Why choose Forge?
Here are just a few of the reasons
Quick & Simple Set-Up
Forge makes implementation easy. You can customize your digital branch or simply pick and build pages from our reference sites and apply your brand.
Next-Level Customer Experience
Give your customer the seamless digital experience they deserve on every channel using our next-gen Experience Manager.
Built-in International tech
Canadian fintech isn’t the only tech we’ve integrated to make your implementation easier. We’ve built in the key international tech you need too.
24/7/365 Cyber Security
Protect your digital branch with full built-in, round-the-clock cyber security from our dedicated in-house team and industry-leading partners.
Fully Managed Infrastructure
No need to coordinate or pay for someone to manage your platform’s infrastructure and upgrades. We do it all for you.
Your Core Systems Integrated
Eliminate the major cost and hassle of integrating your core banking system with Forge. We’ve already done it, so you don’t have to.
Established Fintech Partnerships
Get the fintech features and developments your customers demand all within one, powerful Forge partnership.
Open Feature Development
You won’t go it alone. Our Forge Open Marketplace lets fintechs, partners and clients develop a constant stream of fresh innovations for the community.
Forge doesn’t do surprises. Our costs are all-in and upfront. This means no nasty shocks from hidden fees down the road.
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Your playbook for fast, simple Forge site builds
Simplify and accelerate your Forge site build with the first of our expertly-designed reference sites, Future Financial.
Designed and built by digital marketing experts from The Agency at Central 1, Future Financial showcases what’s possible straight out-of-the-box with the Forge Omnichannel digital banking platform – using the latest digital best practices. All designed to fast-track your site build, whether you’re looking for a turnkey solution or just a head start.
A dedicated Central 1 team will be with you from start to finish, supporting your implementation in a way that works for you. Taking an out-of-the-box approach will mean a simple, straightforward implementation managed by your project lead and our team.
If you’re looking to customize your digital experience or have customizations you want to carry forward, technical expertise may be required. The same applies if you’re looking to do a lot of brand and design work. In both cases, we have experts within Central 1 who are ready to support you, however you need.
There’s lots to consider when bringing your digital branch to life. To help make your planning and implementation as quick and easy as possible, our team of cross-functional experts has put together a complete package of best practices, tools and guides that cover everything you need to know.
- Change Management
- Resourcing and training
- Technology and security considerations
- Content, brand and design strategy
- Accessibility and usability
And, at the end of the day, we’ll be here to help you make the right decisions for your financial institution every step of the way.
Forge uses ISO 8583 to work with most core banking systems in Canada. We know this type of coding, compliance and testing involves significant effort and cost for our clients. That’s why we did the hard work for you, making sure Forge runs seamlessly with your core banking systems. For more information on banking system integration, speak with your relationship manager.