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The Data ARTIST: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century | touchline2boardroom

The Data ARTIST: The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century | touchline2boardroom | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
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Data is now pinnacle to all walks of life! Are you using it enough?

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The Rise of Mobile Technology: An Infographic to Learn From

The Rise of Mobile Technology: An Infographic to Learn From | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
The rise of mobile technology has come a long way over the past century, and though the technology grew at an incredibly slow rate for most of its existence it has now hit the point of exponential growth and doesn't look to be slowing down anytime soon.

This growth of mobile has led to incre
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Inforgraphic to highlight the Mobile Revolution

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The FinTech Capital - Third Edition | Harrington Starr

The FinTech Capital - Third Edition | Harrington Starr | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
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Read our new Fintech Capital Magazine! DevOps, Digital Currency, Fast Growth, FinTech's Future, CTRM, Regulation, Legislation and Buy Side Implementation. Read the biggest names in the sector on these subjects and much more in the 3rd FinTech Capital. 

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An Introduction to Commodities | Harrington Starr

An Introduction to Commodities | Harrington Starr | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
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Read this Blog by Andrew Thomas - he gives a quick and concise insight into the world of commodities.

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Why The Financial Technology Revolution Is Only Just Getting Started

Why The Financial Technology Revolution Is Only Just Getting Started | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
By Brian Ascher, a partner at Venrock. He is an investor and board member of BillFloat and Personal Capital.  The Occupy Wall Street protestors are gone (for now), but the real revolution against banking is still taking place at breathtaking speed, thanks to a new breed of technology entrepreneurs. The financial [...]
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Exciting article about how far the FinTech community has come and how far it could go! Cobol to the Cloud!

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FinTech and Government Intervention | Harrington Starr

FinTech and Government Intervention | Harrington Starr | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
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Article by Tom Kemp about the importance of Government support to the Fin Tech Start Up arena.

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SEC faces challenges before fast-trading reforms can go on the books

SEC faces challenges before fast-trading reforms can go on the books | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
"The markets are moving at nanoseconds and the SEC is moving in years, trying to get into the 21st century. The time for debate and industry input should be over."
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How fast can high frequency go?

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Forget developers in test, we need testers in development!

Forget developers in test, we need testers in development! | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
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A very interesting article on the need for shorter feedback loops - do you agree?

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Top programming languages list of 2013 throws up surprise winner

Top programming languages list of 2013 throws up surprise winner | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
Relatively stable year makes Transact-SQL TIOBE programming language award winner.
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Read about the top programming languages for 2013. Has much changed in the first 7 months of this year?

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15 Best Test Management Tools for Software Testers — Software Testing Help

15 Best Test Management Tools for Software Testers — Software Testing Help | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
Through this article we will try to introduce ourselves to the most commonly available tools for the test management process. Here is the comparison of top test
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Read about 15 testing tools - are they still the most used?

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Is the rise of HTML5 vacancies the death of Silverlight? | Harrington Starr

Is the rise of HTML5 vacancies the death of Silverlight? | Harrington Starr | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
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What are your thoughts? Join the debate - why do you think HTML5 has taken over?

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5 of the Biggest Trends for Big Data | Harrington Starr

5 of the Biggest Trends for Big Data | Harrington Starr | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
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Do you agree? What trends are you seeing in BIG Data this year?

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The Joel Test: 12 Steps to Better Code - Joel on Software

The Joel Test: 12 Steps to Better Code - Joel on Software | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
My own, highly irresponsible, sloppy test to rate the quality of a software team.
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Great article on how to improve a coding environment and how people code.

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Quants: the maths geniuses running Wall Street - Telegraph

Quants: the maths geniuses running Wall Street - Telegraph | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
Forget Gordon Gekko. Old-style City traders are being replaced by maths geniuses who use super-computers to beat the markets. But are 'quants’ a force for good or evil?
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Read a very interesting article published by the Telegraph about the Rise of Quants

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Mindfulness at work: what are the benefits?

Mindfulness at work: what are the benefits? | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
Everyone from Google to the NHS is practising mindfulness. So, how can it help you and how do you practise it? Gill Crossland-Thackray explores the phenomenon
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Do you agree? If mindfulness is awareness surely it is inextricably linked to high performance in the workplace.

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What's the advantage of using SonicMQ than any other MQ's like MSMQ, IBM MQ?

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Interesting article for the Java team - what are you using?

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The Rise And Fall of Languages

The Rise And Fall of Languages | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
Much happened in languages during a year that appeared static.
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Written in January 2014 do we think these trends have remained the same over the past 8 months? In the FinTech startup community we are seeing a sharp rise in JavaScript.

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UK leads the way for Financial Technology (fintech) services says new research

UK leads the way for Financial Technology (fintech) services says new research | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has published a report that sets out the strengths of the UK’s fintech sector and the market opportunities for fintech companies.
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Exciting times for the FinTech community!

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The Trading Technologist Magazine July 2014 Available to Download Free Today! | Harrington Starr

The Trading Technologist Magazine July 2014 Available to Download Free Today! | Harrington Starr | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
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Read about the latest trends in the Fintech Space written by all of us at Harrington Starr.

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Why jQuery is so popular?

Why jQuery is so popular? | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
About five years ago, no one had heard about jQuery. Today, we can say for sure, it is the most popular Javascript library in the world. The statistics clearly says for that fact: in the year 2012 ...
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We are seeing a massive rise in the demand of front end technologies and in particular JavaScript and jQuery - Do you agree that they are becoming more popular?

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Write Clean, Professional, Maintainable, Quality Code in Python

Write Clean, Professional, Maintainable, Quality Code in Python | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
Bad code can work. But if it’s buggy, messy and difficult to maintain, it can eventually break a project, a development team or even an entire company. The necessity to write clean, professional an...
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The importance of writing clean code is outlined in this recent Python article that explains the long term problems bad code creates.

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The Switch Is On: Are You Moving to Hyper-V? -- Redmondmag.com

The Switch Is On: Are You Moving to Hyper-V? -- Redmondmag.com | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
Microsoft’s release of its free Virtual Machine Converter tool makes it easier to move from VMware to Hyper-V.
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This year has seen a massive move to Hyper-V have you moved?

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6 challenges impeding technology adoption in higher education

6 challenges impeding technology adoption in higher education | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
In our second look at the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education Edition, we cover the six “significant challenges” it identifies as impeding the adoption of technology in higher education
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Read about the challenges to technology adoption in higher education - How will this impact the fintech community's next generation? 

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Do Software Testing Certifications Make a Good Tester? | Harrington Starr

Do Software Testing Certifications Make a Good Tester? | Harrington Starr | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
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Certifications and their value is often up for debate - please read and comment on Jonny's article discussing Testing Certifications - Do you agree?

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Leadership in the 21st Century - Events - Harrington Starr

Leadership in the 21st Century - Events  - Harrington Starr | Up to date Technology | Scoop.it
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We are very proud to anounce that we now have over 400 leaders in the fintech space confirmed to attend our event! We are all looking forward to hearing famous people from the world of sport, the military and business talk about leadership.

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