The Hitchhiker’s Guide to credit union core processing reviews

The task of reviewing a new credit union core processing system can be overwhelming. With the rapidly changing world of consumer technology and the fact that your credit union members want to connect with you on their terms, you may find yourself hitchhiking across the credit union galaxy in search of a new core system. For any lovers of the humorous science fiction story “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” by Douglas Adams, this post is a must read.

If you find yourself planning a core system review in 2016 you may feel a little like Arthur Dent trying to escape planet earth as it is demolished to make way for a hyperspace bypass. And what you don’t want to happen in selecting a new credit union data processing system is to find yourself, like Arthur did, two million years in the past! This would mean your fate is doomed to be marooned with the useless third of the Golgafrincham population (consisting of hairdressers, account executives, film makers, security guards, telephone sanitizers, and the like) or in other words, core processing purgatory.

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