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Girard Healy

Managing Director, Accenture Asset Management

Girard Healy is a managing director in Accenture’s Asset Management practice in Boston. Over the past 20 years, he has helped clients mitigate risk, improve quality and increase efficiency by communicating with stakeholders, creating strategic alliances and using technology effectively. His areas of expertise include operating model development and business process redesign, strategic partner selection, data management strategy, and tax and regulatory strategy. Prior to joining Accenture, Girard was a principal at Beacon Consulting Group.
Latest Posts | By Girard Healy
Posted on June 13th, 2017

Is Asset Management Like Making Music?

The beat goes on…. Remember vinyl records? How about music tapes and CDs? Are they relics?...
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Is Asset Management Like Making Music?
Posted on May 30th, 2017

Asset Managers: Cyber Attack Simulation Testing

The May 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack caused havoc to computer systems around the world....
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Asset Managers: Cyber Attack Simulation Testing
Posted on April 26th, 2017

Cybersecurity: Pay Attention, Asset Managers!

How do asset managers and other financial services institutions fare in trying to protect their...
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Cybersecurity: Pay Attention, Asset Managers!
Posted on April 20th, 2017

Three Tips for Asset Managers … thanks to Yogi

The late philosopher of Major League Baseball fame, Yogi Berra, offered many witty, yet generally...
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Three Tips for Asset Managers … thanks to Yogi
Posted on February 23rd, 2017

Robotics: From Science Fiction to Asset Management

Are we fascinated with robots? Surely, Hollywood is. From the movie “Metropolis”...
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Robotics: From Science Fiction to Asset Management
Posted on January 17th, 2017

Business Continuity Management: Building Resiliency

Recently, when visiting a client in Manhattan’s financial district, I looked out the...
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Business Continuity Management: Building Resiliency
Posted on December 5th, 2016

In Defense of the Traditional Mutual Fund – Past Performance is Not an Indicator...

Much has been written this year regarding the plight and future of the traditional mutual fund...
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In Defense of the Traditional Mutual Fund – Past Performance is Not an Indicator...
Posted on November 15th, 2016

Oversight: How to Do It… and Do It Right

We pick up where we left off on one of my recent blog posts: Outsourcing: Insights on Reaching...
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Oversight: How to Do It… and Do It Right
Posted on November 9th, 2016

Bending the Cost Curve

“The Times They Are A-Changin,'” wrote Bob Dylan, who recently won the Nobel Prize...
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Bending the Cost Curve
Posted on November 1st, 2016

Outsourcing Insights on Reaching the Decision

I was recently in a meeting with a leader at an asset management firm that has made full use...
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Outsourcing Insights on Reaching the Decision