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Andy Schmidt

Andy Schmidt is a former banker and industry analyst who currently helps drive CGI’s strategy across our financial services vertical. Andy has more than 25 years of financial services experience as a banker at Bank of America, a consultant at Ernst & Young and an analyst at Gartner, guiding key business and technology decisions.

Andy’s primary expertise spans current and emerging payment types, anti-money laundering, know your customer and onboarding. He also specializes in product and market strategy, innovation, data, mergers and acquisitions, and translating complex technologies into straightforward business opportunities.

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Examining the future of retail bank branches post pandemic

September 30, 2020 This CGI blog post discusses the future of the traditional retail bank branch once the COVID 19 pandemic ends.

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Adapting lending in a time of crisis to alleviate customer hardship and bank pressures

June 1, 2020 The global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the financial industry far exceeds anything we have seen in our lifetime. Record unemployment, voluminous requests for hardship support, and the likelihood that loan defaults will significantly increase. Along with higher net charge-off rates and other ...

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Embracing new ways of working in financial services

April 17, 2020 Although the approaches to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic vary by country, as governments and businesses come to grips with it, one thing is imperative: we will get through this. The question is how, when disruptions in day-to-day life and business abound. How will banks respond, rebound and ...

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