technology

Jun 14, 2019

Our panel of experts discusses the best ways to achieve efficiency, data regulations, the challenge of fragmented market practices and the future role of technology.

May 23, 2019

Artificial intelligence is widely talked about in financial services. But, arguably, the industry still lags behind other sectors – particularly technology giants such as Amazon, Google, Netflix, Apple and Facebook – in putting artificial intelligence (AI) applications to work.

May 23, 2019

Humans have long attached great value to intelligence, as the Latin representation of the human species as homo sapiens, or ‘wise man’, illustrates.

May 23, 2019

So far, we have provided a short overview of AI’s foundations and how this is understood by the scientific community.

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.

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