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A Short History of Performance Systems

It has been over 50 years since Peter Dietz published his seminal work ‘Pension Funds: Measuring Investment Performance’ – when performance measurement became both standardized and quantifiable and a new...

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Technology to tame performance data management

As asset service providers continue their success in middle office outsourcing, how can they leverage new technology to manage growing volumes of data and deliver quality to clients?

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Ditch the IT: why asset managers need zero on-premise infrastructure

Asset managers are facing a perfect storm. A combination of mounting regulatory pressure, the shift to low capital market returns and increasing competition have left margins looking wafer thin. 

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Reasons to embrace configurability: the benefits of more flexible platforms for asset managers

There are a number of reasons why asset managers are increasingly looking to integrate their performance measurement and risk analytics systems. 

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The Art of Perfection: Time Immemorial

In The Art of Perfection series we are exploring what asset managers can learn from the worlds of art, science and studies into the human body.

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Future Dynamics in Asset Management

Asset managers face unprecedented opportunities in today's fast-moving marketplace. There are also a myriad of threats.

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Smooth Operators: how combined analytics can boost operational efficiency

An integrated approach is key for effective performance and risk management, but can also do a great deal to help operational efficiency.

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Doing more with less: why the cloud works for smaller asset management firms

Using risk and performance attribution data together to gain better visibility is no new thing - it has been on the agenda since before even the global financial crisis.

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Security in the Cloud: Rethinking your most important asset [Video]

By Neil Smyth | Jun 02, 2016 | technology, cloud, infosec

Security is a primary concern for any asset manager looking to move their data to the cloud. The perception that this could also lead to a loss of control is another.

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In it Together: why “collaboration” is now an essential skillset for asset managers

Middle offices producing ad hoc reports based on data pulled in from disparate legacy systems still takes place. But, increasingly, this approach falls short of client and regulatory demand.

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