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Wall Street CIOs Have a Vendor Management Problem
Lev Lesokhin, Executive Vice President, CAST SoftwareCommentary
If Wall Street CIOs want to stay ahead of competition and ensure high-speed trading software doesn't start the next flash crash, they need better insight into vendor delivered software.
By Lev Lesokhin Executive Vice President, CAST Software,
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Technology Innovation Returns to Financial Services
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorCommentary
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: Following a few years dominated by regulatory compliance and cost saving technology initiatives, financial organizations are finally investing in innovative technology and tools.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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Global Banks Need to Demonstrate RDA Progress in 2015
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorNews
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: As the January 2016 deadline approaches for BCBS 239, also known as risk data aggregation, banks need to make sure they have a definitive RDA plan, and can show regulators they are getting closer to their compliance goals.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
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Why There's Confusion Over Valuing Bitcoin
Adam Wyatt, Chief Analyst and Editor,BullBear AnalyticsNews
Bitcoin presents a new type of nontraditional, highly technical, experimental, and global digital instrument to our already complex world. That fact should not conjure fear. It should engender excitement.
By Adam Wyatt Chief Analyst and Editor,BullBear Analytics,
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Voice Biometrics Improve Transaction Monitoring Fraud Detection
Wesley Wilhelm, Lead Fraud Subject Matter Expert, Risk & Fraud Management, NICE ActimizeCommentary
Why voice biometrics should be a part of your fraud prevention strategy in the call center.
By Wesley Wilhelm Lead Fraud Subject Matter Expert, Risk & Fraud Management, NICE Actimize,
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Fintech Fast Forward 2015
Stephane Dubois,  Founder and CEO, XigniteCommentary
What will shape the future of Fintech in 2015 and beyond?
By Stephane Dubois Founder and CEO, Xignite,
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Look Deeper at Business Connections
Alan Geller, Managing Director, AG BarringtonCommentary
When a business person or practice crosses the line, what should a professional do?
By Alan Geller Managing Director, AG Barrington,
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Big-Data Analytics & Cloud: The Perfect Storm
Brian Gentile, Senior Vice President & General Manager, TIBCOCommentary
Most signs are pointing to a big increase in investment in big-data analytics and cloud in the coming year.
By Brian Gentile Senior Vice President & General Manager, TIBCO,
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Financial Services Institutions Gear Up for Social Intelligence
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Social media has mainly been a marketing effort in financial services, and many firms are not tracking ROI. Yet, some are deriving value from analysis of social data, whether it's sentiment analysis for trading or credit risk in lending.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Verifying Behavior, Not Input, to Detect Sophisticated Attacks
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Understanding how users interact with the touch points with biometric information is an increasingly important part of digital security.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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9 Reasons Cloud Security Will Advance in 2015
Rajiv Gupta, CEO & Co-founder, Skyhigh NetworksCommentary
The CEO and CISO become BFFs, and other cloud security predictions for 2015.
By Rajiv Gupta CEO & Co-founder, Skyhigh Networks,
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Finding 'Technology Alpha' Can Mitigate TCO
Anne Rawland Gabriel, Technology writer and marketing communications consultantNews
A new TABB Group model demonstrates how revenue per employee can help mitigate high total technology spending costs.
By Anne Rawland Gabriel Technology writer and marketing communications consultant,
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QA & Testing Budgets Are Rising for Financial Services Firms
David Kapfhammer, VP for Capgeminiís Financial Services Software Testing PracticeCommentary
Research finds IT budget allocation for application quality has grown from 18% to 26% between 2012 and 2014.
By David Kapfhammer VP for Capgeminiís Financial Services Software Testing Practice,
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Boardrooms Are a Critical Line of Defense for Cybersecurity Preparation
Jeffry Powell, EVP, Americas | Diligent Board Member ServicesCommentary
Directors who are familiar with their companyís IT department are better able to determine whether the team is equipped to effectively address cybersecurity.
By Jeffry Powell EVP, Americas | Diligent Board Member Services,
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Neglecting SAP Security Could Cost $22M Per Minute
Juan Perez-Etchegoyen, CTO, OnapsisCommentary
SAP systems has grown in complexity, making it difficult but essential to secure the interconnected parts.
By Juan Perez-Etchegoyen CTO, Onapsis,
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Trad-X SEF Reaches $1T Volume Milestone
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Tradition's SEF Trad-X has seen a sharp increase in trading activity since September for USD interest-rate swaps on its central limit order book, citing its hybrid voice and electronic platform as a differentiator.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Debating Apple's Dive: Flash Crash or Institutional Rebalancing?
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Some market professionals thought Apple's 3% price decline last Monday was a flash crash or an algo run wild. Quants at Rosenblatt Securities analyzed the tick data and came up with a different interpretation.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Key Trends in Using FIX for Execution Transparency
Candyce Edelen, CEO, PropelGrowthCommentary
Can the buy side really use the information it's requesting from the sell side for execution transparency?
By Candyce Edelen CEO, PropelGrowth,
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How Much Does My FX Trading Cost?
Minor Huffman, Senior Vice President for FX TradingCommentary
The expansion of platforms for trading exacerbates the challenge of understanding where the true market for an instrument stands and how to execute the trade to achieve the lowest total transaction cost.
By Minor Huffman Senior Vice President for FX Trading,
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The OFRís Latest: 'C Is for Credit'
Jennifer Costley, Ph.D, Principal, Ashokan AdvisorsCommentary
The Office of Financial Research has issued its annual report to Congress. Most alarming: Credit risk has increased unabated.
By Jennifer Costley, Ph.D Principal, Ashokan Advisors,
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