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GIC’s ‘ODE to technology’ framework describes our investing and organisational responses to the repercussions of disruptive technology. O-D-E stands for Offence, Defence, and Enterprise Excellence.
Given the uncertain and rapid nature of technological disruption, we remain cautious and selective. We manage investment risk by diversifying, maintaining a robust investment process, adhering to strict pricing discipline, understanding the risk-reward calculus, and sizing the investment.
At GIC, we leverage technology to harness data, deepen insights, and sharpen our competitive edge in investing. Being agile when faced with emergent scenarios and deal opportunities remains key to achieving our purpose. To do so, we gather professionals across disciplines, including quantitative strategists, data scientists, and technologists, to provide GIC with an enduring proprietary edge through investment insights, as well as increased efficiency and productivity in our investment processes.
Enables superior investment performance through fast, reliable, and secure solutions with a ‘customer first’ approach.
For example, TG ensures GIC stays ahead of technology trends by investing in its people, software, engineering practices, tooling, and technology stack. Continuous experimentation with new technology is coupled with an agile solution delivery approach.
Read more about TG’s work here.
Powers data and insights-driven investment processes and decisions, and delivers operational efficiencies and excellence.
For example, DSG designs and implements data governance policies and products to enable sustainable and scalable data usage across the organisation.
Read more about DSG’s work here.
Harnesses data as well as quantitative and data science techniques to perform investment research and analysis. This enables GIC to improve our abilities to scan and search for investment opportunities, in addition to building convictions in our investment decision-making and portfolio constructions. IIG institutionalises investment insights and signals to allow collective knowledge and learnings to benefit and compound over generations.
For example, IIG applies natural language processing techniques on large unstructured alternative data sets to generate granular insights into our long-term investments.
Read more about IIG’s work here.
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