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...

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...

Backtesting vs Real-Time Trading: Why There’s A Discrepancy and How To Fix It

In life, we all look to the past as an indicative measure of the future. The same can be said for investments, where many financial managers conduct backtests to use past events to gain experience and make better choices in the future.  But then, why does every investment sheet contain the same words of warning:...

TIBCO™ Streaming Adapters Are Part of the Secret To Building Faster & Better Financial Software

Last week, we explored how our collaboration with TIBCO™ has allowed us to create faster financial software development, with a turn-around time that’s at least 50% quicker.  As we explained, this is down to several key factors, including that TIBCO™ has turned complex code into components that can be easily moved around to create an...