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Celebrating its 10th anniversary edition in October 2017, Professional Planner sought the views of our CEO, Andrew Walsh, on the challenge for advisers in coming years will be to separate genuine technological upgrades for their business from the latest shiny new toys.



Technology has been a major focus for advisers in recent years as they have adapted to a post-FoFA world. But the pace of technological change is set to accelerate over the next decade.


Advisers who fail to adapt risk pouring resources into the latest tech fad. There will be “massive distraction risks” from the pace of technological change, says IRESS chief executive Andrew Walsh. “The cost of distraction can be greater than the cost of not reacting to technology trends.”



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Professional Planner is the leading publication for financial planners who are committed to raising the financial planning industry's standards of behaviour and competence, while striving to achieve professional status. Professional Planner has a circulation of over 12,000 and a readership in excess of 20,000.


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