Informatics: Proposing a New Information Technology Discipline for Financial Planning

Casas, C. Augusto
April 2008
Journal of Financial Planning;Apr2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p62
Academic Journal
The article proposes the creation of a financial planning informatics, which focuses on the development of technology tools to support the specific technology needs of financial planners. The objectives of a research discipline include the standardization of data formats, the development of knowledge bases, and the establishment of financial planning information networks. A table is presented which depicts the activities of financial planning informatics. Also given is a research discipline block diagram.


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