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Buy-Side CROs: To Each Investment Strategy, a Unique Tech Response

At last week's Buy-Side Technology North American Summit, a trio of chief risk officers (CROs) spanning boutique and institutional investment firms gave a candid take on the build-out of their risk management and reporting platforms. The scene, they said,...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Risk Management | 17 Oct 2014


Hazlitt: The View of Enterprise Social Media Needs to Evolve

At this year's Buy-Side Technology North American Summit in Manhattan, Simon Hazlitt looked at how his firm has turned to enterprise social media solution tibbr to revolutionize its internal communications, even if the platform, itself, is not about communication...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 13 Oct 2014

SAP and Birst collaborate to offer cloud-based analytics on HANA

BST North America Panel: Will Cloud Kill the IT Department?

As more firms outsource technology solutions via the cloud, one asset manager questions the need for an internal technology department at all.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Data Management | 10 Oct 2014


Hite Hedge AM First on SS&C's Integrated Offering

In an effort to consolidate its vendor footprint, Hite Hedge Asset Management turned to SS&C Technologies and is now live with the fund administrator's newly launched integrated front-, middle- and back-office solution.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Buy-Side Implementations | 09 Oct 2014


BST North America Panel: Different Approaches to Improving Data Management

At the Buy-Side North American Summit, held this week in New York, end-users and vendors on the buy side discussed improvements firms can make to their data management.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Data Management | 09 Oct 2014


BST North America Panel: Derivatives Regulation Creates Tech Limbo, Opportunities

A panel of industry experts discussed the impact regulation of OTC derivative trading will have and what the future holds for the market at 2014's Buy-Side Technology North American Summit.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Buy-Side Operations | 08 Oct 2014


Definitions, Market Structure Dominate HFT Debate at BST North America

In what was by far the most colorful and contentious panel at the Buy-Side Technology North American Summit held today in New York, three electronic market-makers debated what's wrong with the ongoing industry, regulatory, and political discussion around...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | High Frequency Trading | 07 Oct 2014


Symphony CEO David Gurle Discusses Goldman Sachs/Consortium Deal, New Platform

Yesterday it was announced that a consortium of 14 financial institutions led by Goldman Sachs had acquired Palo Alto-based software vendor Perzo for $66 million. The resulting acquisition led to the new company Symphony Communication Services, whose...

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | alliances, mergers & acquisitions | 02 Oct 2014


Shellshock Jolts Industry, Could be Worse than Heartbleed

A newly discovered vulnerability for Linux, Mac OS X and Unix-based systems highlights the challenges firms face when defending against hackers and data loss.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 30 Sep 2014


Sibos 2014 Keynote: Tech, Services Merge While New Barriers and Competitors Rise

This year's Sibos event, hosted in Boston, kicked off with Chris Perretta and Peter Cowhey articulating the case for a change in mindset.

Buy-Side Technology | Analysis | Industry Issues & Initiatives | 29 Sep 2014

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Tackling Teething Troubles: Examining the Current State of the OTC Derivatives Market

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