In this opinion piece, Ed Gouldstone, COO Northern Europe Asset Management at Linedata, sets out why digital transformation is vital for fund houses to boost operational resilience. This is an ever more pressing concern for asset managers, as we enter a new era of greater scrutiny and accountability under the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SM&CR). As Ed explains: “A new generation of managers is already learning from fintechs and benefiting from digital technologies to deliver to regulators and clients. Today's leading funds were the future once. Now is the time to renew.”.