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.

Industry Leaders: Transformation in Next Five Years will Outpace the Last 50

Industry Leaders: Transformation in Next Five Years will Outpace the Last 50
Author: Allison Lovett, Vice President, Content Manager, NICSA Last week, NICSA President Jim Fitzpatrick sat down with several industry senior executives from OppenheimerFunds, American Funds, Fidelity and MFS to discuss the rapid pace of change within financial services and how these asset managers are evolving in response.

BLOCKCHAIN WEBINAR RECAP: “ALL BETS ARE OFF”

BLOCKCHAIN WEBINAR RECAP: “ALL BETS ARE OFF”
Author: Allison Lovett, Vice President, Content Manager, NICSA Through our work across the financial services sector, it is clear to us that blockchain technology has the potential to transform our industry.

NICSA’s GMM is Coming to Boston

NICSA’s GMM is Coming to Boston
Beyond the Basics Learn how industry leaders are putting plans into practice at the 2016 GMM  We know your time is valuable. That’s why NICSA has set out to make the most of this year’s General Membership Meeting (GMM), taking place September 19-20, with content that is meant to inform and inspire, and that includes actionable items for you to take back to your home teams.

NICSA Industry News Digest | March 2015

NICSA Industry News Digest | March 2015
Here’s our recap of the stories that mattered to operations professionals in the investment industry last month.

Breakout Session Recap | Big Data–Get a competitive edge

Breakout Session Recap | Big Data–Get a competitive edge
This NICSA News Guest Blog feature was written by Chuck Gallant, Managing Director, BNY Mellon. This post is a recap from the BNY Mellon sponsored breakout session: "Big Data-Get a Competitive Edge" at the 2015 NICSA Strategic Leadership Forum.

Challenging the paradigm | Top distribution strategy trends for 2015 and beyond

Challenging the paradigm | Top distribution strategy trends for 2015 and beyond

A panel of experts from EY, Boston Financial and Capital Group speaking on distribution trends during a recent NICSA webinar speculated that it’s only a matter of time before firms such as Apple and Google enter the financial advice business. This post examines how fund complexes can prepare to compete in these challenging times.

Guest Blog Feature | Uncovering the concept of data visualization

Guest Blog Feature | Uncovering the concept of data visualization

This guest post was contributed by the NICSA Technology and Innovation committee.

Have you been spending time organizing wordclouds, treemaps and balloon races? If you have, then you probably know more than the average person about Data Visualization.

NICSA Industry News Digest | December 2014

NICSA Industry News Digest | December 2014

Here’s our recap of the stories that mattered to operations professionals in the investment industry last month.

What is Gamification?

What is Gamification?

These gaming techniques and approaches are making their way into the corporate world. Today, businesses are finding new ways to use these techniques to motivate employee performance, drive business results, and generate a competitive advantage.

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