More than ever, asset management firms rely on software systems to manage data and support their investment decisions. As IT capabilities and resources grow, integrating the right software solution hinges on a key question: build or buy? Should firms build their own custom, in-house software, or choose from a variety of off-the-shelf options? Choosing the right solution doesn’t have to be difficult, but a hasty, poorly considered one could have far-reaching consequences.
To Build or Buy? A Decision-Making Framework for Buy-Side Firms provides key considerations involved in the build or buy decision, and a framework asset management firms can apply to their own decision process.