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BCA Edge bridges the gap between research and decision-making with an innovative platform designed directly with, and for investment professionals.

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BCA Edge: The Interface of Investment Research

ELIMINATE INFORMATION OVERLOAD

Reduce the time it takes to find answers to research questions through enhanced structure and intelligent search powered by hand-crafted deconstruction and tagging by our Strategists. Ensure you never miss relevant research content through our highly customizable Alerts Engine.

PUTTING YOU AT THE CENTER OF THE RESEARCH UNIVERSE

BCA Edge puts you at the center of the research universe and helps unlock value through a configurable solution that perfectly fits your investment framework. In addition, track research usage to understand trends and demonstrate value.

QUICKLY CONVERT KNOWLEDGE INTO ACTION

Visualize, customize and consume research and charts to create actionable insights with features designed to seamlessly integrate into your investment workflow.

BCA Edge users discover and integrate actionable research content in 5% of the time taken by traditional research products.

"Just about every bank has tried to produce something, research portals, rating agencies. I would say the BCA Edge is one of the newer and easiest to use with a lot of filters and categories to work with."

Senior Investment Manager | London

Unparalleled transparency, depth and quality

  • Access over 50,000 charts, 800 views, 10,000 reports, 500 recommendations and 500 themes.
  • Take advantage of our quality insights, analysis, macro themes and investment recommendations.
  • See all related content on a topic of interest quickly across all BCA services.

Personalized content and insights

  • Improve content clarity to reduce the time it takes to understand it and answer investment questions.
  • Personalized interaction to identify actionable insights through customized dashboards and a configurable alerting engine.
  • Summarize a set of reports to quickly review content and understand the bottom line.

Deconstructed content and a global community to unlock the value of research

  • Find related, popular and suggested content to inform and/or drive investment decision-making and support unexpected connections.
  • Search for content semantically, and visually represent relationships between themes, views, trades, charts and reports.

Next-generation collaboration to transform Idea Generation and Trading Decisions

  • Create a personal content management repository to ensure content is always a click away.
  • Use BCA's research in presentations to support investment ideas.
  • Interact with BCA Strategists and other investment professionals by providing an opinion on content.

"Just about every bank has tried to produce something, research portals, rating agencies. I would say the BCA Edge is one of the newer and easiest to use with a lot of filters and categories to work with."

Senior Investment Manager | London

Benefits

  • Identify relevant investment research that informs investment decisions.
  • Discover actionable investment opportunities (nuggets) from the analysis and research of investment analysts.
  • Clearly connect the dots on complex research context to validate and challenge ideas.
  • Quickly consume content through consistency and summarization.
  • Use investment research within internal and external presentations to support investment proposals.
  • Utilize investment research in regular asset allocation, investment meetings.
  • Track recommendation outcomes.
  • Understand investment recommendations in the context of their thematic drivers.
  • Share and collaborate around investment research content to generate ideas and debate.
  • Save time converting research into actionable insight.
  • Cloud-synced content management to improve access and recall.
  • Leverage next generation collaboration features to generate debate and deeper insights.
  • Seamless integration with BCA Analytics, Indicators and BCA Online.
  • Access your investment research on the road via mobile or tablet.
  • Customize and use charts and research content within presentations.
  • Capture investor sentiment on themes, recommendations and views.
  • Track usage to understand trends and demonstrate the value of the investment research to investors and regulators.

"As a global investment manager, we see changes to regulation as an opportunity to drive competitive advantage. BCA Analytics and BCA Edge not only enables us to reduce regulatory risk, but also supports our drive to better manage information overload, research usage tracking and integration within investment decision-making."

Senior Investment Manager | London

See how BCA Edge can:

  • Reduce the time it takes to find answers to research questions through enhanced structure, intelligent search and a customizable Alerts engine.
  • Put you at the center of the research universe and help you unlock value through a configurable solution that perfectly fits your investment framework.
  • Help you visualize, customize and consume research and charts quickly to create actionable insights.

"Just about every bank has tried to produce something, research portals, rating agencies. I would say the BCA Edge is one of the newer and easiest to use with a lot of filters and categories to work with."

Senior Investment Manager | London

Request a Demo

BCA's Investment Research Solutions have been designed to bridge the gap between research and decision-making.

Our dedicated client requests team is available to assist you with any questions you have with our research content or digital solutions.

Contact us today to schedule a Demo.




BCA Research Survey


As part of our commitment to deliver the highest quality investment research and analysis with the best user experience, we would appreciate your feedback by filling out this short survey. Thank you for your co-operation.


1. How often do you log-in to BCA's website?
Not often
Daily
Bi-weekly
Weekly
Monthly
Quarterly
Ad-hoc

2. How would you rate your interactions with BCA Research? (5 being very satisfied, 1 being very dissatisfied)
  N/A 1 2 3 4 5
A. Finding and accessing subscribed research content
B. Delivery mechanism for reading research online
C. Meeting with Strategists (breakfasts, webcasts, etc.)
D. BCA events (conferences, etc.)
E. Answering ad-hoc research queries
F. Subscription and billing process
G. Regular interaction with dedicated account manager
H. Other comments

3. How would you rate BCA's website? (5 being very satisfied, 1 being very dissatisfied)
  1 2 3 4 5
A. Visual appeal
B. Organisation, navigation and structure of BCA's website
C. Consistency with other aspects of BCA's offerings (PDF, etc.)
D. User-friendliness and ease of use
E. Performance of loading content
F. Other comments

4. Which of the following mobile features are most important for you? (tick 3 most important)
A. Reading full research reports
B. Receiving a morning daily briefing on critical research topics
C. Searching for key indicators or analytics on markets of interest
D. Receiving short intra-day research alerts
E. Reading BCA blogs/microblogs
F. Listening to podcasts or watch webcasts on key research topics
G. Interact with other BCA users (e.g. sharing content and comments)
H. Accessing BCA Edge/Analytics
I. Interacting with BCA Strategists to answer research questions
J. Networking with other BCA clients

5. How would you rank your overall satisfaction level for your user experience with BCA? (5 being very satisfied, 1 being very dissatisfied)
1 2 3 4 5

6. Which other Investment Research Applications do you use on a regular basis?
A. List of applications (in priority order of preference if possible)

7. Other Information
A. Job Title
B. Age bracket less than 30
30 - 39
40 - 49
50 - 59
60 plus