Editor's Choice

Genscape Buys Energy Fundamentals for European Power Analysis Expansion

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Genscape Buys Energy Fundamentals for European Power Analysis Expansion

Energy and commodities supply data provider Genscape has acquired Swiss power fundamental data and analysis provider Energy Fundamentals for an undisclosed sum, to extend its European offering by combining the vendor's analytics and scenario analysis tools with Genscape's real-time fundamental data mining capabilities, to provide real-time scenario analysis to market participants.


AlphaSense Grabs Gunther for Sales

San Francisco-based AlphaSense, a provider of financial search, indexing and extraction technologies for structured and unstructured content, has hired John Gunther in New York as vice president of sales, responsible for driving growth of the vendor's services in part of New York City and southeastern states.


Cloud Collaboration ─ Microsoft and Excelian Discuss their Cloud Alliance

Microsoft and Excelian discuss the benefits of their cloud-based, high-performance computing alliance.


Buy-Side Technology Awards 2014: William Haney, BI-SAM

William Haney, CEO of BI-SAM, speaks with Waters' James Rundle about his firm's win at the 2014 Buy-Side Technology Awards.


Cloud as a Business Enabler in the Capital Markets

Bloomberg's Brian Cunningham discusses his firm's cloud strategy.

Analysis & Opinion

Buy-Side Technology Awards 2014: Best Buy-Side Compliance Product—Charles River Development


Buy-Side Technology Awards 2014: Best Buy-Side Compliance Product—Charles River Development

For the third year in a row, there’s a different name on the top step of the compliance podium, with Charles River Development taking the crown from last year’s winner Linedata, which supplanted Fidessa in 2013.

An Extra Helping of Volatility?

Revisiting the curious case of October 15th.

Buy-Side Technology Awards 2014: Winners' Circle—Bloomberg

Bloomberg once again appears in the winners’ circle at this year’s awards, taking the top prize in the best OMS and best integrated front-office platform categories, thanks to its AIM platform. James Rundle speaks with Dan Matthies, global business head of Bloomberg AIM, about the enhancements to AIM this year, and where client demand for functionality is concentrating.

Buy-Side Technology Awards 2014: Winners' Circle—Eze Software Group

The consistent high quality of Eze Software Group’s entries across four categories in this year’s Buy-Side Technology Awards earned the Boston-based buy-side specialist the top prize: the best overall buy-side technology provider for 2014. James Rundle spoke to CEO Pete Sinisgalli about the firm’s plans for the future, and what the firm’s clients are demanding.

Buy-Side Technology Awards 2014: Winners' Circle—Essentia Analytics

Clare Flynn Levy returned to the buy-side technology industry at the start of 2013, founding Essentia Analytics, which won this year’s best data analytics category in the Buy-Side Technology Awards. Victor Anderson caught up with her recently to find out what she’s been up to, and the premise behind Essentia.

Buy-Side Technology Awards 2014: Winners' Circle—Eagle Investment Systems

In the wake of its win in the best outsourcing provider to the buy side category in this year’s Buy-Side Technology Awards, James Rundle caught up with Eagle Investment Systems’ CEO John Lehner to talk about outsourcing, cybersecurity, and what the BNY Mellon subsidiary has on its docket for the coming year.

Special Reports

Market Surveillance Special Report

August 2014 ─ sponsored by Nasdaq OMX and Nice Actimize.


Reference Data Technology special report

July 2014 -- sponsored by Eagle Investment Systems and SmartStream


Swap Futures Special Report

May 2014 ─ sponsored exclusively by Equinix.


Data Management Special Report

June 2014 ─ sponsored by Eagle Investment Systems, ClusterSeven, and Xenomorph.

Web seminars & Events
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Waters USA

Location: New York, USA

Waters USA 2014 brings together CIOs, CTOs and senior technology professionals, from investment banks, asset management firms, hedge funds and other financial institutions, to address the latest financial IT strategies being implemented across front-to-back office in preparation for 2015. The event will focus on how leading financial firms are employing the latest technologies to enhance their efficiency and cut their operating costs, while developing bespoke products to improve customer service. Waters USA 2012 is set to build on the success of last year’s waters’ conference, which saw more than 400 of the nation’s leading financial technologists in attendance.

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American Financial Technology Awards

Location: New York, USA

The ninth annual American Financial Technology Awards 2013 will be presented on December 9.

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North American Trading Architecture Summit

Location: New York, USA

WatersTechnology and Sell-Side Technology are pleased to present the 5th annual North American Trading Architecture Summit. The conference will bring together technologists, architects, software developers and data center managers from both the financial community to discuss the latest issues in trading technology. You will hear how to achieve super low-latency for trades and reduce the escalating costs of developing and maintaining infrastructure, as well as meet 300+ trading IT professionals.

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