Agile Software for Changing Businesses

Agile development methods enable firms to update software more frequently, respond to user feedback, and complete projects more quickly. Despite their widespread success, agile software development methodologies are not yet fully implemented by most firms or government agencies. Completely realizing the original vision for agile development will yield even greater benefits in the future. The…
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Trust Is the Key to the Financial Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is coming to the world of finance, and improving security is essential. Outside of financial applications, the IoT has a reputation for security flaws. Tellingly, the IoT is most successful in areas of finance where it actually enhances the security of information. IoT devices may eventually replace credit and debit…
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The Securitization of Everything

It seems that all assets eventually become tradable securities, despite significant setbacks along the way. To see where this process is going, it helps to take a look back at how stocks, bonds, mortgages, and even commodities became traded financial assets. After learning from the past, we can look ahead at the possible future securitization…
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