Hedge Funds

ACSI a testing ground for Australian business ideas

Super fund corporate governance know-how is increasingly being used by Australian companies to test commercial ideas, according to Gordon Hagart,  head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk management at the Future Fund. Hagart, pictured right, was speaking in advance of assuming the role of chief executive of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) […]

SOA – the buzzword that can blow up your system

The web-enabling and connectivity that arises from service-oriented architecture (SOA) can be a mixed blessing if the underlying software’s processing speed is not fast enough, according to Synchronised Software managing director Rory Wainer. “You install an SOA layer on a system and you are opening up a path that otherwise might not have existed,” Wainer […]