SS&C Deliver 2017 Announcement Roundup

By Jen Molgano and Kendall Reischl

High Angle View Of River Amidst Modern Buildings In City

Back from our annual conference, SS&C Deliver, we’re excited and energized after seeing our clients, engaging in sessions and panels, and enjoying the ‘Windy City’.   We shared several big announcements during our time in Chicago. Read on in case you missed them. Continue reading

Countdown to Asia’s leading Investment Management Technology Summit: Will China be a game changer?

By Rainer Fuchsluger

It’s just under a week until the SS&C Investment Management Summit 2017 Asia. Returning to Hong Kong on August 24th, the Summit brings together asset managers, wealth managers, and insurance and government agency executives.

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When standards collide: The race for adoption

By Michael Volpe

“The wonderful thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from.”  Rear Admiral (Ret) Grace Hopper

In our recent blog “Building a digital enrollment ecosystem,” we discussed the workgroup formed by LIMRA to address non-healthcare related employee benefits data. Health enrollment data has been standardized by federal law to use the HIPAA 834 enrollment specification format; however, no such standards exist for data from other employee and ancillary benefits (e.g. life, disability, critical illness, etc.).

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The flexibility of eLearning

By Adam Hall

Some professional designations have highly rigorous continuing education programs. They may have strict requirements about the type of training that qualifies, and carry out regular audits of their members to ensure requirements are being met.

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Survey: Private equity firms increasingly focused on operational efficiency, governance & transparency

By Joe Patellaro

While at the 2017 SuperReturn International conference in Berlin, we surveyed approximately 100 GPs, LPs and other professionals within private equity to learn more about private equity business operations. For more details on the survey results, see our infographic below or read our press release.

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Access – a key issue of cyber risks

By Lisa McLaughlin, Information Security Officer

Today, cyber threats are real and ever changing. In response, regulatory rules must constantly evolve in attempt to mitigate this dynamic threat. In the first of this two-part blog series, we’ll take a look into the complex roles of in-house attorneys and security professionals, and how they are intrinsic to the success of your business by protecting your organization’s sensitive information.

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Five tech concepts powering dynamic business in 2017

Eric Rocks, Vice President and Managing Director of SS&C Technologies

Running a business is a very dynamic operation that requires taking the time to consider not only how things change, but why things change. By mastering this outlook, financial executives will have a greater ability to manage control over their successes. This is important, particularly when it comes to navigating volatility. While a business might be experiencing an extended period of growth, this can easily be thwarted by increased competition in the marketplace, new technologies or geo-political factors.

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Adding gamification to eLearning

Knowing that the brain does respond to game rewards, every instructional designer should consider how best to add gamification to the learning development process. But as always, the devil is in the details. If your idea of gamification is simply to add badges and points to a course, in all likelihood you may not achieve the engagement you are seeking from course participants.

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Facebook Live Video: DOL Rule Spotlight: How to Prepare Now

By: Kendall Reischl

At the 2016 SS&C Deliver Conference last month we had some excellent sessions on the financial industry and the technology that supports it. One of those sessions focused on the DOL Fiduciary Rule. In this short excerpt, Tim Simons of Focus 1 Associates talks about the rule and how to prepare your firm now for the coming changes. Click here to listen to highlights from this session. 
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