Christmas in June, or Business as Usual

ON BALANCE

Happy tidings to all. The swirling chaos of the annual Securities Industry Association's Technology Management Conference & Exhibit—or as it's more commonly known, the SIA show—is over. We have survived, and more importantly, so has everyone else.

In fact, vendors were positively chirpy this year. Certainly we were deluged with the usual flood of press releases in the three days leading up to the show. (Don't vendors realize that they merely get lost in the noise? How about making your big an