Profile of Greg MacSweeneyEditorial Director
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Greg MacSweeney is editorial director of InformationWeek Financial Services, whose brands include Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, Advanced Trading, and Insurance & Technology.
Articles by Greg MacSweeney
posted in October 2012
Despite smaller budgets, this is the time when business leaders turn to IT for more efficiency, more productivity and, yes, innovative ideas.
John Bottega, who has been chief data officer at Citi, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and now Bank of America, says the role of data in the enterprise is increasing.
Speakers at the SAP Financial Services Forum say restoring the trust of investors and the public should be a top priority for the industry.
High-frequency trading shops are having a difficult time in the current marketplace, as trading volumes remain extremely low. This week, Eladian closed its doors due to the weak market. Who will be next?
Vault, a cloud-based enterprise information management solution, now has a version called Local Vault that meets regulatory requirements to keep data in a local jurisdiction.
To be hip and modern, Wall Street's data centers need to shrink, reduce costs and boost efficiency.
Commentators observing the SEC markets technology roundtable held in Washington DC this week say the roundtable participants didn't get specific enough when it came to software testing and that the industry should look at how other industries, including aerospace, test and validate products before putting them to market.
Financial firms spend millions to build data centers and then millions annually to continue running the facilities. A perfect storm of increasing costs and server underutilization and declining industry revenues are forcing firms to rethink their data center strategies.