Gen X Is No Different from the Baby Boomers

Complaining about the influence of the new generation is de rigueur in some executive circles. But, James argues, senior technologists might not want to be the first ones to cast stones.

July 2017: The Human Factor

In the world of traditional data management versus advanced analytics, some see data managers as sherpas and data science professionals as rocket scientists.

Secret Formula: Sequencing the Genome of Data Scientists

Many firms are creating data science teams to gain insights from new sources of unstructured and alternative data. But finding people with the right skillsets within the financial markets ecosystem is proving to be a barrier that slows firms’ ability to…

Cutbacks and Opportunities: The Market Data Job Market

In spite—or because—of the rising cost and complexity of data, cost-cutting and streamlining initiatives continue at financial institutions. Kirsten Hyde looks at how these efforts are affecting the headcount and structure of market data departments, and…

Shank Boards Apcela

Shank's operations background in other industries will see him take responsibility for overseeing day-to-day operations at Apcela.