At a dinner held in midtown Manhattan on Dec. 5, the winners of this year's AFTAs were announced.
The Buy-Side Technology Awards, the annual awards that focus on the third-party technology community serving the global asset management industry, turned 10 this year.
Buy-Side Technology Awards 2016: Best Buy-Side Risk Management Initiative Over the Last 12 Months—BISAM
BISAM wins its second category of this year’s BST Awards, thanks to its Cognity risk management platform, which became part of the BISAM stable in the wake of its acquisition of risk management specialist FinAnalytica in March this year. Past recipients...
Buy-Side Technology Awards 2016: Best Buy-Side Performance Measurement and Attribution Product—BISAM
Performance and attribution—ostensibly two sides of the same coin—are the two most important functions that buy-side firms need to manage in order to justify their existence.
When opting for the Agile software development methodology, Victor says firms should think carefully about how to time their releases.
Firms are now recognizing the opportunities to collaborate and share the costs of managing data in a utility to deliver cleaner, more accurate and cheaper reference data.
This year’s Buy-Side Technology Awards luncheon was held at the May Fair Hotel in London on November 4.
Victor Anderson chats to Peter Moss, CEO of SmartStream's Reference Data Utility, about the project's premise and its benefits to industry participants.
Victor sees a bright future for the Julia, the programming language released four years ago, that appears to be striking a chord with capital markets firms of various shapes and size.
Online entries to this year's AFTAs close on the morning of Monday October 17, 2016.
The notion of a single, "all singing all dancing" front-office platform has been around for a while, but still many buy-side firms are being hamstrung by sub-standard front-office technologies.
Following its purchase last year by SS&C, Advent has jumped into hosted technology and outsourcing services by revamping its limited On Demand offering into a robust set of Advent Outsourcing Services (AOS). While many buy-side shops have moved incrementally...
SimCorp's Marc Mallet chats to Victor Anderson about the vendor's front-office strategy and explains the reasons behind the firm's new area of focus.
SS&C Advent's Geneva accounting platform, venerated for its strength among investment managers of many stripes as well as its customization capabilities, became a major focus of attention following SS&C's acquisition of Advent in 2015. But if anything,...
When it comes to survival as a fintech startup, Victor says, it's all about sales. If, as the CEO of a startup, you do not spend every hour of every day focusing on sales, you and your business will fail. Period.
RIMES’ RegFocus offering is designed to reduce the risk of insider dealing and market manipulation for the buy side and helps firms comply with the new MAR regime.
Entries to this year's BST Awards will now close at 08.00 (BST) on the morning of Monday September 19; the awards are free to enter and third-party technology providers and brokers may enter as many categories as they wish.
Online entries to this year's awards are set to close on Monday September 12; the awards are free to enter and providers may enter as many categories as they wish.
FlexTrade has gone to market with TradeGuide, a series of pre-defined web components that reside within FlexTrader, the firm's EMS.
Saxo Bank's COO Søren Kyhl lifts the lid on the bank's OpenAPI project and cites an example of the benefit it promises for the firm's clients.
Entries to the 33 individual categories on offer in the 10th annual, London-hosted Buy-Side Technology Awards are now open.
If, as a capital markets firm, you aren’t using trading algorithms to at least some degree, there are two possibilities: Either you’re based in some backwater and you route your trades to your brokers by phone calls and faxes and they execute them...
It seems like just the other day that Electra Information Systems pulled off one of the great coups of the last decade at the Buy-Side Technology Awards by unseating SmartStream Technologies, a perennial winner over the years in this increasingly important...
After last year’s Waters Rankings that saw 25 different firms in the winners’ circle, the 2016 Rankings were always likely to be somewhat less spectacular in terms of the broadness of the winners’ mix. Be that as it may, this year will be remembered...