Profile of Dr. John BatesCTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 16
Dr. John Bates is a Member of the Group Executive Board and Chief Technology Officer at Software AG, responsible for Intelligent Business Operations and Big Data strategies. Until July 2013, John was Executive Vice President and Corporate Chief Technology Officer at Progress Software. John was responsible for creating, evolving and evangelizing Progress' market strategy and technology vision. Previously, John was General Manager of Progress Software's Apama Division. John was responsible for Divisional P&L including sales, marketing, products and consulting services. In 3 years John grew revenue by over 300%.
Articles by Dr. John Bates
Home Depot became the latest Flash Crash poster child in late November with a 10% plunge in its share price, which momentarily wiped $12 billion off of the DIY store’s value.
Ships’ fuel company OW Bunker has been scuppered by a rogue wave of derivatives trades and fraudulent pirates.
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.
Recent events demonstrate not enough progress has been made in the monitoring and surveillance of trading -- human or machine.
It took a while for regulators to catch up with high-frequency traders. Unfortunately for the HFT players, the regulators found their footing in September.
Scottish independence has far-reaching consequences for the global financial markets.
While two out of the five capital markets predictions from July have already come true, let's hope that all five don't actually happen.
With the summer starting to heat up, here are five things we will see in the financial markets in the second half of 2014.
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?
Financial services firms can control wanted behaviors in trading through analysis of fast, big data streams. So why can't these firms use the same technologies to detect unwanted behavior?
Michael Lewis' new book "Flash Boys" has whipped up a furious tornado of criticism about high frequency trading. But the market and regulators need to resist the urge to ban the practice and instead embrace the notion of high frequency monitoring and surveillance.
Even with the new SEC regulations, US brokers have a lot of work to do to comply with market access rules.
The way FX benchmarks are set and how FX trading is monitored is about to fundamentally change.
Self-learning techniques, such as machine learning or artificial intelligence, offer a potential route for smart algos to identify new trading patterns and can also be used to discover new patterns of market abuse.
In January 2013, Congressman Edward J Markey declared that HFT represents a clear and present danger and should be curtailed immediately. Is he right?
Regulators are chasing the market with real-time market monitoring technology because they lack the budgets of banks and hedge funds.