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Stuart DePina: They wanted to find a reach into the RIA channel and they placed their bet on Tamarac to make that happen.

Envestnet struts upmarket stuff by signing a $1.5-billion, a $3.3-billion, a $2.3-billion and a $4-billion RIA to big technology deals
Post-Tamarac acquisition and bolstering, the Chicago-based king of SMAs to IBDs poached accounts from the likes of The Colony Group, Henssler Financial, Laird Norton, RegentAtlantic from legacy RIA providers

Monday 11.25.13
Bo Dong: We actually are helping Advent, not so much taking business away. Otherwise, you probably would have jumped.

How two ex-myCFO guys are winning big RIA clients by using a pilot fish strategy to win Advent clients without harming the host
WealthSite is a no-name, but its customers are not, and it's winning by skimming the performance reporting off the top of Advent and PortfolioCenter accounts

Thursday 4.4.13
Brian Shenson: We're ... letting everyone read our own review of ourselves.

Schwab bluntly reviews PortfolioCenter to coax thin-skinned software vendors to its Zagat-like forum
Our take on Schwab's self-review: It's disarmingly fair but short on specifics -- and just plain short

Tuesday 2.12.13
Travis Rychnovsky: We wanted functionality that PortfolioCenter didn't have.

Orion bags Schwab's 'best' advisor -- a $1.3 billion RIA weaned on Schwab PortfolioCenter
Eric Clarke will serve Foster Group but he's also becoming a vendor of the firm's startup, Orchestrate, which automates work flows through Salesforce

Wednesday 1.9.13
Bernie Clark: It's highly unlikely you'll see a five-year program. We'll continue to morph.

Schwab is creating an RIA MBA-equivalent to grease the skids of internal succession -- and internships to build an RIA worker-bee talent grab pile
One area of weakness for RIAs is finding the resources, time and expertise to train people, and Schwab is addressing the need

Thursday 11.15.12
Neesha Hathi: We take client feedback very seriously and we've been watching (Tamarac) for a long time.

Schwab taps Tamarac as its next integration partner
The allure was Microsoft CRM and a significant overlap in customer bases

Thursday 5.17.12
Michael Araiz: We realized this was more than a meet and greet.

A hungry NYC-based firm takes aim at a bigger future by signing on with Dynasty Financial Partners
Further Lane kept hearing about the vendor of vendors -- then paid a visit, and also put Black Diamond and Callan in its cart

Friday 5.4.12
Gerald Gasber: Because Tamarac Advisor integrates seamlessly with our PortfolioCenter database, we have significantly reduced data entry time and substantially reduced the potential for error in client accounts.

One firm's odyssey to upgrade its rebalancing system with Tamarac
The process was not without pitfalls, but the longterm gains outweighed the pain

Tuesday 9.13.11
Jim Lumberg: Our ambition is to become the leading provider of aggregation performance reporting and billing solutions in the marketplace, and we’re investing accordingly.

Envestnet unbundles portfolio management software for RIAs and it won't be a sideshow
The Chicago firm serves 19,000 TAMP clients with technology, now it wants to take on Advent/Black Diamond

Wednesday 7.6.11
Benjamin Baldwin: I did my August monthly statements for my clients, had them up on the website by the first week of the month, and they were already completely out of date!

One RIA's unvarnished views on Advent, Black Diamond, Tamarac, IAS, Orion and Schwab PortfolioCenter after an odyssey of test drives
Benjamin Baldwin is making the jump from PortfolioCenter to Orion after a brief affair, and lingering love, for Black Diamond

Monday 6.6.11
Boston Convention Center: Advisors were swarming exhibitor booths for much of IMPACT 2010

Eight software vendors give insider accounts of their IMPACT 2010 booth experiences
Non-stop booth traffic -- including visits from giant RIAs -- suggests advisors came to Boston in a code-buying mood

Tuesday 11.9.10
Mike Stier: I wasn’t crazy about having big banks for customers and we were getting unsolicited inquiries from RIAs.

Little-known Adhesion's big RIA wins less surprising when underlying pedigree is considered
Companies as diverse as First Union, Vestmark, Schwab, Goldman Sachs, [now] Accenture and Sciens Capital have fingerprints on this fast-riser

Tuesday 9.28.10
Eric Clarke: Growth-minded advisors have made Orion's pipeline of prospects fatter than ever

Orion is outshining competitors in the eyes of some RIAs
The Omaha-based portfolio management outsourcer is winning on service and innovation

Wednesday 3.17.10
Matt Abar: "I do feel responsible for what happened."

[Story preview] Matt Abar is back to tangle with Advent Software -- with a vengeance
Techfi founder is making up for lost time after noncompete expires

Thursday 11.19.09
Reed Colley: “If we can’t make an advisor happy, we encourage them to find another solution that will.”

Black Diamond is winning big accounts from Advent at an impressive clip
The Florida-based upstart has tripled its pipeline of customers since 2008

Monday 10.26.09
Suresh Kumar: Black Diamond is best of breed

Black Diamond nabs Pershing account
Relative upstart software provider wins another high-profile account

Friday 8.7.09

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