Alan Thornburrow


Why Join Us?

Scottish Investment Operations (SIO) is a professional body dedicated to developing a centre of excellence for financial services operations in Scotland.

Through its membership of financial institutions, SIO connects leaders across the sector, to share knowledge and identify best practice in ways that influence policy, encourage business improvement and generate sustainable growth.

Developing people is a key priority for SIO which works in partnership with its members and academia to attract, retain and develop the very best talent, equipping them with the right skills and qualifications to drive the sector forward.

Through these activities, SIO seeks to build awareness and understanding in the wider community, of the role and contribution of financial services in a successful Scottish economy.

The Main Event

Sep 19th

SIO Forum: Data Ready, Staying Ahead in a Constantly Evolving Market

Data Ready: Staying Ahead in a Constantly Evolving Market With increasing regulatory, media and public focus, it is no surprise that data is higher up boards agendas than ever before. Companies are facing increasing demands and expectations, both externally and internally, on not only keeping ahead of the curve with their own data, but also in extracting the additional data to support requests from third parties and regulatory bodies. At our SIO Forum in Glasgow in July, PwC will facilitate a group discussion of the key data themes and challenges being experienced in the industry. We also welcome representatives from MISYS and TISA who will contribute some real examples of the challenges and solutions they have experienced working with their clients. In particular, the session will cover: how we keep on top of regulatory demands how we gain confidence in the accuracy of the increasing volumes of data being reported how we keep track of our data when third parties are involved in aspects of data processing maintaining client data and tracing ‘lost’ clients the technologies and other enablers available to store and track data as well as reporting tools available As ever registration is essential and places can be booked using password SIOforum2016.

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