Open-source vs Enterprise Bespoke Financial Software: Beware the Hidden Costs

In 1993, international tyre company Pirelli released an advert with the tagline, ‘power is nothing without control’. This rang true across all industries, including the financial services one. In fact, while choosing the right financial software is slightly more complicated than picking out new tyres for your car, the sentiment is the same because without...

Software That Helps You Avoid Human Bias in Trading & Performance Perception

As human beings, we are prone to bias against things that we perceive to be bad, or which go against our objectives. This is ingrained in all of us, and affects every area of our lives, including our work. In trading, that can mean the difference between a successful or unsuccessful investment, but there is...

How Remote Working Changed the Business Paradigm (With a Special Focus on Financial Remote Working)

Remote working has been around since the early days of the internet, but it remained practically a novelty until the COVID-19 pandemic forced millions to work from home for extended periods. This caught many companies off-guard; in fact, while many stock exchanges were already geared up for this move, many small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) weren’t sure...