1. How Energy Legislation Can Save You Money The high cost of energy in New York state creates a competitive disadvantage for New York’s businesses. Vince Kasten, a senior manager in Kurt Salmon’s CIO Advisory group, discusses...
  2. Getting the Right Outsourcing Mix Loic Dunand, a senior manager in Kurt Salmon’s CIO Advisory group, discusses the notion of “smart sourcing,” which encompasses multiple layers beyond IT and systems, as an...
  3. The Role of the CFO: The Challenges of Overseeing a Global Operation Ann Marie Petach, CFO for BlackRock Fund Advisors and Kurt Salmon’s Global Financial Services practice discuss the role of the CFO as a partner to the business, the challenges of overseeing...
  4. Do UMA Programs Dilute the Value of Managers? Unified managed accounts were introduced to address a number of issues, including providing oversight of multiple styles, access to high-quality portfolio management guidance at a lower investment...
  5. How Risk, Regulation and Innovation Have Influenced the Role of the CFO John Greene, CFO for HSBC Financial,  talks about how risk, regulation, and innovation have influenced the role of the CFO and how the CFO function may change in the future.  
  6. Integrated Mobile Payments and CommerceThe Key to Making Mobile Profitable at Financial Institutions and Retailers Consumers around the world are increasingly looking to manage aspects of their lifestyle, social interaction and...
  7. Unified Managed Household Kurt Salmon’s Wealth Management practice will publish a series of insights that discuss UMH and its implications for your firm. We hope to engage participants from all constituencies of...
  8. The Finance Function As a Value-Driver: Enhancing Efficiency, Effectiveness and Business Value The finance function must evolve from one that is transaction-oriented to one that is more client-focused following the economic crisis of 2008. Faced with sweeping regulatory reform, a volatile...
  9. The Changing Landscape of the Prime Brokerage Industry For the past two years, the prime brokerage industry has undergone a major transformation in response to the financial crisis. Hedge funds have adjusted their business model in order to diversify...
  10. Optimizing Patient Throughput, One Driver at a TimeOriginally published in the Chicago Health Executives Forum newsletter. Given that the Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the aging of the population,...