Author
 Dr. John Bates

Profile of Dr. John Bates

CTO, Intelligent Business Operations & Big Data, Software AG
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Author
Blog Posts: 16
Posts: 8

Dr. John Bates is a Member of the Group Executive Board and Chief Technology Officer at Software AG, responsible for Intelligent Business Operations and Big Data strategies. Until July 2013, John was Executive Vice President and Corporate Chief Technology Officer at Progress Software. John was responsible for creating, evolving and evangelizing Progress' market strategy and technology vision. Previously, John was General Manager of Progress Software's Apama Division. John was responsible for Divisional P&L including sales, marketing, products and consulting services. In 3 years John grew revenue by over 300%.

Articles by Dr. John Bates

Do-It-Yourself Flash Crash Preventer Kit

12/1/2014
Home Depot became the latest Flash Crash poster child in late November with a 10% plunge in its share price, which momentarily wiped $12 billion off of the DIY store’s value.

7 Pillars of Market Surveillance 2.0

10/29/2014
Compliance officers are facing flash crashes, insider trading, market manipulation, and more. Here are seven market surveillance and risk management steps that will help compliance officers sleep better at night.

The Return of Fat Fingers

10/6/2014
Recent events demonstrate not enough progress has been made in the monitoring and surveillance of trading -- human or machine.

HFT's Death by a Thousand Cuts

9/29/2014
It took a while for regulators to catch up with high-frequency traders. Unfortunately for the HFT players, the regulators found their footing in September.

Patriot Missiles for the Market

5/20/2014
Financial services firms can control wanted behaviors in trading through analysis of fast, big data streams. So why can't these firms use the same technologies to detect unwanted behavior?

Fast and Furious: High Frequency Trading Raises Hackles

4/10/2014
Michael Lewis' new book "Flash Boys" has whipped up a furious tornado of criticism about high frequency trading. But the market and regulators need to resist the urge to ban the practice and instead embrace the notion of high frequency monitoring and surveillance.

HFT: A Clear and Present Danger?

3/21/2013
In January 2013, Congressman Edward J Markey declared that HFT represents a clear and present danger and should be curtailed immediately. Is he right?

It's A Rich Man's World

6/14/2010
Regulators are chasing the market with real-time market monitoring technology because they lack the budgets of banks and hedge funds.

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