Gulf Continues to Exist Between IT and Traders, Says IPC Poll

Simon Jones, IPC

More than half of technologists confessed to not completely understanding traders' needs in a March survey by IPC Systems. Traders concurred, with 55 percent saying that IT did not understand their needs completely. Just 38 percent of technologists said they felt they meet the needs of traders or the trading group very well.

IPC surveyed more than 120 IT professionals and traders during TradeTech in London in March. Nearly 60 percent of IT respondents were management-level executives. Traders su

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