The amount of data is growing exponentially. According to IDC, there were 16.3 zettabytes of information generated in 2017 alone. In simple terms, if every piece of data were a penny, it would cover the earth’s surface five times over. 

Against this growing tsunami of data, investment managers and service providers alike are looking for ways to ingest and make sense of it all. To find information that they can translate into insights and turn into knowledge, that if done correctly, could lead to improved business performance and enriched customer relationships. 

The following podcast features SEI, one of the world’s leading fund administration groups, Chicago-based private equity manager, Adams Street Partners, and London-based hedge fund, Toscafund Asset Management, in which they discuss the merits and risks of applying data analytics to the investment process.