For obvious reasons, many of the largest asset management firms struggle with massive data volumes, silos and processes.
An integrated approach is key for effective performance and risk management, but can also do a great deal to help operational efficiency.
Generating a single copy of the data around performance attribution coupled with comprehensive analysis of risk, has become an essential capability for boutique asset managers.
Seeing multiple attributions of both performance and risk is increasingly important for asset managers to make the right decisions and add value.
Powerful central data sources are now key to placing risk analytics at the centre of asset management businesses.
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Asset managers are under increased pressure to provide a more vibrant picture of past, present and future activity, with underlying data to support decisions made.
Combining risk and performance attribution analytics in a single view gives a much better picture to the front office.
Technology is now available that makes it possible to combine multi-asset class performance and risk analytics into a single system.
Automating process and using data just once - but for many purposes - is increasingly seen as the best way for asset managers to respond to the demand for 24/7 reporting capability.