How smart machines can benefit a middle office now – and a glimpse into an automated future.
How open APIs can bring cloud and legacy data together
Cloud technology offers huge advantage to all industries, and asset managers are no different.
The true price of outdated IT in asset management
In an increasingly competitive market, can asset management companies be successful without investing in technology that is more cost effective?
The cost of everything, and the value of nothing
The standard viewpoint of the middle office has been as a cost center. As a result, middle offices have often been overlooked and investment in technology...
“Just like the ideal employee, the right performance system will come ready equipped with a proven skill set and the ability to change according to the demands made on it over time.”
“Just like the BRAIN research, the middle office needs to pinpoint attribution or risk and be able to show how a series of events impacted the final performance figures.”
"Many asset managers are also starting to take advantage of the development of smart technology solutions when it comes to performance measurement and analysis by their middle offices."
"Like Heston's gateau, time and effort must be put into sourcing quality ingredients or data whose attributes are accurate, well regarded and consistent."
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.
The quicker a mistake is spotted, the sooner it can be fixed. But if a middle office error goes unnoticed until it reaches the front office, there could be serious repercussions.