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WATCH: The productivity puzzle: maintaining motivation and collaboration

by The Drawdown 18 November 2020


  • John Zilinskis, CTO asset management and alternatives, FIS
  • Rebecca Boscott, COO, Hanover Investors Management
  • Katja Baur, CFO, Montana Capital Partners
  • Moderator: Alice Murray, The Drawdown

As we move into a hybrid way of working, with some team members in the office, some working remotely, coupled with an ever changing landscape of lockdowns, how can private equity firms maintain motivation and improve collaboration between teams?

The pandemic has been a major driver for digital transformation, but there is still a lot of impact to come. The patchwork of working conditions all firms are operating from requires another rethink on ensuring continued productivity as well as finding better ways of working together.

Technology has been a lifeline for the industry, and its essential role has seen the majority of firms upgrade their systems. But are these upgrades that should have already happened, or are they improvements sympathetic to the next 12 months; that will boost productivity and collaboration amidst continued changes?

Click here to watch our discussion on where private equity needs to go next when it comes to their technology infrastructure.

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