Why Every Wealth Management Firm Needs A Chief Data Officer

“You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.” ― Daniel Keys Moran, American computer programmer and science fiction writer In Moran’s book The Long Run (1989), he presciently described the civilization-changing impact that a ubiquitously available Internet would bring to society. He introduced the concept of Internet addiction disorder, which […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 91: Creating a Gravitational Pull Towards Your RIA Platform with Jason Wenk, Altruist

“The most compelling thing you can have when you go to market in any industry is simply providing immense value to your users. So the combination of people who are frustrated with their current solutions, so it’s not like we had to go manufacturer demand, people are not super happy with what they have today, […]

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#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 85: Reddit Targets Robinhood And The GameStop Débâcle with Aaron Klein, Riskalyze

“For markets to work there have to be winners and losers. It’s not a good look for Robinhood to change the rules of the game and effectively turn off one side of the GameStop trade. It’s also not a good look for the DTCC, the prime brokers, the intermediaries, the market makers, the exchangers, it’s […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 63: How to Avoid “The Race to Average” with AdviceTech.LIVE

“As someone who operates a wealth management firm in the independent space, when it comes to technology, I feel it’s all sort of racing to average.” –Toussaint Bailey, CEO, Enso Wealth How can financial advisors break out of the race to an average technology stack and avoid creating a bland client experience? Is it possible […]

#ItzOnWealthTech Ep. 54: Now is the Time for the API Economy with Brian Ross

“In the old world of monolithic systems, there are no open APIs and people do not facilitate any rapid integration of best of breed systems. Where there’s a volatile market, you need to be able to move quickly. So I think advisors need to control the user experience and the client experience much more than […]

13 Reasons Advisors Should Be Emperors of Their Technology Domains

We’ve seen so many webinars since the pandemic began that “Zoom Fatigue” has become a trending term. But I believe that the majority of us are enjoying the remote discussions and savoring the free time that has been gifted to us from not having to commute to an office or fly across country to attend […]

47 Portfolio Management Systems Can’t All Survive

Our danger is not too few, but too many options … to be puzzled by innumerable alternatives. — Sir Richard Livingstone, British Scholar Overchoice or choice overload[1] is a cognitive process in which people have a difficult time making a decision when faced with many options. The term was first introduced by Alvin Tofflerin his […]

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6 Smart Strategies for Managing Remote Wealthtech Employees

“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.” — Mae West, American Actress When something is working, you want to keep it going.  Especially when it’s also sharing great information and having a positive impact on your industry.  Doing it again is a no brainer. This is why Cory Westphal, CEO of fintech firm […]