#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 […]

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CEO Roundtable: Leading Through Change in The Age of COVID19

"The measure of a country's greatness is its ability to retain compassion in time of crisis." — Thurgood Marshall, US Supreme Court Justice There are many companies trying to help people get through these troubled times.  Corey Westphal, CEO at MobileAssistant, had a terrific idea: gather some of the top fintech CEOs to share some […]

Tweet-to-Table: Why Building a Social Media Presence is Like Farming & Other Marketing Tips for Advisors

"Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap." — Galatians 6:7 You get out what you put in. It's as simple as that. In life, in relationships in business and yes, in farming, you reap what you sow. Any farmer will tell you that it's a year-round job. No one just throws out a […]

End of Summer Reading List from the Winners Of Wealthtech

“When summer gathers up her robes of glory, And, like a dream, glides away.” — Sarah Helen Whitman Now that summer has glided away and left us with only memories of vacations and longer days, I thought this would be an opportune time to share some insights as we all get ready for fall. And […]

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#ItzOnWealthTech Ep 14: Cleaning Up Clients' Financial Closets with Adam Holt

"Consolidation of assets has been one of the leading value propositions of what we're doing, because if we can clean up a client's financial closet, that's more valuable than any kind of a investment strategy." — H. Adam Holt, CEO of Asset-Map, LLC Adam Holt is the Founder and CEO of Asset-Map, one of the […]