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.
Victor says chief innovation officers are becoming more common in the industry, but they have their work cut out for them.
Buy-Side Technology Awards 2017: Best Buy-Side Back-Office Technology Provider—SmartStream Technologies
It is no secret that the front office has traditionally received the greatest attention from a technology perspective, both from capital markets firms themselves and the community of third-party technology vendor serving them. After all, when it comes to…
Victor Anderson and Adam Cottingham discuss the upstream and downstream risks associated with manually-intensive corporate actions processes.
This year’s Buy-Side Technology Awards luncheon was held at the May Fair Hotel in London on November 3. Here are this year's winners accompanied by explanations of why they won their respective categories.
Victor Anderson and Adam Cottingham discuss how the lack of messaging standards for processing corporate actions is affecting firms' abilities to automate current operations.
Artificial intelligence is no panacea, but it can help with buy-side decision-making, Victor says.
In the second installment of this two-part series, Lee Olesky discusses Tradeweb's technology and the role the firm's network plays in enabling electronic fixed-income trading.
Victor Anderson sits down with Tradeweb's CEO, Lee Olesky, to discuss the highlights and challenges the firm has experienced over the last 20 years.
It is still possible to submit entries to this year's American Financial Technology Awards, although time is running out – the website closes on Monday October 16.
Victor Anderson and Adam Cottingham discuss the business case for developing and implementing technologies to support corporate actions processes.
The WatersTechnology Innovation Summit 2017 is the first European event that focuses exclusively on the fintech industry from a capital markets perspective.
Robotic process automation possesses significant potential to enhance reconciliations operations particularity when married to artificial intelligence.
The entry deadline to this year's Buy-Side Technology Awards has been extended by a week, while entries to this year's American Financial Technology Awards will open on Monday September 4.
The algorithmic trading industry is a curious beast: Almost all the press it receives tends to be negative, given that it is only at times when things go awry that the industry sits up and takes notice. One has to look no further than two of the highest…
Back in 2015, Moody’s Analytics caused something of a stir when it replaced Numerix—one of the Rankings’ most consistent winners over the past decade—as the recipient of the credit risk solution provider category. But on closer inspection, that win…
Here we are again at one of WatersTechnology’s awards and apparently nothing has changed: It’s pretty much business as usual as far as IHS Markit is concerned and its domination of the enterprise data management (EDM) provider category in the Waters…
The unbundling of research will present new challenges for the industry, but on balance, it should be good.
Transaction-cost analysis (TCA) is not a new business process that needs to be managed by capital markets firms. If anything, it might even be considered to be a bit dreary and frumpy.
FactSet? Really? Winner of the best performance measurement system provider category at this year’s Waters Rankings? Surely not?