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IT Directors’ Forum

“2018 Strategic Outlook and Priorities”

Agenda and indicative discussion points:

  • Future outlook. What are the main drivers of industry change for your firm and how could they impact technology and operations in the next 12-18 months?
  • Budgets. Are IT and Business Change budgets under pressure for 2018 and what is the expected year-on-year trend?
  • Talent. Future workforce strategy and resourcing approach; skills, packages and resource types in demand. Attracting new talent into the industry vs the Tech Companies.
  • Priorities. Where are the priorities across the firm for 2018+, and what is the primary rationale, e.g. to replace legacy systems, to simplify, support new products/revenue etc.
  • Additional questions/hot topics for peers on the future of investment management technology
  • Next steps
    • Next Forum and benchmark topics
    • Potential CyberSecurity workshop


Later Event: September 27
Intelligence Conference