I wanted to take a minute to call out ways in which Venn has been helping investment teams get a handle on what's occurring with their managers and coordinate investment-related efforts across their teams.

With the current state of affairs, many colleagues, including Venn users, have to work from home. While it may not be ideal for some people, there are ways to stay productive, and we wanted to highlight how Venn can help you to remain as productive as possible while working remotely.

Mike Nigro, the Head of Client Solutions Research at Two Sigma, takes us through a bacon cook-off adventure to illustrate the importance of evaluating investment performance in excess of well-known factors. Make sure you have some bacon around because you’ll be craving it when you finish reading the article.

Mike Nigro, a lead researcher for the Venn team at Two Sigma, explains how apple picking is like alpha research in 2019.