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For banks globally, 2018 presents an opportunity to accelerate the transformation into more strategically focused, technologically modern, and operationally agile institutions. However, they must overcome the challenge of balancing near-term priorities with long-term restructuring. Participants will learn ways that banks can build a path to long-term growth in 2018.
US real estate markets have been impacted by economic expansion and key events. Will demand and capital markets continue to support and potentially lift property pricing and value? Participants will hear about a Deloitte, NAR, and Situs RERC outlook report on commercial real estate markets and learn practical tips for navigating market uncertainty.
The 2018 operating environment for investment management firms is likely to be difficult with continued fee pressure and shifting customer preferences. What challenges do firms face that are impacting their operating models, what lies ahead, and what actions can they take to respond? Participants will explore how investment management firms may manage past challenges as they move forward in 2018.
An organization’s extended network of suppliers, service providers, alliances, and joint ventures represents significant value, but often that value is not fully realized. Effectively managing a complex extended enterprise requires a different approach where the board of directors and management have clearer sight lines and accountability. Participants will learn how resetting the lines to address cyber, reputation, and financial risks may accelerate the extended enterprise’s value.
In today’s digital environment, the integration of automation to support and complement an organization’s testing programs can be a continuous struggle. How should organizations approach this challenge in a meaningful and practical way? Participants will learn new ways to elevate, engage, and prepare their organizations for the future of testing programs.
The real estate industry seems to be on an accelerating disruption curve highlighted by rapid changes in tenant dynamics, customer demographic shifts, and ever-increasing needs for better and faster data access to allow improved service and amenities. Real estate companies could maximize value creation and growth by prioritizing four themes as they plan for the next 12 to 18 months. Participants will learn what is in store for the real estate and construction industry in the year ahead.
A new ecosystem has emerged in which financial services institutions are more likely to be investors, partners, and acquirers of fintech startups, rather than competitors. After an initial gold rush, banks, investment managers, insurers, and commercial real estate companies are reassessing fintech development and integration approaches. Participants will learn what each player in the growing fintech community should do to thrive in an increasingly collaborative fintech environment.