Tag Archives: Back-Office

Webinar: Derivatives Processing on Legacy Technology: Fear factor or real factor?

Derivatives Processing on Legacy Technology: Fear factor or real factor? Are legacy investment management systems the bane of your derivatives processing? An increasing number of buy-side organizations are implementing sophisticated strategies that employ derivatives. However outdated systems across the front-to-back … Continue reading

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FTF’s Latest Special Report: Mobile Technology

If you are attending SIBOS this week, or at least reading some of the news coming out of SIBOS, then you’ve probably seen that the topic of mobile technology is a hot issue this year.  In anticipation of this being a … Continue reading

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Fall Classes in Session

Well, folks, it appears summer is officially over.  With that comes the start of a new training season.  We here at FTF will miss the warm summer days but are looking forward to once again bringing knowledge and insight to … Continue reading

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The Role of Big Data Analytics – Living in a 2.0 World

Guest Contributer: Andrew Ettinger, Director, Sales, Greenplum Let’s face it, we live in a different world today.  I am sitting here on my Mac computer, with my iPhone out, my iPad is in my briefcase, I am answering email on … Continue reading

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Attention Vendors: Clients Need New Ways to Manage Risk

Quantifi recently released survey results concerning how financial firms plan on implementing new solutions in order to manage and measure their counterparty risk. According to the survey results, 100 percent of respondents either have already or plan on implementing major … Continue reading

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Is Data More Valuable than Assets?

When someone hears the term “cyber crime” they will usually think of their personal information being stolen, for instance when someone steals your credit card information and goes on a shopping spree. However, cyber crime no longer strictly applies to … Continue reading

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FTF News Announces the FTF News Technology Innovation Awards 2011

FTF News is pleased to announce that nominations are open for the FTF News Technology Innovation Awards 2011. Nominations can be made by any registered subscriber to FTF News (subscription is free). Nominations close on March 24, 2011 and will … Continue reading

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Big Moves for Corporate Actions

Over the years at our annual Corporate Actions conferences the issue of automation has continually been a hot topic on the agenda. While many operational procedures have been automated over time, corporate actions have stuck to a process which involves … Continue reading

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School is Back in Session for Ops Professionals

Well, it looks like senior ops professionals of securities firms might have to dust off their books and sharpen their pencils in the near future. On March 4th, FINRA filed a 134 page request for a new registration category that … Continue reading

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So Much Desktop Virtualization, So Little Time…

Guest Contributor: Simon Rust, VP of Technology, AppSense With desktop virtualization expecting to achieve a revenue of $1.5 billion by 2014, an increasing number of financial institutions are investing a great amount of time and energy into this up and … Continue reading

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