Topics: IT/Technology The Case for Scenario Planning in Sandy’s Wake December 13, 2012After underestimating the strength of Hurricane Sandy, financial firms need to consider 'risk scenario planning' as a tool for forecasting what can go wrong in the future, writes author and risk analyst Andrew Waxman. Surveillance and Monitoring Through the Looking Glass November 21, 2012Looking ahead to 2013, European regulations are stepping up the need for automated surveillance and monitoring solutions on the buy side, writes SunGard Protegent's, Magnus Almqvist, who says firms must have audit trails and quick answers to questions on s Outdated Portfolio Accounting Systems Stifle Growth — Poll October 03, 2012Buy side executives responding to a SimCorp poll feel that their portfolio accounting systems may not support the launch of new products or major asset classes. DTCC Urges Restart of Federal Program to Prevent Cyber Espionage June 04, 2012A successful but now defunct Government Information Sharing Framework (GISF) program would help to protect the capital markets from cyber attacks, DTCC contends in June 1 testimony. Deutsche Bank Promotes Three to Head Tech/Ops, Risk and Compliance March 16, 2012In a management overhaul, Deutsche Bank named Henry Ritchotte COO with oversight of technology and operations, as new co-CEOs put their stamp on the bank. BMO Capital Markets Expands Rollout of SunGard's GlobalOne February 21, 2012Already a customer utilizing SunGard's Global One in New York and London, BMO adopted the system in Toronto earlier this year to consolidate all global securities lending on one technology platform. Poland's CCP Choose Nasdaq OMX's Sentinel Solution February 14, 2012KDPW_CCP, Poland's leading securities clearing house and central counterparty, has selected Nasdaq OMX to deliver its OTC derivatives clearing and risk management product. Four Investment Banks Go Live with AcadiaSoft October 31, 2011Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC and J.P. Morgan are using AcadiaSoft's online community for margin automation in the OTC derivatives market. Fidelity ActionsXchange Launches Subscription-Based Service September 26, 2011Allows clients to customize their choice of corporate actions data and better control costs. Thomson Reuters To Sell Kondor Unit September 23, 2011Vista Equity Partners wins bid to buy the firm's trade processing and risk management unit known as Kondor. CAST Launches Cloud Service to Identify Software Risk May 25, 2011Highlight takes a snapshot of enterprise software within seconds, arming executives with information on structural issues.