Voya Financial and Blackstone execs discuss the role that fintechs play in firms' digital transformations, and caution them not to rely so heavily on vendors.
The bank is looking to automation in the middle and back offices as it seeks to exploit emerging technologies.
At Waters USA, the chief market intelligence officer of hedge fund Point72 discussed how tech and data are disrupting traditional ideas about investing.
The regulator's goal is to decrease the back and forth during reporting and predict misreporting.
As part of its digitization efforts, the bank is looking to video game technology to allow traders to consume more information.
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.
James reflects on the importance of human involvement as trading technology evolves.
A look at some of the key themes that will be talked about at Waters USA—including cloud, AI, alt data, blockchain—and also a discussion of recent Brexit developments.
Victor Anderson, who is in town from London, joins Anthony and James to dig into the key themes from Waters USA.
John reviews the biggest stories of the last week, including the Waters December features and bids farewell to WatersTechnology.
"The problem I see is that if we don't, over the next six months or so, start to consolidate and focus on some core platforms, we'll have too much fragmentation."
A panel at Waters USA said firms need to know what information they want before choosing vendors.
Dan and Anthony chat about Waters' biggest annual conference.
The increase in the use of artificial intelligence holds great potential for the future of trading technology, as long as humans and machines can work together.
Data governance and close scrutiny of vendors will help bring all data into either public or private clouds, said Waters USA panelists.
"The cost of computations, the cost of connections, the cost of storage and analysis have come down. There's been a leveling of the playing field."
Artificial intelligence can show its true value to the industry in the cybersecurity space.
C-level executives at Waters USA talk about creating areas where innovation can prosper.
Waters USA panelists said good regulatory technology exists but is useless without good data.
At this year's Waters USA event, panelists discussed the benefits of machine learning and AI, and where these technologies are still lacking.
Panelists at Waters USA 2016 had contrasting views on the impact of robo advisors.
Firm Addressing Governance and Quality, Executive Says
Semantic data modeling efforts, which have gained traction in the financial services industry, are increasingly being driven by metadata, said an IT processing services company executive
Richie Etwaru, COO of group technology at UBS, says that in order for the industry to fully tap into Big Data, there must be a change in mindset in terms of how data is thought of, and what it can be used for.