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All the latest data and technology developments

We regularly write on the latest developments in the world of data and technology. So, why not explore our news articles and blogs to find out more.

Insight
Jess Shepherd

The value of the right implementation partner

With a trusted implementation partner, you can focus on your core business objectives while entrusting the technical intricacies of data management to specialists, ultimately driving innovation and growth. At it|venture, we are deeply experienced in supporting businesses in the private capital markets with implementation projects, leveraging our expertise to streamline

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Data Strategy
Robert Cartledge

Data and the five levels of sophistication

In 2024, more and more conversations we have with clients and prospects inevitably end up with a discussion on AI and how they can use it. Whilst there is little doubt that AI is coming, firms need to be ready to implement it. We believe that requires a significant amount

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Data Strategy
Robert Cartledge

Reflecting on the crucial components of any data strategy

Last month, I was delighted to be asked to join a panel debate at the Real Deals Tech Innovation Conference in London. The topic of the discussion focussed on the growing importance of data as an asset for private capital market firms and how a coherent data strategy can deliver

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Insight
Jess Shepherd

How we evaluate platform management solutions

There are a good many platform management software solutions available to private market businesses. From established market vendors to new and emerging players, the options available are significant. But how do you know what will work best for your business? Should you stick with what you’ve got, or explore a

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Insight
Jess Shepherd

How process automation transforms business performance

Well designed and implemented process automation and data integration strategies are crucial for businesses in private capital markets. At it|venture we’ve undertaken numerous business process automation and data projects for our clients, so we’ve produced a quick overview of what we believe the key areas are that automation helps address.

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Data Strategy
Maximilian Evans

The importance of a cohesive data strategy and how to achieve it

A data strategy is a vision for how your organisation will generate, process, organise and share data, so you can maximise its value. We believe there is a clear process for developing and embedding a data strategy within the private capital markets. And this is how we typically do it.

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Portfolio Monitoring
Jess Shepherd

Why portfolio monitoring goes wrong

There is a perception that implementing portfolio monitoring solutions is ‘easy’. Whilst in practice it should be, the reality is often different. Having worked on countless software implementations for clients across the private capital markets, we know that so many previous implementations have simply failed to generate meaningful value for investment teams.

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Portfolio Monitoring
Jess Shepherd

Automation of KPI collection for Portfolio Monitoring

At it|venture, we love to solve problems. We recently worked with a Global Asset Management group who invest in primaries, secondaries, direct investments and private credit, to automate their data uploads into iLEVEL. To see how we did it, what was involved and the business outcome for the client, click

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Portfolio Monitoring
William Cox

Embedding trust and governance in portfolio monitoring data collection

In our global practice we recently worked with one of Africa’s leading investment institutions who have over £3 billion of assets under management. They asked us to help design a solution for tracking what data had been successfully loaded into their portfolio monitoring environment for their monthly reporting schedule. You

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