Too Cool for Internet Explorer

Welcome to this blog!

Profil Ronald Knecht've found a bilingual blog, so please choose "English" or "German". The blog represents personal views on IT systems and consulting in the asset management and investment banking market and focuses predominantly but not exclusively on issues in German speaking countries, respectively countries with a German speaking sub-community (DE, AT, CH, LU, LI, BE, IT).

For more information about this blog check out the blog note: I-2008 or all blog notes

Sunday, July 01, 2007

Innovation Awards

Financial-i has identified the winners for 2006 in several categories, defined by an impressive number of analysts and consulters. Amongst the categories is "The most innovative fund administration and accounting solution". The winner is: SunGard, and they are referring to...InvestOne (not V3 or GP3)! You may want to have a look into my other post here (in German), where I have reflected on Sungards strategy in Germany.

Interesting sidemark: The company to watch was identified to be IGEFI. What does its CEO Bertil Rouveure focus on as the differentiation product feature is his note there ? "However, its outstanding feature is the ability to comprehensively service both mutual fund and hedge fund requirements. "

Other memorable awards are:

The most innovative order management solution: Charles River.f Company to watch: LatentZero

The most innovative securities services provider in Europe: BNP Paribas. Company to watch: RBC Dexia Investor Services

The most innovative reference data solution: Asset Control. Company to watch: Capco

You can find the awards in detail as a PDF here.