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State Street Operates an Internal Social Network to Spark Innovation At the InformationWeek Leadership Summit at Interop New York, David Saul, chief scientist of State Street, said companies must tap their employees for innovation, or they are wasting resources.
The Art of Leveraging Governance, Risk & Compliance Technology Tools Eliminating compliance risk across information channels is a constantly transforming task. Ongoing auditing and auto-corrective technology can increase trust, accountability, and transparency.
The FSB's Swaps Data Aggregation Report, a Technical Review The Report discusses legal, technological, and regulatory issues to be resolved in order to obtain a complete view of swap transactions around the world.
IEX CTO Runs 10-Month Marathon The most influential time in Rob Park's career was the 10 months it took to take IEX from conception to production.
Raising the Data Management Stakes Data management can get firms only so far. Advanced data analytics is needed for all business lines and for calculating risk, especially with BCBS 239 on the horizon.
Asia/Pacific Challenged by T+2 European Settlement Cycle A survey commissioned by Omgeo shows market participants in Asia/Pacific are ill prepared for Europe's T+2 settlement deadline in October.
New Tool Prioritizes Critical Data & News for Traders & Investors S&P Capital IQ and Kuberre Systems are launching Event Fusion, a new product that monitors multiple real-time feeds and alerts investors to critical data impacting their securities holdings.
Tabb Survey: Swap Participants Air Discontent With SEF Rules The jury is still out on whether SEF rules will produce a positive outcome for the swap market, and some participants are shifting to alternative instruments, according to Tabb Group's fourth SEF Industry Barometer.
Big Data Takes Center Stage at Sibos Banks are rolling out data analytics projects across the business, but leaders still struggle with data privacy, regulations, and finding business value.
The Future of the CIO Today’s chief information officers are no longer hardcore technologists. And they aren’t pure business leaders either. They need to have excellent business and technology acumen to succeed.
HFT's Death by a Thousand Cuts 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.
100 Years: Charles Dow to Quants to Predictive Analytics for Everyone High-frequency trading and quantitative financial analysis left most investors in the dust. Today modern advanced data analytics tools are giving all investors access to unique information.
6 Security Strategies for Mobile Employees Six mobility rules for employees moving between offices, meeting customers offsite, and traveling to business functions.
Behavior Biometrics a Popular Defense Against Cyberthreats Banks are capturing behavioral data like swipes, typing cadence, and mouse patterns to identify fraudulent account activity.
The Emergence of Virtual Financial Planners If Finovate Fall 2014 is a guide, targeted financial planning tools are now popping up for every demographic -- from kids earning an allowance to seniors looking to monitor for fraud.
Encrypting Cloud Email Isn’t as Easy as You'd Think Fund managers need to consider who holds the encryption keys for cloud-based email, or face potential legal risks.
BlackRock Offers Recipe for Transforming a 'Broken' Fixed Inome Market The world's largest money manager outlined steps for improving liquidity in corporate bond markets with expanded e-trading protocols and bond standardization.
Updating the Datacenter: Monitoring the Gradual Shift To gradually virtualize legacy infrastructure, institutions first need a detailed view of performance across systems.
Markit Collaboration Services Directory Integrated With Reuters Eikon Messenger The integration is helping users access and collaborate more efficiently with a community of over 250,000 financial professionals.
Don’t Perform Surgery on Yourself: The Case for Managed IT Services Instead of putting systems and solutions in the hands of experts who specialize solely in managing the security and integrity of IT assets, many financial services firms react to security incidents by insisting on total control.
Hacking the Hackers: The Legal Risks of Taking Matters Into Private Hands Private groups are beginning to fight back against foreign sources of malware and credit fraud, but methodologies put these digital crusaders and their employers at serious legal risk.
ConvergEx Develops New Order Routing Strategy to IEX & Its Own Dark Liquidity Algo The agency broker is giving the buy side a choice of routing a percentage of an order to IEX while designating a percentage to go through ConvergEx's Darkest, an algo connected to 20+ unlit venues.
Mobile Hot, Cloud Not in Financial Services A survey conducted by the Harvard Business Review in conjunction with Verizon looked at technology trends in various industries.
PDQ ATS Launches a New Electronic Equity Auction for Large Orders As institutions struggle to execute large orders, PDQ ATS is introducing Auction1, a new auction for equities that pauses orders up to one second so it can aggregate liquidity from fragmented markets.
Interactive Data Launches Continuous Fixed Income Pricing Service Independent intra-day FI pricing is helping to shine light on the opaque fixed income market.
SEF Trading Volumes Emerging From Summer Doldrums Tradeweb's SEF saw a twenty-fold increase in interest-rate derivatives trading volume in the first two weeks of September, while Tabb Group looks for signs of summer doldrums turning around.
Gartner: 75% of Mobile Apps Will Fail Security Tests Through 2015 The rise of BYOD means enterprises must implement security testing and containment solutions, according to new Gartner research.
SEC Commissioner Urges Agency to Reform Equities & Fixed Income Markets In a speech this week, SEC Commissioner Dan Gallagher said the SEC must act on the opaque fixed income markets and put Reg NMS under the microscope.
With UCITS V, $9T Isn’t as Easy as It Used to Be With UCITS V's restrictive remuneration rules and hidden costs, going global may get a little less attractive.
Chip & Pain, EMV Will Not Solve Payment Card Fraud Switching to EMV cards will lower retail fraud, but it's not enough. Here's the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Banks to Increase IT Spend on Big Data Challenges, Finds Aite Report Big data has presented the greatest challenges and dissatisfaction for banks, yet it is the most likely to see upward spending in the next two years.
Scotland Independence Vote: Haggis & Fragmentation Scottish independence has far-reaching consequences for the global financial markets.
Startup Brings Pandora-Like Data Intelligence to Bond Voice Trading Algomi is helping sales traders find the other side of less liquid bond trades, so that banks can become more efficient at voice trading.
Using Artificial Intelligence to Uncover Non-Public Company Data Startup DataFox aims to use artificial intelligence, natural language processing, and big data to provide data on 100,000 private technology companies to financial analysts.
5 Tips to Save the Wall Street Datacenter Though cloud computing and SaaS are all the rage, there is still a need for proprietary Wall Street datacenters, as long as they are run efficiently.
Preventive Measures for Post-Interview Anxiety Most professionals leave interviews thinking that it went well, and then they wait... and wait. The Caring Recruiter has a cure for the typical post-interview trauma.
TeraExchange to Launch Bitcoin Swap Trading on Regulated SEF Platform Citing demand for an efficient hedging tool, TeraExchange has developed a Bitcoin swap product and a Bitcoin price index, to launch the first regulated Bitcoin derivatives platform.
Canada's Securities Depository Now a Pre-LOU, Part of Global LEI System Canada's national securities depository, clearing, and settlement service was endorsed as a Pre-LOU ahead of the Oct. 31 trade reporting deadline.
Eris Swap Futures Expand Into Other Regions & Asset Classes Eris Exchange licensed its swap futures methodology to the Montreal Exchange while setting a record for daily volume in its domestic swap futures contracts, buoyed by new buy-side entrants.
Venue & Order Routing Analytics to Boost Transparency in Fragmented Market Tabb Group announced Clarity, a venue and order routing analysis service, to help the buy side understand where and how orders are executed and handled in the fragmented stock market.
Leaving Out the Welcome Mat for Financial Services Hackers Everyone knows the financial services industry is a prime target for hackers. Despite the dangers, many applications have software vulnerabilities that expose real risks.
PDQ ATS's Pause & Algorithmic Trading Crowd Attains Volume Milestone PDQ ATS, a venue that recreates floor trading, executed more than 1 billion shares in August, averaging 50 million share per day in US equities, the venue's parent reported.
4 Surprising Ways Firms Think About Data Security Costs Almost 28% of firms are willing to bear the cost of some financial losses due to cybercrime, because it's less than the cost of upgrading IT systems.
CIO + CFO Doesn’t Equal Mars Vs. Venus From my decades of experience, CIOs and CFOs have more in common than you may think.
Will Apple Legitimize Mobile Payments? The company announced its new mobile payments system, Apple Pay, during a news media event today.
The Art and Science of Leveraging Cloud Infrastructure Now that cloud providers have addressed many of the more practical concerns of their users, data segregation has become the major challenge in cloud deployments.
This is How Banks Need to Manage People Risk Is your bank leveraging all the key tools of manager enablement: education, preparation, incentivization and data analytics to help minimize the risk of losing your best people?
A Field Guide to Identifying Platforms for Risk & Finance Platforms can fundamentally change the way banks perform key functions.
Microsoft Enables Fast Migration Into Azure Microsoft's Migration Accelerator makes it easier for VMware and Amazon Web Services customers to move workloads into Azure.
Mobile First: Why Mobile Security Should Not Be Your Concern Today’s platform developers plan for mobile enterprise applications with the highest levels of security and access control. Soon the enterprise's issue of mobile security will become moot.