Perretta Discusses State Street's Transformation Wave, New CIO

Waters caught up on the latest with the firm's global head of enterprise data and tech.

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State Street's headquarters in Boston.

Digitization initiatives have proven a critical if, as Waters detailed this summer, an often difficult-to-define area for top-tier buy-side organizations in recent years.

For many of these firms, post-crisis acquisition and newly-developed business units, increasing global reach, and technology commoditization have all come into play. Attempts have followed to untangle and then re-engineer critical pieces of infrastructure and business processes to run leaner, smarter and with more cost and perf