technology

May 23, 2019

We moved on to ask respondents how data was used within their organisation (fig 5). Just over a third view data management primarily as a task to feed their investment research (34%).

May 23, 2019

There has been extensive research during the past five years exploring how financial transaction processing and record-keeping can be remodelled using distributed ledger, or blockchain, technology.

May 23, 2019

How far have survey participants advanced with AI research projects and implementation? The survey found that just under 40% of respondent firms have already started their research and development efforts (fig 14).

May 23, 2019

A panel of experts from across the funds industry was asked to comment on the survey.

May 20, 2019

Blockchain distribution networkA group of firms, including the asset servicer RBC Investor & Treasury Services and fund manager Seven Investment Management, are among what is described as “the world’s largest financial services community” to start operating on a blockchain-powered fund distribution system.

May 16, 2019

Legacy_systemsChoosing the right technology and a suitable upgrade strategy can be a make-or-break decision for an asset management company, writes Bob Currie.

May 16, 2019

Spreadsheets riskNicholas Pratt looks at the risks posed by the use of spreadsheets and how firms should approach the management of such a risk.

May 16, 2019

Quantum_computingHigh-performance computing powered by quantum hardware could transform financial services firms’ approach to artificial intelligence and optimisation. Bob Currie reports.

May 16, 2019

OnboardingThe slow and complex onboarding process has become a pain for both managers and clients. Nicholas Pratt examines how technology can help reduce the burden.

May 16, 2019

InnovationFunds Europe talks to Amundi about its commitment to continuous innovation and its latest work with machine learning and collaborative tools.

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