A Vision for Investment Analysis

We believe that we will produce better results for clients if we can make it easier for human and artificial intelligence to work together.

Creating the environment required for this happen is extremely challenging. The historical centralisation of IT functions in a single department was suited to a particular way of analysing data, but the expectations of users has changed. A critical failing was the inability of the centralised function to be responsive on short time scales. As a result, organisations often experience the proliferation of highly flexible spreadsheet applications that are widely distributed, poorly controlled and undocumented. In our view this approach is unlikely to succeed.

At Cameron Hume, we believe we have found a way to permit our investment team to work with IT in an effective and collaborative way through an integrated model for IT. This is based on our considerable experience of managing IT departments and investment analysis teams elsewhere, and we present our experience as a case study.

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