On the Horizon: Ensuring Container Security in a Cloud Environment

The trend that rapidly gained momentum over the last couple of years: container tools. Accelerating from early stages, these tools are moving beyond testing phases, with companies now putting them into production. The vice president of technology strategy at IBM explains that containers are a “key element” that the company approaches with a forward-looking perspective. […]

Trending in 2017: Life Insurance Sales Move Online

As 2017 comes to an end, we’re looking back at some of the year’s financial industry trends. This post is part of a series examining notable patterns and highlights. Life insurance firms have offered online guaranteed issue policy applications for years but only recently began allowing online applications for underwritten policies. With premiums based on […]

Participant Site Homepage Trends

The retirement industry continues to seek ways to better engage participants with the retirement planning process and more effectively communicate the status of their portfolios. As a result, the retirement portfolio summary user experience has evolved and resulted in three key trends: the rise in distinct homepages and account-specific dashboards, increased dashboard or homepage retirement […]

The Golden Age of Audio: Financial Podcasts Proliferate in 2017

Last May, Corporate Insight explored how podcasts were spreading as a marketing tool and described how this rapidly growing medium was impacting the financial services sector. Our last review profiled five podcasts from leading asset managers. Since then, industry juggernauts Fidelity and BlackRock have upped their podcast game. In early 2017, Fidelity began the Market […]