Data Analytics Crash Course!

Whether you’re a pro in the field of data analytics or just starting out, it doesn’t hurt to brush up on the vocabulary of the data analytics world.

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Algorithms will continue improving efficiencies in the next decade

This report from the Pews Research Center weighs the pros and cons about the influence of algorithms on our personal and work lives. Although proven to improve problem solving, some experts say human judgment in decision making will be lost if society relies too heavily on algorithms.

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Frank-Dodd Act, Standard of Conduct for Personal Investment Advice: Decidere

As Federal Regulators continue to push for tighter regulation on the banking and financial services industries, it’s important that financial advisors keep their individual practices and value proposition in line and clearly in compliance with these new regulations.  Proposed ammendments to the Frank-Dodd Act can impact how your strategies, reporting requirements and operational practices.  While much of this is addressed at the Corporate Leadership level at large advisories, it’s important to know there are things you can do on an individual level to keep ahead of the game.

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Financial firms are embracing all digital – we offer a middle ground

When reading this article we thought, the all digital approach certainly makes investment analysis and portfolio management more efficient but at the cost of human insights and relationships that cannot be replaced by any machine.  There is a middle ground – by utilizing Decidere in their practice, Financial Advisors that were relying on hours of research to make appropriate decisions for current market conditions and outlook now only need to understand which performance and risk metrics are currently key indicators of future outlook and performance to make decisions in minutes.

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