The Benefits and Importance of Scalable Financial Software

We all know that designing and implementing software code requires time and money, but this is just one side of the coin. As a financial services company, you also need to factor in the costs of maintaining and keeping the service running, especially at times when your operations are decreasing or increasing. That’s why scalable...

Financial Software Costs: The Hidden Cost for Your Team

There are many brilliant data scientists out there; people who know the financial markets, have deep maths knowledge, and understand what data means for their investment portfolio strategy. But in a world where electronic trading is taking over, the trick isn’t just in being able to read data, but also in collecting and processing it...

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...

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...