Let’s be clear from the outset: systems consolidation projects are not for the fainthearted. They tend to be multiyear undertakings, have a reputation for swallowing huge chunks of firms’ IT budgets, and are often notoriously complex.
But get them right and they have the potential to literally transform a business. This is why so many capital markets firms take the plunge and start the process of unpicking the seams and move to what can best be described as a single, core investment management platform
This whitepaper provides an accurate representation of the market’s current systems consolidation stance, while focusing on the hurdles standing in the way of firms’ endeavors, and the potential business benefits they stand to glean in the wake of the campaign.