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Custody As A Service: How Pershing Is Going All In on API-Based Data Strategy

“While all the data we have is about the past, all the decisions we make are about the future.” ― Alex Hagan, Founder and CEO, Kienco A comprehensive data strategy is a key component of every successful firm. If your firm doesn’t have one, you’re not alone!  In a recent survey, 87% of respondents said their […]

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Ep. 99: Digitizing the Back Office of Wealth Management Firms with David Knoch, Docupace

“When I say we digitized the back office of wealth management firms, the reality is we only digitized part of the back office of enterprise wealth management firms. So the question for me, having run Docupace for the past year, is do we change the statement or do we change what we do? And in […]

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The Journey Towards Data-Driven Wealth Management

Data is the main reason why corporate strategy is never permanent. As more data is collected, the output redefines your strategy in a never-ending cycle. ― Pooja Agnihotri, Author of 17 Reasons Why Businesses Fail Every system at a financial services firm relies on data to function properly. Data is a valuable business asset, but is […]

Ep. 97: When One Door Closes, Another Opens – May WealthTech News Roundup

Alexander Graham Bell made the famous announcement, “When one door closes, another opens.” While this may seem quaintly optimistic, many world-famous scientists and entrepreneurs who struggled through years or decades of failure have spoken about learning from their mistakes to reach success. Bell himself had many failures and setbacks in both his career and private […]

Ep. 96: Converting Tax Returns Into Actionable Insights for Advisors with Kevin Lozer, Holistiplan

“How Holistiplan came about was we were looking for a way to automate tax planning a little more, to scale it so that as you grow as an [advisory] firm, and bring on more clients, you can support all of your existing clients without having to pick and choose who to do it for. If […]

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Ep. 95: Travel Gadget Geek-Out with Brian McLaughlin, Redtail Technology 

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine. It’s lethal.” – Paulo Coelho, author of ‘The Alchemist‘ This quote was written pre-pandemic, but it certainly fits.  We all created routines the past year or so while we’ve been stuck at home that we would love to break out of. But travel is coming back!  I’m seeing […]

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Ep. 94: Building Invisible Digital Infrastructure with Tricia Rothschild

“We think of ourselves as a technology company first, which you would think might be obvious, for somebody that’s providing digital infrastructure and back end pipes and plumbing, but I’ve observed that it is actually an area where there has been precious little innovation, and perhaps not as much investment in bringing forward the best […]