Scott Morrison Discusses Technology Trends in Financial Services Industry

Ascensus College Savings’ Chief Product Officer Scott Morrison recently contributed an original article to Industry Era in which he discusses new technologies that financial services’ firms are leveraging in developing client solutions. He discusses data sharing through Application Program Interfaces (APIs) which has enabled savers to leverage aggregation platforms like Mint to get a holistic view of their financial wellness. Scott also highlights that financial services firms are building their websites, apps, and other acount services in a mobile-friendly manner so that financial advisors and their clients can access their financial information on their smart phones. “The high level of convenience that comes with these capabilities results in a happier end user,” he concludes.