The benefits of using open-source software are too great to ignore for financial firms.
Aberdeen Asset Management's new group CTO/COO discusses using technology as a lever for transformation.
Licensing is the key to open source continuing to prosper.
Anthony discusses the need to be agile, especially in changing marketplaces with constantly shifting regulatory regimes.
Regulation Automated Trading was created to protect market integrity and update the CFTC’s rules as algorithmic trading proliferates. There are many areas where there’s consensus agreement as to the benefits of this proposed regulation, but Anthony...
Like the sandboxes of childhood, today’s developer “sandbox” environments promote innovation through experimentation—thankfully, Max says, just as in those carefree childhood days, without the fees and administrative burden usually associated...
Compliance technology and artificial intelligence make more inroads among financial data management operations, with opposite levels of disruption to the industry, Michael writes.
The buy side has plenty of options for bond trading, it's a matter of making the right decisions.
While the Agile software development methodology has been around since the mid-90s, it’s really only been in the last few years that capital markets firms have started to embrace various aspects of its Manifesto.
Vendors in the financial services industry rarely make the headlines unless the news is bad. And in 2015, the news was often catastrophically bad. By Steve Marlin
Why it's important to understand whom you're building for.
"There’s a lot of promise in machine learning, but there are still massive unknowns and risks."
"Agile means different things to different organizations and some have adopted it to a greater extent than others."
"The more clients you can provide access to, the more attractive a channel your platform becomes, and more third-party vendors will be willing to make their content available via your platform."
Waters takes an in-depth look at advancements made in this field of artificial intelligence and where there's still room for advancement.
Financial services firms are seeing positive news on two different regulatory fronts of late — first from the confirmed delay of the Mifid II compliance deadline and secondly from the less obvious delays in implementation of the Common Reporting Standard...
The historic liquidity issues plaguing the fixed-income market have been recognized for some time and a number of trading platforms have been launched to facilitate trading, particularly within the secondary bond market.
Innovation doesn’t always come naturally to capital markets firms.
As we enter the latter half of this decade, wearable devices will continue to evolve in sectors such as healthcare and wellness.
The lesson to be learned from 2015 is that improvements in data governance planning need to continue.
As new exchanges enter the market, established bourses need to evolve in order to survive.
Data professionals can help focus traders on higher-value, strategic tasks around market data, such as identifying new datasets and suppliers.
Numerous market participants have responded to the problem of shallow liquidity in fixed-income markets with the launch of new trading platforms, but without any tangible success.
A look at StatPro's acquisition of Investor Analytics.