The Research Renaissance: An Examination of How Quantitative Analysis is Evolving

Although it still needs more time in the oven, technology is powering a quiet revolution in research and analytics—and the fusion of the two may transform the investment process.


Obviously, Mifid II and its unbundling component will be a major reason for that. But for the purpose of this article, let’s move past regulatory concerns and focus in on some of the trends permeating the research space, and quantitative analysis as a whole.

First, processing power has exploded exponentially. According to online tech community Experts Exchange, computing power has increased 1-trillion fold in performance over the last six decades. Add to that, the cost to store this data has

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a WatersTechnology account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: