Delivering the future tense of data & technology in capital markets
A recap of TFITS 2022, Three delivered keynotes
Tokyo Financial Information & Technology Summit (TFITS) is the only event in Japan focused on the opportunities and challenges facing IT, data, and operations executives from financial institutions.
TFITS is a hybrid conference hosted by WatersTechnology and sponsored by six solution providers across APAC, with 25 speakers and 250+ delegates. The 2022 in-person summit was held on June 29 and featured an agenda packed with practical insights on a variety of topics, including:
- Tech Leaders Spotlight: Industry Updates, User Cases, and Business-driven IT Approach
- Data Leaders Spotlight: Trends and Innovation in Quantitative Analysis and How to Drive Business Outcome
- Investor Spotlight: Build Resilience to Your Portfolios with Extensive Automation
- Trading Panel: Operational Alpha in Capital Markets: Achieving Cost Efficiency and Resilience
- Remote Working Spotlight: Implication on Operating Models and Risk
- Cloud Panel: Migration to Cloud―What Is There to Keep from Your Legacy System
Celent delivered the following three keynote addresses:
Tech Leaders Spotlight: Industry Updates, User Cases, and Business-driven IT Approach
1. Market trends and top technology trends
- Capital Markets Now: The Haves and Have-Nots (of Complex Technologies)
- Capital Markets’ 5 Technology Trends and 10 Priorities
2. Implications for the Japanese market
- IT Investment Objective Perspective: What is the split ratio between technology for "organizational operations" and "organizational innovation"?
- IT investment priorities: Which of the key technology trends is your company most focused on?
- Domino effect to digital assets: How prepared are you for the invisible continent?
Operational Alpha at Capital Markets: Combining Resilience and Cost Efficiency Initiatives
1. Why is responsiveness to change and cost efficiency important now?
- Economies and efficiencies on the buy side now
- Longing for the cloud to deliver operational efficiencies in capital markets
- Hybrid front-to-back technology, managed services, outsourcing
2. Operational alpha initiatives and strategies: rethinking the operating environment from end-to-end
- Strategic technology approach to support operational efficiency and alpha generation capabilities
- Building process integration and data enablement layers through APIs
- Create a road map for cost and operational efficiency improvements
Migration to Cloud: What Is There to Keep from Your Legacy System
1. Expectations for beyond-the-cloud technology
- Three "as-a-Service" models of cloud computing
- Cloud technology adoption practices in financial institutions—a hybrid approach
- Seven key considerations for moving to the cloud
- Sharing of management responsibilities between the financial institution and the cloud provider
2. Cloud urban myths
- Is public cloud less expensive than on-premise?
- Is the cloud less secure than on-premise?
- Should we follow suit after someone else experiences "fail first"?
- Should we hold off until we identify a strong cloud provider?
- Are cloud use cases limited to big data?
- Is it too costly to train and upskill employees for cloud?
- Are open source tools essential for leveraging the cloud?