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CIO tapes: tech won't produce alpha

Technology has never been so useful to asset managers but it is still limited in producing fundamental change on its own. That is according to our elite chief investment officer panel.

In the second interview with CIOs from BlackRock, Pimco and Colombia Threadneedle, they debate how data is being used, manipulated and mass produced for better – or worse – in the modern investment world.

From algorithms able to read massive reports in seconds through to footfall data from mobile phones, the latest debate centered on the strengths and weaknesses of the push towards digitization.

For the first part in the series, which covered current market thinking, please click here. 

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