WatersTechnology is the financial services
industry’s premier provider of technology and
I joined WatersTechnology 10 years ago. When I started, the idea of using, say, a public cloud provider was anathema. Today, not only have banks and asset managers embraced public cloud providers either directly or through their vendor partners, many are deploying a multi-cloud model. This is all to say that in the world of tech, a trend becomes a fact of life fairly quickly.
The embrace of cloud technology by the capital markets has led to firms wanting more data. That desire gave birth to this alternative data thirst that we’re seeing today. That trend was only made possible thanks to advancements in processing power and tools like AI – from machine learning to natural language processing to robotic process automation – to help extract value from information.
And looking to the horizon, blockchain, quantum computing, deep learning, 5G networks, the internet of things, homomorphic encryption and things we don’t even know about today will have a profound effect on the capital markets. We here at WatersTechnology pride ourselves on staying abreast of the latest trends, breaking news, and making sure readers are informed about what’s coming down the pike. We’ve been doing this for more than 25 years. And when everyone is talking wildly about, say, how revolutionary blockchain already is, we are talking to the actual technologists inside banks, asset managers, vendors, exchanges and regulators to get a true accounting of its adoption – or lack thereof.
We believe that our users are able to make better, more informed decisions thanks to the information we provide.
“The content is spot-on. You have the depth I need to learn about what is happening in the industry.”
Market Data VP, Morgan Stanley
“Editorial quality is extremely high. The team takes a subject and gives an all-round view on it. Nothing similar out there.”
Managing Director, Synechron
“Timely coverage of issues and incisive views. Very good articles (timely and in sufficient depth) on AI, algos etc.”
Regulator Markets, FCA
What do we cover?
We have an editorial team of 10 based in London, New York and Hong Kong.
The team cover all data and technology issues affecting the capital markets and focus on the below areas:
The team cover all aspects affecting those dealing with market and reference data.
They report on data fees, data reporting, the solutions offered by data vendors and the impact on financial exchanges and traditional data suppliers.
They speak to a range of professionals from market data analysts to Chief Data Officers to get a 360 degree view on the industry.
They speak to those in charge of compliance at a range of firms to discuss solutions.
They look in-depth at how buy side firms are implementing new technology into their infrastructure, reporting on artificial intelligence, blockchain, cognitive technology, RegTech, the Cloud and how firms are managing the move away from legacy technology.
They explore both the buy-side and sell-side view on industry technology issues.
Our Editor-in-chief, Victor Anderson sits down with our WatersTechnology editors, James Rundle and Jamie Hyman to discuss what WatersTechnology is and how it benefits our subscribers.
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Market Data Manager, Chief Architect, Chief Technology Officer, Data Governance, Enterprise Architecture, Head of Global Information Technology, Head of Data Technology, Head of Technology.
Global Head of Market Data, Market Data Sourcing / Vendor Management, Head of Product Management, Chief Risk Officer, Head of Compliance, Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer.
Product Manager, Head of Global Sales, Communication Manager, Head of Solution Sales, Market Data Manager, Chief Technology Officer, Head of Strategy, Reference Data Manager.
Researcher, Technical Specialist, Head of Communications, Economist – Capital Markets, Regulator – Markets Division.
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Head of Strategic Partnerships, Head of Sales, Product and Content Manager, Director of Marketing, Head of Market Data, Data Solutions Manager.
CEO, Chief Technology Officer, Head of Global Portfolios, Worldwide Sales, Product Manager, Head of Compliance, Head of Corporate Communications, Solution Architect, Chief Strategy Officer, Head of Data Management.
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