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Content tagged with Infrastructure posted in February 2014
Building AML Regulatory Platforms For The Big Data Era
Commentary  |  2/27/2014  | 
Big data technologies can help financial services firms comply with a myriad of regulations, including US anti-money laundering requirements.
SIP to Get Tech Upgrades, While Consultant Hired to Conduct RFPs
News  |  2/26/2014  | 
The UTP SIP committee unanimously approved technology enhancements for a key market data feed, and also hired Jordan & Jordan to conduct two RFPs to replace Nasdaq when its contract officially runs out.
An Interesting Year for the IBOR Debate
News  |  2/25/2014  | 
Delivering the ideal IBOR solution will require fundamental changes in way businesses operate and the way front-office trading systems are used.
Global Voice Transformation: The Clash of Telephony and IT
News  |  2/25/2014  | 
Convergence of voice and data presents a significant cost advantage still not exploited by IT departments in banks.
Build Vs. Buy: A Dangerous Lie
Commentary  |  2/24/2014  | 
IT's eternal debate sidesteps the complexities of a fragile talent ecosystem and creates a vicious cycle that ensures project failure.
The Trouble With Brazil's Post-Trade Automation in a Global Economy
News  |  2/21/2014  | 
As Brazilian trade volume grows, asset managers adopt technological solutions to reduce risk and improve efficiency
How Well Do We Really Understand Information Security?
News  |  2/20/2014  | 
Information security is very important, but most people think they know it and that's half the problem.
App Marketplace Gains Momentum With Risk Management Solutions Provider
News  |  2/19/2014  | 
In response to demands for unique tools, an open marketplace for third party and collaborative applications has been well received.
Analytics And Interactive Statements Enhance The Consumer Experience
Commentary  |  2/19/2014  | 
Customer demand is fueling changes in delivery of statements from financial institutions. Business intelligence (BI) technology can help banks seize the high ground in this new era of "consumerization" within personal finance.
Down The Data Rabbit Hole With The CFTC
Commentary  |  2/18/2014  | 
If you drill down far enough, eventually you might find the truth when it comes to regulatory reporting, data and the goal of assessing systemic risk.
Love Story: Consumerization of Technology & Wall Street
Commentary  |  2/14/2014  | 
Employees love their personal technology, but they don't feel the same about corporate systems. This must change, as workers are looking for the same UX in the workplace as they do on their phone.
5 Technology Initiatives for the Buy-Side
News  |  2/13/2014  | 
It's time to cross items off the to-do list. Say goodbye to legacy systems and silos, focus on IBOR investment and critical IT system updates.
User Experience is Driving Changes to Nasdaq's Corporate Solution Platform
News  |  2/12/2014  | 
"The platform is built to leverage other parts of business in a scalable and integrated kind of way," says Nasdaq's Michael Cotter.
Capital Requirements for Banks and Their Impact on IT Strategy
News  |  2/11/2014  | 
Many banks probably haven’t taken a close look at the repercussions on IT.
U.S. Buy Side Focus Shifts to Investment Performance, Says Linedata Study
News  |  2/11/2014  | 
The trend is driven by the completion of post-crisis regulation deployments by U.S. asset managers while E.U. firms remain focused on implementing new regulations.
BNY Mellon Takes BPM To Higher Level
News  |  2/10/2014  | 
Not long ago adopting business process management technology was a leading-edge pursuit. Now, organizations like BNY Mellon Wealth Management are going beyond early initiatives to streamline operations further.
SEC Meter Maid Nabs 2 For Bad Parking
News  |  2/10/2014  | 
For smaller firms, recent "parking scheme" charges should be call to arms to enhance surveillance platforms.
January 2013: From Appreciation to Market Correction
Commentary  |  2/7/2014  | 
The new year kicked off with a brutal first month for investors. Will it be a typical market correction, or just a temporary dip?
Growth of Financial Services Outsourcing: How to Drive Maximum and Sustainable Value
News  |  2/6/2014  | 
As a buyer of outsourced services, it is important to engage with these companies differently than in the past.
B2B Start-ups and Outsourcing: Lessons Learned
News  |  2/6/2014  | 
From proof of concept to external specialists, these are three valuable lessons for collaborating with technology intensive start-ups.
Can Europe's Digital Agenda Spur Capital Markets Public Cloud Adoption?
Commentary  |  2/5/2014  | 
Proposed standards from the European Union may help ease some concerns capital markets firms have with public cloud.
Companies Are Banning E-mail to Improve Efficiency
News  |  2/5/2014  | 
Doing away with internal e-mail may not be as crazy as it sounds.
Institutional Adoption of Electronic Fixed Income Trading Systems Is Poised For Growth, Here’s Why
News  |  2/5/2014  | 
Three reasons the combination of technology, analytics, and Alternative Trading Systems (ATS) will be key factors to bond trading success in the New Year.
Safe haven: Why Managed Services are a Natural Fit for an Evolving Financial Industry
Commentary  |  2/5/2014  | 
Despite the security concerns that get raised around managed services, bank CIOs, IT directors and market data managers would reveal a reassuring and possibly surprising picture, writes Mike Powell of Thomson Reuters.
Traders Demand Mobility: BYOD And 2014 Other Trends
Commentary  |  2/5/2014  | 
New regulation affecting mobile devices has given banks an excellent impetus to include mobile recording in their overall compliance strategy.
Bank Of America's 'Why Stop There?' Cloud Strategy
News  |  2/4/2014  | 
Getting IT pros to give up old habits is one of the hardest things about building a new, private cloud architecture.
Convenience and Security: The Case Against Biometric Tokens
News  |  2/3/2014  | 
To improve security and convenience, couple the ubiquity of smartphones with biometric technology.

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