On the surface, the concept of shadow IT seems simple: A project is started without proper authorization because those involved want to avoid having to jump through the various hoops required to get the green light to build the technology. In actuality, shadow IT is much more nuanced.
The UK's Financial Conduct Authority is working to ensure its own readiness for Mifid II data challenges, and acknowledges that many firms will struggle with similar issues.
Dan explains that the only way to properly handle the presence of shadow IT at a firm is recognizing that it’s likely not going anywhere.
John Ramsay, IEX's chief market policy officer, speaks to WatersTechnology about the issues the exchange sees with NYSE’s plan for implementing a speed bump at NYSE MKT.
For years, sophisticated data monitoring and analytics have been a key component of developing trading strategies. Now, as Joanne Faulkner discovers, firms are taking approaches first developed for use by traders and turning the tables, and are using them outside the trading flow to monitor the traders themselves.
The US firm will experiment with Bing’s data, aiming to develop new ways of predicting asset prices.
With an unenviable raft of new regulation imminently coming into force, market participants anticipate a flurry of adoption of compliance-related technology, which is expected to prove lucrative for RegTech providers. Joanna Wright and Max Bowie talk to some of the key players about the drivers behind this trend, and RegTech’s potential over the long term.
Natixis Global Asset Management’s Marina Gross explains the rationale for selecting BISAM as the build partner for its Portfolio Clarity Web Portal.
Trading Technologies Sees Increased Adoption of Cloud-Based Platform, Sets Sights on New Coverage Areas
10 percent of TT’s user base is now live on the cloud-based platform as the vendor preps new functionality and asset-class coverage.
From trade reporting to best execution requirements, the fixed-income market is going to change in 2018...but what that change will look like is still to be determined.
The guys talk about Dan’s feature and Anthony’s trip to Florida for the industry’s biggest futures conference.Subscribe to Weekly Wrap emails