Anyone working in or around financial services would have been hiding under a rock if they don’t know that MiFID II came into force on January 3rd. After a shaky start where introduction was delayed by a year due to the inability of organisations to comply, this new regulation is now in place..
This is a guest post by Tom Austin from Coeo partners Redgate Software.
The financial services industry is heavily regulated, complicated, and challenging in IT terms. Conversely, it’s also the industry that has the most to gain from DevOps initiatives.
Technological innovation is increasing the pace of change within the finance industry and competition is steep, with new companies entering the marketplace all the time. Organisations are also seeing the benefits of taking a whole new approach to data – the story below from Dutch bank ING..