"You’re never going to get fired for signing with Accenture or PwC". That was the opinion quietly voiced by a partner from a small, buy-side-focused consultancy when I asked why asset managers still contract ‘big five’ consultancies for specialist decision-support and implementations.
"It boils down to the issue of safety first," he said. "If, as an IT director, you use a niche player for a complex project and it goes down the pan, the board will make sure that heads roll, and the first one
While at Sibos Toronto, James shares some interviews covering topics on blockchain, fintechs and cybersecurity.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails