9 new rules of IT strategy for asset management

October 2012
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9 new rules of IT strategy for asset management

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The asset management industry is experiencing structural change driven by investor preferences, pricing pressure and uncertain markets which introduce the risk of misalignment between business and IT strategy.

The asset management industry is in the midst of significant structural change, with primary drivers including shifting investor preferences, pricing pressure and uncertain markets. While we see significant variation in how firms are adapting to these changes, we have identified many situations where asset management firms' business and IT strategies are at risk of misalignment.

PwC offers nine new rules for how firms can mitigate or completely eliminate misalignment risk by re-visiting commonly held and outdated wisdom on IT strategy.