Anlaßgeneratoren (urgent)

21:52 Jul 27, 2000
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: Anlaßgeneratoren (urgent)
Quick help appreciated - this job has to be delivered in the next few hours! The term appears in a description of a software application for portfolio managers: "Der Anwender erhält Beratungsunterstützung durch Übersichten und Empfehlungen, ein attraktives Reporting sowie komplexe Analysen des Kundenvermögens. **Anlaßgeneratoren** fördern die aktive Kundenbetreuung." I additionally found this passage in Bank Magazin 12/96: "Weiche und wertpapierspezifische Anlaßgeneratoren // Das Stichwort für das Altkundensegment lautet: professionelles Depotmanagement mit Anlaßgeneratoren. Es ist klar, daß an einem Portfoliomanagement-Arbeitsplatz nur dann mehr Orders generiert werden können, wenn der jeweilige Wertpapierberater aktiv auf seine Kunden zugeht. // Mit weichen Anlaßgeneratoren wie Geburtstag, Ausbildungsbeginn oder sonstigen privaten Anlässen versuchen Kreditinstitute schon heute, einen Zugang zu ihren Kunden zu finden.In den Kinderschuhen stecken hingegen noch die wertpapierspezifischen Anlaßgeneratoren wie simulierte Umschichtungsvorschläge, gezielte Verkaufsempfehlungen oder die Umsetzung von Gewinnmitnahmen."
Robin Stocks (X)
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Summary of answers provided
na(contact ) opportunity generators
Nancy Schmeing
natrigger / event generator
Dierk Seeburg
nasee below
Elisabeth Moser



44 mins
see below

from the context I can only see the
word meaning as something like an
occasion to generate (new, more etc.)
business (or start business--business
starter/starter generator?). I looked up various sources, but could not find a single word to replace the German one.

Elisabeth Moser
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2 hrs
trigger / event generator

Maybe you can even use trigger by itself, but if you want to include the generator part, maybe event generator might do the trick.
I hope I'm in time,

Dierk Seeburg
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(contact ) opportunity generators

By your helpful context, we learn that the Anlaßgeneratoren are circumstances that give the stock broker the opportunity (Anlass) to call up a client and try to initiate a trade, thus bringing commissions. The circumstances generate the contact opportunity. A movement in the customer's stocks could, e.g., give the opportunity for the broker to put out a sell recommendation.

Nancy Schmeing
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