Better Data Architectures, Algorithms Take on Greater Importance

At MarketTech 2015: FinTech Barbarians at the Gates, hosted in New York by Tabb Group, industry specialists voiced their opinions on the future of data.

(l-r) Asif Alam, Andy Brown, Peter Giordano

Firms seeking to extract value out of their data are looking to overcome the traditional limits of speed. The answer is better data architecture and more advanced algorithms, according to panelists at this year's FinTech Barbarians at the Gates event in New York.

Asif Alam, global business director at Thomson Reuters, said the era we are living in is transitioning from the age of information to the age of customers, as those customers become increasingly demanding.

"The customer before was

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