A summary of some of the past week’s financial technology news.
As CFTC commissioner Rostin Behnam’s report on climate risk to the financial system is published, WatersTechnology speaks to Behnam about data, greenwashing, and gaining support in Washington.
Waters Wrap: Banks Increasingly Lean on Vendors for 'Moonshots' (And Office Space Concerns & Symphony's KYC Play)
Anthony says that plenty of innovative projects are currently underway in the capital markets, it's just that banks are relying more heavily on vendors for those moonshots.
The association's latest industry survey reveals how the data management agenda is becoming more visible—and important—to firms' COOs and CEOs, rather than being seen as a technology issue.
Experts advise using machine learning to solve data quality challenges before applying it to alpha-generating strategies.
A look at some of the key "people moves" over the last week, including Deborah Hrvatin (pictured), who joins CLS.
Also, a look at new hires for IHS Markit, UBS, TickSmith, BitGo and Amber Group.
The threat of high-frequency traders have forced banks to spend big on tech.
In a career spanning more than 20 years, Esler has served in senior market data management roles at some of the biggest banks on Wall Street.
The flavor of the week among investment banks is not to be a bank, but a tech company. While the numbers are starting to back that claim up, so are the risks involved, writes James Rundle.
In conversation with Duco CEO Christian Nentwich and Waters editor in chief Victor Anderson, Citi's global head of operations and technology Don Callahan describes his efforts to influence the bank's approaches to managing data quality.
Iwanaga is a veteran of the data industry, having served in data management roles at banks as well as data and technology providers in the US and Asia.
Part of Dunlap's role will be managing the integration of prior and future acquisitions by the LSE's data and index businesses.
Banks are looking to cash in on the alternative data boom, but an in-depth investigation of the alternative data market shows that they may be in for an uphill battle to claim territory.
Forays into selling data have been slowed by concerns over confidentiality, internal battles over its use and clean-up work on the data itself. Risk.net's Faye Kilburn reports.
The news comes one week after parent company Cinnober also changed leadership
Mendez has spent much of his career working at - and consulting to - buy-side and sell-side firms.
Inside Data Management profiles six of the 23 women recognized in the inaugural Women in Technology and Data Awards for their contributions to the advancement of women in the financial services industry.
Data management vendor appoints Harry Chopra, an industry veteran of 30 years, as chief client officer.
Finra says Citi's inaccurate ratings led to numerous porblems for portfolio manager clients and retail investors.
Data cost management software vendor TRG (formerly The Roberts Group) has hired two new sales and customer services executives to support its ongoing organic and strategic growth.
Technology is creeping into buy-side compliance processes, but to what degree?
Joanne Faulkner reports on NAFIS panelists' views on machine learning and its current and future applications for the capital markets.