10.12.2016

Aite Group Announces Data and Analytics Partnership with Alphacution Research Conservatory

Aite – Boston – Aite Group, a leading global financial research and advisory firm, is pleased to announce a partnership with Alphacution Research Conservatory, a new data and analytics firm focused on technical infrastructure intelligence.

“We have followed the work of Paul Rowady and Alphacution for a long time and believe strongly that what is being developed here is unique, valuable, timely, and relevant to our clients,” says Sang Lee, partner and co-founder of Aite Group. “Through this alliance between Aite Group and Alphacution, we intend to provide our clients with greater insights into how market participants are actively looking to leverage technology to stay ahead in an increasingly challenging competitive environment,” he says.

Alphacution has developed a standardized data-driven framework that can measure technological leverage (the return on technology) and, more importantly, benchmark firms in its modeling sample and calculate a firm’s “tech dividend” or “tech debt.” With this standardization framework, Aite Group, in conjunction with Alphacution, is co-publishing a report introducing a new way of examining IT spending behavior within the financial services industry.

“It does not matter what your firm spends on technology; what matters most is what your firm receives for its technology investment,” says Alphacution director of research Paul Rowady.

This report provides insight into how to measure tangible returns based on IT spending, setting the stage for future deeper analysis from the partnership between Aite Group and Alphacution. This report will be available to Aite Group and Alphacution clients beginning on October 11, 2016.
About Aite Group
Aite Group is a global research and advisory firm delivering comprehensive, actionable advice on business, technology, and regulatory issues and their impact on the financial services industry. With expertise in banking, payments, insurance, wealth management, and the capital markets, we guide financial institutions, technology providers, and consulting firms worldwide. We partner with our clients, revealing their blind spots and delivering insights to make their businesses smarter and stronger. Visit us on the web and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Alphacution Research Conservatory
Alphacution Research Conservatory LLC is the first digitally oriented research and strategic advisory business model focused on providing technology and data-related intelligence to the global financial services industry ecosystem. This intelligence includes its T-Greeks operational analytics framework, which currently comprises T-Spread, T-Beta, T-Alpha, T-Spread, and T-VOL analytics. Originally founded by Paul Rowady in 2004 to develop a visually enhanced research and trading platform, today Alphacution has renewed purpose that is based on the hypothesis that credible and increasingly detailed analysis of technology spending and operational efficiencies yields uncommon and critical intelligence—precisely the kind of intelligence that is in high demand from solution buyers, solution providers, and all other stakeholders of this ecosystem. Visit us on the web and connect with us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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