Members corner | Private cloud storage | A case study

Members corner | Private cloud storage | A case study

As with any storage system, there are certain security properties that are desirable in a cloud storage system.

Written by guest author, Albert Ma, Chief Innovation Officer, Hengtian, this week's NICSA Member Feature dives deep into the benefits of private cloud storage and its growing popularity within the investment services industry.

A tale of two apps

A tale of two apps
Two apps from two mutual fund managers – one designed for use by the firm’s employees only, the other available to the general public. Despite their different target markets, the two apps had much in common when it came to their development, as attendees at a recent NICSA webinar learned.

Best practices in data analytics for the fund industry

Best practices in data analytics for the fund industry
Q: What are the 3 most important things in business today? A: Data, data, data The declining cost of computing power may have made data easy to collect – but, ironically, the ease of collection has made analysis exponentially harder.

Are you the disrupter or the disrupted? You do have a choice!

Are you the disrupter or the disrupted? You do have a choice!
Today’s guest post is from leading futurist Daniel Burrus, who will be a keynote speaker at NICSA’s 31st Annual Conference and Expo, to beheld February 10-13 in Miami. Join us to hear more about using disruptive trends to your advantage!

What’s new in technology? BYOD(evice)

What’s new in technology? BYOD(evice)
Want to use an iPad to check email on the road but required to use a BlackBerry for work? You may be able to make the switch soon. The odds are high that your corporate IT department is considering adopting a “Bring Your Own Device” policy.

Customer service in a hyper-connected world: Google vs. Zappos

Customer service in a hyper-connected world: Google vs. Zappos
Two icons of the Internet age — Google and Zappos — with two very different approaches to interacting with customers: self-service vs. super-service. Representatives of the two companies contrasted their philosophies at a recent conference in Washington, DC sponsored by audit and advisory firm PwC.

“iPad has become a force in our business”

“iPad has become a force in our business”
Webinar sponsored by: Use of tablet devices in general — and the iPad in particular — is taking the mutual fund industry by storm. That was the consensus view of the panelists on NICSA’s webinar on “The Impact of Tablets in Financial Services”, held last Wednesday, June 8th.

Are you an iPad user? Help NICSA plan by responding to our poll

Are you an iPad user? Help NICSA plan by responding to our poll
OK, I’ll admit it — I’m an iPad junkie. It arrived only last week, but I already can’t live without it. It has transformed travel — no more hauling around a heavy laptop or resigning myself to a 2-inch screen and typing with my thumbs.

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