There’s no denying a strong economy and low unemployment rate create a competitive environment for technology talent. With top candidates barely on the market for a week or two, companies must take a different tack to ensure they make the right hire. Read more
The role of the data scientist continues to grow in importance as businesses try to wean actionable information from their massive data repositories. The banking and financial industries are two sectors seeing a significant impact from the application of data science.
As financial institutions look to compete more effectively in the current marketplace, they are increasingly using design thinking as part of their process. It’s an approach that helps them develop products able to attract new customers while retaining the loyalty of those already in the fold. Read more
The demand for quantitative analysts – better known as “quants” – continues to rise as companies in this sector look for an edge over their competition. Read more
With the merging of finance and technology as a relatively new development in the IT world, perhaps your company suffers from a lack of talent in this area. In this situation, bringing on a freelancer on a temporary basis helps your organization quickly close a skills gap.
The merging of the worlds of finance and technology continues to disrupt the asset management industry. This creates new opportunities for forward-looking companies (and IT professionals) to build forward-thinking teams that can capture the space. Read more