The Future of the Bank Branch

Sisk, Michael
July 2009
Bank Technology News;Jul2009, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p19
Trade Publication
The article discusses the development of Washington Mutual Inc. (WaMu) to provide customers with privacy, free-standing stations and cash-dispensing machines in the U.S. WaMu argue the branch design for banking industry to resolve problems with the use of Internet and business model. However, WaMu failed its banks for its mortgage industry and build prototype of business technology of modular design to a customer experience in branch design.


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