By Rainer Fuchsiger
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.
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.).
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Raj Kolluri, Vice President, Development
Business requirements are constantly evolving and banks and financial institutions are taking advantage of technology to streamline their data governance processes. A good data governance framework integrates both old and new solutions in order to meet increasingly growing and changing business needs.
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.
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.
By: Tom Kirkpatrick
The United Kingdom (UK) electorate’s decision on June 23 to leave the European Union (EU) caught some managers off-guard. Now, firms must consider what operational changes are required to support their businesses moving forward.