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It is increasingly important for leaders in financial services firms to be well versed in technology so they can make informed decisions about buying vs. building technology solutions, choosing the right partners and, most significantly, realizing a positive outcome or return in a timely manner. With this in mind, I have assembled some key insights to help guide you to make better technology decisions for your company.
The successful financial advisor of the future will be a whole new breed of professional – a team player that is integrally connected to their clients’ financial lives, leverages technology to work flexibly and has systems and processes in place to ensure their clients’ interests are always paramount.
As financial services regulations continue to evolve, there is a clear trend towards increased disclosure. Advisors and firms are required to provide their clients with more information than ever before, and the result is a growing number of documents crossing advisors’ desks everyday. Ticoon’s document distribution tool enables advisors to send documents to clients quickly and easily, within a secure, firewall-protected environment.
Email has become one of the most prominent ways for advisors to communicate with their clients in the digital age. Although it may seem like a quick and convenient way to correspond with clients, email is not as secure and private as many advisors assume. Ticoon's Secure Messaging tools address the need for convenient and private communication with clients.
As technology emerges as essential to being competitive in the 21st century, financial services businesses need a new way of thinking about their technology platforms – one that addresses growing regulatory compliance challenges while freeing up organizational resources and energy to focus on servicing clients and growing the business.
As a financial advisor or insurance agent, managing your book of business and keeping in touch with your clients can be extremely time consuming. While there are many choices for contact management software in the marketplace, few are customized to the specific needs of financial professionals. TicoonSales provides you and your team with a single, easy to use solution to manage all your clients’ information for all business and financial product lines.
Hackers are regularly in the news these days for attacks on large business and government websites. However, it’s not just large organizations that are being targeted. Financial advisors – and their clients – are the targets of regular hacking attacks as well. In this short guide to online security, we show you ways to protect your clients' security and privacy by protecting yourself.
Digital technology is not only transforming how we communicate and stay informed, it is also reinventing how we shop and purchase products and services – including financial products and advice. To better understand what lies ahead, let’s take a brief look at some industries that are further along in this digital transformation.