Research and Data

Reader survey: Social media and electronic messaging

HFMTechnology’s reader survey reveals trends in policies, concerns and practices around managing social media usage


ISDA sets formal standards for automated “smart contracts”

Distributed ledger technology in derivatives transactions “could improve efficiency and cut costs”, a report says

Reader survey: hiring developers

Readers reveal the key challenges and requirements when looking to hire software developers



Most managers report a ‘lack of clarity’ around Mifid II research unbundling

Almost all firms do not expect to be compliant before last quarter of the year, RSRCHXchange survey finds


Reader survey: data providers

HFMTechnology’s latest reader survey evaluates market data price, accuracy and services


Reader survey: messaging services

HFMTechnology’s May reader survey reveals how the big names and newcomers compare on price, functionality and reliability


Reader survey: mobile management

HFMTechnology ’s latest reader survey looks at how much has changed around mobile management in two years


Reader survey: cyber-security

HFMTechnology’s latest reader survey examines how firms are bolstering their cyber defences


Reader survey: big data

HFMTechnology ’s latest reader survey examines big data and the scale of its uptake within the hedge fund sector


Half of buy-side firms are not confident with their IT infrastructure

SimCorp survey reveals that operational agility is the key to pursuing growth strategies


CTO research: What are funds outsourcing and keeping in-house?

HFMTechnology’s latest reader survey finds managers are concerned about outsourcing to firms linked with other managers


IT refreshes: How often do they occur and what drives them?

HFMTechnology’s latest reader survey finds compliance and security concerns are the biggest refresh driver


Data policies survey

This month’s HFMTechnology reader survey revisits hedge fund’s data handling policies




Data policy survey

This month’s HFMTechnology reader survey revisits hedge fund’s data handling policies


Social media policy survey

This month’s survey examines hedge fund staff use of social media platforms and the policies they have in place to mitigate risks


Cloud usage trends

This month’s survey takes a look at cloud usage by hedge funds across the globe, and follows on from earlier research HFMTechnology conducted in February


Internal IT compliance

In this month’s readership survey, we take a look at internal compliance practices at hedge funds and assess what IT practices firms implement for their staff


Looking at the cloud

In this month’s survey, we ask how many firms use public, how many use private cloud structures, and how many would consider using it in future?