September 2019: It’s the People

Anthony reflects on the value and importance of people in technology, and remembers Waters staff and conference attendees who died on September 11, 2001.

New York

A little over a year ago, the path was cleared for Ion Group to acquire Fidessa, after the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority and the Financial Conduct Authority gave the deal their blessings. The rest is history … as are the Fidessa careers of 400 to 500 now-former employees. Time will tell if this ends up being a successful acquisition or not, but since my colleague Rebecca Natale broke the news on August 7 of the mass exodus, the feedback we’ve received from current and former Fidessa

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