Financial Technology Advisers

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Overview

Since founding Financial Technology Advisers in 2014 we have dedicated ourselves to the provision of services. What differentiates us from other advisers or consultancies is a genuine motivation to see our clients succeed. Today’s technology allows our clients to take their knowledge to the market in ways that previous generations could only dream of. That’s why FTA is dedicated to seeing you choose the right technology strategy, ensuring you maintain a competitive edge over your peers.

FTA is a niche consultancy offering independent strategic consultancy operational advisory services and interim management to trading and financial services clients. FTA has extensive business and technical experience in building and managing both cutting edge and established trading technology. We provide an independent and unbiased assessment of whether your strategic technology, architecture and operational processes support and align with your business needs. Frequently reviewing technology and planning for the future is vital if an organisation is to remain efficient, create opportunities, and interact effectively with its customers and vendors. We work with senior IT and business management in translating business needs into technical requirements. Our independent review will reveal honest and valuable client and user feedback; which can be built into the business and strategic IT plans. Should technology change be required, we are experienced in running the process, from vendor capability assessments to a full RFI/RFP process. This is often useful in freeing valuable management time and reducing any organisational bias. It can also help with ensuring the organisation's vendors adopt industry best practice and standards. Experienced in budgeting and project planning, FTA will work with your senior team to ensure suitable and sufficient resources are agreed between the business and IT to deliver the project successfully within the required timescales. In reviewing an existing project, we can validate if budgets are being spent wisely and will deliver the business needs and planned benefits. FTA is also experienced at all stages of the product development life-cycle and can assist with the development and marketing of innovative solutions. In summary, we offer:

  •  Independent review of technology strategy and architecture vs business needs
  •  technology selection and the conversion of business needs into technical requirements
  •  strategic IT planning
  •  product development of trading and financial services IT products and services
  •  project & programme planning, budgeting and management
  •  change management
  •  innovative solutions to business and IT requirements
  •  ensuring business benefits are delivered
  •  delivering business leads and opportunities through our network of partners.
  •  interim CIO / CTO positions