Keeping pace with disruption
Unique snapshot of an industry in transition
Our research shows that 42 percent of operations executives surveyed believe their operations and technology are not configured to adequately execute the firm’s overall strategy.
Rising to the challenges
have completed a major operating model change in the past three years
report having a formal initiative in place to evaluate the business and operational potential of new technologies
have a back or middle office system consolidation or conversion initiative underway
have a data management initiative that aims to enhance data governance and quality
Calling for disruption across the investment life cycle
of operations leaders expect AI to deliver the next wave of cost reductions to the industry
of firms are using RPA in their operations
Transforming talent in operations
identify investment operations knowledge and problem-solving as the top skills they’re seeking today
believe data science and technology development skills will be most in demand in five years
A crucial aspect of reinventing operations is people. The human element must evolve—alongside technology—to support the back and middle office.