JP Morgan Chase's head of AI technology and Deutsche Bank's head of innovation for the Americas at Deutsche Bank join to talk about AI, cloud, and more.
Technology vendors have begun adopting Kubernetes and Docker to speed up application development and deployment at banks, but rethinking old ways will not be easy.
Sell-side firms and data providers are increasingly experimenting with natural-language generation to create new forms of automatically curated reports, emails and alerts, but the technique comes with significant challenges.
The data provider is using natural language generation to summarize news articles and write automated stories.
The QED team within the asset manager is aligning its focus next year to deliver a holistic AI platform to its investment professionals—including a recommendation engine.
After its acquisitions of Red Hat and Promontory, IBM is looking to expand its footprint in the capital markets through containerization, as well as reg reporting in the cloud.
Anthony says that while machine-learning models have been hit-and-miss during the pandemic, NLP is taking on greater importance. He also looks at how exchanges are looking to move their core matching engines to the cloud.
The supporters of a plan for a federated cloud architecture in Europe held a conference to discuss development plans, but it’s still unclear how the concept will work in practice.
The use of agile development techniques and adoption of micro-frontend technology has yielded significant improvements in development productivity, officials say.
Anthony wonders if AML platforms are being scrutinized enough by banks and regulators, then looks at Wells Fargo's tapping of HPR for its quant division and Northern Trust’s blockchain plans.
UBS AM’s Bryan Cross says the goal of embedding AI in the investment process has failed because the aim has been misguided.
Technologies meant to detect and stop financial crime may add more headaches than they relieve. Others say that the best tech can't overcome how bankers use these tools. The AML dilemma likely falls somewhere in the middle.
Distributed-ledger technology will help ensure asset safety and allow custodians to provide more value to clients using AI and analytics.
Wells Fargo’s Quantitative Prime Services division has tapped HPR’s Unimus platform, starting with its market access gateway and risk management tool.
In 2016, Anthony wrote that the blockchain revolution was overhyped—unsurprisingly, his opinions have not changed. He also delves into the Ion-Broadway deal, and looks at new consulting/advisory firms that have recently come to market.
Wei-Shen thinks about how the battle for supremacy in AI will evolve in the near future, and what the implications of China’s advances in the field might mean for Wall Street technology.
After partnering with GCP last year, the data delivery vendor is working on its most in-depth integration thus far.
Anthony takes a look at some new alternative data offerings coming to market, and also explains why there’s so little election coverage on this website.
A summary of some of the past week's financial technology news.
Alqami will advise wannabe alternative data vendors on the value of their content, while TickSmith will provide the technology platform for them to sell it to potential clients.
With data notifications growing in volume and complexity, firms are finding it harder to keep track of these changes. Some vendors are looking to help.
Distributed ledger technology won’t replace existing exchange infrastructure despite potential for smaller use cases, say CEOs.
Anthony explores changing concept of a trading platform, and what that might mean for the future of tech development.
A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.