April 2011

COVER STORY
Innovators

Top 10 Innovators of the Decade for Capital Markets
Wall Street & Technology presents the visionary thinkers whose innovations helped transform Wall Street -- for better or worse -- over the past decade.



FROM THE EDITOR
The 'I' Word
Saying your company is innovative is one thing -- actually being an innovative company is another.

BOOK REVIEW
How Great Leaders Create Innovation
A new book defines types of innovation and argues that by matching the right type with a company's culture, the risks of innovation can be reduced.

UPFRONT
The (Cloud) Tipping Point
Trusted financial services vendors are grabbing the cloud market away from the Amazons and Googles of the cloud world.

Tibco Unveils Extreme Low-Latency Messaging Technology
Targeted at algorithmic trading on multi-core machines, Tibco FTL claims to be 40 percent faster than competitors like Informatica, IBM and Solace.

Market Data Glitch Pushes Nasdaq To Address Losses
A trading outage on Monday affected more than 80 securities and the now the market maker is dealing with angry clients.

TECHNOLOGY ECONOMICS
Market Analytics: The New IT Benchmark
The traditional, annual IT benchmarking process is just about irrelevant. Today's dynamic technology economy requires more continuous analysis.

INDUSTRY VOICE
ID Governance: Bridging Compliance and Security
Governance-based identity management ensures that the proper IT controls are in place to actually prevent theft and misuse, not just pass a security audit.

PERSPECTIVES
High-Frequency Trading and the Blind Scales of Justice
The Justice Department and SEC's joint investigation into high-frequency trading could be just what the industry needs, writes special contributing editor Larry Tabb.