There is plenty of information decrying corporate use of Excel for financial data. Even as far back as 2013 Forbes published an opinion piece with the ominous and provocative title: ‘Microsoft’s Excel Might Be the Most Dangerous Software on the Planet.’ The article pointed to perils including the errors that can occur from manual entry of data and mistaken calculations resulting from incorrect equations, which, distressingly, had cost some banks billions of dollars. For most companies, including Family Offices, however, Excel has represented one of the only available options for inputting and calculating financial information. Yet, as we move forward toward integrating that financial data, Excel’s risks and limitations appear all too frequently.
Topics: single family offices, multi-family offices, wealth advisors, Check6 Portal, Data translation, Online Wealth View, interactive wealth management tools, direct data feeds, 360-degree overview, HNWI and UHNWI, wealth reports, asset managers, financial data management, data reconciliation, consolidated reporting, Private Assets Module, PAM
In the 'Financieele Dagblad' on April 8th, there was an interesting article on the current developments within the financial world and the bank's response to the technological innovations in the sector.
This week we are looking back at developments and changes in order to prepare to move ahead in 2019. Thus, we have compiled a report covering these topics below based on headline news and outlook reports with some responses as resolutions for 2019.
Topics: "wealth management", "wealth management reporting", data analysis, Client Services, Check6 Customer Support, single family offices, multi-family offices, wealth advisors, Check6 Portal, platform architecture, impact investing, ESG, Round Up 2018, FinTech, Resolutions for 2019
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