About this paper
Top-tier investment banks have taken advantage of recent technology advances -- e.g., parallel computing, in-memory storage and smart algorithms -- to capitalize on the advantages of speed in trading. As these technologies are becoming increasingly available, their application to additional areas of bank steering is essential for banks looking to gain the competitive edge needed to stay ahead in what some call a mature market. This paper -- which was developed jointly by The Boston Consulting Group and SAS -- examines the potential of high-performance bank steering applied across banks and the organizational, governance and technological requirements required to make that possible.
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