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By Charlie Paikert
The tech outsourcer and platform services provider’s second annual conference in Chicago underscored the firm’s rising influence among independent advisors: more than 600 advisors attended, twice as many as last year, and attendance also doubled to 1,100.

Technology news, not surprisingly, dominated the conference, but practice management sessions also drew crowds, and Sallie Krawcheck, the high-profile former head of Merrill Lynch and Smith Barney, now working as an informal advisor to Envestnet, made headlines.

Here are 10 Key takeaways from the 2013 Envestnet Advisor Summit.