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How technology is enabling better investments

Asset owners are increasingly looking to technology to more effectively manage complex multi-asset portfolios, enhance returns and better inform risk management decisions. Top1000funds.com looks at how technology is being used by asset owners including LACERA and REST, and the insights of BCIMCo's chief technology officer, Tony Payne.
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ADIA overhauls investment technology to tap alpha

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority is introducing more technology in its own internal processes and is determined to become a more active - and reactive - investor. The fund’s decision to invest more in its own in-house technology came with the realisation that a slow down in its capacity to generate alpha was linked to a lack of investment in big data and AI.
FIS Digital – November 2021

Investors reap direct to consumer boom

A company's ability to sell direct-to-consumer, cloud computing and digitisation in payments are key areas for investors to focus. Investors should invest in companies that have a business model aligned to how people want to buy goods and prepare for a separation whereby companies with the technology to adapt streak ahead.
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The transformative technologies set to shake up financial services

Technologies that have decimated and transformed the retail and manufacturing sectors are finally ‘knocking at the doors’ of the services sector, and institutional investors need to build a higher level of technology education among in-house sector specialists to stay ahead of the curve, argues Taimur Hyat, chief operating officer at PGIM, the investment management business of Prudential based in New Jersey.
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