Wearable Tech Goes Mainstream

Mike Barad, Head of Product Services & Components, Morningstar

Wearable technology is the blending of advanced electronics, sensors, and computing power into clothing or accessories that can be worn on the body..Read More »

The Three Levels of Mobile Readiness

Mike Barad, Head of Product Services & Components, Morningstar

Smartphone and tablet adoption has skyrocketed, permanently changing the way we interact with information. Businesses are still trying to catch up with user preferences, and the natives are getting restless...Read More »

Mobile Preferences in Financial Services

Mike Barad, Head of Product Services & Components, Morningstar

It’s a simple fact that the Android mobile operating system is the most popular in the world, by a long shot. So why is it that when I look around at a financial services conference, everyone seems to be using an iPhone or iPad?..Read More »

Mobile Strategy and the Content Continuum: Part III – Strategy

Mike Barad, Head of Product Services & Components, Morningstar

This is the third part of a 3-part article on developing an appropriate mobile app strategy. Part I provides an overview of the different devices and their place on the spectrum, Part II describes the different user types, and Part III focuses on putting together a workable strategy...Read More »

Mobile Strategy and the Content Continuum: Part II – Users

Mike Barad, Head of Product Services & Components, Morningstar

This is a 3-part article on developing an appropriate mobile app strategy. Part I provides an overview of the different devices and their place on the spectrum, Part II describes the different user types, and Part III focuses on putting together a workable strategy...Read More »

Mobile Strategy and the Content Continuum: Part I - Devices

Mike Barad, Head of Product Services & Components, Morningstar

This is a 3-part article on developing an appropriate mobile app strategy. Part I provides an overview of the different devices and their place on the spectrum, Part II describes the different user types, and Part III focuses on putting together a workable strategy...Read More »

The Responsive Advisor

Mike Barad, Head of Product Services & Components, Morningstar

The Responsive Advisor puts customers first, is always connected, uses modern technology to adapt, and resonates with both older and younger generations...Read More »