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  • The hunt for growth is on.

    Despite today's hypercompetitive market,

    %

    of buy- and sell-side decision-makers* say the economic outlook will create growth opportunities next year.

    %

    believe their current technology isn't strong enough to support their growth plans.

    %

    say the same about their operations functions.

    What's your readiness?

  • By focusing on six operational
    principles, you can reap the rewards.

    Automation
    +
    Data
    Management
    +
    Emerging
    Technology
    +
    Digital
    Innovation
    +
    Customer
    Experience
    +
    Talent
  • Readiness Index 2017

    The Readiness Leaders outperform their peers against each principle.

    Strengthen Automation

    Sophisticated technologies such as machine learning will be a key enabler of growth as well as efficiency.

    Buy Side

    %

    have reached high levels of automation of trade execution

    %

    in three years time

    Sell Side

    %

    have reached high levels of automation of trading activity

    %

    in three years time

    Master Data Management

    A firm's data management capability is separating the winners from the losers.

    I am not effective at...

    % % %

    Embrace Emerging Technology

    The Readiness Leaders understand that emerging technologies accelerate growth:

    %

    of leaders have implemented artificial intelligence (AI) or machine learning

    VS %

    of the rest of the industry

    %

    of leaders are testing blockchain solutions

    VS %

    of other institutions

    Expedite Digital Innovation

    38% don't take a forward-thinking approach to disruptive technologies and business models.

    What's holding them back?

    % % %

    Redefine the Customer Experience

    77% feel they are responsive to their customers.

    Where are firms weakest?

    % Outdated or inadequate technology
    % The delivery of digital and mobile access to services

    Rethink the Talent Mix

    The new operating model will need to be backed by a new digital skill set.

    Firms are looking for expertise in:

  • Follow the Leaders and Reap the Rewards

    Institutions that are closest to operational excellence are growing twice as fast and are better equipped to out-compete their rivals in the hunt for growth.

    Average change in global revenue
    or AUM — last 12 months

    +4%
    Readiness
    Leaders
    +2%
    Industry
    (excluding
    Leaders)
    • 5%
    • 4%
    • 3%
    • 2%
    • 1%
    • 0%
  • What's your growth readiness?Are you ready to rise?

    Take the FIS Readiness Benchmark to determine your growth readiness.

Benchmark Your Growth Readiness

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What’s your outlook for your organization to achieve its growth targets over the next 12 months?

How far has your organization progressed toward implementing distributed ledger/blockchain technologies today?

How far has your organization progressed toward implementing artificial intelligence/machine learning technologies today?

How would you rate the effectiveness of your organization’s data management capabilities in unifying data sources across the organization today?

How would you rate the effectiveness of your organization’s data management capabilities in advanced analytics for predictive identification of risk and opportunities today?

How effective is your institution at delivering digital/mobile access to services for positive customer experience?

How effective is your institution at delivering customization of products for positive client experience?

(Going back is not allowed. Be sure to double-check answers.)

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