“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” – Nelson Mandela Every family office has choices to make. Technology is only one of them, but its impact can have ramifications on the rest of the office that can last for years. Technology choices for a family office are often influenced by many factors. These include when the office was founded, the personalities of the founders, and whether it was independent or part of a larger operating company. These drivers then get mixed with a dose of happenstance to produce today’s organizational chart and technology ecosystem. Taking the time to unravel them can lead to valuable insights and even hold the key to tomorrow’s successes.