Alistair Griffiths, Director of EMEA Sales at Baton Systems, provides valuable insights into the challenges that firms encounter when attempting to automate traditionally manual processes in collateral management operations. The article delves into three key areas of collateral management processing that can significantly enhance cost savings and efficiencies: gaining visibility on transaction status, managing inventory, and improving data aggregation. This article emphasises how addressing these areas can justify and optimise technological investments in collateral management.