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July 2018

Buy versus Build Part 6: Agility is the key

Product evolution is a fundamental part of a vendor’s value proposition, but it's not just about building new code. The product must fully meet the bank's requirement and evolve in line with industry change.

The final part in this series explores how the buy and build model can be optimised to enable large banks to focus on vital differentiation while leaving the delivery and heavy lifting to others.

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July 2018

Buy versus Build Part 5: Integration and data access

An effective approach to combining multiple data sources is becoming a vital source of competitive edge for equity trading firms operating in an increasingly digitised world.

Part 5 of this series explores the ways in which these firms can derive timely and actionable intelligence from the data available across multiple systems, whether built or bought.

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June 2018

Buy versus Build Part 4: Innovation and change control

No vendor business application or module can consistently meet all of the needs of the larger sell-side equities trading firms. These firms need to be able innovate and differentiate – that's the competitive nature of the industry and the crux of the 'build AND buy' goal.

In the latest instalment of this series, we examine how these firms can achieve the optimal blend of innovation and change control so as to protect their IP and maximise their competitive differentiation.

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