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Testing to Create a Zero-Defect Retirement Product: Challenges and Checks

Categories : Retirement Technology PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Tags : SOFTWARE TESTING AUTOMATION
Author : Anuradha K

When a pre-defined working product is customized to meet the client requirements, changes to the existing product, proportional to the extent, may induce errors in the modified product. Testing is essentially planned to identify these functionally weaker areas.

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How Automation Aids Quality Control and What to Watch Out For

Categories : Retirement Technology PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Tags : SOFTWARE TESTING AUTOMATION
Author : Preetha E

The Quality Control (QC) team ensures that the software or application is flawless before each release. Automating a part of the software testing process can help reduce repetitive tasks, ensure accurate results and free up testers for exploratory testing.

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Why Automate Software Testing?

Categories : Retirement Technology PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
Tags : SOFTWARE TESTING AUTOMATION
Author : Preetha E

Automation does not do what testers used to do, unless one ignores most things a tester really does. Automated testing is useful for extending the reach of the testers work, not to replace it.

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Make financial wellness programs more valuable to users, quantify benefits to employers: Report

Categories : FINANCIAL WELLNESS RETIREMENT & PENSION INDUSTRY
Tags : Retirement plan administration Recordkeeping Retirement & Pension Industry MILLENNIALS FINANCIAL WELLNESS
Author : Bala

Financial wellness “sounds like a greater good upon which we can all agree” but, in practice, “earning the buy-in and support for these programs is complex”, according to a recent white paper on the topic. With strategic improvements, financial wellness programs could be more useful to, and have a greater impact on, the financial condition of employees, it says.

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Why financial literary and financial wellness matter

Categories : FINANCIAL WELLNESS RECORDKEEPING RETIREMENT & PENSION INDUSTRY MILLENNIALS RETIREMENT PLAN ADMINISTRATION
Tags : Retirement plan administration Recordkeeping Retirement & Pension Industry MILLENNIALS FINANCIAL WELLNESS
Author : Sagar

Even as the move to Defined Contribution (or ‘DC’) plans gains more and more traction across the US, the need for financial literacy and financial wellness education and programs has also increased considerably.

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Role of APIs in the digital transformation journey

Categories : DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MOBILE APPLICATIONS
Tags : DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MOBILE APPLICATIONS
Author : Midhun

As the buzz around digital transformation grows louder, many organizations with legacy systems are taking the first steps in that direction. Reuse of technology assets and interoperability are two important aspects of the transformation process. In this article, we examine the role of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) in digital transformation.

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Data Analytics can help deliver competitive plans, work out retirement income

Categories : Retirement Technology
Tags : Recordkeeping Retirement & Pension Industry DATA ANALYTICS
Author : Pradeep C

Data analytics is the process of examining data sets to draw conclusions about the information they contain. This information can then be used to optimize processes in order to enhance productivity or to improve the efficiency of a business

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Mobile and online capability essential for DC plan providers, millennials seek info from social media: Study

Categories : Retirement Technology
Tags : Retirement plan administration Recordkeeping Retirement & Pension Industry MILLENNIALS SOCIAL MEDIA
Author : Bala

According to recent surveys, more than half the millennials in the workforce may not have not started saving for retirement. However, some studies say that many millennials have been contributing to a workplace retirement savings plan since their early 20s.

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Why authentic leadership is important for transformation success; impact of MEPs, and the millennial connection

Categories : Retirement Technology
Tags : Recordkeeping Retirement technology Retirement & Pension Industry 401(k)
Author : Team Congruent at SPARK Forum 2018

At the 2018 SPARK Forum (Nov 4-6th, in Florida), Team Congruent attended sessions on service delivery transformation, multiple employer plans or MEPs, and on student loans. Retirement industry experts shared their views on effective leadership techniques, multiple employer plans’ anticipated stakeholder impact, and on ways to encourage millennials to save in 401(k) plans.

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Behavior analysis can help improve retirement outcomes, says expert

Categories : Retirement Technology
Tags : Retirement plan administration Recordkeeping Retirement technology Retirement & Pension Industry ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
Author : Team Congruent at SPARK Forum 2018

A team from Congruent was at the 2018 SPARK Forum in Florida, earlier this month. In a series of blog posts, we will share interesting insights from the sessions. The first post is on the key takeaways from a session on how neuroscience is being used to improve retirement outcomes.

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