Asset Management Systems Insights

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Interview: GFT Group acquire Rule Financial - expand consultancy and source innovation through CODE_n

12th August 2014

Company: bobsguide
In order to keep up with customer demand organisations within the financial services sector need to source innovation in new places and utilise their big data. German IT solutions providers GFT Group has grown in both size and reach throughout their 25 years in the industry. The company has gained success through strategic acquisitions and... read more
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Alternative Investments – Why Data Management is the Key to Success

7th August 2014

Company: Taliance Ltd
The alternative investment sector is expanding rapidly and becoming more and more competitive.  Asset management is increasingly migrating into private equity and real estate. Firms are also diversifying at a rapid rate into asset classes such as infrastructure and real assets like timber, agriculture and energy. Yet, in line with this, the... read more
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Moving to the cloud

1st July 2014

Company: bobsguide
As Cloud Computing continues to grow and more B2B organisations move to the cloud, many companies in the financial services sector still have concerns about the security of data. Industry experts believe that Cloud Computing has the ability to revolutionise the entire computer industry and cloud is continuing to transform the way organisations do... read more
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Now Is The Time to Invest In Technology that Enables Growth

23rd June 2014

The investment management industry is poised for change, driven by growth and globalisation. Numerous industry publications have highlighted how growth may fundamentally change how asset managers operate and compete. For example, PwC’s recent paper titled “Asset Management 2020: A Brave New World” predicts that global AuM will... read more
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Industry Unprepared for the New World of OTC Derivatives Trading

5th June 2014

Company: IPC
It is still early days in the trading of over the counter (OTC) derivatives on swap execution facilities (SEFs) and organised trading facilities (OTFs). Even though it has been over four years since the G20 first proposed initiatives to mitigate systemic risk and promote transparency in the global OTC derivatives market, practitioners believe the... read more
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Show Report: TSAM Europe 2014

7th April 2014

Company: bobsguide
Bobsguide was present for TSAM Europe last week which was being held at the Lancaster Hotel in London. Europe’s biggest event on buy-side strategy, performance and operation technology had plenty to offer with a packed agenda for the day spread over three floors. The event offered the buy-side the opportunity to receive the best advice... read more
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O2 Mobile Wallet - Why are wallets failing?

13th February 2014

Company: bobsguide
At the turn of the year, 02, which is a UK mobile network operator (MNO) owned by Spain’s Telefonica group, shut down its much trumpeted 18-month old mobile wallet service. In this bobsguide blogger (aka contributing editor) update from Sirpa Nordlund, Mobey Forum’s executive director, she considers the reasons why the O2... read more
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The tech year in review and numbers

18th December 2013

Company: bobsguide
As 2013 draws to a close, minds naturally turn towards the most significant technology and finance events of the year and the standout stories and numbers of the year, such as the prevalence of cyber-security attacks and countermeasures, discussions about if big data is a big deal and if the cloud is going to rain on your parade as an internal... read more
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Show Report: Bloomberg Enterprise Tech Summit discusses operations, trading and efficiency

11th December 2013

Company: bobsguide
The future of trading was discussed among much else at the 2013 Bloomberg Enterprise Tech Summit on 10 December at London’s Level 39 fintech space in Canary Wharf this week by Antoine Shagoury, chief operating officer (COO) at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Alasdair Haynes, chief executive at the newcomer Aquis Exchange, writes Neil... read more
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IDC Financial Insights’ Top 10 Predictions for 2014

11th December 2013

Company: bobsguide
IDC Financial Insights has released its 2014 Predictions for Worldwide Financial Services (FS) next year, with the consultancy predicting an overall IT spend next year of in excess of $430bn, reports Neil Ainger. Compliance data management will merge with analytics to deliver truly useful ‘big data’, while the omnichannel including... read more