Investment banks need to get with the IT crowd

Digital technologies utilising smart data can help satisfy regulatory requirements, says Accenture. Banks should consider engaging with fintech startups for fresh ideas.

Investment banks need to get with the IT crowd

Technological disruption has become the norm for many industries. The music and film industries have had to respond to new mediums for distribution and consumption, not to mention piracy. Now, it's investment banking's turn. Technology is transforming the industry in a way never experienced before.

Historically, technology has been used to create new trading platforms, develop new financial products and streamline processes for cost savings. Today, evolving digital technologies challenge the traditional investment bank value...

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