Content by Greg MacSweeney
Greg MacSweeney
Member Since: May 8, 2014
Blog Posts: 734
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A Wild Ride Comes to an End
Commentary  |  1/27/2015  | 
Covering the financial services technology space for the past 15 years has been a thrilling ride with many ups as downs.
Increasing Cyberthreats Pose Massive Challenge for Financial Firms
News  |  1/8/2015  | 
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: Financial firms will increase data security spending and also strengthen critical infrastructure as the industry struggles to keep up with the scale and intensity of cyber attacks.
Technology Innovation Returns to Financial Services
Commentary  |  12/18/2014  | 
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.
Global Banks Need to Demonstrate RDA Progress in 2015
News  |  12/18/2014  | 
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.
Julio Gomez Joins Knowledgent as Industry Strategy Partner
News  |  12/4/2014  | 
Julio Gomez, the founder of Gomez Inc., has joined data analytics firm Knowledgent as industry strategic partner for financial services.
BNY Mellon Aims to Tap Data Science Talent In Silicon Valley
News  |  12/2/2014  | 
Looking for new ideas and talented data scientists, BNY Mellon has opened an innovation center in Palo Alto.
Fidelity Debuts Oculus Rift-Based Virtual Investment App
News  |  11/19/2014  | 
Fidelity Labs, Fidelity Investments' 75-person R&D think-tank, has launched StockCity, a virtual-reality view of an investorís portfolio. StockCity uses Oculus Rift to simulate the investment cityscape.
Fidelity Labs Launches Oculus Rift Investment Visualization App
Fidelity Labs Launches Oculus Rift Investment Visualization App
Wall Street & Technology Videos  |  11/19/2014  | 
Fidelity Labs, the R&D think tank inside of Fidelity Investments, has launched StockCity for Oculus, a tool that combines virtual reality with data visualization to transform an investorís stock portfolio into a city that conveys information about stocks without a single number or percentage.
CFTC Increases Cyber Security Oversight for Market Structure Entities
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
Tomothy Massad, the new CFTC chairman, tells derivatives exchanges and clearinghouses they need to strengthen cyber security planning and procedures.
Comment: Re: a big move - Greg MacSweeney - 10/27/2014
Comment: a big move - Greg MacSweeney - 10/27/2014
Comment: Re: Tablets - Greg MacSweeney - 10/21/2014
RDA Is Wake-Up Call for Data Managers
RDA Is Wake-Up Call for Data Managers
Wall Street & Technology Videos  |  10/20/2014  | 
Banks need to improve data sharing and risk management to meet RDA standards.
Mobile Trading & Apple's New IPad Top Most Read List
Mobile Trading & Apple's New IPad Top Most Read List
Wall Street & Technology Videos  |  10/17/2014  | 
Mobile trading apps are proliferating in financial services.
CME Layoffs Hit Technology Group Hardest
News  |  10/14/2014  | 
CME Group's restructuring will eliminate 5% of the workforce.
Comment: No winners - Greg MacSweeney - 10/9/2014
Citadelís New CIO Builds on a Strong IT Foundation
News  |  10/9/2014  | 
Citadel has a long history with cutting-edge technology. Joseph Squeri, the firmís CIO, is happy to leverage its technology platform for newer projects.
Comment: Hot space - Greg MacSweeney - 10/8/2014
Comment: K.I.S.S. - Greg MacSweeney - 10/6/2014
The Bankerless Bank
Commentary  |  10/1/2014  | 
Regulatory upheaval has distracted banks from developing innovative technology. When will banks return their focus to building technology for competitive advantage?
Get Ready for RDA
News  |  10/1/2014  | 
The deadline for Risk Data Aggregation (RDA) is approaching quickly. Is your bank ready?
SECís CIO Grows Tech by Leaps & Bounds
News  |  10/1/2014  | 
Tom Bayer, CIO for the SEC, has helped the agency improve its systems to better monitor todayís electronic markets.
Raising the Data Management Stakes
Commentary  |  9/30/2014  | 
Data management can get firms only so far. Advanced data analytics is needed for all business lines and for calculating risk, especially with BCBS 239 on the horizon.
Big Data Takes Center Stage at Sibos
News  |  9/29/2014  | 
Banks are rolling out data analytics projects across the business, but leaders still struggle with data privacy, regulations, and finding business value.
The Future of the CIO
Commentary  |  9/29/2014  | 
Todayís chief information officers are no longer hardcore technologists. And they arenít pure business leaders either. They need to have excellent business and technology acumen to succeed.
Comment: Privacy first - Greg MacSweeney - 9/25/2014
Using Artificial Intelligence to Uncover Non-Public Company Data
News  |  9/16/2014  | 
Startup DataFox aims to use artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and big data to provide data on 100,000 private technology companies to financial analysts.
Comment: measurement - Greg MacSweeney - 8/26/2014

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