What should senior trading leaders be thinking about?

Trading Operating Reviews have increased in popularity from investment firms who have been under cost pressures but with a wish to scale-up their flow business operations and simplify infrastructure, reduce complexity, footprint, and providers. We believe this trend will continue,
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Top 7 Scary Risks for Data Migrations

Migrating between systems introduces risks for investment firms using outsourced service and technology providers.  Successful migration management is as fundamental as the foundations of a building, yet is often given less priority than the BAU systems integration. Seven typical data
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Six typical reasons why trading firms embark on an operating model review

Conducting an operating model review helps to enable simplification and compression of asset class trading functions and technology operating processes. Below are six typical reasons why trading firms embark on an operating model review: Cost Reduction: due to higher trading
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Data Operating Excellence

Prodktr has successfully delivered data operating model process excellence for an International Asset Manager client, within their Investment Data Transformation, helping to design and implement the next generation operating model.  The Asset Manager transformation team had been tasked with implementing
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Prodktr launches Segue managed service to accelerate firms switching Trading, Operations and Accounting service providers.

Prodktr launches Segue managed service: Prodktr, a business transformation service provider, today announces the launch of ProdktrSegue (prodktrsegue.com), to accelerate financial firms switching trading, operations, and accounting service providers or processing platforms. Growing regulatory burdens, shrinking profit margins, and rapidly
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Prodktr Spark Episode 2 – Investment Management transformation and disruption

Introducing the second episode of Prodktr Spark Podcast, powered by Prodktr ‘Everything About Outsourcing’ The Prodktr Spark podcast is aimed at people who work in the capital markets, in particular those involved in the process chain from the front office
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Managing the most important risks

In the first two posts of this trilogy, we looked at the types of risk that financial firms face, and our approach to identifying and assessing risks. In this third and final post, we move on to describe our approach
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Identifying and assessing risks

In the first post of this trilogy, we outlined the types of risk that financial firms can face, and the areas where they might arise. Now we’re moving on to explore how you should identify and measure the risks facing
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Mapping out the risks you face

The last decade has brought unprecedented disruption to financial firms. New technology, regulations and market changes – not to mention the pandemic – have all turned ‘business as usual’ on its head. That brings some opportunities, but it also creates
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Prodktr Spark Episode 1 – Everything About Outsourcing

Introducing the first episode of Prodktr Spark Podcast, powered by Prodktr ‘Everything About Outsourcing’ The Prodktr Spark podcast is aimed at people who work in the capital markets, in particular those involved in the process chain from the front office
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