Industry Issues & Initiatives

July 2017: The Human Factor

In the world of traditional data management versus advanced analytics, some see data managers as sherpas and data science professionals as rocket scientists.

Cutbacks and Opportunities: The Market Data Job Market

In spite—or because—of the rising cost and complexity of data, cost-cutting and streamlining initiatives continue at financial institutions. Kirsten Hyde looks at how these efforts are affecting the headcount and structure of market data departments, and…

The Far Pavilions

Throwing more technology at technology problems is rarely the answer, but keeping central questions in mind can prompt beneficial reform

The Balkanization of JavaScript

JavaScript has spawned many different frameworks and libraries—each with some cutting-edge functionality, and each with its own set of challenges. In this environment, CTOs must balance allowing freedom to experiment with new tools while making sure the…