Profile of Jennifer Costley, Ph.DPrincipal, Ashokan Advisors
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Jennifer L. Costley, Ph.D. is a scientifically-trained technologist with broad multidisciplinary experience in enterprise architecture, software development, line management and infrastructure operations, primarily (although not exclusively) in capital markets. She is also a non-profit board leader recognized for talent in building strong governance and process. Her current focus is in helping companies, organizations and individuals with opportunities related to data, analysis and sustainability. She can be reached at www.ashokanadvisors.com
Articles by Jennifer Costley, Ph.D
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: A bank can get the biggest bang for its IT buck by implementing agile development methodologies. Banks that use agile deliver 96% of their projects on budget and 79% of them on time.
The Office of Financial Research has issued its annual report to Congress. Most alarming: Credit risk has increased unabated.
The SEC's Reg SCI weights in at a whopping 742 pages. Here is what you need to know about the oversized regulation.
T+2 settlement is right around the corner for the US. What will it take to get from where the industry is now to implementation?
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s rules for risk reporting are extensive and apply to more financial firms than just the global, systemically important banks.
Working with disparate datasets is hard enough. To do it without a standard set of definitions is a nightmare.
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.
The OFR is making progress with LEIs and is providing guidelines for how it manages different data standards.
The OFR's report addresses contagion in financial networks, which involves the interconnectedness of the financial system, coupled with the effects of leverage.
The OFR's annual report on the state of the financial system is an interesting read that contains a variety of financial information and metrics about the industry.
The best coders are going to start ups and the Googles of the world. What can financial services recruiters do about it?
The sentiment toward SEFs has gone fear, to uncertainty, to acceptance, to business opportunity.
ICE's Thomas Farley said some eye-opening things about the future of the U.S. equities markets.
Data scientists are hard to find, but you may already have someone on your team who performs the duties of a true data guru.
In part two of this blog series, it is clear that data governance is part of many of the major bank's resolution plans.
Close examination reveals that data governance plays an important role in financial firms' resolution plans, which are used to determine how a financial institution can unwind itself from a significant financial incident.
Here are three fundamental cultural differences that are going to be harder to resolve than integration of technologies as part of a successful integration of “big data” into HFT.
The necessary prerequisites for Hadoop to play a key role in the enterprise data architecture of Capital Markets firms are quickly coming into place.
Hadoop 2.0 might help capital markets firms catch up with other industries when it comes to big data adoption.