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Bank Innovation Panel: New Product Strategies

On Monday March 18 I will be moderating a panel on New Product Strategies & Possibilities at the Bank Innovation 2013 conference in San Francisco. The panel will discuss best practices to promote innovation in product management from a variety of perspectives from within and without the banking industry. That’s a topic I have been spending quite […]


Preview: Bank Innovation 2013

I am looking forward to the Bank Innovation 2013 conference March 18-19 in San Francisco. I will see more than a few old friends and hopefully make some new ones as some of the best and brightest minds in the industry Explore the Future of Customer Experience in banking. On Monday afternoon I will moderate […]


Reimagining Bank Product Design in the Experience Economy

When B. Joseph Pine II and James Gilmore wrote a book called “The Experience Economy,” they built on the work of Alvin Toffler (“Future Shock”) and others on the value of creating experiences. They cited Disney, Starbucks, Nordstrom and other leading brands as examples. Pine and Gilmore argue– and I agree– that our economy has […]

Honors for Innovative Wealth Management Companies

My friends and former colleagues at U.S. Bank’s Ascent Private Capital Management recently won “Best Newcomer- Private Wealth Manager” and was highly commended for “Best Multi-Family Office- Client Service- Over $2.5 Billion” in the 2013 Private Asset Management  (PAM) Awards in New York. Congratulations to the entire team! ___________________________ Separately, Fast Company listed “The World’s Top […]

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FinovateEurope 2013 Best of Show Winners

By Jim Bruene on February 13, 2013 4:24 PM Our third FinovateEurope wrapped up a few hours ago. At the end of each of the two jam-packed days, the London audience voted for their favorite three demos. The top eight overall were named Best of Show (see notes). The winners (in alphabetic order): Credit-Agricole for its app store where it is […]

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Five Shifts that Define the New Era for Wealth Management

Five massive foundational shifts are impacting financial service providers of all types, and they are impacting those that serve affluent clients in especially unique ways. Many of the strategies, skills and behaviors that enabled success in the past are now at best ineffective, and completely irrelevant in some cases. Advisors and firms serving affluent clients must adapt […]