Building Server Empathy – Broadpeak’s Guide to WebSockets

While building an application, I recently encountered a situation where I needed to use WebSockets. Among other things, the application fits a row from the database (43 columns) into a row in the Facebook FixedDataTable (FDT), which is a Javascript library for displaying tabular data.

A problem occurred when the client requested too many records, […]

By |August 16th, 2016|Architecture, Technology, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Building Server Empathy – Broadpeak’s Guide to WebSockets

How To MAR- A Commodities Primer

We’ve  recently had some very interesting conversations with companies about MAR.  Despite going live in July 2016, it’s clear that companies are falling into two camps.  Those that are doing their best to ignore it.  And, those that are really grappling with some of the finer points of surveilling manipulative behavior.  Things like:

When does a […]

By |April 29th, 2016|Opinion, Regulatory, Technology|Comments Off on How To MAR- A Commodities Primer

Not all RRMs are created equally

It’s just a matter of time…

With all this global trade reporting going on and all sorts of new players entering the market, it’s just a matter of time before someone’s data gets hacked.  Being able to predict trading patterns and how counterparties affect the market is an advantage akin to knowing the other players’ cards […]

By |March 12th, 2015|Regulatory, Technology|Comments Off on Not all RRMs are created equally

Y2.02K- The Enterprise Software User Revolt

What is Y2.02K?*  Don’t bother hiring Mckinsey, it doesn’t take a rocket surgeon to figure it out.  All you have to do is poke around your company to identify the one thing that people absolutely HATE about their job.  The thing that causes grey hair and un-necessary conflict:  You’ve got enterprise software that sucks.  Maybe it’s an […]

By |February 25th, 2015|Architecture, Data, Technology|Comments Off on Y2.02K- The Enterprise Software User Revolt

New Buzzwords You Will Hate by 2016

The New Buzzwords You Will Hate by 2016

Freshly returned from yet another conference.   Since its nearing the end of year I thought I would put out a semi-prediction about what everyone is going to be buzz-wording about in 2015.

“NO ESB” –  The agenda behind the NO ESB movement is this:  Stop thinking about message busses […]

By |December 15th, 2014|Opinion, Technology|Comments Off on New Buzzwords You Will Hate by 2016

Drinking directly from the Big Data Firehouse?

A user-driven integration layer between BigData stores and BI Tools is a MUST HAVE to crafting meaningful data analytics.  If you are instead connecting BI Tools directly to Data Warehouses, then this

is how your data analysts feel when trying to curate data stories from that hose.

This article discusses how the latest from Salesforce…the Wave…doesn’t handle […]

By |November 13th, 2014|Architecture, Technology|Comments Off on Drinking directly from the Big Data Firehouse?

Seriously.

By |October 6th, 2014|Technology, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Seriously.

4 Questions REMIT RRMs Don’t Want You To Ask

As we move forward with REMIT there seem to be a lot of entities with stars in their eyes that they want to become an RRM.  RRM is the Regulatory Reporting Mechanism under ACER that facilitates the reporting of transactions.   This seems like a fairly straightforward thing.  Setup a facility to receive values from […]

By |September 30th, 2014|Regulatory, Technology, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Questions REMIT RRMs Don’t Want You To Ask

SAAS Integrators feeling Sassy

The accelerated pace of technology development has brought about a deluge of confusing buzzwords.  Even if you came to the smart conclusion that technology is key to your today’s competitive strategy, crafting that strategy and finding suitable vendor partners to execute it is increasingly difficult.  Not only do you have to understand a growing list […]

By |September 16th, 2014|Opinion, Technology, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SAAS Integrators feeling Sassy

BroadPeak will be at SIFMA Tech 2014

Come and say hello to us at the SIFMA Tech conference, June 17 & 18 2014. SIFMA Tech is an annual convention where participants discuss and explore the role of technology in financial services. BroadPeak will be exhibiting at booth #1423. Different members of the BroadPeak team will be at our booth across the 2 days […]

By |June 12th, 2014|News, Technology, Uncategorized|Comments Off on BroadPeak will be at SIFMA Tech 2014
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