TREND GURU JEREMY GUTSCHE TO UNLOCK INNOVATION AT NICSA’S GMM

TREND GURU JEREMY GUTSCHE TO UNLOCK INNOVATION AT NICSA’S GMM
Author: NICSA “On the forefront of cool” may not be something you’d expect at a financial industry trade event. But this is no ordinary event. This year’s GMM will focus on technology and innovation, and joining our line-up of impressive speakers is trend guru Jeremy Gutsche, an award winning innovation expert and “intellectual can of Red Bull.” The theme of the GMM, “Leveraging Innovation to Drive Growth,” focuses on the work and experience of business leaders in the asset management industry.

BlackRock: AI is Already Here

BlackRock: AI is Already Here
Author: NICSA BlackRock’s Jody Kochansky, Head of BlackRock’s Aladdin Product Group, weighs in on the impact of artificial intelligence on the financial industry. Machine learning, natural language processing, and scientific data visualization are actively being integrated into business processes to improve investment performance and client service.

Mottos & Wedding Vows: The Search For Trust

Mottos & Wedding Vows: The Search For Trust
Author: NICSA Invesco’s Jack Tierney weighs in on why the clarity of fixed income investing may offer solace in the wake of the DOL fiduciary rule. Great opportunities abound for productive, forward-looking conversations about financial goals and objectives, and the “known knowns” of fixed income – such as bond type, investment stream characteristics, and how long holdings may remain in a portfolio – may help further the advancement of the advisor-investor relationship.

GMM Planning Underway: New Location and a Nod to Tech

GMM Planning Underway: New Location and a Nod to Tech
Spring is finally emerging, and so are plans for the next General Membership Meeting (GMM) event. NICSA is looking forward to seeing a new location and the development of rich programming help to create a productive meeting experience for its members.

What Would Belichick Say?

What Would Belichick Say?
Author: Jim Fitzpatrick, President, NICSA “To live in the past is to die in the present.” Hey, if the motto is good enough for Bill Belichick, it’s good enough for me. Team loyalties aside, I think we can all agree that victory in business (as it is on the field) requires leaders who are change agents that promote teamwork and an unrelenting desire to persevere.

Morningstar Weighs In On Potential Regulatory Rollback

Morningstar Weighs In On Potential Regulatory Rollback
How could Trump’s call for review of Dodd-Frank and the DOL fiduciary rule impact the financial services industry? Any adjustments to the regulations are forecasted to be neutral to slightly positive for investment banks, brokerages, and asset managers, according to Morningstar analysts.

Lessons Learned at the Strategic Leadership Forum

Lessons Learned at the Strategic Leadership Forum
Allison Lovett, VP, NICSA Content Manager NICSA gathered over 300 financial services executives at our Strategic Leadership Forum at the end of January to discuss some of the most timely and pertinent topics affecting our industry.

The Year of the Crescendo: Excitement Builds Around SLF

The Year of the Crescendo: Excitement Builds Around SLF
Boston Financial Data Services is excited about participating in NICSA’s upcoming Strategic Leadership Forum. Here’s why. Anne Hebard, Managing Director, Boston Financial Data Services NICSA Board Member Anne Hebard of BFDS weighs in on the concept of disruption and how it’s impacting financial services.

NICSA SLF: Warm Up With Some Heated Discussion

NICSA SLF: Warm Up With Some Heated Discussion
DOL rule implementation, unfolding political change, and an army of emerging technologies are sure to make 2017 one for the books. NICSA’s Strategic Leadership Forum couldn’t come at a better time.

Building on Sand

Building on Sand
By Dan Houlihan, Chairman of the Board, NICSA Executive Vice President, Corporate & Institutional Services, Northern Trust Since our last gathering at the NICSA GMM in September, some big changes have taken place.

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