When it comes to making decisions, human beings aren’t always rational. Choices are driven by a mix of intuition, biology and past experiences rather than solid reasoning. Humanyze, a unique firm created in the MIT Media Lab, developed a system that collects employee behavioral data to help link human behavior and physiological data to business […]
Over the past several months, firms throughout the financial services industry have begun to integrate personalization capabilities into their apps to meet mobile users’ growing expectation for customized and highly relevant content. Most recently, Fidelity unveiled a redesigned app for iPhone and Android, complete with a first-of-its kind, customizable Feed that delivers news and market […]
Apple is reportedly in discussions with U.S. banks to develop a mobile person-to-person payment service to compete with Venmo. Corporate Insight’s Bank Monitor service recently reviewed the P2P payments platforms offered by leading banks, comparing them to popular third-party services like Venmo and Google Wallet. We found that Venmo outperformed the services offered by banks […]
Our quarterly Annuity and Life Insurance Product Update reviews new products released by annuity carriers and life insurers over the last quarter. To view past updates, check out the archive. Inside the slide deck, we provide a rundown of the new products introduced on the firms’ websites in the third quarter of 2015, and highlight their […]
According to the 16th Annual Retirement Survey from the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, participants think quarterly statements are the most helpful resource for retirement planning, saving and investing. The survey shows that the perceived helpfulness of quarterly statements increased from 74% in 2014 to 85% in 2015. Respondents also preferred online tools and calculators, […]
Corporate Insight's 2014 Monitor Awards were released in early February, recognizing financial services firms for excellence in the online user experience they offer prospects, clients and advisors. Over the past month, we released a series of slide decks highlighting the firms that received Gold Monitor Awards across nine industry segments within financial services.
This summer, the Treasury Department approved the inclusion of longevity annuities in 401(k) plans and IRAs as part of its efforts to enhance Americans’ retirement security.
Our quarterly Annuity and Life Insurance Product Update reviews new products released by annuity carriers and life insurers over the last quarter. To view past updates, check out the archive.The slide deck below reviews the new annuity and life insurance products introduced in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Corporate Insight (CI) is excited to announce the launch of a new research service: Alumni Monitor. Our new subscription-based research reviews alumni outreach programs of major universities. We examine the user experience of alumni sites, mobile apps and outreach communications each month and provide reports and updates on best practices in alumni development. Corporate Insight […]