Source: Focus Solutions
Focus Solutions Group, a leading provider of proven enterprise solutions for the financial services market, is launching its revolutionary whole office solution for financial services distributors - focus:360˚.
focus:360˚ - 'whole office' solution offers organisations an integrated, end to end solution that supports the financial advice process through a single technology platform. A suite of modular, configurable components that provides a complete consistent technology platform for financial services distributors, combining front office solutions with sales process and support tools and back office capability through a single solution - a first for the industry!
Based upon over 12 years of experience in delivering Point of Sale and Back office solutions and our services delivery pedigree, Focus has developed a unique innovative whole of office solution for the financial services industry that supports all end to end pre-sale and post sale processes from high net worth to execution only, aimed at both the intermediary and provider communities.
By developing a fully integrated single solution that supports the full product range of protection, pensions, investment, mortgage and general insurance, organisations can reduce the number of disparate systems needed for the front, mid and back office, enabling a reduction in the associated costs, integrations and resources; enabling increased visibility and productivity within the sales force; and providing intermediaries with a single view of the client.
focus:360° provides the information behind the sale - the most advanced sales process and support tools, as well as a functionally rich back office service - vital for any organisation operating in a competitive market. Functionality including training & competency, risk based monitoring, pipeline tracking and sales performance management information, which is unique to Focus. No other supplier can offer such a comprehensive out of the box service in these areas.
In line with market demands, Focus has developed a more 'product oriented' approach in focus:360˚, providing organisations with the benefits of a packaged solution with the added flexibility ofof configuration. Companies can also benefit from a wide range of 'out of the box' 3rd party integrations, including Towers Perrin, Assureweb, Trigold, and many others.
Built upon the very latest Microsoft .Net 2 technology, focus:360˚ adopts a modular approach enabling our clients to tailor their solutions via the appropriate sales channel.
Leading industry player commented: "focus:360° is unique in the market place in providing a fully integrated solution through a single technology platform. We are very interested in the breadth of functionality in the solution, the width of integration with third parties and the cost benefits a packaged solution can provide."
Dave Upton, Financial Services Product Director, Focus Solutions Group plc, added: "Focus has developed the most advanced sales and sales support solution in the market, covering the key processes of point of sale and extranet technology, through to sales support and back office functionality. focus:360° - whole office solution is pushing the boundaries of sales process automation solutions and is already receiving positive interest within the distributor community. In such a competitive market, differentiation is key to financial services institutions. We believe that focus:360° offers organisations a fully integrated single technology platform that enables the acquisition and servicing of new customers in the most effective and efficient way. I look forward to announcing our first sale of focus:360° in the coming months."