Articles tagged "AppCrown"


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Schwab gives Salesforce the heave-ho as hub of Intelligent Integration

150 RIAs are scrambling for a new CRM arrangement ahead of a July 31 drop-dead date as the San Francisco custodian unwinds the once exalted partnership

March 31, 2016 — 3:03 AM UTC

Why Commonwealth Financial dumped Microsoft CRM and where the decision's go-it-alone hazards lie

At stake is what many consider the advisor nerve center of the Waltham, Mass.-based broker-dealer

December 2, 2015 — 4:58 AM UTC

Morningstar throws more money -- and loses one of its own -- at keeping its stake in a Bloomberg-lite venture intact

The bullish Chicago data company leads a fourth round of funding for YCharts and one of its managers left to help the start up

June 2, 2015 — 5:03 PM UTC

Schwab makes thousands of its RIAs subject to fee for robo-software, allocation of client cash to Schwab Bank

The San Francisco firm told RIAs on a webcast that their firms must have $100 million on account or pay for robo-software

March 23, 2015 — 7:21 PM UTC

Tamarac doubles down on Microsoft to be more like Salesforce

Stuart DePina has beyond-skin-deep reason for liking Microsoft Dynamics but Salesforce has prettier-girl attributes

April 28, 2014 — 5:59 PM UTC

How one RIA's faith in Salesforce's sophistication led to cut-and-paste hell and a major rethinking

After a dazzling SF demo, Portland Global Advisors planned to dump its advisor-dumb Microsoft CRM for Salesforce but the devil was in details

January 22, 2014 — 7:44 AM UTC

Salesforce rolls out giant product, pricing changes -- a virtual doubling for the direct-sold version that could price out some mainstream RIA practices

As part of a big revamping, Salesforce founder and CEO Marc Benioff will make CRM work on mobile but it may now cost twice as much for the comparable direct-sold product

November 21, 2013 — 3:38 AM UTC

Schwab unveils 'Project PM' at IMPACT -- a 'new vision' for using the company's data to fuel PortfolioCenter

The 'next-generation portfolio management system' takes data cleanliness into a godliness realm but competitors and observers offer sharp criticism of the plan -- and its mushy deadline for completion

November 12, 2013 — 5:10 AM UTC

Peter Hess throws a Black Diamond lifeline to stubborn Advent Axys users, but will the price be right?

The Advent CEO shows his respect for 1,400 change-averse Axys loyalists -- who hold hundreds of billions in assets -- by paving the way for delivery of Black Diamond's coveted reports

September 25, 2013 — 5:46 PM UTC

Morningstar takes a big stake in a startup gunning to be the Bloomberg for RIAs

Flush with $8 million in VC dollars, YCharts is betting that its data feed and content can challenge the Bloomberg behemoth by filling a hole for wealth and hedge fund managers

August 13, 2013 — 5:35 AM UTC