A small bank that opened in Portland, Ore., about a year ago has an advantage over most of its competitors in the race to understand and adopt new technology.

Northern Bank of Commerce, with $20 million of assets, has a director who happens to run a software development firm that caters in part to banks, providing an extra level of board understanding that is unusual at many small banks.

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