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.
(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091026/NY98193 ) WS&T'S 2009 GOLD BOOK 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.
FROM THE EDITOR 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.
2009 GOLD BOOK PROFILES 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GOLD BOOK HONOREE GALLERY 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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