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Jan 14, 2020

Artificial intelligence for insurance investment operations

We recently wrote a piece for Insurance Investor highlighting artificial intelligence and how new innovations can revolutionize middle and back-office operations for insurers.

Jan 13, 2020

Digital Transformation vs. Intelligent Automation: Why it’s an “and,” not an “or”

By definition, digital transformation takes place when business processes are brought together and aligned with contemporary automation technology across an organization. Workflows become more streamlined, faster, optimized and less risky. That means tasks aren’t siloed, department-specific or done manually any longer. 

Jan 9, 2020

2020 predictions for asset management

Recently, SS&C’s Research, Analytics and Consulting wrote a piece for Ignites, where we outlined our 2020 predictions for the asset and wealth management industries.  The following is a more in-depth review of our 2020 predictions.

Dec 23, 2019

The future of technology in regulatory compliance for hedge funds and private equity firms

In today’s tech-savvy society, it has become critical for banks, hedge funds, private equity firms and other financial institutions to pay close attention to their regulatory landscape.

Dec 18, 2019

The importance of advanced technology training

As technology continues to become more automated, the risk of quantitative trading, robo-advisory, or market surveillance algorithms replacing banking jobs is a great threat to Wall Street and others in the financial services industry.

Dec 13, 2019

Do you know what PORTIA can do for you?

In my role as Global Pre-Sales Manager at SS&C, I regularly meet with clients to discuss the full range of technology, software solutions and operational services that we offer. I am frequently asked to provide solutions for a given client’s most-troubling pain points, and I often find that these requirements are supported by the systems existing functionality, or already available in a more recent version of the system than the client is using.

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.

 

Dec 6, 2019

Rule 606: Get ready for implementation

Sometimes delays give us a chance to deeply understand the root of a problem and help us formulate an appropriate plan of action. In the case of the recent surge in regulation in the U.S. financial markets—particularly for broker-dealers—606b and its repeated delays have been met with open arms.

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