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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GIPSⓇ 20/20: The Vision and Evolution of the Standards

By Carl Bacon | Mar 06, 2017 | GIPS, Performance Measurement

Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) are ever-evolving to keep up with the fast-changing investment industry.

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School of StatPro: GIPSⓇ - fair representation, full disclosure

Coming soon: GIPS 20/20, the latest update of the performance standards to which more than 1,600 fund managers around the world now subscribe.

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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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Money Talks: the true cost of running your own on-premise performance measurement system

How many asset managers have made a serious study of the total cost of ownership (TCO) of their on-premise performance measurement system?

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Risk Measurement: A call for standards

By Damian Handzy and Carl Bacon

Professional risk managers are a curious combination of artist, scientist and practitioner, simultaneously employing intuition, complex mathematical analysis and hard-earned...

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Dazed and Confused: the complexity of performance measurement across multiple asset classes [SlideShare]

Many Asset Managers don’t have a way of measuring different asset classes on the same platform and this can lead to some serious issues. 

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School of StatPro: Five different ways to think about investment returns

  Past performance may be no guide to the future, but asset managers and investors still want meaningful data that tells them what has (or hasn’t) been achieved. 

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Why inflexible middle office workflows equal operational risk

"Asset managers today face a fundamental and indisputable fact: the world they are analyzing in order to make and execute investment decisions is increasingly complex and rich in data." 

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