How does electronic market-making work and where are the smarts?
Elsewhere on this website we explain a lot about eCo. This week’s article tries to explain why you should care.
Moore’s law still holds; technology continues to increase in power and decrease in cost. What might we do with all this compute power?
IBM’s Andrew Graham contributes this column’s first guest post…
Open APIs, the API Economy, Complementors, Standardisation, new Cloud Operating Environments and Business Platform Thinking are shaping the business landscape bringing innovation, agility and new opportunities. New entrants are embracing these forces and faster than ever are able to compete against traditional business models.
eCo Financial Technology offers a new and innovative approach to sharing and commercialising investment banking software and I believe that eCo’s business model along with Platform & Cloud approaches offers a viable avenue to Banks looking to capitalise on these technology trends.
Following last week’s diagnosis of the opportunities and challenges faced by banks as employers of tech staff, this week’s column proposes ten steps towards the development of a happy, productive workforce.
The sustained financial crunch is forcing change in banking IT. Smart IT heads are starting to see this as a potential lever for addressing longstanding issues at the workplace. This first of two columns outlines the underlying reasons why banking IT departments aren’t always as great to work in as they perhaps might be. Next week’s article proposes some remedies.