Investment Technology

Does your legacy IT system support your fund’s machine learning strategy?

Last week the Bank of England (BoE) and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released the results of their Machine learning in UK financial services joint survey. The paper confirmed what most of us already know, which is that machine learning (ML) is being used increasingly in the investment management industry. But it also confirmed a lesser talked about fact - legacy systems and data limitations are major barriers to implementing an effective machine learning strategy. In this blog post, we explore how the right technology can help investment managers overcome these barriers.

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Stephen L
Change blog
Investment Technology

Change is inevitable. Growth is optional

Increasingly diversified investment strategies, closure of mutual funds, the rise of passively managed funds and companies racing to consolidate. It’s easy to say the asset management industry is slow to change but when you look at it from the outside, it’s being pummelled by change in all directions.

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What it’s like being a graduate developer at FINBOURNE

In the first of our series of posts looking at what life is like at FINBOURNE HQ - Daria Deluermoz, one of our first graduate hires - talks through her route to FINBOURNE, her first few months in the job and what a typical day looks like.

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Investment Technology

Do you even need an Investment Book of Record?

We’re a data driven company, we rank topics for this blog series using a system of up-/down-voting across all of our teams. One topic that was consistently upvoted was this one: "What is the true value of your IBOR (Investment Book of Record)?" But is that the right question to be asking?

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Steve Cheng
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Asset Management

Three lessons the investment industry can learn from Open Banking

While retail banks have mostly been dragged kicking and screaming into the UK government-backed Open Banking initiative, the fund investment industry should treat it as an opportunity to remove unnecessary cost, connect more closely with their customers and build better services.

Let’s have a look at three distinct lessons we've learned from Open Banking that could be applied to the investment industry.

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Tom H