Scaling Down to Scale Up Using Kong’s API Gateway

At NexJ, the pioneer of intelligent customer management with client engagement products designed for the financial services industry, we sought to capture the full addressable market by breaking down the monolith and going API-first. At the core, many organizations choose to shift this direction for scalability and connectivity, but the value-add can be exponential. Here is a deeper dive into our implementation journey with Kong.

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NexJ Drives End-to-End Connectivity With Kong to Scale CRM Solutions

In a recent presentation at Destination: Scale, I gave an inside look into how NexJ, the pioneer of intelligent customer management with client engagement products designed for the financial services industry, expanded our customer base utilizing modern architecture focused on scalability and connectivity.

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Here’s How The Client Onboarding Process Can Help Your Firm Turn Obligation Into Opportunity

What's your onboarding process?

Like every other interaction with business these days, customers expect client onboarding and new account opening to be fast, efficient, and easy. Traditionally, onboarding in financial services has been a paper-based process not known for its efficiency. We’ve all had an experience that went something like this: “I need to ask you some questions … Sorry, I need that information again to fill out another form … And another form … Now please sign here … and here … and here … Now, hang on while I get you a photocopy …”

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Everyone Promises Increased Productivity. The Question Is, Can They Deliver?

Vendors Say The Darndest Things

Who doesn’t want their team to work faster? And not just faster, but better as well? It’s what we all want. That’s why ‘increasing productivity’ is a key driver behind many front-office system upgrades. It’s also the reason so many vendors promise productivity improvements. So, how do you sort out the empty promises from the legitimate ones? The simple answer: do your research. Ask questions, and demand proof.

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Here’s How Artificial Intelligence Helps Our CRM Get Smarter, Faster And More Powerful

Today, firms have access to information at an unprecedented level and must contend with a highly regulated industry as well as the commodification of products and services. For a CRM solution like NexJ, this represents a challenge as well as a great deal of opportunity, because more information about a customer is a powerful tool when used effectively.

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If Your CRM Is Smarter Than Ever Before, You Can Thank Artificial Intelligence

It doesn't take a genius to figure out that Artificial Intelligence (AI) has changed all kinds of industries and workplaces in a number of significant ways. Attitudes towards the use of AI have also shifted, along with the ways in which it has been approached. One of the biggest shifts has been the emphasis on top-down reasoning rather than bottom-up big data. 

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What, Where & How: A Glossary Of Terms Related To Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Deep Learning

This is more true for the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning than others, which is why our developers have put together a list of more commonly used terms to help you tell your Algorithms from your Active Learning, and Selection Bias from Sentiment Analysis.

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Advantages of Single Tenant Cloud Deployment

Financial services organizations are accepting the advantages of cloud deployment because they are seeing that unified ecosystems, more agility, and better management of investments are all great for business. The cloud can be daunting though, for organizations that aren't clear about their priorities or don't have access to the expertise required to maintain or secure data effectively.

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For The Record, Continuous Deployment Can Lead To Continuous Benefits!

It makes perfect sense here too, because a Continuous Delivery Pipeline is nothing but a set of steps that code changes must go through to make their way to production. This Pipeline has four elements — Continuous Exploration (CE), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Deployment, and Release on Demand.

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Next Best Action: Smarter, Faster, And Really, Really Good For Business

Picture this: You, an advisor at a financial services firm, are interacting with customers. You have at your disposal an enormous amount of information related to their likes and dislikes, along with a comprehensive overview of their finances. 

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Invested Users: Best Practices of Maximizing User Adoption, Part 3

In my last blog [Invested Users: Best Practices of Maximizing User Adoption, Part 2], I discussed NexJ's second set of three best practices for user adoption, and why planning, partnering, and encouraging leadership are crucial steps in the process of engaging your users with your CRM.

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Invested Users: Best Practices of Maximizing User Adoption, Part 2

In my last blog, I discussed NexJ's first three best practices of user adoption, and why developing, analyzing, and aligning are crucial steps in the process of engaging your users with your CRM. Today, I'd like to discuss the next three of the 9 best practices for user adoption, which are planning, partnering, and encouraging.

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