There might be an awful lot of things that human beings can do well, but if we are being honest, there is nothing we do better than growing on a consistent basis. This tendency to improve under every situation has already fetched us some huge milestones, with technology appearing as a major member of the stated group. The reason why technology enjoys such an esteemed stature among people is largely predicated upon its skill-set, which ushered us towards a reality that we couldn’t have imagined otherwise. Nevertheless, a closer look should reveal how the whole runner was also very much inspired by the way we applied those skills across a real-world environment. The latter component was, in fact, what gave the creation a spectrum-wide presence, and consequentially, kickstarted a tech revolution. This revolution, as we discovered, will go on to scale up the human experience from every conceivable direction, but even after achieving such a monumental feat, technology will somehow continue to bring all the right goods to the table. The same has turned more and more evident in recent times, and truth be told, a development around the fintech space should only make that trend bigger and better moving forward.

MSCI Inc., a leading provider of critical decision support tools and services for the global investment community, has officially launched a new platform called MSCI ONE, which is an open architecture technology platform built to enhance your investing experience. Based on Microsoft Azure, MSCI ONE offers next-generation capabilities in quantitative investment analytics, and it does so through a specialized channel that combines various services like flexible distribution, cloud delivery, dashboards, and visualizations to create one optimized mix. With all these features at their disposal, the users can position themselves to identify key insights, innovate rapidly, gain a much broader view of investment risks and opportunities, and as a result, build investment portfolios that seek to deliver significantly better strategic outcomes.

 “Today’s investors must synthesize an enormous amount of data to achieve maximum value and power their investment decisions. With MSCI ONE, they will have easy access to a wide range of MSCI tools and solutions, which can help them turn data into insight. This platform represents MSCI’s broader commitment to improving the client experience through transformational technology,” said Henry Fernandez, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at MSCI Inc.

Considering its pitch of being an integrated platform, MSCI ONE is expected to serve as a solitary point of access for MSCI’s wider assortment of services, such as  MSCI Risk Insights, Climate Solutions (including Climate Lab), and Institutional Client-Designed Indexes with Index Insights. To make the picture even more comprehensive, the platform will also host MSCI’s newly-launched, Developer Community and Data Explorer.

Talk about how its collaboration with Microsoft Azure will work, MSCI ONE will leverage Microsoft Power BI for providing the stated interactive dashboards, reports, graphs, charts, and more. Furthermore, it will look to utilize tools like Azure Cosmos DB and Azure Data Lake to deliver insights and data at scale.

“Microsoft and MSCI share a deep commitment to accelerating innovation. Partnering with Microsoft, MSCI is leveraging cutting-edge innovations in cloud, natural language processing, data distribution and warehousing, and the end-to-end user experience. Whether investors need MSCI’s analytical models, APIs, or user applications, the experiences delivered on MSCI ONE, built on Azure, empower them to choose their approach through an open architecture across MSCI’s portfolio of content and solutions,” said Scott Guthrie, Executive Vice President, Cloud + AI at Microsoft.