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How to Prime Your Mind for Innovative Thinking

How to Prime Your Mind for Innovative Thinking

Your brain is pretty smart. It’s amazing. If your brain were a person, it would be in both the super-hip and the super-smart crowd. Your brain is designed to make creativity happen, to think innovatively, and to come up with killer ideas. But before you can get to the killer idea part, you need to take a step back and prime your brain for innovative thinking. Think of it like being the pre-work you before you paint a wall (but ....

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What’s Next for Asset Management? Key Innovation Themes for 2019

What’s Next for Asset Management? Key Innovation Themes for 2019

In preparation for Mainstream Conference in August 2019, we’ve just returned from running our annual roundtable discussion groups across Australia. Each session was a full and frank discussion, focusing on the current challenges facing asset management leaders and the enablers leading towards change. We had a fantastic turnout to these roundtables, with over 100 asset management professionals weighing in on the discussions in order to uncover pain points, challenges and ideas for improvement. Three main themes emerged from the research. You can ....

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Mainstream Research Report 2019

Mainstream Research Report 2019

Standing still is going backwards. The digital era is presenting new challenges to Australian organisations across the board, through increased market competition and heightened customer expectations. Responding to these challenges requires more than just cosmetic changes on the outside – it can also mean fundamentally reshaping the internal functions upon which the organisation relies. Asset Management is no exception. The mounting pressure for organisations to be more responsive to market conditions is forcing a rethink of systems and processes within ....

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Free eBook: How to Sprout Your Next Big Idea for Innovation

Free eBook: How to Sprout Your Next Big Idea for Innovation

Have you noticed everyone is talking nonstop about innovation. Innovation’s where the good stuff – and your future – happens. You know this. This means that many asset management professionals are desperate for that killer idea. Surely, to kickstart innovation, all you need is ONE great idea and boom! Hello unicorn! Sounds simple enough, right? Not exactly. To get to your ONE killer idea, you need to be open to generating a whole heap of ideas – literally hundreds. Some ....

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Asset Management

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Asset Management

For all of you out there who are nodding along with all the talk of AI, machine learning, Blockchain, and Human-In-The-Loop systems, but really having no idea what’s what, take heart, you’re not alone. Dr. JT Kostman is one of the world’s leading thinkers on Artificial Intelligence, and even he admits he’s not 100% sure what it means. “My best definition of AI is ‘getting computers to do the kind of stuff they do in the movies and on TV’. ....

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