AFTAs 2016: Best Use of the Agile Methodology—StatPro

New for the 2016 American Financial Technology Awards is the best use of the Agile methodology category, an award that reflects the continued adoption of Agile across the capital markets as the most efficient and practical software development model.

AFTAs 2016: Best Partnership or Alliance—MTS Markets & Bloomberg

In something of an anomaly in this year’s American Financial Technology Awards, MTS Markets and Bloomberg have won two different categories—best partnership or alliance and best collaboration initiative (see page 40)—with ostensibly the same initiative:…

AFTAs 2016: Most Cutting-Edge IT Initiative: Buy Side—Blackstone

Blackstone is no stranger to the AFTAs winners’ circle. The $350 billion New York-based asset manager won the best IT integration initiative in the 2014 AFTAs, while in 2013 it won the most cutting-edge IT initiative, and Bill Murphy, the firm’s CTO, was…