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Moving Beyond Buy-Side Cloud Computing Myths
Kevin McPartland, Principal, Market Structure and Technology, Greenwich AssociatesCommentary
Security and compliance are certainly concerns for buy-side firms looking to use the cloud, but it shouldn't hold everyone back from cloud-based technology.
By Kevin McPartland Principal, Market Structure and Technology, Greenwich Associates,
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Should I Hire a Data Scientist?
Al Nugent, Chief Operating Officer , Adaptive ComputingCommentary
Before spending big bucks on data scientists, understand the depths of the big data problem. Identifying the issues can help extract maximum value from the coveted skill sets.
By Al Nugent Chief Operating Officer , Adaptive Computing,
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New York Tech Scene is Optimistic, Finds NYTECH Survey
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
17% of surveyed New York-based organizations grew more than 50% last year. 26% predict more jobs will be added over the next year.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Throwing Sharks out of the Dark Pool Tank
Dr. John Bates, CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AGCommentary
Barclays is the most recent brokerage to be fined for letting predators into its dark pool. But will investors be happy with dark pools without sharks?
By Dr. John Bates CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG,
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Demystifying the Financial Services Myths Around Legacy IT
Miten Marfatia, CEO, EvolveWareCommentary
Contrary to the industry's popular belief, there is no silver bullet when it comes to properly upgrading a corporate IT environment. A multi-phased process must be embraced.
By Miten Marfatia CEO, EvolveWare,
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5 Ways Semantic Technology Is Transforming the Financial Services Industry
Marty Loughlin, VP Financial Services, Cambridge SemanticsCommentary
Semantic search intuitively finds and connects relevant data across the enterprise. Innovation in this technology is helping organizations simplify and transform operations.
By Marty Loughlin VP Financial Services, Cambridge Semantics,
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Financial Industry Infrastructure in Need of Rebuild
Allan Grody, President of Financial Intergroup Holdings LtdCommentary
The C suites are responsible for tearing down silo thinking and reengineering the financial system. So far, they've left much to be desired.
By Allan Grody President of Financial Intergroup Holdings Ltd,
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TradeKing Enters the Online Advisory Market
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
As robo-advisers target independent investors with automated tools, TradeKing teamed with Morningstar's Ibbotson Associates to deliver professionally managed portfolios with low fees.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Playing Catch Up: Banks & Brokerages Battle for the Self-Directed Investor
Chris Psaltos, Vice President of Product Management, ScivantageCommentary
Investors want easy-to-use interfaces, customized views, and dynamic content. Moving this kind of data to the front-end is a big ask for legacy back-office databases.
By Chris Psaltos Vice President of Product Management, Scivantage,
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Risk Transparency, Defined
Sanjay Sharma, Chief Risk Officer of Global Arbitrage & Trading, RBC Capital MarketsCommentary
Despite best efforts to define and commit technology to effective actualization of transparency, the notion of transparency remains vague and is often left to the best efforts of information providers.
By Sanjay Sharma Chief Risk Officer of Global Arbitrage & Trading, RBC Capital Markets,
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Japan’s Migration to Electronic Execution & Dark Pools
Mitsuhiro Tsunoda, Senior Consultant, NRICommentary
Relative to three years earlier, 40% of Japanese asset managers reduced discretionary execution and about 80% reported increased use of algorithmic trading and direct market access.
By Mitsuhiro Tsunoda Senior Consultant, NRI,
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NY Fintech Scene Growing Faster Than Silicon Valley Since '08
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Deals and investments in NY fintech startup scene are important to long-term ability to stay on the cutting edge.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Rethinking the Asset Management Middle Office
Jay Burstell, Managing Director, Asset and Wealth Management Advisory practice, PwCCommentary
Streamlining the middle office means more than just reducing headcount. To prepare for growth, asset managers need to transform the entire organization.
By Jay Burstell Managing Director, Asset and Wealth Management Advisory practice, PwC,
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Cinnober Pledges No Change in Boat Trade Reporting Service After Acquisition From Markit
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
New owner looks to expand the European trade-reporting service beyond the 40 investment firms and MTFs currently reporting trades to Boat.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Mind the Gap Between Regulation & Innovation
Behzad Gohari, Managing Director, The Althing GroupCommentary
The real reason HFT is under the spotlight isn't the frequency of the trades. It's the gap between regulation and innovation.
By Behzad Gohari Managing Director, The Althing Group,
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Risk Management Solution Challenges & Architecture Patterns
Vamsi Chemitiganti, Chief Architect, Red HatCommentary
Computing arbitrary functions on a large and growing master data set in real-time is a daunting problem.
By Vamsi Chemitiganti Chief Architect, Red Hat,
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The Discipline of Information Lifecycle Management
Andrew Waxman, Thought LeaderCommentary
Banks need to build discipline around the information lifecycle and the process of deleting data that is no longer required from a legal or business standpoint.
By Andrew Waxman Thought Leader,
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BATS to Launch BATS One Data Feed
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Reflecting its merger with Direct Edge, BATS Global Markets will offer a new direct data feed product with a unified view of aggregate quotes, trades, and optional depth information for all four equity exchanges it operates.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Quincy Data Adds to Low-Latency Microwave Service
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Quincy is adding Carteret-sourced cash treasury data and select equity and energy futures from Cermak to its low-latency microwave distribution service.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
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Fraud Charges Against Barclays Rock the Dark Pool World
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
New York State's lawsuit alleges that Barclays marketed the safeguards of its surveillance system to buy-side customers but actually favored high-frequency traders in its dark pool.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
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Financial Industry Infrastructure in Need of Rebuild
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5 Ways Semantic Technology Is Transforming the Financial Services Industry
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