda Lafortune

Linda Lafortune

Linda is the Director of Learning & Client Support at CUInsight.  She has an extensive background in the credit union industry having worked in both large and small credit unions, in ... Web: Details