Monday 9 November 2015

The Hottest Ticket in Town: @HamiltonMusical, Really?

The CBS news show, 60 Minutes (@60Minutes), ran a story last night about the hottest new Broadway musical – Hamilton (@HamiltonMusical). It turns out that some of the research for the show was conducted at the site our Innovation and Insight Day – The Museum of American Finance (@FinanceMuseum).

This biography underscores why we chose the Museum for our next Insight and Innovation Day (April 13, 2016). The segment talks about Hamilton’s numerous accomplishments: “…a penniless, immigrant, orphaned kid who came out of nowhere and his achievements were monumental…he creates the first fiscal system, the first monetary system, first customs service, first central bank…”
Without these innovations, the modern economy as we know it now would look very different.

Anyone working in financial services today is aware of the challenges we face responding to changing customer expectations and new technology opportunities. Vast sums of money and time are being spent on innovation, looking for answers. However, Celent’s research shows a widely held view that FS cannot innovate very effectively.

industry rank

How do we improve?

The theme of our Insight and Innovation Day event this year will take inspiration from Hamilton’s work and use it as a guide for our future efforts.

BTW, if you want to go to Hamilton while at the Celent I&I Day, I suggest you get your tickets now. It’s the hottest ticket in town.

And here is the link to the 60 Minutes segment (14 min):

from Celent Insurance Blog

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