Technology and software solutions http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/64/guides en Shaping smarter performance http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/29/250098/shaping-smarter-performance <p><em><strong>What differentiates asset managers today in the eyes of investors? Convergence is a now a common feature of asset management, with alternative and traditional asset classes now forming part of a diversified investment approach. And as technology developments proceed at a rate of knots, with artificial intelligence and machine learning having become &lsquo;mots du jour&rsquo; in recent times, the pressure on managers of all shapes and sizes to deliver smarter performance has risen inexorably.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-replacement-label"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GFM Events </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/29/250098/shaping-smarter-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Services Technology and software solutions Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:44:23 +0000 mkitchen 250098 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ThinkMarkets cuts latency on ThinkTrader mobile app http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/28/250031/thinkmarkets-cuts-latency-thinktrader-mobile-app <p><em><strong>ThinkMarkets, a provider of forex, CFDs and financial spread betting, has enhanced its ThinkTrader mobile trading app through the implementation of Neumob&rsquo;s SDK, an app acceleration framework, to reduce latency for global forex and CFD traders.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/28/250031/thinkmarkets-cuts-latency-thinktrader-mobile-app" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:39:41 +0000 Emily.Perryman 250031 at http://www.hedgeweek.com KPMG survey reveals the impact of technology http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/24/249981/kpmg-survey-reveals-impact-technology <p><em><strong>To investigate the extent to which technology is disrupting the financial services sector, KPMG recently partnered with the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and the Managed Funds Association (MFA) to determine how managers are responding.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/24/249981/kpmg-survey-reveals-impact-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Technology and software solutions Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:00:42 +0000 mkitchen 249981 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Luxoft strengthens APAC presence with derivIT acquisition http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/24/249957/luxoft-strengthens-apac-presence-derivit-acquisition <p><em><strong>Luxoft is to acquire derivIT, a Singapore-based financial services-focused technology consulting provider.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/24/249957/luxoft-strengthens-apac-presence-derivit-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Technology and software solutions Fri, 24 Mar 2017 10:27:05 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249957 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Baymarkets launches Clarity platform for RegTech solution delivery http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/22/249855/baymarkets-launches-clarity-platform-regtech-solution-delivery <p><em><strong>Baymarkets Technology, a Nordic provider of FinTech and RegTech solutions to the global financial services industry, has launched a new financial market solution delivery platform, Clarity.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/22/249855/baymarkets-launches-clarity-platform-regtech-solution-delivery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compliance Technology and software solutions Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:11:39 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249855 at http://www.hedgeweek.com RavenPack launches big-data analytics and visualisation platform http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/22/249839/ravenpack-launches-big-data-analytics-and-visualisation-platform <p><em><strong>RavenPack, a big data analytics provider for financial services, has launched a self-service data and visualisation platform that enables financial professionals to analyse unstructured data for investing and trading and to support risk management and compliance.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/22/249839/ravenpack-launches-big-data-analytics-and-visualisation-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Wed, 22 Mar 2017 08:58:15 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249839 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ZEDRA signs Sovos to automate multi-jurisdiction AEOI tax reporting http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/21/249799/zedra-signs-sovos-automate-multi-jurisdiction-aeoi-tax-reporting <p><em><strong>ZEDRA, an independent fund specialist in trust, corporate and fund services, has placed an order with Sovos &ndash; the tax compliance software experts &ndash; for its AEOI Reporting solution.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/21/249799/zedra-signs-sovos-automate-multi-jurisdiction-aeoi-tax-reporting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compliance Technology and software solutions Tue, 21 Mar 2017 10:05:58 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249799 at http://www.hedgeweek.com FundBPO selects DST to boost fund services automation http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/21/249795/fundbpo-selects-dst-boost-fund-services-automation <p><em><strong>Australian fund administrator FundBPO &ndash; part of the MainstreamBPO group &ndash; has appointed wealth management software specialist DST Systems to implement the company&rsquo;s enterprise workflow solution via a five year license agreement.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/21/249795/fundbpo-selects-dst-boost-fund-services-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fund administration Technology and software solutions Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:31:09 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249795 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ServiceMatrix.net trading survey goes live http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/20/249748/servicematrixnet-trading-survey-goes-live <p><em><strong>ServiceMatrix.net, a vendor management hub for institutional investors, asset managers and others, has taken its Pre-trade/Trading Survey live.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/20/249748/servicematrixnet-trading-survey-goes-live" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:20:02 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249748 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Consumer-grade apps don’t work for equity analysts http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/15/249636/consumer-grade-apps-don%E2%80%99t-work-equity-analysts <p><em>By Alap Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of <a href="https://sentieo.com/?utm_medium=Content&amp;utm_source=HedgeWeekly&amp;utm_campaign=HedgeWeekly" target="_blank">Sentieo</a>&nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;<strong>Investment analysts, by and large, are a pretty smart group. If they can find a better way to do their job, they will. So it&rsquo;s no surprise that an industry that relies so heavily on information has adopted a number of consumer-grade apps to enhance their workflow.&nbsp;And while better than nothing, this practice can create more problems than it tries to solve.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/15/249636/consumer-grade-apps-don%E2%80%99t-work-equity-analysts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:13:00 +0000 mkitchen 249636 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Backstop and ACA complete cloud-to-ground database integration http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/16/249700/backstop-and-aca-complete-cloud-ground-database-integration <p><em><strong>Backstop Solutions Group, a provider of cloud-based productivity solutions for hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, foundations, private equity firms, consultants and family offices, and ACA Technology Solutions, a provider of investment management and regulatory technology solutions, have completed an API integration of their solutions.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/backstop-solutions-group">Backstop Solutions Group</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/16/249700/backstop-and-aca-complete-cloud-ground-database-integration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Thu, 16 Mar 2017 12:47:26 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249700 at http://www.hedgeweek.com INDATA launches enhanced platform functionality for MiFID II http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/15/249614/indata-launches-enhanced-platform-functionality-mifid-ii <p><em><strong>INDATA, a provider of software, technology and services for buy-side firms, has made functionality enhancements geared towards the MiFID II implementation date of January 2018.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/15/249614/indata-launches-enhanced-platform-functionality-mifid-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compliance Technology and software solutions Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:07:31 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249614 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Pacific Fund Systems appoints cloud services manager http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/14/249605/pacific-fund-systems-appoints-cloud-services-manager <p><em><strong>Pacific Fund Systems (PFS), a provider of fully integrated fund administration software via its PFS-PAXUS application, has appointed Didier Lucotte as cloud services manager in the firm&rsquo;s European operations team.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/14/249605/pacific-fund-systems-appoints-cloud-services-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Moves & Appointments Tue, 14 Mar 2017 13:13:12 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249605 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Eze Castle Integration named Best Cloud Provider in Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/10/249472/eze-castle-integration-named-best-cloud-provider-hedgeweek-global-awards-2017 <p><em><strong>Eze Castle Integration, a provider of strategic IT solutions and cloud services to the alternative investment industry, has been named Best Cloud Provider in the 2017 Hedgeweek Global Awards 2017.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/10/249472/eze-castle-integration-named-best-cloud-provider-hedgeweek-global-awards-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Events Companies Technology and software solutions Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:11:47 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249472 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Eze Software integrates OTAS Analytics to help traders with best execution http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/10/249471/eze-software-integrates-otas-analytics-help-traders-best-execution <p><em><strong>Eze Software Group has partnered with OTAS Technologies to integrate OTAS&rsquo; real-time data analytics and market intelligence into its execution workflows.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/10/249471/eze-software-integrates-otas-analytics-help-traders-best-execution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:09:33 +0000 Emily.Perryman 249471 at http://www.hedgeweek.com