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Market News, Updates, Information & Insight from the world of Financial Services IT Systems - including OMS, EMS
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The Blurred Lines of Project & Programme Management | Harrington Starr

The Blurred Lines of Project & Programme Management | Harrington Starr | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
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A recent article from the Harrington Starr Insight section discussing the differences between Project & Programme Management in the FinTech industry.

We would love to hear your thoughts on this so please get in touch.

elliot.parfitt@harringtonstarr.com

 

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Risk Management Software - Imagine Software 2013's Most Innovative Technology Provider

Risk Management Software - Imagine Software 2013's Most Innovative Technology Provider | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
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Great news for the guys over at Imagine Software - excited to see what 2014 brings......

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Top London entrepreneurs tell us what government must do to stimulate enterprise | Features | LondonlovesBusiness.com

Top London entrepreneurs tell us what government must do to stimulate enterprise | Features | LondonlovesBusiness.com | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
Marking the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week
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Excellent article in London Loves Business this morning - great insight on enterprise, start-ups and government stimulation.

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Finextra: Advent Software posts Q3 net profit rise

Finextra: Advent Software posts Q3 net profit rise | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
Advent Software, Inc., a leading provider of software and services to the global investment management industry, announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013.
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Good news for Advent Software.

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Greenline acquired by CameronTec

Greenline acquired by CameronTec | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
Sweden's CameronTec has signed a definitive agreement to buy US FIX and electronic trading tech specialist Greenline Financial Technologies from MarketAxess. Financial terms were not disclosed.
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Interesting move by CameronTec looking to enhance their offering.....

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Excellent award for Citisoft - recognized as one of Consulting Magazine’s Top 10 ‘Best Small Firms to Work For

Excellent award for Citisoft - recognized as one of Consulting Magazine’s Top 10 ‘Best Small Firms to Work For | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
Firm recognized as Top 5 multi-service line provider among peers based on advisory and delivery strength Ranked as an industry leader in Firm Culture, Compensation & Benefits and Client Engagement Citisoft, a leading consulting firm...
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Really good news for Citisoft - an excellent accolade for them.

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FinTech In Demand Skills by Harrington Starr

FinTech In Demand Skills by Harrington Starr | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
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Overview of in-demand / hot skills in the Financial Technology space.

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FIN TECH AND COMMODITIES IT COMMENTARY IN AUGUST FROM HARRINGTON STARR

The latest bite size market, business and technology news in the financial services and commodities sector from Harrington Starr. Salary trends, high demand ...
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Harrington Starr Financial Technology & Commodities IT August Commentary

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Harrington Starr - August Market Overview

Harrington Starr - August Market Overview | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
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Including salary information and trends through the financial services indsutry. Please get in touch for more information.

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HFT is not driving investors from the stock market

HFT is not driving investors from the stock market | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it

The average reader could be forgiven for thinking that worries over HFT and modern market structure are driving mom-and-pop investors from the stock market in droves, like so many terrified villagers in a Godzilla film.

 

Don’t believe it. Facts don’t support such a conclusion.

 


Via Tom @ HStarr
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A somewhat alternate view to the usual doom and gloom surrounding HFT and its effects on the markets.

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Tom @ HStarr's curator insight, July 23, 2013 4:31 AM

A look by the Financial Times at the real facts behind HFT Trading and whether it is actually making a difference in the Financial Markets. 

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LOOKING FOR WORK IN FINANCIAL SERVICES AND COMMODITIES TECHNOLOGY?

LOOKING FOR WORK IN FINANCIAL SERVICES AND COMMODITIES TECHNOLOGY? | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it

Here are July's top tips from Harrington Starr's consultants on how to best approach your job search and interview programme.


Via Toby Babb - 0203 00 22 850
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Another exceptional insight piece from Harrington Starr on how you can improve & drive both your job search & your interview processes.

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Richard Westmacott's curator insight, July 17, 2013 5:38 AM

A fantastic piece of original content  - very helpful for all looking to work in commodities technology 

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Finextra: Rule Financial expands Domain Group with Catherine Houston as a principal consultant

Finextra: Rule Financial expands Domain Group with Catherine Houston as a principal consultant | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
Rule Financial, the leading independent provider of advisory, business consulting, IT and software services to the investment banking community, today announces that Catherine Houston has joined the rapidly growing consultancy as a Principal...
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Rule Financial increase their delivery capability to their Tier 1 processing & repo.

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Finextra: London Stock Exchange to acquire Turquoise Derivatives

Finextra: London Stock Exchange to acquire Turquoise Derivatives | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
The London Stock Exchange is to acquire the derivatives business of Turquoise Global Holdings, in which it owns a 51% stake.
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LSE shifts the classification of its derivatives platform with a view to reducing collateral costs associaated with MTF trades

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Growing Confidence Points to a Strong Year for Trading Technology in 2014 | Harrington Starr

Growing Confidence Points to a Strong Year for Trading Technology in 2014 | Harrington Starr | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
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Very positive news from across the FinTech sector - all systems go for an incredible year.

 

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Harrington Starr - Talent in the 21st Century

Harrington Starr networking breakfast and panel discussions: Talent in the 21st Century, October 22nd 2013.
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The video from our latest FinTech Breakfast Networking Event - if you would like to find out more information about future events please get in touch.

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A View on Talent in the 21st Century. | Be World Class

A View on Talent in the 21st Century. | Be World Class | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
By Simon Hartley, Founder of Be World Class.
 
I recently had the pleasure of speaking, as part of a panel, at an event called “Talent in the 21st Century” in London.
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As a pre-cursor to our upcoming "Be World Class" Event this is an excellent article by Simon Hartley.

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Big Vendor / Little Vendor | Harrington Starr

Big Vendor / Little Vendor | Harrington Starr | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
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We hope you enjoy our article surrounding trading systems vendors. As always get in touch with any comments or thoughts.

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Buy or Build? 5 Reasons to In-Source Instead of Outsource

Buy or Build? 5 Reasons to In-Source Instead of Outsource | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
How do you determine whether to buy or build a software solution? There are cases for each so don’t let the budget be your only guide.

Via Alex Odwell - 0203 002 2850
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Harrington Starr - SimCorp, FixSpec, AlgoSpan a Tech Update

Harrington Starr - SimCorp, FixSpec, AlgoSpan a Tech Update | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it

A snippet of trading systems news


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Elliot Parfitt's curator insight, August 29, 2013 7:09 AM

Great summary of what some of the leading financial services vendors are up to at the moment.

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Exciting news from Kyriba - Harrington Starr

Exciting news from Kyriba - Harrington Starr | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
Kyriba has just announced an $18.2m venture capital funding. CEO Jean-Luc Robert discusses the funding, and how it will enable Kyriba to continue its position as the global leader in treasury management.
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Additional funding secured should enable Kyriba to continue their march on the TMS space - off the back of a year of innovation will this signal a general shift in the TMS world?

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Harrington Starr - Latest Insight on the Financial Technology markets

Harrington Starr - Latest Insight on the Financial Technology markets | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
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We hope you enjoy our insight on the financial technology markets - please get in touch with your thoughts & feedback.

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How to be Remembered at an Interview - for the Right Reasons

How to be Remembered at an Interview - for the Right Reasons | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it

Interviews can sometimes seem like a minefield. Indeed, it is important to remember that the interview process is a comedy of manners. Just like any other social interaction, there are things you should and shouldn’t say and do


Via Melissa St Hill
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A great piece on how to make sure you deliver a memorable & effective interview.

For more advice on this please get in touch

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Melissa St Hill's curator insight, July 15, 2013 3:18 AM

These are some great tips for those currently interviewing or preparing to interview - do the best you possibly can and leave the best impression possible.

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Finextra: ITG ships portfolio trading algo

Finextra: ITG ships portfolio trading algo | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
ITG (NYSE:ITG), an independent execution and research broker, today announced the release of the new ITG Dynamic Implementation Shortfall Algorithm 2.0 (ITG DIS 2.0), a powerful tool for portfolio traders.
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Portfolio trading execution tool from ITG added to their algo suite via the Triton EMS

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Harrington Starr - Hot skills in FS Tech

Harrington Starr - Hot skills in FS Tech | Financial Services IT Systems | Scoop.it
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Great information surrounding current 'hot skills' in the Financial Services Tech space

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