Panel Examines Unconscious Bias, Encourages ‘Building Bridges’

Panel Examines Unconscious Bias, Encourages ‘Building Bridges’

Author: Dervedia Thomas, Editor, Fund Action Date: July 2018 The asset management industry should take a closer look at unconscious bias and pay more attention to nuances within employee demographics to foster inclusion, industry pros said at a recent Fund Intelligence breakfast briefing. “Sometimes when we speak about women, we neglect women of color,” Shaunice Hawkins, principal at Evolutions…

The Confluence of Tech and Ops in Asset Management

The Confluence of Tech and Ops in Asset Management

Author: NICSA Breakthrough technology is reshaping the asset management business model at record speed. As tech and ops become increasingly interwoven, firms are positioning themselves to both leverage new opportunities and navigate potential complexities. “Technology is advancing at an exponential rate,” Brandon Anderson, Relationship Executive, DST Systems, Inc., said to members on #WebinarWednesday. “A key…

Aligning Your Organization to Meet Changing Client Needs

Aligning Your Organization to Meet Changing Client Needs

As new product solutions, distribution strategies, and technologies transform the asset management industry, organizations must evolve to keep pace. “We are facing a lot of industry transformation on an ongoing basis,” Moderator Scott Smith, Director, Cerulli Associates, told attendees during a breakout session on the topic at NICSA’s Strategic Leadership Forum in Miami this month….

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