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May 12, 2020

5 Keys to Business Continuity Success in the New Normal

In these challenging times, businesses both large and small have made, and are continuing to make, adjustments to how they work on a daily basis. Through speedy work-from-home transitions and major process overhauls, SS&C AWD clients are continuing to maintain business-as-usual operations while providing the highest levels of customer service.

May 4, 2020

Future Super: The need to be flexible

As superannuation funds navigate a constantly evolving environment, they will need to be flexible, agile and resilient in both technology and operating models to remain competitive. Funds that are forward-thinking will succeed, while risk-averse funds with insular thinking are likely to fail.

Apr 1, 2020

Digital transformation in the Insurance industry: are you there?

The insurance industry is powered by vast and growing volumes of data and stands to benefit from eliminating the manual processes and workflows that other industries have already replaced.

Feb 10, 2020

The impact of Singapore’s Variable Capital Companies

Last year, we discussed how the fund management industry across the globe would feel the effects of Singapore’s 2018 legislation authorizing the creation of Variable Capital Companies (VCCs). Singapore was already a major center for fund management before the VCC legislation passed, and that presence is growing.

Jan 27, 2020

Front-end digitization: The first step in your digital transformation journey

In my last blog, I talked about digital transformation versus intelligent automation, and why it’s an “and” not an “or.” I also discussed the steps required for a successful digital transformation.

Dec 12, 2019

Putting the super back into super funds

Australia’s superannuation system is one of the most successful in the world. Not only is it the fourth largest in the world, but it has the highest rate of return in the OECD. Despite this success, many of the country’s super funds face significant threats to their viability, including poor returns, inefficient operations, inability to scale, excessive fees and an overreliance on revenue from inactive accounts.

 

Nov 22, 2019

Cybersecurity issues for investment funds

As “phishing” attempts and other cyberattacks get more and more sophisticated, businesses are finding it harder to protect themselves from threats. The financial services industry is the primary target of cyber thieves, and no organization is too small to fall victim. Our whitepaper, Cybersecurity issues for investment funds, explores this topic in more detail.

Aug 21, 2019

SS&C Eze partners with Tokyo Metropolitan Government in Japan’s resurgent hedge fund market

Signs are emerging that Japan is making a strong return to the hedge fund industry. This is after a decade of very little new hedge fund activity in Tokyo when funds and investors alike were spooked by tough regulations and challenging financial infrastructure. Now that's changing, and Tokyo is leading the charge in an attempt to reinvigorate an industry that once played a more significant role in Tokyo.

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