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digitalundivided Launches BREAKTHROUGH Program In Partnership With JPMorgan Chase’s Advancing Black Pathways

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 6:59pm

digitalundivided, the leading non-profit leveraging the power of data, programs, and advocacy to catalyze economic growth for Black and Latinx women entrepreneurs, just announced the launch of its new business intensive called BREAKTHROUGH in partnership with JPMorgan Chases Advancing Black Pathways.

Key Points: 
  • digitalundivided, the leading non-profit leveraging the power of data, programs, and advocacy to catalyze economic growth for Black and Latinx women entrepreneurs, just announced the launch of its new business intensive called BREAKTHROUGH in partnership with JPMorgan Chases Advancing Black Pathways.
  • digitalundivided has long respected JPMorgan Chase and Advancing Black Pathways commitment to women and advancing inclusive business practices, and we are excited to partner on the launch of BREAKTHROUGH to accelerate financial outcomes for women of color entrepreneurs, said Lauren Maillian, CEO of digitalundivided.
  • Women of color entrepreneurs and businesses are critical to our economy and communities, said Byna Elliott, Head of JPMorgan Chases Advancing Black Pathways (ABP).
  • Applications for BREAKTHROUGH are open through Monday, October 25, 2021. digitalundivided and JPMorgan Chase will identify different cities for the program activation in the United States.

IT Organizations Can Achieve Breakthrough Improvements by Embracing Digital Technology

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

For years, companies have been making incremental improvements, optimizing processes, cutting costs and reducing transactional labor to reach world-class performance.

Key Points: 
  • For years, companies have been making incremental improvements, optimizing processes, cutting costs and reducing transactional labor to reach world-class performance.
  • But new technologies allow many companies to fast-forward to Digital World Class levels of operational excellence and business value.
  • And they can get much of this benefit by overlaying digital technology on their existing systems, rather than embarking on large-scale infrastructure changes.
  • It contains more than 30 metrics detailing the performance of Digital World Class IT organizations.

Human Resources Organizations Can Achieve Breakthrough Improvements by Embracing Digital Technology

Tuesday, October 12, 2021 - 3:00pm

By fully embracing digital transformation, human resources organizations can achieve superior levels of efficiency, effectiveness, and stakeholder experience, including 33% lower cost, 72% fewer transactional processing errors, and more, according to new Digital World Class human resources research from The Hackett Group , Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

Key Points: 
  • By fully embracing digital transformation, human resources organizations can achieve superior levels of efficiency, effectiveness, and stakeholder experience, including 33% lower cost, 72% fewer transactional processing errors, and more, according to new Digital World Class human resources research from The Hackett Group , Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).
  • It contains more than 30 metrics detailing the performance of Digital World Class human resources organizations.
  • Digital World Class human resources organizations are those that achieve top quartile performance in operational excellence and business value across an array of weighted metrics in The Hackett Groups comprehensive human resources benchmark.
  • The Digital World Class analysis is also designed to quantify the performance improvement opportunity achievable by maximizing technology enablement of human resources work and optimizing the human resources technology landscape.

Procurement Organizations Can Achieve Breakthrough Improvements by Embracing Digital Technology

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 3:00pm

By fully embracing digital transformation, procurement organizations can achieve superior levels of efficiency, effectiveness, and customer experience, including 25% lower cost, 2.5x greater procurement ROI, and more, according to new Digital World Class procurement research from The Hackett Group , Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

Key Points: 
  • By fully embracing digital transformation, procurement organizations can achieve superior levels of efficiency, effectiveness, and customer experience, including 25% lower cost, 2.5x greater procurement ROI, and more, according to new Digital World Class procurement research from The Hackett Group , Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).
  • They now operate at 25% lower cost than typical procurement organizations (i.e., peers) and 6% lower cost than traditional world-class procurement organizations, despite having greater spend on technology.
  • Technology plays a key role in achieving these results, with Digital World Class procurement organizations spending 20% more than peers on technology as a percentage of spend.
  • The Digital World Class analysis is also designed to quantify the performance improvement opportunity achievable by maximizing technology enablement of procurement work and optimizing the procurement technology landscape.

Job Listings at S&P 500 Companies up 52% in 2021 According to S&P 500 LinkUp Jobs Index

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 - 8:09pm

Against that backdrop, it is not surprising to see a significant increase in job listings by S&P 500 companies," said Reid Steadman, Managing Director and Global Head of ESG and Innovation Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices.

Key Points: 
  • Against that backdrop, it is not surprising to see a significant increase in job listings by S&P 500 companies," said Reid Steadman, Managing Director and Global Head of ESG and Innovation Indices at S&P Dow Jones Indices.
  • Steadman continued, "The sectors with the biggest increases in job listings this year have some of the biggest stock returns so far in 2021, with Energy companies showing the second biggest job listings growth (119.8%) and the largest share appreciation (39.7%).
  • Last year, job listings at Consumer Staples companies increased 20.5% compared to 9.7% among S&P 500 companies overall," concluded Steadman.
  • The S&P 500 LinkUp Jobs Indices are published weekly and are calculated using the sum of the weekly average job count from each S&P 500 company provided by LinkUp, an employment-focused data company that tracks and aggregates daily job openings directly from more than 60,000 company websites globally.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Brings Together Firm's Most Seasoned CIOs, Portfolio Managers and Strategists to Form Strategic Investment Advisory Group

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Strategic Investment Advisory Group has been established by J.P. Morgan Asset Management CEO George Gatch, and is Chaired by Michael Cembalest, Chairman of Market and Investment Strategy at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Key Points: 
  • The Strategic Investment Advisory Group has been established by J.P. Morgan Asset Management CEO George Gatch, and is Chaired by Michael Cembalest, Chairman of Market and Investment Strategy at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
  • The Advisory Group's members include chief investment officers, portfolio managers and strategists across the firm's global investment engines.
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management, with assets under management of USD 2.6 trillion (as of 30 June 2021), is a global leader in investment management.
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management offers global investment management in equities, fixed income, real estate, hedge funds, private equity and liquidity.

S&P Dow Jones Indices Reports U.S. Indicated Dividend Payments Increased $20.9 Billion in Q3 2021, Best Gain Since Q1 2012

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:00pm

"Larger dividend increases and a lack of cuts produced a record payment to S&P 500 shareholders in Q3 2021.

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  • "Larger dividend increases and a lack of cuts produced a record payment to S&P 500 shareholders in Q3 2021.
  • Additional findings from S&P Dow Jones Indices' quarterly analysis of U.S. dividend activity include:
    584 dividend increases were reported during Q3 2021 compared to 309 during Q3 2020, an 89.0% year-over-year increase.
  • The weighted indicated dividend yield for paying issues was 2.52% in Q3 2021, up from 2.46% in Q2 2021, and down from 2.76% for Q3 2020.
  • The average indicated yield increased to 2.86% for Q3 2021, from Q2 2021's 2.76%, and decreased from the 3.29% for Q3 2020.

Finance Organizations Can Achieve Breakthrough Improvements by Embracing Digital Technology

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 3:00pm

By fully embracing digital transformation, finance organizations can achieve superior levels of efficiency and effectiveness, including 43% lower cost, improved agility, and enhanced customer experience, according to new Digital World Class finance research from The Hackett Group , Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).

Key Points: 
  • By fully embracing digital transformation, finance organizations can achieve superior levels of efficiency and effectiveness, including 43% lower cost, improved agility, and enhanced customer experience, according to new Digital World Class finance research from The Hackett Group , Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT).
  • Digital World Class finance organizations also employ 47% fewer full-time equivalent (FTEs) than peers per billion dollars of revenue.
  • Improved Customer Experience Digital World Class finance organizations have a performance edge over peers when it comes to customer perceptions.
  • Digital World Class finance organizations are those that achieve top quartile performance in operational excellence and business value across an array of weighted metrics in The Hackett Groups comprehensive finance benchmark.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Expands Active Equity ETF Suite with Launch of JPMorgan Active Value ETF (JAVA)

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 2:30pm

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced the launch of JPMorgan Active Value ETF (JAVA) ("the fund").

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  • NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- J.P. Morgan Asset Management today announced the launch of JPMorgan Active Value ETF (JAVA) ("the fund").
  • The launch of JAVA expands J.P. Morgan Asset Management's full U.S. ETF suite to 37 products with more than $66 Billion in assets under management.
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management offers global investment management in equities, fixed income, real estate, hedge funds, private equity and liquidity.
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the marketing name for the asset management businesses of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its affiliates worldwide.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management Launches New Guide to the Markets Mobile-Based Augmented Reality (AR) Experience

Monday, October 4, 2021 - 11:01pm

The Guide to the Markets in Augmented Reality is an immersive experience that works in a web-browser on iOS and Android smartphones with no app required to download.

Key Points: 
  • The Guide to the Markets in Augmented Reality is an immersive experience that works in a web-browser on iOS and Android smartphones with no app required to download.
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management, with assets under management of $2.6 trillion (as of 6/30/2021), is a global leader in investment management.
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management offers global investment management in equities, fixed income, real estate, hedge funds, private equity and liquidity.
  • J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the marketing name for the asset management businesses of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its affiliates worldwide.