"In a world that is changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks."
Key issues for the middle office in asset management firms today.
Increasingly, asset managers understand the need to adapt to the opportunities and asset management challenges surrounding big data and analytics tools.
Looking back at the past two decades, most of us would agree that the rate of technological change has been incredibly high.
The global financial crisis of 2008 prompted a regulatory response that has spawned a multiplicity of new acronyms, terminology and jargon that sometimes sounds like an altogether different language.
Over the coming months The Art of Perfection will explore what asset managers can learn from the worlds of art, science and studies into the human body.
More than 150 years ago, the pioneer of computerization, Charles Babbage, recognised a crucial truth: machines given incorrect information will provide incorrect answers.
When it comes to measuring and analyzing performance in the asset management industry, the quality of both source and calculated data is of paramount importance.
Asset managers face unprecedented opportunities in today's fast-moving marketplace. There are also a myriad of threats.
Workflow is the treadmill of asset management. This isn't to un-glamourize it: it's an essential component as the data around thousands of portfolios flow in.