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It’s fascinating to learn about innovative technology and the new capabilities it can provide. New technology is cool. But for investment managers, new technology can also cause anxiety because it represents a risk of falling behind competitors who can adopt it more quickly or more effectively.
This report contains the results of Cutter Associates research into the age-old debate between all-in-one and standalone (best of breed) solutions.
This report contains the results of Cutter Associates research into Integrating Investment Systems, it includes an overview of the approach investment managers take to data and systems integration against a background of technology changes such as cloud deployment and APIs.
This research provides an overview of the practices investment managers use creating client reports and current industry trends, especially related to customization and data. It also provides assessments of vendor tools that support client reporting.
CutterResearch last reported on Investment Accounting Solutions in 2010. This report provides an updated overview of the vendor landscape, as well as insight into CutterResearch member usage and their experience with investment accounting systems and service providers.
CutterResearch members share their experience with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) in their firms. We explore business use cases being supported and considered, and how organizations plan for and manage the bots.
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