797. Insights: Is being a fast follower a bad thing?

Episode 986 · October 27th, 2023 · 42 mins 19 secs

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Jason Bates, get together to discuss the concept of fast following. Its something we here from people a lot, but is it always a bad thing? How can you get it right, what are the pitfalls to avoid getting it wrong, and what is the impact on the end customer?

Much like our recent episode on how to put the services back into financial services, it’s also something we often talk to our clients about, so we thought we’d open up that conversation to you, our listeners.

We have something of a fireside chat to unpick what we mean by a fast follower and how, when and why it’s an appropriate strategy - but also when it’s not.

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