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How-To

Essential Collaboration or Capital Markets: Which Symphony 2.0 Mode is Right for You?

When we talk about Symphony 2.0, we emphasize that the product is purpose-built for financial services workflows. But even that is too simplistic – we recognize that within the industry, there is a wide variety of roles, responsibilities, needs and preferences. Investment bankers, research analysts, compliance professionals: all within financial services, but all with very different workflows.

Thought Leadership

The importance of diversity of thought as firms navigate data democratization across people, processes, and platforms

The value of diversity of thought in business is well-established: Companies where 30 percent of executives or more are women are nearly 50 percent more likely to outperform financially, and 67 percent of candidates consider workforce diversity when evaluating job offers. A range of backgrounds and experiences facilitates creativity, problem-solving and positive outcomes.

Thought Leadership

How partnerships can enable digital transformation

In a recent webinar, David Gurlé, formerly of Symphony, and Steven Quick, Principal Solution Architect – Financial Services with Amazon Web Services (“AWS”), discussed how many financial institutions are working to transform faster while also meeting ever more stringent compliance requirements on data safety, security and transparency.

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Cloud9 and EY to Host Virtual Roundtable on Distributed Compliance in Today’s Institutional Trading Ecosystem

Cloud9 Technologies and EY have announced a series of virtual roundtables that will examine compliance, data management and cloud deployment best practices for the institutional community.

The first of these virtual events will take place on Thursday, April 8 at 10 am ET and will examine the following issues:

The shifting approach to compliance in what has become a more virtual environment comprised of a distributed workforce
Shifting dynamics of voice trading and data capture from a compliance perspective
The growing importance of establishing a robust community of partners
Differences in the way asset managers, banks and brokers need to approach the distributed compliance process
Key developments that will drive an efficient compliance process in an ongoing virtual landscape
The event will feature the following panelists:

Moderator: Gráinne McNamara, Principal, EY
Matt Smith, CEO, SteelEye
Phil Fry, VP of Product Strategy, Verint
Leo Papadopoulos, Co-founder & Chief Innovation Officer, Cloud9 Technologies
If you’re interested in attending the virtual event, please reach out to cloud9@paragonpr.com to reserve your spot.

Trader Voice

Becoming the Underlying Voice Trading Engine

Capital markets have undergone a seismic shift in recent years, particularly with the accelerated adoption of technology and cloud-based solutions over the last 15 months. One thing that has not changed, however, is the importance voice trading continues to play in the institutional landscape. And with the increasing levels of sophistication that are enabling individuals on and off the trading floor to communicate with each other – particularly through more advanced APIs – there is now a greater appetite than ever before for cloud-based trading solutions.

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