OpenSymmetry Blog


Fearless in the Face of the Fiduciary Rule

Will the new U.S. Department of Labor fiduciary ruling disrupt the retirement investment planning marketplace? Firms such as Merrill Lynch are already starting to make changes to their processes by adopting fee-based IRA accounts, and further changes to the industry are anticipated. While it seems perfectly...


Wells Fargo: The True Cost of “Unchecked Incentives”

Wells Fargo has recently been making considerable waves in national news over the creation of 2 million fake accounts attributed to Wells Fargo customers. According to NPR, consequences stemming from the bank’s actions have included the payment of $185 million in penalties as well as...

rio olymipic games

Rio Olympic Games – The Road to Gold

How the right mix of personality, behavior, and compensation drives success It’s hard to believe that the 2016 Rio Olympic Games are coming to an end. So far, we’ve seen spectacular gymnasts, thrilling rugby players, and even some weirdly green swimming pools. With this one in...

OpenSymmetry 2016 Inc. 5000

OpenSymmetry is a six-time honoree on the 2016 Inc. 5000 list

Inc. Magazine Unveils 35th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000 Inc. magazine today ranked Austin-based OpenSymmetry No. 4485 and a six-time honoree on the 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look...


You Know You’re a Sales
Compensation Consultant When

An inside look of what it’s like to be a sales compensation consultant Many people don’t know what it’s like to work as a sales compensation consultant. We asked our team to share their own perspective of a traveling sales comp professional. Here’s what they came...


Sales Incentive Optimization

The Journey to Sales Incentive Optimization The recent e-Reward conference in London (May 12 2016) had a number of important messages for the Compensation and Benefits community. The event was oversubscribed – 90 applied for 70 spaces. The event had 2 interweaving themes of excellence of...