Industry Issues & Initiatives

Gen X Is No Different from the Baby Boomers

Complaining about the influence of the new generation is de rigueur in some executive circles. But, James argues, senior technologists might not want to be the first ones to cast stones.

Quantum Computing: Beyond Zeros and Ones

Traditional computers as we know them are reaching a fundamental barrier where they will not be able to solve certain problems or go any faster—enter quantum computing.

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