Category - News

24
Sep

The Most, and Least, Readable Asset Manager Websites

The Most, and Least, Readable Asset Manager Websites From Wealth Management.com with Diana Britton Published: September 21, 2018 Original Post: https://www.wealthmanagement.com/industry/most-and-least-readable-asset-manager-websites   The 2018 Clarity Index, compiled by software company VisibleThread, ranks asset managers by the clarity of the language on their websites. The information that’s distributed to investors by financial services firms is being …

19
Sep

VisibleThread at Digital Government Conference 2018

VisibleThread at Digital Government Conference 2018 VisibleThread is an exhibitor at this year’s Digital Government Conference in Dublin, Ireland. The conference is organized by EOLAS magazine. Ireland is evolving digitally. The country has a vibrant tech scene and people are consuming services online. From banking to booking holidays, digital has impacted the way people do …

17
Sep

Seeking an edge, more managers beef up websites to woo clients

Seeking an edge, more managers beef up websites to woo clients From Pensions & Investments with Rick Baert Published: September, 2018 Original Post: http://www.pionline.com/article/20180913/ONLINE/180919935/seeking-an-edge-more-managers-beef-up-websites-to-woo-clients   Institutional money managers’ websites — long saddled by jargon and vague investment descriptions — are playing a more important role as a portal for showcasing managers’ capabilities in an increasingly competitive …

11
Sep

VisibleThread sponsoring APMP DACH 2018

VisibleThread sponsoring APMP DACH 2018 This year, APMP DACH is asking visitors to its conference what concerns them most. Is it leaving the office late or working hard at weekends to complete bids? Or is it trying to learn, deliver quality and make the most of our time? This year, VisibleThread is joining as a …

21
Aug

Whitelist and Lix support for Readability and Email Server (and a few other bits too!)

Whitelist and LIX support for Readability / Email Server (and a few other bits too!) We have just rolled out some exciting new updates to our Readability and Email Server cloud users. To try out any of these features simply browse to https://readability.visiblethread.com Whitelisting of words and phrases for Readability and Email Server LIX Readability Score …

14
Aug

98.5% of asset management firms are eroding trust by not using plain language

98.5% of asset management firms are eroding trust by not using plain language From Global Banking & Finance Review Published: August, 2018   Original Post: https://www.globalbankingandfinance.com/98-5-of-asset-management-firms-are-eroding-trust-by-not-using-plain-language/   Asset management firms face surmounting problems. As investors consolidate, there’s more competition for fewer clients. Legislative bodies are getting tougher on regulation and compliance, such as the MiFID …

23
Jul

Manager websites need some work, analysis shows

Manager websites need some work, analysis shows From Pensions & Investments with Rick Baert Published: July 23, 2018 Original Post: https://www.pionline.com/article/20180723/PRINT/180729963/manager-websites-need-some-work-analysis-shows Money managers have vague, poorly written websites. That’s the general view of an analysis by VisibleThread, a software provider and website analysis firm. Its 2018 Asset Management Website Clarity Index report ranks money managers …

6
Jul

Why it’s not your fault it’s so hard to understand investing

Why it’s not your fault it’s so hard to understand investing From The Globe and Mail with Rob Carrick Published: July, 2018 Original Post: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/investing/personal-finance/article-why-its-not-your-fault-its-so-hard-to-understand-investing/ If investment-industry websites were books, the reviews would be brutal. “The problem with the copy that we’re reading and analyzing is that it is turgid, dense and complex,” said Fergal …

28
Jun

Fund houses named and shamed for failing to speak plain English

Fund houses named and shamed for failing to speak plain English From Portfolio Adviser with Sonia Rach Published: June, 2018 Original Post: https://portfolio-adviser.com/fund-houses-named-and-shamed-for-failing-to-speak-plain-english/ Asset managers’ failure to speak plain English has been blamed on increasing compliance requirements as a report names and shames asset managers that use the most obscure language, long sentences and jargon …

26
Jun

98% of asset management firm websites are unreadable

98% of asset management firm websites are unreadable We regularly check the readability levels of the written communication that governments and specific sectors create. You can see our past reports here. In June, our attention returned to the asset management industry. We published our 1st asset management research report in 2016. Suffice to say the …

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