Here at Symphony, we are avid users of the tools we build for our community. My colleague Olivier blogged this summer about Alfred and Bernard, bots we built on the Symphony platform to provide administrative support for our Developer Certification Program. More recently, we introduced a game-changing bot designed to interact with the broader Symphony community: SymBot.
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Symphony 2.0 is loaded with features and tools to deliver a more intuitive and seamless user experience. The introduction of the workspaces feature is one of the most exciting and unique components of the new platform.
Since joining Symphony earlier this year, I’ve been looking forward to my first Innovate event. It’s an exciting time to be joining the team, and I was eager for the opportunity to connect with and learn from so many members of the Symphony community. Innovate New York 2020 did not disappoint–I signed off feeling inspired and energized by the experience, and hope you did as well.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management developed and rolled out BETSI in 2019 with the objective of increasing operational efficiencies for workflows taking place on chat, in person and over the phone. BETSI was initially built to support three primary use cases for JPM’s equities desk: BETSI News, BETSI Bids, and BETSI Indications.
Symphony’s President & Chief Commercial Officer, Brad Levy facilitated a panel discussion with guests from, AXA IM, Bank of Singapore, BlackRock, Deutsche Bank, and Goldman Sachs during Symphony Innovate 2020 [Digital]. Read on for the full transcript of the discussion below and see what industry leaders are saying about the challenges and opportunities in the financial services industry today.
During Symphony Innovate 2020 [Digital], not only did we look back at the past ten months, we also used the day to look at the transformation of the financial industry and the future of global markets. David Gurlé talked with BFAM’s CEO/CIO, Benjamin Fuchs, about how Symphony is facilitating a more seamless exchange of information and automating manual processes to make their business more efficient.
Last week, we gathered virtually for our second digital Innovate, where we were inspired and impressed by the resiliency and achievements of the Symphony community. Almost 1000 attendees from all over the world tuned in to see presentations from Symphony team members, demos of new products and integrations, and discussions featuring leaders from across the financial services industry.
Workflow automations are at the centre of how financial institutions operate. Aligned with this new normal, Symphony hosts hackathons in New York, London, Paris and Asia (Hong Kong or Singapore) in order to promote the development of innovative automations in a competitive setting. Earlier this summer, Paris hosted its third hackathon – completely digital, of course- with the participation of six teams, including sell side, buy side and partners, for a total of 40 participants.
With the Symphony 2.0 rollout underway, the mobile team is excited to introduce a corresponding refresh for the Symphony mobile app. The new version of the app offers improved speed and performance for on-the-go users, as well as an updated design that reflects the modern, streamlined look and feel of Symphony 2.0.