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Exciting News! ONLINE WBDK Developer Courses coming soon

We’re thrilled to share some exciting news … our popular WBDK Application Developer courses and certification programs are coming soon via online delivery.  We will tentatively run the Application Developer Level 1 course in Spring 2017, followed by Level 2 in Summer 2017. The WBDK Application Developer Certification Exam is expected to run in Fall 2017. We have started accepting enrollment in […]

Seven new WBDK Certification Graduates

We love helping our Credit Union clients grow their technical and business knowledge. Pictured below are seven recent recipients of our Wealthview Banking Developers Kit application developer certification, all from the excellent team at Affinity Credit Union in Saskatoon. This group committed to two full weeks of classroom training and additional mentoring exercises, all culminating in the four-hour WBDK Developer Certification exam. […]

We’ve Moved!

Happy New Year! We’re excited to kick off 2016 by relocating to beautiful, vibrant Victoria, BC on the southern tip of Vancouver Island! We’re already a member organization of The Victoria Innovation, Advanced Technology and Entrepreneurship Council (VIATEC) and are eager to dive into the deep end of the Victoria fintech scene. Please update your records with our new mailing address: Centerprise Information Solutions, Inc. Box […]

Fall 2015 WBDK Application Developer Courses

We are please to partner with CGI to offer a series of five-day Wealthview Banking Developers Kit (WBDK) Application Developer courses through September and October 2015. The Level 1 course focuses on the key aspects of programming in WBDK for developers with some coding experience. Topics include: WBDK Terminology, High-level Architecture Development Environment Triggers, Periodic Remote Database Functions (Q-Calls) Listings, […]

Alterna Savings goes live on Wealthview Banking

Over the weekend of August 1-2, Alterna Savings & Credit Union successfully converted to the Canadian-built, Windows-based Wealthview Banking core system.  Alterna pulled together an extremely capable team that was able to convert successfully despite a very ambitious timeline. Centerprise was involved early in the process to help “gap” Alterna’s business requirements with the out-of-the-box capabilities of their version of Wealthview Banking […]

Valley First region of First West Credit Union goes live on Wealthview Banking

Over the weekend of June 5-7, First West Credit Union successfully converted their Valley First division from Fiserv’s Acumen core banking system to Wealthview Banking.  Of course, this announcement really represents the icing on the cake of a complex, multi-year project involving many individuals and organizations. Centerprise was happy to participate as leading experts in the functional and technical aspects […]

Meridian Credit Union President & CEO Bill Maurin on the Credit Union difference

Bill Maurin explains the Credit Union differentiators in Canada, including how technology levels the playing field. http://www.bnn.ca/News/2014/5/21/Meridian-Credit-Union-brings-the-fight-to-Canadas-banks.aspx

IT spending by Canadian banks topped $13B in 2013

From Jeff Jedras @ Canadian Dealer News: “When it comes to information technology, Canada’s financial institutions are big spenders.”   “Clients will be demanding immediate gratification in their digital world and banks need to be able to meet these expectations without delay.” – Robert Smythe, IDC analysit for financial insights.   Full article: http://www.computerdealernews.com/news/it-spending-by-canadian-banks-topped-13b-in-2013/31461

Canadian Banking Technology – BlackBerry Bank?

Robert McGarvey has posted an intriguing article about Canadian banking technology from an entirely different angle: What if Canada’s once-brightest technology star got into the Banking business? An interesting read … http://www.therecord.com/opinion-story/4167523-leverage-blackberry-to-create-canada-s-first-technology-bank/    

Banks – There’s an App for That

Terry Campbell, President of the Canadian Bankers Association spoke to the Oakville Chamber of Commerce last night (October 9, 2013). Mr. Campbell spoke about banks from the Customer’s perspective. He focused on competition, choice, security and trust, and finally – innovation.  He led off with the statement, “I want to suggest to you that in many ways banks in Canada should […]