On September 28th 2016, we launched Revolution Performance, the latest expansion to the StatPro Revolution platform.
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.
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.
Ask any middle office team what keeps them awake at night and, nine times out of ten, they will cite one overriding issue: data management.
Ask any asset manager about their dream system for the middle office and the response would typically include three words: fast, accurate and efficient.
For obvious reasons, many of the largest asset management firms struggle with massive data volumes, silos and processes.
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.
The asset management industry will continue to face strong headwinds in the years to come, with the need to change the way it operates fundamentally important.