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7 Technologies that Enable a Microservices Architecture
Cynthia Harvey, Contributor, NetworkComputing
Organizations that implement microservices often adopt the architectural style alongside complementary technologies, including the seven in this slideshow.
By Cynthia Harvey Contributor, NetworkComputing,
Compuware CEO: Mainframes Can Be Agile
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Compuware has gone back to its mainframe roots, and it has made the trip agile, CEO Chris O'Malley tells InformationWeek in an interview.
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading,
IT Infrastructure Trends: 5 Worth Watching
Andrew Froehlich, President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks
Any infrastructure projects that can either cut costs or improve data protection should be tops on your list. Here, we look at five infrastructure trends that will help CIOs determine the best places to invest their budget dollars wisely in the next 12 months.
By Andrew Froehlich President & Lead Network Architect, West Gate Networks,
IBM's LinuxONE Mainframe: What's Old Is New Again
Charles Babcock, Editor at Large, Cloud
Linux on a mainframe is not a new idea. Red Hat and SUSE are already there. Linux on an affordable mainframe is the new idea.
By Charles Babcock Editor at Large, Cloud,
Your Next Monitor Will Be A Curved 4K: You'll Like It
Curtis Franklin Jr., Senior Editor at Dark Reading
Curved, 4K monitors were on display at CES. Is their next stop on your corporate desktop?
By Curtis Franklin Jr. Senior Editor at Dark Reading,
Financial Firms to Struggle With Growing Social Infrastructure in 2015
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorNews
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: Social media infrastructure in financial services will grow dramatically in the coming year, putting pressure on IT and compliance to shed manual processes and use scalable technology.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
Where Should You Spend Your IT Budget in 2015?
Jennifer Costley, Ph.D, Principal, Ashokan AdvisorsNews
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: A bank can get the biggest bang for its IT buck by implementing agile development methodologies. Banks that use agile deliver 96% of their projects on budget and 79% of them on time.
By Jennifer Costley, Ph.D Principal, Ashokan Advisors,
Wall Street CIOs Have a Vendor Management Problem
Lev Lesokhin, Executive VP, Strategy, CASTCommentary
If Wall Street CIOs want to stay ahead of competition and ensure high-speed trading software doesn't start the next flash crash, they need better insight into vendor delivered software.
By Lev Lesokhin Executive VP, Strategy, CAST,
Technology Innovation Returns to Financial Services
Greg MacSweeney, Editorial DirectorCommentary
Capital Markets Outlook 2015: Following a few years dominated by regulatory compliance and cost saving technology initiatives, financial organizations are finally investing in innovative technology and tools.
By Greg MacSweeney Editorial Director,
Why There's Confusion Over Valuing Bitcoin
Adam Wyatt, Chief Analyst and Editor,BullBear AnalyticsNews
Bitcoin presents a new type of nontraditional, highly technical, experimental, and global digital instrument to our already complex world. That fact should not conjure fear. It should engender excitement.
By Adam Wyatt Chief Analyst and Editor,BullBear Analytics,
Big-Data Analytics & Cloud: The Perfect Storm
Brian Gentile, Senior Vice President & General Manager, TIBCOCommentary
Most signs are pointing to a big increase in investment in big-data analytics and cloud in the coming year.
By Brian Gentile Senior Vice President & General Manager, TIBCO,
Finding 'Technology Alpha' Can Mitigate TCO
Anne Rawland Gabriel, Technology writer and marketing communications consultantNews
A new TABB Group model demonstrates how revenue per employee can help mitigate high total technology spending costs.
By Anne Rawland Gabriel Technology writer and marketing communications consultant,
TCO for Front Office Employees Nearly $500K, TABB Reports
Anne Rawland Gabriel, Technology writer and marketing communications consultantNews
A TABB Group report introduces "human capital" into a new TCO benchmarking model and discovers average spending on a capital markets front office employee tops $461,000 annually.
By Anne Rawland Gabriel Technology writer and marketing communications consultant,
Citibank Brazil Deploys Award-Winning BPM Solution: Now What?
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Citibank Brazil automated commercial customer onboarding and reduced cycle time by 70%. But how can a global organization harness the successes of its islands of solutions?
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
Video: Google Inbox, BitCoin On Wall Street, & More
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
This Week In 60 Seconds looks at the new Google Inbox, how BitCoin could change financial services, and other top stories.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop,
Bitcoin 101: Why It's Attracting Wall Street Investment
Michael Sonnenshein, Account Executive,SecondMarket Inc.News
Despite its infancy, Bitcoins are being called one of the greatest developments of the new financial services landscape. Here's why.
By Michael Sonnenshein Account Executive,SecondMarket Inc.,
Nasdaq OMX Won Over SIP Committee With Latency Reductions & Tech Upgrades
Ivy Schmerken, Editor at LargeNews
Nasdaq OMX's plan to move the SIP to the INET technology platform, coupled with ongoing reductions in latency and plans for hot/hot disaster recovery, influenced the committee's final decision.
By Ivy Schmerken Editor at Large,
The Sentient Enterprise: Data Driven as a Strategy, Not a Tactic
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
Can capital markets take a tip from front-to-back-office customer execution efficiencies and apply it to the investment process?
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
Shared Reporting Services on the Horizon, Genpact Predicts
Becca Lipman, Senior EditorCommentary
The financial services industry is starting to adopt shared services, resulting in reasonable impacts to the bottom line. Genpact expects a push for reporting efficiency will come next.
By Becca Lipman Senior Editor,
This Week In 60 Seconds: Crypto Outcry, Compliance & More
Andrew Conry Murray, Director of Content & Community, Interop
Hot stories this week include saying 'No' to crypto backdoors for law enforcement, new roles for IT on Wall Street, and more.
By Andrew Conry Murray Director of Content & Community, Interop,
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7 Unusual Behaviors That Indicate Security Breaches
Breaches create outliers. Identifying anomalous activity can help keep firms in compliance and out of the headlines.