Pushing Our Buttons

ON BALANCE

We were strangely gratified to see that many of the topics already discussed in this space came up at last week’s World Financial Information Conference. The conference, sponsored by the FISD and held in Washington DC, attracted attendees from all parts of the industry who were not afraid to speak their minds (although many of the panelists refused to go on the record).

One issue that came up again and again was derived data. Our own IMD Europe 2003 conference led us to devote a column to thi