10 May, 2017
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In today’s data-driven environment, to achieve firm growth goals, the front office needs to be able to act quickly with new business and new instruments, while adjusting to changing regulation. Accurate information and data are vital to accomplish this, and they need to work within the constraints dictated by the current state of the industry. In other words, without adding to operational costs.
For investment firms to compete in today's market a truly global 24/7 service must be provided with teams that can work from a centralized source of accurate, accessible, and timely investment data with a click of a button, but with Global Heads of Operations citing global scalability and legacy systems as some of their biggest challenges, how do firms ensure that they provide a modern service and reduce costs?
[Whitepaper] - Fixing the Leak: How automation is set to transform billing accuracy, transparency and control
Billing is the beating heart of every financial firm. Yet for many organisations, billing and revenue management is constrained by simple spreadsheets and manual processes performed by people. But with these teams now dealing with ever more complex global operations and even more demanding clients, the creaky legacy systems being used expose these firms to the serious risk of revenue leakage
In the future, the most important differentiator for an investment manager’s business will be the client experience that it delivers. As the complexity of investment portfolios increases and investors become more sophisticated and demanding, the nature of communication between the organisation and the client needs to evolve.
In Q3 of 2018 SimCorp Coric commissioned WBR Insights to conduct research with 100 senior finance executives responsible for reporting and communication. The research prioritized buy-side firms, including: pension funds, insurance companies, wealth managers, and asset managers. The interviews were conducted by appointment over the telephone. WBR Insights aggregated and anonymized the results of the survey, and the resulting information is presented here along with analysis from SimCorp Coric.
In Q3 of 2018 WBR Insights surveyed 100 senior executives at major European retailers on behalf of Valitor. The research prioritised large multichannel retailers from the fashion, footwear, health and beauty, grocery, DIY and homeware, electronics, and luxury verticals. The report is focused on Directors and Heads of Operations, Retail, eCommerce and Omnichannel along with other senior decision-makers.
Europe has some of the largest and most dynamic e-commerce markets in the world. Shoppers in Europe are snapping up products online at an unprecedented rate, even for luxury and other high-value items. Doing this successfully, however, is another matter, and requires a detailed knowledge of local markets, and the shopping habits of the local consumers.