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Seven strengths a CIO 100 leader must have

Seven strengths a CIO 100 leader must have | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
The CIO 100 is compiled each year to reveal the most transformative CIOs in or from the UK.
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Banks' Risk Tech Spending Expected to Grow Steeply Through 2017

Banks' Risk Tech Spending Expected to Grow Steeply Through 2017 | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Regulatory uncertainty and a recognition that data is still siloed and controls are not what they should be are driving many banks to continue heavy investment in risk-related technology, IDC analysts find.
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More good news for Risk professionals!

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DevOps explained: A philosophy of speed, not momentum

DevOps explained: A philosophy of speed, not momentum | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
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Great article explaining the rise of DevOps.

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Half of British firms plan to hire next year, says CBI - Telegraph

Half of British firms plan to hire next year, says CBI  - Telegraph | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Some 51pc of companies expect to create jobs over the next 12 months but almost half are not planning to offer pay rises above inflation.
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Interesting report in today's papers with strong news for recruitment. With half not expecting to raise pay however, the war for talent is going to be an interesting one next year with a heavy reliance on the power of a brand story and effective interview processes.

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The Start Up of You Executive Summary

A Visual Summary of a recommended book for every professional by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha
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Great slideshare bythe cofounder and chairman of LinkedIn Reid Hoffman. Transform your career with this glorious simplicity.

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Six steps to a better job interview

Six steps to a better job interview | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
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Interesting and moot points from BBC Business. You can download our interview guide & monthly advice column at  http://www.harringtonstarr.com/downloads/candidate-advice/

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Real Business - Talent in the 21st century: Identifying potential staff

Real Business - Talent in the 21st century: Identifying potential staff | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Talent is one of the most important parts of any business. If you surround yourself with a talented team, then you have a great business no matter what industry you're in.
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Harrington Starr featured in RealBusiness.co.uk today. Thanks to Shane Schutte for this write up of our Talent in the 21st Century event.

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Why Passionate People Always Get The Job

Why Passionate People Always Get The Job | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Skills and experience are important, but companies really want people who are thrilled to be there.
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Couldn't agree more!

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CIOs face standoff as digital rivals ride into town - FT.com

CIOs face standoff as digital rivals ride into town - FT.com | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
The corporate IT world these days reads a bit like the plot of the classic children's film Toy Story: a key moment comes as Woody, the cowboy doll, grows anxious about losing his status when his owner, Andy, gets a new and exciting Buzz Lightyear...
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The #CIO #CTO #FinTech Daily Featuring Harrington Starr

The #CIO #CTO #FinTech Daily Featuring Harrington Starr | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
The #CIO #CTO #FinTech Daily, by Victor Fetter: updated automatically with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.
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Harrington Starr featured in today's FinTech Daily by Victor Fetter.

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Thirteen Key Trends That You Will See In Financial Services & Commodities Technology in 2014

Thirteen Key Trends That You Will See In Financial Services & Commodities Technology in 2014 | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it

Harrington Starr break out the crystal ball and predict the thirteen key trends that will impact the FS and Commodities Tech markets in the New Year. What are you expecting to see in your markets?

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The Hottest 21 Skills We Expect To See In 2014 | Harrington Starr

The Hottest 21 Skills We Expect To See In 2014 | Harrington Starr | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it

2014 is set to be a fascinating year in financial services and commodities technology. Here are the 21 skills the Harrington Starr expect to dominate demand in the year ahead.

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Will the Data Boom ever bust?

Will the Data Boom ever bust? | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it

Nadia Edwards-Dashti looks at the data explosion in financial services technology and poses the question - will the boom ever bust?

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Top 2014 priorities for financial IT leaders - FinTalk

Top 2014 priorities for financial IT leaders - FinTalk | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
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Very relevant list on the priorities for financial IT leaders in 2014.

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5 bank technology trends in 2014 - FinTalk

5 bank technology trends in 2014 - FinTalk | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
2014 bank technology trends infographic looks at reported operational priorities in cyber security, cloud, big data and mobile banking.
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Great infographic mirroring many of the trends that we have predicted at Harrington Starr for the year ahead.

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Good Luck to all our Clients Shortlisted for the FStech Awards

Good Luck to all our Clients Shortlisted for the FStech Awards | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
The FStech Awards recognise excellence and innovation in the field of information technology within the UK and EMEA financial services sector.
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The very best of luck and huge congratulations to all our clients who have been shorlisted for these prestigious awards!

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IDC Financial Insights’ Top 10 Predictions for 2014 - bobsguide.com

IDC Financial Insights’ Top 10 Predictions for 2014 - bobsguide.com | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
IDC Financial Insights has released its 2014 Predictions for Worldwide Financial Services (FS) next year, with the consultancy predicting an overall IT spend next year of in excess of $430bn, reports Neil Ainger.
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The All Blacks guide to being successful (off the field) - Telegraph

The All Blacks guide to being successful (off the field) - Telegraph | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
The tricks and tactics of the New Zealand rugby team can lead to success whatever your chosen career, writes James Kerr
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Got Legacy: What the All Blacks Can Teach Us About the Business of Life as my next read. Can't wait to get stuck in after reading these 5 brilliant tips!

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14 for '14: Citisoft's 2014 Investment Management Outlook

14 for '14: Citisoft's 2014 Investment Management Outlook | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
"And ... action!" Citisoft's 2014 Outlook including the future of data management technology and how the Best of Breed conversation will be forever changed in 2014.
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A very entertaining look at their market predictions for 2014.

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How are people a blind spot for Silicon Valley venture capital?

How are people a blind spot for Silicon Valley venture capital? | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Online real-estate firm Redfin sounds like it would be catnip for technology investors, but CEO Glenn Kelman mostly got blank stares from Silicon Valley venture capitalists. Then he realized the problem: Redfin relies on people, not code.
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Interesting take on the significance of people and the benefits of investing in the longer term play.

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5 Wins for FinTech SMEs in the Autumn Statement | Harrington Starr

5 Wins for FinTech SMEs in the Autumn Statement | Harrington Starr | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it

Last week we were delighted to have been invited by BBC Radio 5Live to broadcast from Westminster following the Autumn Statement. Here are the five wins we can see for FinTech businesses following Geroge Osborne's announcements.

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Buy Side Ups Ante on Trading Systems - Markets Media

Buy Side Ups Ante on Trading Systems - Markets Media | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
As OTC swaps shifts to swap execution facilities and MTFs, buy side traders are requiring the same workflow functionality that … Read more
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More interesting developments in Buy Side Trading Technology.

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Two super-growth SMEs, one key to success: breaking out of the day-to-day timewarp | Features | LondonlovesBusiness.com

Two super-growth SMEs, one key to success: breaking out of the day-to-day timewarp | Features | LondonlovesBusiness.com | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it

Harrington Starr profiled as one of two super growth SMEs in today's London Loves Business.

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Ready to Disrupt? How to Launch a Fin-Tech Startup | Video

Ready to Disrupt? How to Launch a Fin-Tech Startup | Video | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Today's fin-tech companies are shaking up Wall Street. We ask three graduates of New York's FinTech Innovaton Lab about their best advice for...
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Real Business - Do tall people really make better business leaders?

Real Business - Do tall people really make better business leaders? | Financial Services and Commodities Technology News from Harrington Starr | Scoop.it
Next time you are looking for a CEO for your company, should you specify, "Must be over six feet tall"?
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Some interesting points here about gut feel and bias based recruitment!

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