Buying a Mac in Financial Services

 Apple continues to get traction with financial professionals as more and more service providers shift to web-based offerings that are agnostic when it comes to the type of computer you use. I continue to get a decent share of questions from those who know or discover I am a heavy Mac user - on getting a Mac with the optimal setup to accommodate the imperfect world of technology. I completed some analysis in this area in the last year - as well as continue to follow a number of providers that cater to financial services - assessing how they interact with the Mac versus Windows systems. In

A Theory on eBook Readers

I have been writing about e-readers for about a year now. In recent months I have also had discussions with financial services executives about the digital devices and some real world scenarios. As some background - the e-reader is a digital device that is handheld and can carry a large number of full length books and other publications in memory. I have been using an Amazon Kindle and have also had a chance to see and feel the Sony e-reader. The Kindle is very versatile and has enabled me to carry around 7 to 10 books I have on my reading list. I have used it on the road during travel as well

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Hardware For Protecting Client Data: A Highly Rated And Fun Webinar

  Advisors who attended last Friday’s webinar on secure hardware generally gave the session very high ratings. And we managed to have some with this very serious topic when we raffled products provided by each of the vendors. Before the session, I wrote down a series of numbers between 1 and 100 and attendees chatted in guesses. (Though I momentarily feared the chat surge might crash the webinar, we averted disaster.)  

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