Ø Establishing the pros and cons- What are the arguments for and against outsourcing your middle and back office operations?
Ø Vendor management vs.building internally- Where should you allocate resources and what factors should be considered?
Ø In an era of increased regulatory scrutiny does outsourcing your investment operations give you enough effective oversight and supervision?
Ø Assessing the trade off between cost and time- Does outsourcing always remove the burden?
Ø What safeguards should be put in place to ensure that false relationships and patterns are not extracted from the data?
Ø How can data analytics be best utilized as client reporting requirements become more complicated?
Ø How can you ensure that you are extracting enough value from your data strategy?
Ø Are different ways of gaining insights from your data more valuable than others?
Ø How is data analytics technology encouraging operations to move to a fact-based prediction model?