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Is Death of the Financial Services Industry Impending?

Is Death of the Financial Services Industry Impending?

Nigel Fenwick, VP & Principal Analyst, Forrester Research

Chained to Your Desk? Not Anymore, Thanks to Workplace Technology

Chained to Your Desk? Not Anymore, Thanks to Workplace Technology

Mike Marusic, COO, Sharp Electronics Corporation

Driving Insurance Agent Productivity with Mobile and Big Data Solutions

Driving Insurance Agent Productivity with Mobile and Big Data Solutions

Brad Bodell, SVP & CIO, CNO Financial Group, Inc

Blockchain Regulation - More than Meets the Eye

Blockchain Regulation - More than Meets the Eye

Tom Quaadman, Executive Director, Financial Reporting Policy and Investor Opportunity, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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Algo-Logic Systems: Time Is Money

Algorithmic or algo trading became popular following the computerization of trading in American financial markets in the 1970s. Since then, stock exchanges have witnessed innovative electronic trading trends. In recent years, the practice of do-it-yourself algorithm trading has become widespread. Today, hedge funds are crowdsourcing algorithms from amateur programmers for writing the most profitable code. The practice has been made possible due to high-speed Internet and the development of new generation computers at relatively cheap prices. Appropriate computer software is very important to ensure accurate and effective execution of the trade orders.

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Technology Influence in Capital Markets is Driving Lending Efficiency

Technology Influence in Capital Markets is Driving Lending Efficiency

Steven Pae, SVP-IT, CIT

Technology has transformed commerce in many ways we couldn’t have anticipated a few years ago. The business of lending and leasing is no different.

Impact of Technology on Capital Markets Suggests Lending Will Only Become More Efficient

Impact of Technology on Capital Markets Suggests Lending Will Only Become More Efficient

Steven Pae, SVP-IT, CIT

Technology has transformed commerce in many ways we couldn’t have anticipated a few years ago. The business of lending and leasing is no different.

Custom Development for Increased Sales

Custom Development for Increased Sales

Brent Bailey, CIO, GPS Capital Markets

​There has been a widespread evolution in the financial industry since 2002, in regards to software and hardware.

Borrowing Base: The Daily Benchmark

Borrowing Base: The Daily Benchmark

Peter Stone, CFO, The ADS Group

I started my professional career as a staff accountant for a large regional public accounting firm. As time passed, my knowledge expanded and my responsibilities changed with promotions to senior accountant and audit manager.

Why Buy-Side Needs to Step Up to the Potential of Technology Innovation

Why Buy-Side Needs to Step Up to the Potential of Technology Innovation

Ranjit Tinaikar, MD, Advisory & Investment Management, Thomson Reuters

The pendulum has clearly been swinging in favor of the buy-side (made of fund manufacturing and distribution professionals in Asset / Wealth Management firms) away from the sell-side.

Data Analytics: New Edge for Success

Data Analytics: New Edge for Success

Colin Boyd, VP & CIO, Joy Global [NYSE:JOY]

In order to achieve rapid scalability for data, and providing hosting for data analytics tools, the most logical option available is cloud computing.

Developing a Digital Platform through the Eyes of the Customer

Developing a Digital Platform through the Eyes of the Customer

Victor Fetter, CIO & Managing Director, LPL Financial

The digital platform model has been the growth engine of the most successful businesses since the mid-1990s–parlaying profits and growth across multiple industry sectors.

New Politics Present a New World for Fintech Innovation

New Politics Present a New World for Fintech Innovation

Ralph Achkar, Director of Strategic Alliances, Capital Markets, Colt Technology Services

The unexpected political developments we’ve seen happen in the world over the last year–namely, the election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States.

The innovation merchants of the XXI century

The innovation merchants of the XXI century

Victor Guixer Martin, Managing Partner, Guixer and Partners

Understanding innovation dynamics requires willingness to turn the industry ecosystem around the client, and a strategic cooperation with small technological companies, backed by smart venture capitalists.

Compete or Partner-Banks See Rise of FinTech Solutions

Compete or Partner-Banks See Rise of FinTech Solutions

Christopher Kennedy, VP-Quantitative Finance Manager, BankUnited [NYSE:BKU]

FinTech or simply financial technology, is moving at the speed of innovation. FinTech originally represented the shift of traditional brick-and-mortar banking to online and mobile platforms.

Serving Tomorrow's Customer Today: Reimagining Branch Transformation and Omnichannel Strategies

Serving Tomorrow's Customer Today: Reimagining Branch Transformation and Omnichannel Strategies

Douglas Hartung, Director-Research & Development Incubation, Diebold, Incorporated

Today, most institutions have deployed mobile banking applications and continue to seek ways to exploit their digital channels to drive transaction growth.

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