August 18, 2020

Moving towards future state in capital markets – The Financial Technologist

It’s a very wide spectrum in capital markets between legacy user environments at one end and the equivalent of the SpaceX Dragon 2 mission and its recent launch at the other, where automation is center stage. There is a lot that firms can be doing today to move towards the latter, especially as fast evolving

August 6, 2020

Using Data-as-a-Service to Accelerate Digital Initiatives

Financial markets firms are increasingly capitalising on their data by taking advantage of cloud-based technologies that enable them to seamlessly connect with desktop applications. In a recent webinar, industry experts discussed how Data-as-a-Service enhances client experience, widens digital distribution channels and provides better workflow efficiency and automation for end-users. Microsoft reported a record fiscal year in

June 25, 2020

Enabling Data-as-a-Service on Legacy Platforms

In a previous blog, we wrote about the competitive edge that data-rich financial institutions and solution vendors can gain by offering ‘Data-as-a-Service‘. But what are some of the key considerations when it comes to cloud-enabling a firm’s existing legacy platforms? How difficult is it to offer live data or real-time data sharing through commonly used

June 22, 2020

ipushpull participates in Integrated Workflows webinar by Chart IQ

Alongside industry experts from Citi Ventures, Bloomberg, Illuminate Financial Management and ChartIQ, ipushpull participated in an “Integrated Workflows: From Nice-to-Have to Business Continuity Imperative” webinar hosted by Chart IQ, which ran on June 9th 2020. The webinar is now available for replay here. In the environment of the pandemic, companies continue to operate, while discovering

June 16, 2020

ipushpull pre-trade workflow solutions a hit at Investment Association’s ‘Power Pitches’

On the 2nd of June ipushpull participated in The Investment Association (IA) Engine Innovators Power Pitches, where cohort 3 of the buy-side focused Engine programme showcased the latest technology solutions for asset managers and hedge funds. The Engine programme is a Fintech accelerator and hub that gives a platform to best-in-class Fintech innovators, connecting innovative,

June 3, 2020

How can data-rich financial institutions and vendors provide ‘Data-as-a-Service’ to their clients?

Banks, inter-dealer brokers, funds and financial data vendors maintain unique, and in many cases live, data sets. This data could provide a competitive edge to clients if it could be easily shared with them It has become something of a truism that data is a valuable commodity in today’s economy. Particularly so in the financial

April 23, 2020

How Covid-19 and Remote Working will Create Permanent Disruption of the Post Trade Process within Capital Markets

James Maxfield, Managing Director, Ascendant Strategy Digitalisation has been a hot topic for several years within the post trade environment, with industry commentators forecasting a revolution on par with the transformation of sales and trading, that years of electronification brought to the front office. But despite all of the posturing and big intentions, little has

April 21, 2020

The Investment Association selects ipushpull to be part of new UK FinTech accelerator

Powering the progression of tech adoption within the investment industry LONDON, April 21st, 2020: ipushpull, a leading enterprise platform that improves efficiency by allowing secure live data sharing and workflow automation, is pleased to announce that they have been chosen by The Investment Association (IA) to be part of its latest FinTech hub ‘Engine‘. The accelerator programme will

April 21, 2020

First cohort of firms join rebranded IA FinTech hub – Engine

The latest five firms chosen to take part in the IA’s FinTech accelerator programme have today been unveiled by the Investment Association (IA), as the trade body announces the programme and FinTech hub will be rebranded ‘Engine‘. The six-month FinTech accelerator programme (formerly known as Velocity) aims to connect best-in-class FinTech innovators with investment managers

April 16, 2020

Coronavirus Forces Change for Sales and Traders Working from Home

Firms embracing the latest communication, collaboration and workflow platforms have a significant advantage Coronavirus has caused a dramatic shift in working practices globally, with particular challenges for front office workers in capital markets. Financial institutions have moved operations in differing ways but there has been a clear progression from staff split between office and disaster

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