Digitalization and Transformation Innovation Hub
Brought to you by WatersTechnology, this Innovation Hub provides in-depth insights on how financial firms are using cutting-edge technologies to make actionable investment and operational decisions, with focus on machine learning, AI, robotics, cognitive computing, automation, data analytics and much more.
Alternative data, an industry projected to be worth over $350 million by 2020, is no longer the hedge fund industry’s best kept secret. Amelia Axelsen investigates whether financial services is on the brink of its own Cambridge Analytica moment or if it…
AMF chairman Robert Ophèle says data quality and completeness pose problems for regulatory evaluations of Mifid II transparency requirements, and that regulators will review frameworks following Brexit.
The application will provide professional investors with personalized business insights, using AI-driven technology.
Usman Khan sits down with WatersTechnology to discuss how the vendor will look to change course in 2019 and focus on the development of the Alfa platform.
Banks and exchanges turn to new technologies to enhance workflows, but it's still early days for the virtual trading floor.
As Waters celebrates its 25th anniversary, James increasingly sees an industry more excited about technology than ever—and with good reason.
During his keynote address at EFIS, Virgin Atlantic’s head of data and insight revealed the airline’s approach to data management and innovation.
FCA competition chief warns that regulators may face old problems with new technology.
Investment spend is largely seen to be going to data management programs before emerging tech initiatives.
New platform will use robotics and machine learning to streamline accounting and reconciliations workflows.
Waters canvasses a range of industry opinion leaders about what the defining technologies of the next few decades will be.
Waters examines some of the most important events in financial technology of the past 25 years.
In a period where most stock exchanges are facing uncertain futures and are eyeing consolidation with rivals, one of the world’s largest is hitting its stride.
The Trade Information Warehouse overhaul, which had been slated for late 2018, is now scheduled for February 2019.
MarkitSERV plans to retire DSMatch and fold MarkitWire and other products into cloud-based platform.
Pushing boundaries can lead to innovation and alpha, as long as the industry remains congnizant of where and how far they push.
Data is the third-largest expense for the financial industry, so firms are getting creative when it comes to cost control.
Greg Skibiski joins the podcast to give his views the alternative data space and where it's going.
Senior industry figures say it may be too soon to create financial products based on cryptocurrencies.
A new application to list a bitcoin ETF has reignited the debate over these products, but traders say the solution is far from easy.
Charles Randell says data and technology usage by firms should "liberate" not "disenfranchize" consumers, and regulation is "central to defining" ethical practices.
Peter Clark, CIO for Greater China and North Asia (GCNA) at Standard Chartered, talks with Waters about the projects they're working on and the team he's built.
Panelists at the recent Toronto Financial Information Summit outline the key opportunities and challenges for machine learning and artificial intelligence in the financial markets.
Recent market change has led to heightened inefficiencies of collateral processing.
Digital currencies themselves do not qualify as investment contracts, regulator says, but could when packaged.
Financial firms battle it out in a finite pool of talent, for the best and brightest fintech minds.