It's hot, it's crowded. It's inefficient and it's increasingly unfocused.
But we love it.
Yes, it's SIA time again. Too many people to see, too many products to look at, too many heated conversations to have. I can't wait.
This year's theme -- Beyond Y2K -- is appropriate, I guess. But I can't help thinking that the real theme in the exhibitor aisles is going to be the Internet. As readers of this column know, I have been inundated with invitations to check out vendors' e-commerce offerings at
James talks about his trip to Chicago and some of the interesting topics that came up (including a look at disaster recovery demands). Then Anthony and James touch on ISDA's initial margin rules, with Phase 3 going live next year.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails