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Solving the Institutional Satisfaction Puzzle

Despite the historic bull market in 2017 that boosted performance for many investment strategies, institutional investors' overall satisfaction with their existing asset managers has declined sharply from the previous year. Yet, in spite of these negative trends, there are some intriguing alternatives for asset managers looking to meet the changing needs of institutional investors.

Why Credit Card ‘Side Perks' Are Disappearing

In this Nerd Wallet article, Mike Berinato shares findings from a Market Strategies financial services study, which reveals why the mass catalog approach isn't working well for card issuers.

The Xfinity Mobile Effect

Comcast's foray into the coveted “Quad Play” space is paying off–Xfinity Mobile is performing well both as a wireless service and as a tool that enhances Comcast's core Xfinity Internet and TV businesses. This report provides an in-depth competitive assessment of the Xfinity Mobile Quad Play.

The Power of Utility-Branded Marketplaces

A utility marketplace is an e-commerce platform that connects utilities with consumers by offering energy-saving household products and services. In partnership with Simple Energy, Market Strategies offers this white paper to help energy utilities understand what is driving the need for and what to consider when implementing a marketplace platform.

Tracking Affluent Investor Sentiment

To gauge investor sentiment and monitor important changes over time, Cogent includes a series of questions in our monthly Cogent Beat Investor survey. Respondents are asked to identify how they feel “right now” about the current investment environment. Updated quarterly.

Obstacles to IoT Adoption in the Workplace

This article by TechWebSpace highlights findings from a technology study on the internet of things. The article reviews the obstacles that IoT technology needs to address.

Product Development for Energy Utilities

Tesla, Apple and Google are looking for opportunities to disrupt the longtime-standing business of providing energy services. This is a flexible and modular guide to help utilities innovate products and put utilities back in the driver's seat as trusted advisors to their customers.

“The “Haves” and “Have Nots” Among the Internet of Things”

The Internet of Things (IoT) market has tremendous potential and is highly competitive. But for the IoT market to fulfill its potential, companies developing products and services in this space need to figure out how to better connect with consumers.This report will help companies better understand how to connect with consumers and gain a competitive advantage.

The Path to Credit Card Differentiation

This report will provide credit card issuers a better understanding of how to effectively leverage credit card benefits to win new customers and maintain user loyalty.