When is a cloud like a mousetrap?.... The recent Gartner blog “Building (or buying) a better mousetrap” by research director Gregor Petri likened the development of the cloud to some of the technology battles of the past.
As profitability in equities has declined in recent years, firms have been increasingly looking to other asset classes to boost their profitability. This need to improve the bottom line has precipitated a move by HFT firms into the FX sector.
Technology is the great enabler. Or rather it should be. All too often managing technology can become an all-consuming task, leaving the IT department with little time to engage with key stakeholders and departments across the business. Even companies with the largest number of people, or the most experienced of IT teams, can find themselves in this situation.