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Aug 18, 2021

Technology is leading an evolution in liquidity

Low interest rates and the “work from anywhere” environment have led to the rapid adoption of cloud-based investment systems and web-based services in the institutional liquidity space. This permanently changes the landscape and creates an ecosystem that enables new cash management functionality.

Aug 9, 2021

As M&A activity thrives, supplier relationships become more strategic

M&A deals are thriving globally in the asset and wealth management space. Whether billion dollar mega deals or smaller scale consolidations, M&A activity remains strong. PwC forecasts 2021 deal volume will outpace last year’s. 

Aug 4, 2021

Transforming the retail alternative space with SS&C Lyric

In the retail alternatives market, technology is essential to delivering a client experience that attracts customers and earns their loyalty. It’s also vital for creating more transparent, efficient operations to support increased growth. Yet, no solution exists today that digitizes the entire subscription process, simplifies the client experience and provides transparency throughout—until now.

Aug 3, 2021

The operational landscape through the lens of the COO

For most industries, operations has irrevocably changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The asset management industry is no different. Deeply held norms, such as how, when and where work is performed were shattered. What it means to deliver excellent service and drive change took on new meaning and fortitude. The pandemic also reinforced the importance of an effective COO function. Without one, a firm didn’t function.

Jul 21, 2021

Microservices: what are they and why you should care

In our last post, we talked about how SS&C approached the development of Lyric. We learned that microservices are a core part of Lyric’s architecture. Modern developers are increasingly adopting microservices due to their agility-focused benefits, and as a result, the architecture is appearing more and more in new technologies. However, for those who work outside the tech world, microservices likely spark some basic questions: what are they, why use them, and what are the benefits?

Jul 20, 2021

How SS&C approached the design and execution of Lyric

What does it take to develop and implement transformational technology? Quite a lot. Resources, vision, investment and expertise to name a few. For SS&C, our Lyric journey began with a well-designed plan focused on the fundamentals: understanding the business and marketplace needs, alignment between tech priorities and business needs throughout the process, and delivering on outcomes.

Jun 28, 2021

Introducing SS&C Lyric. Bold. Ambitious. Now.

SS&C is often known for growth through acquisition, but this really only tells part of the story. In 2020, SS&C spent over $471 million on research and development, and we count among our colleagues some of the top software developers across the world. As a technology house, we drive not only new solutions for our clients, but also move the dial for the financial services industry as a whole.

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