Wall Street & Technology Presents the Gold Book 2009

Oct 26, 2009

Managing information technology during a bull market is relatively easy. Managing a technology organization in the throes of a financial crisis is a different story. This month, Wall Street & Technology recognizes seven information technology organizations and their IT leaders who have driven innovation during the past year - while simultaneously reducing costs and navigating the toughest financial market in history.

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  Wall Street's Top Technology Leaders Survive and Thrive

Managing IT during a bull market is relatively easy. Managing a technology organization during a financial crisis is a different story. WS&T recognizes seven IT leaders who have driven exceptional technology innovation during the past year.

http://wallstreetandtech.com/career-management/showArticle.jhtml?articleID =220601218

  Managing IT With a Long View

While many financial firms have been forced to budget and manage on a quarter-to-quarter basis during the financial crisis, successful information technology managers have been able to plan and manage with view to long term objectives.

http://wallstreetandtech.com/career-management/showArticle.jhtml?articleID =220601212

  BlackRock's Analytics Pay Off in More Ways Than One

BlackRock's valuation analytics are so well-respected that the firm made a business out of them. Now the federal government is one of its top customers.

http://wallstreetandtech.com/technology-risk-management/showArticle.jhtml? articleID=220600504

NYSE Euronext Innovates at Warp Speed

NYSE Euronext and CIO Steve Rubinow are focused on doing things faster, including communication, development and, of course, competing in the low-latency trading arena.

http://wallstreetandtech.com/data-security/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=220 301356

Goldman Sachs Sets Gold Standard for IT Innovation

By focusing on in-house development capabilities and a culture of collaboration, Goldman Sachs has built outstanding risk management and algorithmic trading products. Joseph Squeri, global head of equities technology, explains how the firm does it.

http://wallstreetandtech.com/it-infrastructure/showArticle.jhtml?articleID =220301458

Allianz Global Investors' Small Application-Support Team Provides Big Results

Allianz Global Investors' three investment management companies will soon run on a single platform maintained by a tiny 33-person IT team that is managed by Steve Rapp, managing director and CTO.

http://wallstreetandtech.com/career-management/showArticle.jhtml?articleID =220400023

Morgan Stanley Aims for the Clouds

David Reilly, CIO of Enterprise Infrastructure, heads Morgan Stanley's industry-leading cloud and virtualization initiatives. He's not afraid to rely on vendors for substantial chunks of these and other projects.

http://wallstreetandtech.com/it-infrastructure/showArticle.jhtml?articleID =220301314

Fidelity Investments' Unwavering Commitment to the Mobile Channel

From the beginning, Fidelity has recognized the value of providing customers with a complete mobile offering, and chief wireless officer Joseph Ferra is committed to creating the best user experience possible.

http://wallstreetandtech.com/electronic-trading/showArticle.jhtml?articleI D=220301518

TradeKing Embraces Social Networks

Online investing/social networking site TradeKing is tapping interactive community-building tools to breathe new life into the online brokerage space.

http://wallstreetandtech.com/wealth-management/showArticle.jhtml?articleID =220301306

  Wall Street & Technology's 2009 Gold Book Honoree Gallery

Check out this year's honorees and read expanded bios of each executive in this exclusive gallery.


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