Opinion

March 2017: Somebody’s Watching You

The raft of upcoming regulations has the industry focused on compliance. But to demonstrate compliance, you first need visibility and good data management.

AWS S3 Outage Brings Out Best of Twitter

The massive service disruption of AWS Simple Storage Service’s US-EAST-1 Region last week caused plenty of issues for folks, but it also gave Twitter the opportunity to truly shine.

Why Can’t the Buy Side Get to Grips with Mifid II?

With nine months left to prepare for the arrival of Mifid II in Europe, John asks why the buy-side community is still struggling to get to grips with how the regulation will impact technology infrastructures and applications.

Skynet Is Falling: A Rational Fear of AI

Artificial intelligence is becoming more sophisticated. And, while she understands the benefits of this evolution, Emilia confesses that every new advancement in AI also scares her.

Will OTFs End OTC Markets?

Aggelos explains that both the European Commission and the European Securities and Markets Authority have been explicit in their communication when it comes to derivatives trading in general and transparency around OTC products in particular, in the run…

February 2017: Brave New (Data) World

Every new innovation in the world of market and reference data brings with it a new set of challenges-from managing new datasets to ensuring uptime during storms and natural disasters.