Wilmott Quantitative Finance Technology User Survey

Functioning at the intersection between science and commerce, Quantitative Finance practitioners are integral to the development, adoption and standardization of technology throughout the finance industry.

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, the painful reorganization of the financial industry, the acceleration and diversification of the information revolution, and amidst the plethora of new technologies available it is more difficult than ever to see beyond the buzzwords.

As a unique group of professionals Quantitative Finance practitioners are responsible for relentlessly striking the balance between speed, accuracy and efficiency for the core function of the industry they serve. A balance painstakingly achieved through the deployment of technology.

Wilmott Magazine, in association with Misys, UnRisk, Mathworks and HP Vertica are conducting a timely survey on the key areas and topics of technology that are currently impacting on the Quantitative Finance community. The results will provide a clear view of the realities of financial technology today; even more so to make a sound assessment of the trends in technology that will ultimately deliver tomorrow.

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We aim to collect views on how your use and views on technology have been impacted by:

– Regulatory Requirements
– Opportunities in Data
– New Market Structures
– Distributed computing
– GPU Technologies

Wilmott wants to discover which technological legacies, if any, are secure, and which upstarts represent a solid alternative by asking how useful are:

– C, C++, C#, Java
– Matlab, Mathematica
– R based deployments
– Python
– VBA

Wilmott aims to clarify the level of interest the community really has in:

– Artificial Intelligence
– Visual Analytics
– Big Data
– Open Platforms

Please take a few minutes to complete the survey. Click Here To Complete The Survey

Once you have completed the survey, you will be automatically entered into a prize draw to win a subscription to Wilmott Magazine. With several runner up prizes of Wiley Finance books.
Respondents to the UnRisk question are in with a chance to win a ?500 Apple Voucher.

Respondents to the Misys question are in with a chance to win a pair of Bose Soundlink Headphones.

Click Here To Complete The Survey

Survey results will be published in Wilmott Magazine in H2 2016.

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