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Neil Fatharly to join Idea Group’s Advisory Network as Senior Advisor

MAY 2020

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Business Systems company Idea Group is delighted to announce that respected financial services industry professional Neil Fatharly is to join its newly created Advisory Network.

TAGS: Idea Group Advisory Network

Guided by values

MAY 2020 DOUG JENNER

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Success, as it says on many a fridge magnet, is a journey – not a destination. And what a journey we are all on at the moment. It’s fraught with uncertainty and it’s sometimes hard to know what our best course of actions should be. And yet, we can also feel a sense of security in knowing that some things will always be constant. In this context...

TAGS: core values

'Value for Money' assessments - an introduction

MAR 2020 STEVE BIRD

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has introduced new rules requiring UK authorised fund managers (AFMs) to assess the overall value that their authorised funds deliver to investors, and to publish a summary of these assessments annually. This will be the first time that AFMs have had to justify their pricing and consumer benefits publicly, and it will be important from a reputational, as well as regulatory perspective to produce a credible assessment of the value delivered...

TAGS: value for money

Why good governance needs more than 'citizen solutions'

FEB 2020 STEVE BIRD

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In our increasingly regulated world, we need enterprise solutions to manage risk. But while the governance of financial regulation is taking up more and more senior management time it is still common to product teams embracing 'citizen' solutions – and all the risks that go with them...

TAGS: product governance, product lifecycle, compliance

5 important considerations for healthy product planning

DEC 2020 DOUG JENNER

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The product launch is the climax of all your hard work as a Product Manager. After all the time and effort put into developing the product you always hope for those rave reviews and ‘why didn’t we think of that’ echoes from your competitors. The reason they didn’t ‘think of that’ has nothing to do with brainwaves or lightbulbs. It is almost always to do with robust planning - and the lack of it - in each of these key areas...

TAGS: Product governance, value for money, product planning

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