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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,
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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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RDA Is Wake-Up Call for Data Managers
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorVideo
Banks need to improve data sharing and risk management to meet RDA standards.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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Micro Data Challenges in an Era of Macroprudential Regulation
Ken Rossiter, Senior Product Manager, SunGard's MarketMapCommentary
Research and statistical analysis experts at central banks are tasked with developing sophisticated forecasts and models to identify systemic risk. Yet they are spending most of their time acting as data entry clerks, rather than developing these models.
By Ken Rossiter Senior Product Manager, SunGard's MarketMap,
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Teradata Highlights 'Data Driven' Strategy at PARTNERS 2014
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
In-memory efficiency and tools to identify contextual relationships across systems take center stage at Teradata annual PARTNERS conference.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Mobile Trading & Apple's New IPad Top Most Read List
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorVideo
Mobile trading apps are proliferating in financial services.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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The Perks of 'SmartSourcing' Shared Services in Financial Industry
Michele Trogni, Head of Enterprise Services at MarkitCommentary
A breadth of vital but undifferentiated business processes are still being replicated across the industry. They are all candidates for centralization.
By Michele Trogni Head of Enterprise Services at Markit,
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Managing Social Media Risk Strategy: Technology Can Only Go So Far
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Advanced analytical technologies are an important part of a social media risk management strategy, an Accenture report says, but the technology must be balanced with training and procedures.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Speeding Up the SIP Isn't Enough, Say Market Pros at Baruch Conference
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Wall Street professionals discussed a plan to create multiple competing aggregators for the Nasdaq SIP as a way to strengthen the market infrastructure.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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SIFMA Criticizes SIP Selection Process for Lack of Transparency
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Citing conflicts of interest in the voting process for a key market data feed, SIFMA letter presses for answers and for brokers and asset managers to get a seat at the table.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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3 Reasons Financial Services Benefit From Cloud-Based Business Intelligence
Southard Jones, VP, BirstCommentary
The answer to big-data success lies in the cloud.
By Southard Jones VP, Birst,
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