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A Case for Quality Assurance in Financial Technology Testing Quality assurance testing in a project's early stages is sometimes viewed as an unnecessary cost, but a proper strategy and collaboration can still save money and reputation.
The Conversation: Connecting the Global Regulatory Agenda US and European regulatory practices have diverged in crucial areas such as banking oversight, derivatives regulation, and privacy protection. Reforms are moving ahead but gaps persist. Should there be more cooperation?
Swimming With Sharks Is a Dangerous Pastime After a sensational news program said the entire US equity market was rigged, there was an inevitable lawsuit and OneChicago got caught in the shark attack.
Patriot Missiles for the Market 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?
Beyond Heartbleed: 5 Basic Rules To Reduce Risk Firms continue to migrate sensitive information into fewer web-based applications with homogenous environments, increasing the potential for damage.
Stewardship of the Balance Sheet, Part 2: Why Interest Rate Risk Matters With the threat of rising rates on the horizon, banks are relying on existing “technologies” to avert the danger, such as duration risk, VaR and dynamic simulation, writes David Renz of SunGard's Ambit Treasury Management solution.
Internet of Things: Who Gets the Data? Connected machines will spark new negotiations along the supply chain.
Stewardship of the Balance Sheet: Why Funding Matters It may be time for a revival of securitizations — a practice once reviled in the aftermath of the financial crisis — but one that can help make banks’ funding more secure, writes David Renz of SunGard's Ambit Treasury Management solution.
The Flash Crash – And Near Misses – Four Years Later In all seriousness, regulators need to continue to think of the Flash Crash as a possible precursor to a meltdown of the global financial system, writes Walter Ferstand of NICE Actimize.
White House Big Data Report: 5 Privacy Takeaways Big data raises serious privacy concerns that need to be addressed, sooner rather than later, report says.
Common Backup Blunders Don't get caught with your pants down.