Migrating from AWS to Microsoft Azure: A guide for RIAs

A reliable cloud platform is essential to the success of any modern small- or mid-sized business. And while Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a popular choice for many businesses, Microsoft Azure is an equally excellent, if not better, option for Registered Investment Advisors (RIAs) and financial advisors like you. You need a platform that’s productive, […]

RIA Cybersecurity Checklist: 29 Priorities to Secure Your Firm

Cybersecurity is more important than ever for RIA and financial advisory firms. We all rely on technology every day so we’re at continual risk of cybersecurity breaches. That’s why it’s important for RIAs and financial advisory firms to be especially diligent and keep their cybersecurity practices up to par. This 29-point cybersecurity checklist will help […]

Is Microsoft Teams SEC-compliant?

Microsoft Teams is a great platform for business collaboration. It offers many features that can help your registered investment advisory (RIA) or financial advisory firm become more productive and efficient. But what about security and compliance? These are especially crucial considerations for financial firms that must adhere to strict regulations, such as the US Securities […]

Essential software for RIA and financial advisory firms

There are a number of software programs and services that registered investment advisors (RIAs) and financial advisors use to run their operations. These solutions help them stay organized and efficient, as well as provide the best service possible to their clients.  In this blog post, we will discuss the most common software and services used […]

Colloquium Podcast: Why cybersecurity is crucial for RIAs and financial advisors

Cybersecurity for registered investment advisory and financial advisory firms is an entirely different ball game compared to cybersecurity for other types of businesses. The compliance and regulatory landscape is unique, and the stakes are much higher when it comes to client data and assets. In this episode of Colloquium, President and CEO of RIA WorkSpace, […]

What RIAs can expect from their IT services provider

If you’re a registered investment advisor (RIA), then you know that technology is critical to your success. You need systems that are reliable and fast so you can serve your clients well. That’s why it’s important to partner with an IT services provider that understands the specific needs of your firm and the financial industry […]