Client Monies Issues Set To Keep UK Insurance Brokers Awake At Night, Claims Industry Expert Graham of Sequel

Brokers will struggle to cope if new client monies accounting rules, currently under consideration, are implemented by the FSA (Financial Services Authority), says Michael Graham, Sales and Marketing Director at insurance software specialists Sequel. He predicts they will have difficulties because they don’t yet have the right tools in place to handle compliance change with ease.

High-Frequency Trading, Dark Pools, Artificial Intelligence: Edgar Perez's The Speed Traders Has it All

Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, Published by in English by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011) and Mandarin by China Financial Publishing House (2012), and Course Director, The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 (Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Warsaw, Kiev, New York, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Jakarta, London, Mexico City, Moscow, Ho Chi Minh, New York, Dubai and Chicago)

Advanced Analytics Growth Surpassed Expectations in 2011, According to IDC Australia

International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that the Australian Business Intelligence (BI) software market generated A$324.12 million in software licensing and maintenance revenue in 2011. This resulted in revenue growth of 5.4% from 2010 to 2011 and is forecast to grow at 8.0% CAGR between 2011 to 2016.

Australia Business Intelligence Software 2011 Vendor Shares & 2011–2016 Forecast and Analysis

This IDC study examines the market for business intelligence (BI) software in Australia for CY11, including vendor revenue trends in the accompanying functional markets. The market for BI remains strong in Australia with a growth trajectory of 5.4% year over year with this set to continue through to 2016 at a 9.1% compound annual growth rate (CAGR). This growth will continue to be complemented by advanced analytics (AA) capabilities included in enterprise application architectures.

Global EDD Group Develops Portable eDiscovery Services

Global Electronic Discovery & Disclosure Group ("Global EDD Group"), a boutique consulting firm that provides innovative electronic discovery solutions across the globe, has developed portable e-discovery workstations that can be deployed worldwide, on short notice, to provide a full range of self-contained electronic discovery services.

Ovum Decision Matrix: business intelligence vendors must differentiate themselves on agility and relevance

Enterprises are challenged by a phenomenal increase in the volume of business data and ever-shortening timeframes in which to process and analyse it, according to Ovum. Budgetary pressures and resource constraints also mean that IT departments cannot keep up with the flood of business intelligence (BI) change requests. In addition, organizations are coming under increasing regulatory scrutiny, which shines a bright spotlight on data governance.

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