Top themes discussed at this year’s TechLeaders Conference included ways to streamline the new account opening process, enhancements to the client experience, marketing automation, and ways to drive efficiencies while increasing advisor productivity.
Technology was top of mind for many advisors at TDAI's conference in San Diego this week, as the firm got to demonstrate the progress it has made opening up its VEO advisor platform to over 40 third party developers.
One of the more interesting sessions at last week’s Fusion Advisor Network conference in Las Vegas focused on “Creating Profitable Client Relationships.” This panel discussion featured successful advisors Kathy Fish of Fish and Associates, Eric Brotman of the Brotman Financial Group and Abby Salameh, Chief Marketing Officer for Fusion.
Fresh off the acquisition of Black Diamond Performance Reporting, Advent Software convened its 25th annual Advent Connect users conference in downtown Boston at the cavernous Hynes Convention Center over three days, September 12-14, 2011.
Innovation may be difficult to define and hard to identify, but academic research suggests that innovative companies outperform. In this whitepaper Portfolio Managers explore what is Innovation, its role in successful companies and how Guinness Atkinson identifies Innovators for the Global Innovators Fund....More
Many small business owners want to plan for their company’s long-term future and their own retirement. In the past, addressing a small business owner’s retirement and buy-sell needs often meant proposing two independent solutions....More
Shedding non-core activities can free advisors to focus on what’s really important; meeting with clients and engaging in other revenue generating activities. Outsourcing the investment management function of the practice is one way to do so. For those still skeptical—the proof is in the results....More
The advisory practice of the future is alive and well today, but most firms have not future-proofed their practices to stay ahead of the curve. Are you prepared to adapt to the shifting landscape?...More