M&A Activity Will Continue to Grow in 2015
Cyber Risk Is a Top Concern, 84% Tell DTCC
Fidelity Survey: Mobile Financial Apps Bring Higher ROI
What's Next in News Analytics: Not Social, Not Yet
7 Pillars of Market Surveillance 2.0
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Is There a Watson in Your Financial Future?
Byl Cameron, Digital Practice Lead, Carlisle & Gallagher ConsultingCommentary
How artificial intelligence might affect financial services.
By Byl Cameron Digital Practice Lead, Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting,
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Fidelity Survey: Mobile Financial Apps Bring Higher ROI
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
A Fidelity survey found that investors relying upon mobile finance apps are more engaged with their finances, with over 40% earning a 20%-plus return over the past 12 months.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Survey Shows an Urgency to Automate the Back Office
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Confluence reports numbers are trending up across the board when discussing the need to automate back-office processes.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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7 Pillars of Market Surveillance 2.0
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
Compliance officers are facing flash crashes, insider trading, market manipulation, and more. Here are seven market surveillance and risk management steps that will help compliance officers sleep better at night.
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
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Stop, Rethink & Recalibrate: A View From Asia Pacific
Michael Corcoran, Managing Director, Head of Sales and Trading in Asia PacificCommentary
Technology has made the human element of high- and low-touch trading almost indistinguishable. Brokers can no longer compete on price. Instead, they should build toward user experience and value of outcome.
By Michael Corcoran Managing Director, Head of Sales and Trading in Asia Pacific,
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The Sentient Enterprise: Data Driven as a Strategy, Not a Tactic
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Can capital markets take a tip from front-to-back-office customer execution efficiencies and apply it to the investment process?
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
Comment6 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Dig Deeper for Data: Enriching Wealth Management With New Market Insight
Raltson Roberts, Chief operations officer, SunGardís global trading business, market data and strategyCommentary
To compete, wealth firms are providing direct electronic access to the content. Exposing the information to their clients is driving an evolution of the traditional advisor value proposition.
By Raltson Roberts Chief operations officer, SunGardís global trading business, market data and strategy,
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ITG Adopts Machine Learning Techniques to Boost Fills in Dark Pools
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
To find natural liquidity from investors, ITG launched an optimizer that learns from its trades to allocate different order type combinations across 25 dark venues.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Whatís Next in News Analytics: Not Social, Not Yet
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
News sentiment analysis has come a long way, but it's still difficult to incorporate trusted social media data.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Shared Reporting Services on the Horizon, Genpact Predicts
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
The financial services industry is starting to adopt shared services, resulting in reasonable impacts to the bottom line. Genpact expects a push for reporting efficiency will come next.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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This Week In 60 Seconds: Crypto Outcry, Compliance & More
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Hot stories this week include saying 'No' to crypto backdoors for law enforcement, new roles for IT on Wall Street, and more.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop,
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Don't Let the Cloud Rain on Your Operations Strategy Parade
Heather Abbott, Senior Vice President of Corporate Solutions Technology, NasdaqCommentary
Avoid migrating large applications all at once to minimize risk during a cloud project.
By Heather Abbott Senior Vice President of Corporate Solutions Technology, Nasdaq,
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Could Intel Lose Data Center Market Share to ARM Chips?
Natalie Lehrer, Contributing WriterCommentary
ARM chips could be an alternative for certain purposes in the datacenter, but many questions have to be answered before they pose a threat to Intel's market dominance.
By Natalie Lehrer Contributing Writer,
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Cyber Risk Is a Top Concern, 84% Tell DTCC
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
DTCC released its recent "Systemic Risk Barometer" survey showing that cyber risk is among the global financial industry's top five concerns, along with the impact of new regulations.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Cost to Trade: Hey, Banks, Itís Time to Face the Music
David Oxenstierna, Partner, CapcoCommentary
Why is calculating the cost to trade so difficult for banks? The answer is as complex as the calculations themselves.
By David Oxenstierna Partner, Capco,
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M&A Activity Will Continue to Grow in 2015
Matthew Porzio, VP of Strategy, IntralinksCommentary
Data shows that the M&A market continues to improve, and forecasts indicate deal making will be healthy in 2015.
By Matthew Porzio VP of Strategy, Intralinks,
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Droit Taps Industry Veterans as Advisors to Its Derivatives Compliance Platform
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Droit Financial Technologies appointed former ISDA CEO Robert Pickel, fintech specialist Mark Beeston, and former UBS executive Seth Cohen to join a new advisory board that will broaden the conversation about derivatives compliance.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Wall Street Seeks Edge From Operational Alpha
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Alpha was a front-office term, but now banks and brokers are looking to the middle and back office for profitability.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
Comment4 comments  |  Read  |  Post a Comment
Chief Data Officers: Organization Strategy & Cultural Change
Andrew Waxman, Thought LeaderCommentary
Chief data officers are new to the financial services C-suite, but they are facing a number of challenges, including the need for new data governance and execution strategies, staffing, and new organizational structures to enable cultural change.
By Andrew Waxman Thought Leader,
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New York FinTech Innovation Lab Calls for New Entrepreneurial Applicants
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Wells Fargo joins 14 other major financial institutions providing mentoring and guidance to the six chosen startups.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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