In this whitepaper, we answer the question, “Why are your business improvement initiatives sitting on a shelf, not getting adopted?” and we offer a strategy for mitigating the risk of failure for these initiatives.
The pace of change is dictating the need to innovate to support business operations. Information Management strategy and technology must adapt or else be left behind: It’s time to turn off cruise control and shift gears to drive innovation.
Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud: These forces individually have the potential to change businesses but taken together, collectively referred to as “SMAC”, represents an unprecedented wave of disruption that is creating whole new business models not previously imagined.
The balance of power is shifting in wealth management markets, and not necessarily to your advantage. The ultimate clients (we used to call them investors), whether individuals or institutions, have more choices, and therefore less need to include you in their wealth management supply chains.
This POV will present you with the many dimensions of Big Data to help you identify areas in your business where you can put its power to work, or to the contrary, decide that it does not apply to the challenges you are facing collecting and analyzing data.
Many key considerations and approaches factor into launching a Big Data initiative. POCs provide companies an excellent way to test-drive different approaches and quickly demonstrate the opportunities and limits, and guide smart investments.
In an instructive manner, this whitepaper enables you with a ‘fast track’ approach to create your personal Big Data lab environment, powered by Apache Hadoop.
One of the questions we hear most frequently from clients in the wealth management industry is, “How are we going to differentiate our business?” If everyone is chasing the same solutions – the High Net Worth (HNW) segment or the Unified Managed Household (UMH) platform, for example – how can you really differentiate your business?