To make a big change start small, start now, and start with yourself

At CoreData we have recently embarked on a discipline of filling in timesheets correctly and submitting them by close of business on Friday every week. It’s a small but important …

In super we trust, but is this the calm before the storm?

The numbers are in and there’s good news for industry super funds. According to CoreData research there’s been no damage to consumer trust from the Royal Commission’s superannuation hearings. The …

Five ways SMSF providers can deal with the death of homo economicus

The self-managed super fund (SMSF) market is reaching its maturation phase. The challenge facing participants in the market now is how to identify where new growth opportunities lie. So how …

What catching footballs taught me about business intelligence

Recently I had the honour of playing as goalkeeper for a team in the 2018 ASEAN Futsal Club Championship in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, where we placed second, the best result of …

‘Technology does not care about you’: why fintech won’t replace advisers

If it’s true that where the US goes so goes Australia but on delay, Dan Moisand has some positive news for Australian advisers about the impact that fintech, and robo-advice …

Closing the information gap to make better decisions

Information. There’s a lot of it and sometimes we don’t know what to do with it all. Each day we sift through huge amounts, trying to determine what we should …

So much data, so little time: how AI is changing market research

The ability of machines to perform the same tasks as humans through a process of learning from experience, reading qualitative and quantitative data and adjusting to new inputs creates both …

White paper – Staying relevant in a consumer-directed care environment

Australia’s aged care industry is undergoing rapid transformation. Deregulation, greater competition and a shift in Government focus and funding in the home care sector has put greater power in the …

Who’s most at risk in financial planning’s own ‘extinction event’?

About 66 million years ago an asteroid measuring roughly 12 kilometres across slammed into Earth near what today we call the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. It was bad news for …

A guide to capturing the core-affluent consumer online

Online mortgage application systems are fast becoming a preferred way for “core-affluent” consumers to compare home-loan options and find loans, a new report by CoreData Research’s Mortgage Intelligence Unit (MIU) …