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Ftw3
01 Aug
2016

FinTech - Filling The Void

A recent panel during London FinTech Week highlighted how FinTechs are filling the void created by banks moving away from running large infrastructure projects themselves.

Open
20 Jul
2016

Free Software From TransFICC

TransFICC's software uses open-source components and we also believe in giving back. We have just open-sourced some functions designed to help Java developers write cleaner code.

Rubik1
19 Jul
2016

TransFICC Rubik's Cube

Our Rubik's Cubes have just landed and we are giving them to people who spotted the deliberate mistake on our technology page

Reg Tech
09 Jul
2016

Key Themes From The RegTech Capital Markets Conference

RegTech has the support of the regulators, but for it to grow the whole market needs to take responsibility, breaking down barriers and giving innovative technology a chance

Rotm
30 Jun
2016

MiFID II and Workflow - The Rise of the Machines (or.....Is Technology the Answer?)

In 18 months time MiFID II becomes law in the EU. Trading institutions need to look at the technology that supports their workflow now to avoid becoming the Nokia of the Fixed Income and Derivatives markets.

Ll2
29 Jun
2016

Don't Just Assume Array Will Be Faster When Implementing Object Pooling

Implementing object pooling - looking at how different data structures have affect latency and throughput

Ny2
20 Jun
2016

Time.....Where does it come from?

Why is time important in a computing world? MiFID and the importance of the microsecond.

All Roads
17 Jun
2016

All Roads Lead to Technology for the Buy Side

In a recent TABB study of 100 Asset Managers and Hedge Funds, 66% believe that even if MiFID II is never implemented in the US, it will impact them. All roads in this new global ecosystem for the buy side lead to technology

Survey
15 Jun
2016

Trading Intentions Survey 2016

The Desk has published its 2016 survey. In Credit trading named venues increased from 19 in 2015 to 28 in 2016. The market continues to fragment.

Greyspark
04 May
2016

MiFID II Delays are Reducing Tech Debt, Not Increasing it

Research from GreySpark - delays in MiFID II are allowing banks and the buy-side to think more holistically about tech upgrades

Continuous Delivery
29 Apr
2016

Can Continuous Delivery Succeed Where Agile Has Failed Before?

Dave tells us to focus on Continuous Delivery. The rest (like Scrum) can follow.

Perfect Storm
20 Apr
2016

ICMA - Changes to the Fixed Income Market Structure

Excellent report from ICMA. A recommended read.

Branching
17 Apr
2016

How Branching Affects Team Culture

Dave talking about his experiences when introducing Continuous Delivery. This video is taken from the Pipeline Conference 2016

Workflow
31 Mar
2016

Technology: Driving OMS Reform

This article, taken from The Desk, looks at the electronification of bond trading and the resulting importance of workflow systems. But traders feel that they are having to push providers to keep pace.

Wf2
19 Oct
2015

Post-MiFID II RTS: What Next for Fixed Income in Europe

Managing workflow to comply with MiFID II transparency. "There will need to be a wholesale embrace of automated workflows - front to back - for firms to understand what their obligations are..."