Victor Anderson is editor-in-chief of Waters magazine and WatersTechnology. He joined the Risk Waters Group, now part of Incisive Media, in 2001. Victor was born and grew up in South Africa and was an English, History of Art and Director of Sports teacher before making the change to journalism. Before leaving South Africa, while working for Redsand Publishing, he edited a number of magazines for the United Cricket Board of South Africa, the South African Rugby Football Union, and the Professional Golfers' Association of South Africa.
Today is the 17th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in New York, the day that 16 Risk Waters staff members lost their lives. Today we remember them.
This year, Waters celebrates the 25th anniversary of its founding. Victor looks back at a number of the seminal moments in its history and the staff members who helped shape the publication.
The 2018 Waters Rankings featured a number of entrants that traded places by emerging top in categories they hadn’t previously won.
SmartStream Technologies won the best corporate actions solution provider category in this year’s Waters Rankings, thanks to its TLM Corporate Actions platform. Victor Anderson chats to Adam Cottingham, product manager of TLM Corporate Actions, about…
Victor reflects on how mergers and acquisitions have shaped the industry during his tenure as editor, and looks ahead at changes for Waters.
Andreas Burner and Victor Anderson discuss the details around SmartStream's recently launched innovation lab in Vienna and what innovation means to a firm like SmartStream.
The Waters view on Charles River's acquisition by State Street.
Vendor's new CEO pushes forward with new clients and new technology in troubled times for traditional asset managers.
Women are playing an increasingly influential role across all types of capital markets firms and the third-party technology providers serving them. Here are six stories focusing on extraordinary women in our industry.
Victor says capital markets firms considering robotic process automation should recall lessons learned when the dot-com bubble burst.
The Market Abuse Regulation was designed to detect and deal with various forms of market abuse, including insider trading and market manipulation, forcing buy-side firms to deploy new technologies in order to comply.
Jamie Hyman chats to Factset's Linda Clarkson and Tina Young from Deloitte about gender-equality issues across the capital markets.
Victor argues that the definition of artificial intelligence is far less important than its applications in financial services.
Here are the write-ups of the 32 category winners from this year's Sell-Side Technology Awards held in London on April 20.
Deutsche Bank's Elly Hardwick discusses her career and how the bank is looking to roll out innovative new solutions to tackle old problems.
The best implementation award is the only category of all 32 on offer in this year’s Sell-Side Technology Awards where the winner is determined by the effectiveness of an implementation at a sell-side firm.
SmartStream Technologies made a little bit of history at this year’s Sell-Side Technology Awards by winning the best implementation category for the first time. Victor Anderson chats to SmartStream’s Vincent Kilcoyne about his firm’s relationship with…
This category, only the second time it has been on offer in the Sell-Side Technology Awards, is awarded to a third-party technology vendor that has embraced the “early and often” release cadence synonymous with the Agile methodology, while also focusing…