March 14, 2019 |By Brad Powell

Redboard’s Credit Union Audit Software: Point West Credit Union Case Study

Point West Credit Union started off with a robust but time consuming audit program. After partnering with Redboard, they were able to complete their audits much more efficiently and effectively.

The best part?

Their audits now take 20–25% less time than they did before.

So, how did they get from Point A to Point B? Or should we say, from Point East to Point West?

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November 27, 2018 |By Brad Powell

How Can Credit Unions Request New Product Features?

If you’re considering Redboard for your credit union, or if you’re already using it, you might wonder how you can request new product features. Today we’ll discuss how Redboard addresses your emergent or continuing concerns in the realm of auditing software.
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November 20, 2018 |By Brad Powell

What Have Credit Unions Said About Efficacy?

At this point, we’ve worked with a lot of credit unions. As such, we’ve received a lot of feedback about what it’s like to use Redboard. A couple major points about Redboard’s reported efficacy have stuck out to us.
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October 30, 2018 |By Brad Powell

Tracking Data Through your Internal Audit Process

It doesn’t matter if you’re the biggest credit union in the world, or if you’re small but mighty: you’ll have to do an internal audit. During your internal audit process, one of your biggest keys to success is tracking your data.
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October 22, 2018 |By Brad Powell

How to Mitigate Credit Union Risks During Your Internal Audit

Assessment of risk and finding ways to mitigate it are critical components to a successful internal audit. Here are a few strategies for your credit union to consider the next time examiners come a-knocking.
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October 16, 2018 |By Brad Powell

Are You Ready for Your Internal Audit?

Oh no! You’ve just received notice of an upcoming internal audit. Are you ready for it?
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October 9, 2018 |By Brad Powell

Does your audit process meet NCUA regulations?

Here’s a hypothetical: your credit union has just been audited. You mobilized your team, they collected documents and provided answers to any pertinent questions, and you compiled and submitted all the information. How well do you sleep that night?
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October 9, 2018 |By Brad Powell

Why Use a Tool for Your Audit Process?

One thing is for certain: when it’s time for an audit, you need tools at your disposal. What kind of tool you need for that process depends on how much legwork and risk you’d like to take on.
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October 2, 2018 |By Brad Powell

My Career Path to Redboard

Not many professionals enjoy a straight path to wherever they end up. Like most people, I took the scenic route to creating Redboard. I hope that by sharing a little about myself, you can see what kind of values lie at Redboard’s core.
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October 2, 2018 |By Brad Powell

How do Credit Unions get Great Audit Results?

If you’re spending money on new auditing tools, you’ll want to know that the money you spend is actually doing something for your credit union. To better discern what Redboard’s impact is, we have a few evaluative questions to help you gauge Redboard’s efficacy.
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August 24, 2017 |By Brad Powell

How Redboard Chose Its Business Model - As Described on

Please forgive the self-promotion, but I was thrilled to see Redboard featured Thursday in Ian Altman's piece on choosing the right business model.
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June 29, 2017 |By Brad Powell

Credit Unions and the Regulatory Burden: Disconnect, Pessimism and Risk

At your credit union, you know exactly how cumbersome regulations (and the examinations that come with them) can be.
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June 20, 2017 |By Brad Powell

The Hidden Risks in Credit Union Regulatory Examinations — and How to Avoid Them

I recently was invited to give a talk at the Credit Union InfoSecurity Conference in San Diego. I shared five of the hidden traps for regulatory compliance and examinations for credit unions. What follows is the lightly-edited text of that presentation.
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March 14, 2017 |By Brad Powell

Introducing Redboard

Redboard began as our second-best idea to help credit unions.

Both ideas aimed to fill a need for credit unions. Our “best” idea seemed more glamorous. Describing it to colleagues who work for and with credit unions elicited oohs and ahhs. On a good day, I could imagine it changing the industry.

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