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Planners are demanding more sophisticated tools and vendors are responding. Here are the top takeaways from this year's Technology Tools for Today Conference.
Plenty of functionality is missing from this debut product. But for the advisor on the move, there’s plenty to like as well.
Advisory firms are finally starting to provide a better experience for tech-savvy clients. Tamarac's new app is a step in the right direction.
A new version, called EMXpro, offers updated design and deeper planning options, and fixes earlier shortfalls in functionality.
Check out four big shifts that should have a significant impact on the financial advisory industry in the coming year.
As the rate of change accelerates, advisors face big shifts in automated tools, portfolio management and rebalancing. Our annual report shows where the action is.
The startup's software could make basic planning available to a much broader audience than the industry currently serves.
The third edition of Redtail's highly popular CRM application seems destined to help the company hold its leading position.
From client interfaces to integration and digital signature, here's what's on tap at the four major RIA custodial firms.
A new version of Oranj aims to help advisors be more strategic in the ways they run their businesses.
Fidelity's new Office of the Future complex highlights the tech trends most likely to shake up your workspace.
A standalone application, Pocket Risk, helps advisors gauge clients’ risk aversion and anticipate behavior during downturns.
While the cloud shift and mobile tools continue to dominate, a few newer patterns emerged at this year's T3 conference.
A prominent provider of custodial services to RIA firms takes a big step to upgrade its core technology platform.
The Money Tree Total Planning Suite has been totally rewritten for the cloud. But does it have the flair some planners are looking for?
The survey data tells us what's been going on this past year, but it doesn't tell you what's going to happen next year. Here are a few modest technology predictions for 2014.
Among the BIG Trends identified in Financial Planning's latest Tech Survey: movement toward the cloud, better B-D technology & shifts in CRM, portfolio and rebalancing software. Here's the full report.
Somewhat belatedly, ProTracker is offering a version of its CRM software that is neither desktop- nor server-based.
A preview of the company’s new cloud-based CRM tool suggests a solid beginning.
Omyen's planning technology offers advisors a variety of modules that provide focused guidance.