NICSA Welcomes ICI President at October GMM

NICSA Welcomes ICI President at October GMM
Author: NICSA One thing that makes NICSA’s 2017 General Membership Meeting a can’t-miss event is hearing from one of the biggest names in industry policy. NICSA is very pleased to feature Paul Schott Stevens, President and CEO of the Investment Company Institute (ICI), as a renowned keynote speaker at this year’s General Membership Meeting.

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.

Putting Tech Into Practice at the GMM

Putting Tech Into Practice at the GMM
Author: NICSA When contemplating a focus theme for this year’s General Membership Meeting, one subject dominated the discussion: TECHNOLOGY. Amid the uncertainty ever-present in our industry today, one thing is for sure: technological advances are beginning to take a real foothold in the everyday lives of asset management professionals.

RPA: Breaking Down the Hollywood Factor

RPA: Breaking Down the Hollywood Factor
Author: Allison Lovett, Vice President, Content Manager, NICSA Technology seems to be a central theme, one that permeates every business line of the asset management industry today—and RPA is beginning to take center stage.

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.

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.

Quick Take | How Data Breaches Happen

Quick Take | How Data Breaches Happen
At the NICSA East Coast Regional Meeting in mid-April, in a breakout session on “Cybersecurity: How do breaches happen?” representatives from AB Global, Acadian Asset Management, Broadridge, Brown Brothers Harriman and EY Global Services discussed how cybersecurity breaches happen, who are the hackers, and best practices for preventing and managing a security breach. Here’s the quick take from that session.

Quick Take | Big Data in the Fund Industry: The State of Play

Quick Take | Big Data in the Fund Industry: The State of Play
At the NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum in February, in a breakout session on “Big Data -- Get a Competitive Edge,” representatives from Pegasystems, Virtusa and session sponsor BNY Mellon talked about practical uses of Big Data in the fund industry. Here’s the quick take from that session.

Quick Take | 5 Tips for Keeping Your Systems Safe

Quick Take | 5 Tips for Keeping Your Systems Safe
At the NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum in February, in a breakout session on “Unauthorized Access: Data Breaches,” representatives from AllianceBernstein and session sponsor DST Systems talked about the challenge of cybersecurity. Here’s the quick take from that session.

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