Confessions of an IT Manager

An insider speaks on technology challenges and opportunities for asset managers

In this article we will discuss some of the issues that drive and challenge the IT functions in asset management houses. We will also look at how firms can get more from their IT than they otherwise might.

Executive summary

  • Vendor management is a discipline in its own right, treat it as such
  • The cloud isn’t new – it has old risks – but it can transform costs and benefits
  • Projects don’t have to be slow. IT people may want to try new techniques like ‘agile development’
  • Technology projects are usually just one part of a business project, why do we plan and manage the detail but not the big picture?

Performance issue 11 – May 2013

Performance is a triannual digest, dedicated to investment management professionals, which brings you the latest articles, news and market developments from Deloitte’s professionals and clients. 

Performance issue 11
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