Testing flexibility When Buy-Side Technology’s awards were advertised last autumn, a handful of technology vendors entered the same product into the portfolio analytics and risk analytics categories, illustrating the extent to which the flexibility of

When Buy-Side Technology's awards were advertised last autumn, a handful of technology vendors entered the same product into the portfolio analytics and risk analytics categories, illustrating the extent to which the flexibility of single applications is being used to support separate processes across the buy side. Joel Clark investigates.

Central to the job description of any buy-side portfolio manager is the need to choose securities that will advance the strategy of an investment fund. Wh