Technology / Social Media

  • Industry First: TD Ameritrade Enables Investors to Instantly Fund Brokerage Accounts Using Apple Pay
    Industry First: TD Ameritrade Enables Investors to Instantly Fund Brokerage Accounts Using Apple Pay

    Now available to individual investors in the U.S. through Apple Business Chat on iPhone and iPad

    TD Ameritrade announced an industry first today: the ability for individual investors to instantly fund a brokerage account with Apple Pay through Apple Business Chat in the Messages app on iPhone and iPad. Historically, to fund brokerage accounts, investors have had to endure a multi-day waiting period while funds were verified or manage a complicated…
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  • Customer Service: There Are None So Blind…
    Customer Service: There Are None So Blind…

    Do you hear your audience listening?

    by Bruce Turkel

    I’m sitting in the second row of the big conference room listening to the keynote speaker at a corporate event. Every few minutes the speaker raises his hand and asks the audience if they’ve experienced whatever it is that he’s talking about.
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  • LIMRA – The State of the Retirement Market Today
    LIMRA – The State of the Retirement Market Today

    What are the implications for our financial security?

    The retirement market is changing and growing. People are preparing differently, and sometimes retiring sooner than they planned. What are the implications to their financial security?
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  • Data is the Name of the Game
    Data is the Name of the Game

    But how will it play out for insurance?

    by Mark Breading

    CES, which once centered on Consumers and Electronics (per its name), now extends far beyond consumers and focuses much more on software and data than on the electronics and hardware.
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  • Top Online Reputation Trends for 2019
    Top Online Reputation Trends for 2019

    Careful... You are what you tweet

    by John P. David

    After a year that saw a slew of epic social media fails, like an Elon Musk tweet leading to a set of $20 million fines and numerous folks losing jobs over offensive posts, I can say with certainty that 2019 will offer a new batch of colorful online problems.
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  • Being Connected: Tech-Savvy Get Techier…
    Being Connected: Tech-Savvy Get Techier…

    ... but most consumers want more support before fully buying into a connected lifestyle

    The number of U.S. consumers considered to be the most technically savvy has grown in the last three years, yet those who are least interested in being connected continue to comprise 39 percent of the population, according to a new study by Assurant, Inc.
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  • Billing: From Back Office Function to Innovative Growth Engine
    Billing: From Back Office Function to Innovative Growth Engine

    Everything is connected...

    by Denise Garth, Sameer Karode and Badri Mallikarjunan of Majesco, a company with two decades of experience in providing insurance platform software solutions and consulting services for the insurance industry across lines of business – Life, Annuity, Health, Pensions,Property & Casualty (General Insurance), and Group & Voluntary Benefits insurance.

    Everything is connected. In insurance, this is proving true throughout the value chain. In order for an insurer to enter the realm of Digital Insurance 2.0, it must consider the connections and adapt accordingly. Fortunately, digital insurance transformations are enabling.
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  • America’s Life Insurance Market Has A Problem…
    America’s Life Insurance Market Has A Problem…

    As growth remains sluggish, technology and innovation are key to drive agile growth

    by Aparna Sankaran

    Global insurance sector growth is expected to remain weak, and companies must focus on technology and innovative initiatives that optimize costs, drive wider distribution and market reach and explore local niche market segments, to spur growth reveals EY Insurance Outlook 2019.
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  • Romance or Finance: What Matters Most?
    Romance or Finance: What Matters Most?

    Americans Prioritize Money Over Love; Use Emerging Tech to Solve Planning Shortfalls

    Matters of the heart are quickly becoming worries of the wallet, as 56 percent of Americans say they want a partner who provides financial security more than “head over heels” love ...
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  • Data Threat: The Digital Side Of Money
    Data Threat: The Digital Side Of Money

    Digital transformation, advanced attacks and strict new regulation causing turmoil among U.S. Financial Services organizations and putting data at risk

    Thales, a leader in critical information systems, cybersecurity and data security, announces that digital transformation is driving turmoil among U.S. financial services organizations and leaving sensitive data at risk according to its 2018 Thales Data Threat Report, Financial Services Edition.
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  • The Truth According to Uber
    The Truth According to Uber

    What every company should know about building a brand... and engineering success

    by Bruce Turkel

    Uber’s new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, is new to his position, but a recent email to employees proves he is a thoughtful inspirational speaker. When UK officials announced that they would not renew Uber’s license to operate in London, Uber announced its plan to appeal the decision.
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  • No Longer a Back-Office Function, Billing is at the Center of Growth and Innovation in a New Digital Era of Insurance
    No Longer a Back-Office Function, Billing is at the Center of Growth and Innovation in a New Digital Era of Insurance

    Insurers must reimagine billing and payments to meet customer expectations for new and innovative products and services that extend well beyond traditional insurance

    Majesco (NYSE American:MJCO), a global provider of cloud insurance platform software for insurance business transformation, today announced the release of a new thought leadership report.
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  • Digitalization Is Reshaping Wealth Management
    Digitalization Is Reshaping Wealth Management

    In an industry ripe for change, data-driven robotic process automation and artificial intelligence have a clear role to play

    Fiserv, Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, has published a white paper outlining how robotic process automation (RPA), artificial intelligence (AI), and other digital innovations are providing new ways for wealth managers to interact with clients, enhance the user experience, and gain a significant competitive advantage.
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