Insights and Viewpoints
Need for Speed: Advice in the Thin Client/Fat
Dealing with Technology Vol. 4 No. 21, October 8, 2007
Developing a trading system is like trying to build a race car: The faster
you want it to go, the larger—and potentially heavier—the engine can
become. This is the dilemma of building a trading system; the need for
speed versus the desire to avoid bloated software.... Read
OPM: why bother?
FST Financial Services Technology, Ask the Expert
Operational performance management (OPM) is critical to routinely measure,
monitor and attribute poor performance and reduce or eliminate operational
risk says Graham Mellor... Read more ...
The Essentials of Risk Management
FST Financial Services Technology, Executive Head to
world of complicated hedge-funds and derivatives, as well as threats from
global warming and terrorism, keeping on top of your enterpriseճ risk exposure is imperative.
Here Graham Mellor, from Basis Point Group, and Andrew White from Reuters
discuss the essentials of risk management... Read more...
Operations Performance Measurement: A Framework
Citigroup Investment Management Review, February 2007
Senior managers of money management firms need a systematic means of
measuring operational performance,... Read more (pdf)...
Back to Basics: Looking at the Bottom Line
Who would have thought that managing the bottom line of a money management
firm would be as challenging as managing for top quartile performance? ... Read more (pdf)...
Outsourcing: A Solution Looking For A Problem?
Although investment advisors use many outside services such as fund
accounting, investment research, performance measurement and analytics,
there is still some reluctance to outsource middle office investment
functions ... Read more (pdf)...
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