Keeping skills current: Online learning with SS&C Learning Institute

By Adam Hall

Focused college student studying at computer

As the world’s financial markets grow increasingly sophisticated, it can be difficult to stay current with the latest trends and developments. Today’s financial professionals are expected to possess a broad understanding of an ever-widening array of products and services. Your next career move, or indeed your current job, could depend on being able to speak knowledgeably about structured finance, operational risk, mortgage-backed securities or barrier options. Continue reading

Financial institutions choose private hosting

By Marcus Jones

It’s likely that your firm has already moved operational infrastructure to either a private hosting environment or a public cloud service provider. Maybe discussions are still taking place, weighing the benefits of service migration. Continue reading

Skyline continues to lead

By Mark Ziemba

SKYLINE property management software from SS&C provides web-integrated functionality that delivers key decision-making information when and where it’s needed most. For example, SKYLINE’s web-enabled dashboard provides site managers, property managers, and owners with the critical real-time data they need to make smart, on-the-spot business decisions. It also provides a secure way to access property information (including vacancy, occupancy, and accounting statistics) tailored to each user’s job function. Information can be formatted in easy-to-read graphs and charts, as needed.

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Construction lending and servicing: What’s the right technology?

By Bishal Thapa

Effectively managing the complexities of construction loans can be challenging for lenders and servicers. Whether you are tracking all sources and uses of funds, reconciling your budgets, managing inspections, or reporting on the project, a real-time, automated technology solution is critical for success. Continue reading

Getting the most out of DBC

By Kade Boone

Learning how to streamline a software program is an often overlooked, yet critical, aspect of making the most of time spent and minimizing mistakes. While most focus only on inputting information, there are a few key ways you can streamline DBC Finance to maximize your output.

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The right technology partner makes month-end processing easy and efficient

By Eric Decker

Month-end accounting and reporting is challenging for portfolio managers. Today’s hybrid security types, non-standard day count conventions, complex prepayment assumption models, and amortization/accretion methodologies make pricing bonds more complex. Unpredictable market forces and multiple valuation and rating sources make it harder to apply timely and reliable data to your investment decisions and to mitigate risk exposure.

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Changes in the investment management industry: Are you ready to adapt?

By Bryan Bashaw

There are some big changes happening in today’s investment management industry. Experts agree that these changes will continue and firms must be prepared to adapt. This shift is happening across products, business models, and the way in which clients are served, which poses some challenges.

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The AIMA guide to sound practices for the selection of administrators

By Ron Tannenbaum

In its third edition of The Guide to Sound Practices for the Selection and Period Assessment of Administrators, AIMA worked with several market participants, including SS&C GlobeOp, to create updates that reflect today’s evolving and challenging alternative fund management environment.

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