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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 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
Posted on October 27th, 2016

Finding the right balance in outsourcing ETF operating models

As the Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) industry continues to proliferate, it is time for asset managers...
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Finding the right balance in outsourcing ETF operating models
Posted on October 3rd, 2016

Asset managers, use POCs to optimize middle-office outsourcing

Back-office outsourcing has been a common practice in asset management for years. Now we are...
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Asset managers, use POCs to optimize middle-office outsourcing
Posted on September 27th, 2016

Operations Director as ‘Chief Acquisitions Officer’

How does an asset manager try to achieve revenue goals and diversify business in a challenging...
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Operations Director as ‘Chief Acquisitions Officer’
Posted on September 19th, 2016

Ensuring the Request for Proposal Gets You the Right Service Provider

A business development professional at a large global service provider recently asked me: “Why...
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Ensuring the Request for Proposal Gets You the Right Service Provider